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Welcome to the 2020 Parade of Homes! We invite you to visit these outstanding model homes filled with the latest in new green designs and technologies for energy conservation and sustainability. Located in amazing neighborhoods and developments that showcase Florida’s West Coast living at its best, you will also find quality craftsmanship in the many new creative designs that Manatee and Sarasota have become known for. This year’s Parade continues to showcase the traditional styling of West Coast living in more affordable offerings by our builder members.

The “new” home market in Manatee and Sarasota has shown continued improvement for the last five years and 2020 is already shaping up to follow that trend in order to meet the pent up demand from buyers. The Parade of Homes is the Premier Event of the season to launch another positive year in the NEW HOME HOUSING MARKET.

The Parade kicks off on February 22nd and continues through March 15th. You will be able to view and review videos of the beautiful models, developments and several other videos of products and services that can be installed in your new home on our website.

The 2019 Parade of Homes features 97 models, 7 communities and 43 subcontractor entries throughout Manatee and Sarasota Counties. This year we also featured a remodel, custom and non-model entry to give you more options. Manatee-Sarasota is a community that offers that unique Florida lifestyle to fit your personal needs and desires. The 2020 Parade of Homes is the best opportunity to get a first hand view, touch and feel for your next NEW home.

The Florida life style we all seek is available, along with a high quality of life right here in Manatee and Sarasota. The Building Industry Association and our members all share that vision and are proud to present the 2020 Parade of Homes. The Building Industry Association serves as an advocate for housing issues and partners with local and state government to insure high standards of construction and development are met while incorporating sensitivity to the natural surroundings that reflect our commitment to enhancing our community’s quality of life.

Do NOT miss the opportunity to visit these amazing Model Homes, enjoy, have a great time and Welcome Home!

Michael Neal, President
Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association

2020 Officers

President        Michael Neal, Neal Communities

Vice President  Chris Conley, Conley Buick GMC

Treasurer        Gregg Carlson, Lee Wetherington Homes

Secretary        Robert Close, Sherwin Williams 

Immediate Past President     Joe Ernst, Lori Swindell Insurance Agency


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2020 Board of Directors

Larry Archer, CORE Construction

John Carlson, CORE Construction

Teresa Mast, Davin Group

Jimmy Oriol, David Weekley Homes

Ed Wilson, Heritage Builders of West Florida

Tom Brady, Lakewood Financial Services

Peter Skokos, Norton, Hammersley, Lopez & Skokos, P.A.

Ray Turner, Turner Real Estate Network

Jenny Malone Wiseman, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

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Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association
6650 Professional Parkway West, Ste 102
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Phone (941) 907-4133
Fax (941) 907-4134


Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sunday Noon-5pm

We encourage you to phone the model before your arrival to be sure. Model phone numbers are listed on the individual model pages on this website. There is no cost for the Parade. It is a self guided tour for you to enjoy at your own pace.

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Please Note: All drawings and floor plans are an artists interpretation. Some Features are optional. Dimensions are approximate. Any reproduction of drawings, floorplans, photos or renderings without the written consent of the respective builders is prohibited. All real estate advertising herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to indicate any preference, limitations or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.