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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ranked Highest for Repeat Home Seller Satisfaction in J.D. Power’s 2017 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study

November 20th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, an HSF Affiliates LLC company which includes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty, recently announced that the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage network ranked “Highest Overall Satisfaction for Repeat Home Sellers Among National Full Service Real Estate Firms” in the J.D. Power 2017 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction StudySM.

The 10th annual study assessed customer satisfaction among the nation’s largest real estate brokerage companies and their agents. Overall satisfaction was measured across five factors of the real estate process: agent/salesperson, closing process, real estate company marketing, real estate company office, and package of additional services. The study was based on responses from 4,170 consumers. [Read more →]

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Beacon Lake Announces Construction Underway

November 19th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

A beacon monument highlights the community’s main entry

BBX Capital Real Estate, a division of BBX Capital Corporation, is pleased to announce construction has begun on the entry monument at Beacon Lake, BBX Capital Real Estate’s master-planned community in northern St. Johns County. Dicky Smith & Co. is the general contractor and Basham & Lucas Design Group is the landscape architect for Beacon Lake’s main entry. Pre-construction sales are underway.

“We are excited to begin construction of the Beacon Lake entry monument and bring to this area an exceptional new community,” said Bruce J. Parker, Managing Director for BBX Capital Real Estate. “Beacon Lake appeals to a wide range of home buyers, seeking a remarkable neighborhood environment and today’s most sought after lifestyle amenities.” [Read more →]

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The DeSoto to Host Holiday Events

November 18th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

If you’re looking for ideas for day trips from Jacksonville, Savannah is a great place to visit for a day or a weekend. The DeSoto, Savannah’s 127-year-old iconic hotel, recently announced several holiday events, all of which will take place at 15 E. Liberty St., Savannah, GA 31401.

Thanksgiving Luncheon – Thursday, November 23, 2017 – 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Come enjoy your Thanksgiving feast in the heart of Savannah. There is no better way to kick off the holiday season. Secure your spot now for a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner. You will be thankful you did! $65 for adults; $45 for children 12 and under (includes tax and gratuity). For more details on menu or to reserve your seat, call 912.443.2035 or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/traditional-thanksgiving-luncheon-tickets-39221706179. [Read more →]

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The Pineapple Corporation Unveils New Model Homes During VIP Grand Opening at The Vista at Twenty Mile in Ponte Vedra

November 17th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Pineapple Corporation team with representatives of the St. Johns County Chamber at the VIP Grand Opening at The Vista at Twenty Mile

The Pineapple Corporation welcomed nearly 300 guests to a spectacular VIP Grand Opening at The Vista at Twenty Mile in Ponte Vedra, where the company debuted two stunning luxury model homes. Located within the master-planned community of Nocatee, The Vista at Twenty Mile is an intimate gated luxury home neighborhood that will be built exclusively by The Pineapple Corporation. The VIP event was followed by a successful weekend opening attended by nearly 200 visitors.

“We are thrilled with the response to our magnificent new model homes at The Vista at Twenty Mile,” said Spencer Calvert, president of The Pineapple Corporation. “Our guests loved our homes’ architectural integrity and sophisticated finishes and features. In all of our homes, timeless design complements today’s modern lifestyle. I encourage everyone to visit us and learn more about The Vista at Twenty Mile.”

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Monique Burr Foundation for Children Welcomes Namesake’s Son as Newest Board Member

November 16th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Two decades after his mother’s tragic death led to the creation of the Monique Burr Foundation for Children’s (MBF) Foundation in her name, Austin Burr is carrying on her legacy by joining the Board of Directors. Austin recently attended his first board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14 at MBF’s Jacksonville headquarters. 

A Senior Audit Associate and Certified Public Accountant at KPMG in Jacksonville, Austin joined his father, MBF founder Edward E. Burr, on the board. Ed Burr established the Monique Burr Foundation in 1997, on the one-year anniversary of his wife’s death.  By then, Austin was 6 and his brother Garrison was 3.  Monique Burr had been revered as a compassionate children’s advocate and the founder of a nationally recognized nursing and day-care program for sick and disabled kids, the PALS Center.

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2017-2018 Florida Forum Series Welcomes Journalist Tom Brokaw

November 15th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw opened The Florida Forum Speaker Series, produced by The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. More than 1,000 people attended the program at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts and more than 350 people attended the post-event reception. [Read more →]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Hosting Illuminate the Night Program Nov. 30

November 14th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mantanzas Riverkeeper Neil Armingeon and Jen Lomberk, who will succeed Armingeon as Matanzas Riverkeeper in December

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty is kicking off the holiday season with “Illuminate the Night,” a special event on Thursday, Nov. 30.

The event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Tim’s Wine Market, located in the SeaGrove Town Center on State Road A1A in St. Augustine Beach. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty is inviting clients, business partners and the public to attend. [Read more →]

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Second Annual Jacksonville’s Longest Table Community Dinner Nov. 15

November 13th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Jacksonville’s Longest Table is a shared free meal bringing the community together at one table stretching multiple city blocks to build relationships across economic, racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds.

Hosted by the JAX Chamber, the Longest Table on Wednesday, Nov. 15, will showcase a wealth of entertainment and culturally diverse food from Jacksonville’s own culinary community. [Read more →]

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North Beaches Art Walk

November 12th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

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The North Beaches Art Walk is a free event held on the third Thursday of each month from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach Town Centers.

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Inaugural Ponte Vedra Couples Scotch Championship Tournament at Oak Bridge Golf Club Announced for Nov. 18

November 11th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Cultural Center has rescheduled its inaugural Ponte Vedra Couples Scotch Championship Golf Tournament that had to be postponed because of Hurricane Irma. The new date is Saturday, Nov. 18, at Oak Bridge Golf Club in Sawgrass.

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