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Spring Training in Fort Myers

Have you grown tired of the snow yet? With some of the greatest snow totals in history piling up every day, it’s time for snowbirds to head south to Florida, enjoy sunny weather and remind yourselves that next month begins baseball Spring Training in Fort Myers.

Daniels Corridor is Red Sox Country

With the opening this spring of JetBlue Park at the eastern end of Daniels Parkway, this section of Fort Myers is swarming with Red Sox Fans. For those of you new to the area, Daniels Parkway is a major east-west thoroughfare in Fort Myers and runs from Imokolee Road (SR 82) to the Tamiami Trail (US-41).

The Forest County Club Hosts Celebrity Tournament

The Forest Country Club was in the news this past Monday when it hosted the 19th Annual Boston Red Sox Children’s Hospital Celebrity Classic. Several Red Sox players past and present hit the links for the day to support the Southwest Florida Children’s Hospital.

Top Lee County Home Sales – June 2010

The most expensive home to sell in Lee County, Florida during June 2010 was an under-construction, river-front estate in Alva owned by former MLB player Mike “Gator” Greenwell. This 8,100 SF estate, located at 12350-20 Old Rodeo Drive in Alva features 4 BR and 6 BA and 1,500 feet of frontage on the Caloosahatchee River. The selling price was $3.060M / $378 SF.

Congratulation to selling Realtor Aldee Rosenberg with Coldwell Banker for closing the most expensive residential property in June 2010.

Where Are They Now: Samir Cabrera

One of the featured 2009 newsmakers is convicted real estate deal-maker Samir Cabrera. If you are interested, he is now making his home in Pensacola at the Federal Prison Camp.

Daniels Parkway is Red Sox Country

With the Watermen-Pinnacle site on Daniels Parkway moving forward for the location of the new Red Sox spring training facility, Red Sox fans might be curious to learn more about the area. Many are already familiar with Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers as it is one of the primary access[…]

Red Sox Stadium Blowback

Longtime Boston Globe sports columnist Bob Ryan weighs in on the proposed new Red Sox spring training stadium and the current state of the Southwest Florida economy. Ryan is a straight-shooter and calls this one as he sees it. Hard to argue that it is a terrible time for a[…]

Red Sox Real Estate

As the Red Sox continue their spring training relocation dance with Sarasota, it appears that the most viable spots in Lee County for a new Red Sox complex are in Estero. A new spring training complex in Estero makes all the sense in the world. First and foremost, Estero is[…]

Red Sox invade Ft. Myers

The eyes of Red Sox Nation are on the City of Palms Like the Roman Army invading Gaul in 55 BC, Red Sox Nation has descended upon Ft. Myers for spring training. We are also fortunate to be the spring training home of the Minnesota Twins, although their presence is[…]