Welcome to the 2023 Parade of Homes! We invite you to visit these outstanding model homes filled with the latest in new 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 is in high demand, with a record number of sales in the last year. 2023 is already shaping up to follow that trend to meet the needs from buyers all over the country. The Parade of Homes is the Premier Event of the season, and we are excited to launch another great Parade showcasing the NEW HOME HOUSING MARKET.
The Parade kicks off on March 4th and continues through March 22nd. 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 by visiting the BRAND NEW Parade of Homes app or our website at www.PARADEOFHOMESINFO.com.
The 2023 Parade of Homes features 72 models and 6 communities/developments throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties. Our local region is a community that offers that unique Florida lifestyle to fit your personal needs and desires. The 2023 Parade of Homes is the best opportunity to get a first hand view, touch and feel for your next NEW home.
The Florida lifestyle 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 2023 Parade of Homes. Our Association serves as an advocate for housing issues and partners with local and state government to ensure 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!
Robert Close, President
Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association
2023 Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association Officers
President Robert Close, Sherwin Williams
Vice President John Carlson, Wharton-Smith
Treasurer Raymond Turner, Turner Real Estate Network
Secretary Debbie Urban, Stock Development
Immediate Past President Gregg Carlson, William Ryan Homes
Chief Executive Officer Jon Mast
Membership & Gov. Affairs Director David Ballard
Events & Communications Director Jessica Rothenbach
Administrative Assistant Amber Elsenheimer
Dave Truxton, Lennar
Michael Woolery, Pulte Group
Ryan Lieberman, Barrington Group
Teresa Mast, Davin Group
Tim Martin, John Cannon Homes
Don Baugh, Vanessa's Fine Jewerly
Don Vichitvonsga, PGT
Mark Kowalski, Purmort & Martin Insurance
Peter Skokos, Norton, Hammersley, Lopez & Skokos, P.A.
Scott Spoerl, Graber/Finecraft Cabinetry