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In Memoriam

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It is with profound sadness we share with our dearest friends and family that Mark Smith, previous Harwick Homes owner, immediate past president and board member, passed away Tuesday, February 23 after a valiant and honorable battle with Cholangiocarcinoma.

Mark was a leading member of the Harwick team since 1993, where his diligent attention to detail helped the company receive numerous national, regional and local accolades for its projects. He sincerely appreciated being with people and building lasting, enriching relationships with clients and colleagues. Mark enjoyed spending time with Vicky, his wife of more than 30 years, and daughters Paige and Taylor at the beach, restoring cars, boating, sailing, skiing, and fishing. We are grateful for the time we shared with him.

Mark will be greatly missed by everyone at Harwick Homes, and we humbly extend our deepest condolences to Vicky, Paige, Taylor, and the entire Smith family.

Remembrances may be made in the form of charitable contributions to Captains For Clean Water, 2031 Jackson St., Fort Myers, FL 33901.

Harwick Homes celebrates 35th Anniversary

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In the 1980’s, Harwick Homes began taking on projects as a small custom homebuilder with one employee. The company built a small number of residences in Imperial Golf Estates, a 700-acre gated enclave of luxury homes in a coveted North Naples location just minutes from the beach.

According to President Shane Klepko, within the past 10 years Harwick has evolved into building and remodeling homes, as well as providing estate management services in the area’s largest, most notable master-planned communities including Bonita Bay, Grey Oaks, Mediterra and Estuary at Grey Oaks. Read More

Rethinking Home

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COVID is causing changes in home designs and product choices

Did you know that the half-bath became popular in the years following the 1918-1920 Spanish Flu pandemic? That’s because homeowners wanted to keep visitors’ germs out of the main bath…

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Harwick Homes’ Projects win Five Sand Dollar Awards

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Harwick Homes was the recipient of five 2020 Sand Dollar Awards during the annual awards ceremony presented Saturday, Oct. 24 by the Collier Building Industry Association Sales and Marketing Council (SMC).

The custom homebuilding and remodeling company was honored with two awards for its recent Mediterra project: Product Design of the Year for a Single Family Home $5,000,001+ ($9,000,001-$11,000,000) and Best Outdoor Living Area for a home in the $5,000,001+ category ($9,000,001-$11,000,000).

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Harwick Homes honored with Three Silver Aurora Awards

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Harwick Homes was recently recognized with three Silver Aurora Awards for two of its Naples residences. The Florida Home Builders Association bestowed honors to Harwick’s Mediterra and Caxambas Bay projects for Best Custom Home 6,000-8,000 Square Feet; the Mediterra project also received a Silver Aurora Award for Best Interior Detailing of a Home priced over $2 million.

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Why Budget Poker Is a Bad Bet

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Transparency about what you can afford is the only way to get the most house for your money

Your new or remodeled custom home is likely one of your biggest-ever investments, so you obviously need a builder you can trust. Ways to confirm trustworthiness include reading online reviews, calling references and noting the builder’s professional certifications…

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