FL Star announces plans for Golden Gate Estates homes

FL Star, a Southwest Florida real estate development and management group, has announced that the company has reeived permits for nine new homes to be built in Golden Gate Estates.

“We have received a great deal of interest in the homes that we are currently building in Golden Gate Estates, and the demand for homes in this desirable area is growing,” said Gary Hains, vice president of FL Star. “We have purchased sites in the area north of Oil Well Road to the east and west of Everglades.”

Hains said that the homes that will be built include a selection from the company’s collection of designs to meet the lifestyle needs of a variety of families. Plans selected range from a spacious three-bedroom plus study, two-bath plan with 1,610 air-conditioned square feet to an expansive design with four bedrooms, a study and three baths in 2,574 air-conditioned square feet.

Priced from the upper $200,000s to the lower $300,000s, the homes will be constructed by FL Star Construction, LLC, and will include luxurious finishes such as granite countertops, undermount sinks, stainless appliances and tile in the living areas. Construction is expected to begin later this month with completion in the fall.

For more information contact Gary Hains, FL Star Development, email For information about other FL Star projects, visit The company’s current projects include Milano Lakes, a luxury apartment community located off Collier Boulevard in Naples, Sapphire Cove, a new community of single-family homes also located off Collier Boulevard, and Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes in Immokalee. FL Star Construction is currently building Botanika, a new condominium community at Bonita Fairways in Bonita Springs.

FL Star is a conglomerate of real estate entities headed by David E. Torres and Gary Hains, who offer more than 40 years of combined experience in the construction industry. FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rents and financial reporting.