Janice Snow, Tom Panaseny, John A. Neal North River Ranch win at Parade of Homes

North River Ranch Is Awarded ‘Overall Best Community’ by the Parade of Homes

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Parrish, Fla. (April 13, 2023) – North River Ranch, the master-planned community developed by Neal Land &Neighborhoods, has been recognized as the ‘Overall Best Community’ in Category 1 by the Parade of Homes Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association. North River Ranch was also awarded ‘Best Amenities Community’ in the same category. Neal Land & Neighborhoods is a local land development organization led by John A. Neal

The following models by home builders at North River Ranch received ‘Overall Best’ Awards in their respective categories:

  • The Captiva, David Weekley Homes
  • Tidewater 2, Neal Communities
  • Margate II, Park Square Homes
  • Mystique, Pulte Homes 

Home builders at North River Ranch received a total of 25 awards, including Bayshore II by Homes by WestBay for ‘Best Kitchen’. 

“We are deeply honored to see our peers recognize the hard work and planning which has gone into our master-planned community,” said John A. Neal, president of Neal Land & Neighborhoods. “Congratulations to our homebuilding partners on their well-earned recognition. We thank them for contributing to our community through their excellent standard of construction and service to their customers.”

This is the third consecutive year North River Ranch has received an ‘Overall Best’ Award by the Parade of Homes Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association, previously garnering ‘Overall Best Development’. North River Ranch recently received the Best of SRQ Silver Best New Home Neighborhood in addition to being named Best Master-Planned Community by the people’s choice in Bradenton Herald’s Bradenton’s Best Awards.

For the full list of Parade of Home winners, visit here.   

About North River Ranch

North River Ranch is the flagship master-planned community for Neal Land & Neighborhoods, strategically positioned and carefully planned to evolve to meet the needs of tomorrow’s families and active adults. It’s a fresh approach to development in Southwest Florida, unlike anything in the market today.

About Neal Land & Neighborhoods

Neal Land & Neighborhoods is a Manatee and Sarasota, Florida-based community and master land planning and development organization led by John A. Neal. The company incorporates thoughtful master planning and public infrastructure solutions to create the next level of elite community planning in Southwest Florida. By working with carefully selected new home builders, Neal Land & Neighborhoods aims to establish thriving, sustainable, livable, and ecologically sensitive communities throughout Manatee, Sarasota, and Hillsborough counties. Neal Land & Neighborhoods currently owns or controls several thousand acres of land entitled to more than 9,000 future residential homes and the supporting mixed-use commercial and retail.