Jacksonville Homes

ICI Homes Featured in St. Augustine Record – Home Designs for Aging in Place

Don Wilford, Northeast Florida division president of ICI Homes, said with the Baby Boomer generation so active in the new home market, it’s important for builders to give them options to suit their needs now and into the future. Those options can range from something as significant as an elevator to something as simple as a walk-in shower.
“We as a builder, maybe one out of five houses we’re doing something that makes their lives easier,” Wilford said. “Over the next few years, I think you’re going to see a lot of single-family homes that are going to have aging […]

ICI Homes Wins Five Awards at 2017 Jacksonville Area Parade of Homes

The Jacksonville Area Parade of Homes Banquet was held on March 18th, 2017. ICI Homes was the proud recipient of five awards.

Silver: The Serena at Tamaya
400k-420k Category

Silver: The Brooke at Outlook at Nocatee
560k-580k Category

Gold: The Egret II at Amelia National
420k-440k Category

Gold: The Egret V at Amelia National
540k-560k Category

Gold: The Brooke at Tamaya
560k-580k Category

Laurel Awards: ICI Homes Takes Home Eleven Awards

ICI Homes took home eleven awards at this year’s Laurel Awards in Jacksonville.The 22nd Annual Laurel Awards Gala was held on Friday, March 17, 2017. The prestigious event celebrates top achievements in sales and marketing by NEFBA, Northeast Florida Builders Association and is presented to those in the industry who have demonstrated sales, building and design excellence.

For the past two years, the company earned the highest award, the Grand Laurel.This year, ICI was honored with the following awards:

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Great Reasons to Build at Magnolia Preserve

What do you get when you build with ICI Homes at Julington Creek? A new custom, energy-smart Florida home AND one of northeast Florida’s most desirable neighborhoods. Julington Creek is tucked into northwest St. Johns County, southwest of metropolitan Jacksonville. If you’re ready for a new home in this part of the Sunshine State, we’ll explain why you should build it with us.
What You Get at Magnolia Preserve
Magnolia Preserve is a gated community in the north-central part of Julington Creek. It features luxury homes that range from single-family-size to estate enclaves. Julington Creek is a master-planned community that incorporates […]

Going Gated? Visit Magnolia Preserve at Julington Creek

Targeting a new custom Florida home? Do you have the freedom to pick your location? If so, focus on Florida’s northeast corner, where Jacksonville and its surrounding communities offer a great selection of urban, suburban and quieter neighborhoods. Magnolia Preserve at Julington Creek Plantation is a spectacular, gated community we think will surprise and delight you.
The Metro Jacksonville Location Is BIG
Jacksonville is Florida’s booming, northeast gateway. Recent financial and real-estate reports have rated it as a top place to move to, and as a great market for real estate investors. It sits at the intersection of two major interstates — […]

Everyone Wants to Move to Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida is a popular place to be. It’s a growing area thanks to a variety of new housing communities at all price points. Plus, it boasts a healthy job market compared to many metropolitan areas in other states.

Forbes recently ranked Jacksonville as the second city on this awesome-places-to-move-to list, and we don’t need infographics to prove it. Allow us to tell you why.

Great Location
Jacksonville sits at the intersection of two U.S. interstates — I-95, which runs north and south along the East Coast, and I-10, which runs east and west. It’s also where the St. Johns River, one […]

Best Cities for Investment Property

If you’re searching for investment property, cross the state line into Florida and stop. A recent study by GOBankingRates.com, named three cities — Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville —among the nation’s top 15 great places to invest in real estate.

Using rental properties to expand your portfolio is a smart move thanks to ongoing recovery from the mid-2000s recession. Home prices are rising. So is inventory as builders rebound from the downturn. Prospective tenants also are more confident taking financial risks such as moving for jobs, retirement or pursuing new careers.  The survey reviewed 61 of the 100 most populous U.S. cities. […]

Amelia National’s Tom Fazio Course: Why It’s Better

Want to enjoy membership play on a Tom Fazio-designed golf course?
Follow the geese and fly south. Unless, of course, you’d like to pay the eye-popping initiation fees required by some Fazio courses in the northeast. That’ll cost you $200,000 at some New York and Maryland courses, or $210,000 at select New Jersey courses.
Wow, you say…and not in a good way.
As Florida’s Custom Home Builder, ICI Homes has the solution to your Tom Fazio golf dream. Amelia National Golf and Country Club offers privacy and luxury-home living amid the scenic beauty of Florida’s Atlantic coast, plus, with an initiation fee a […]

If Tennis is your “Racquet” Florida is your Place

Whether on lighted courts at night, or under that famous Florida sunshine, the state’s mild climate is perfect for year-round tennis play. Florida’s natural beauty fosters an active lifestyle, and an environment that showcases outdoor sports and sporting events.

ICI Homes communities incorporate many of these favorites amenities. Expect parks, playgrounds, hiking and cycling trails, and golf and tennis facilities, among others. If you enjoy the spectator side of tennis, numerous professional, amateur and collegiate-championship tournaments are played here each year.

For hardcore players, the Florida Tennis Center — a 24-court facility in Daytona Beach — and the United States Tennis Association’s new […]

Turning a Second Home into Retirement Headquarters

Second homes have long been an escape for people who know their favorite getaway location. A turn-key vacation spot outfitted with personal amenities means no check-in or check-out hassle. Extending a holiday, or deciding spur-of-the-moment to take one, is hassle-free. Second homes are turning into retirement headquarters for many.

Why not add retirement possibilities?
During the past decade and a half, the second-home market flourished in the United States. Resort-worthy destinations within easy driving distance or a quick flight of major metropolitan areas are responding to the demand with master-planned communities. These destinations are offering golf, pools and clubhouses to second-home […]