Pet Friendly Home Design By ICI Homes Covered on WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Spending on pet services is expected to see the largest growth for any other spending segment in the pet industry in 2017. That’s according to numbers from the American Pet Products Association, which found pet-industry spending in 2016 came in at a record high $66.75 billion, up from $60.28 billion in 2015, or a 10.7 percent growth. Spending on pet services is expected to grow by six percent in 2017.

For a lot of families, pet services includes outfitting our homes to make them more fur-baby friendly. And, more new-home builders are recognizing the increasing demand for […]

Go ‘Green’ at FishHawk Ranch

Energy-Wise, Quality Built
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Finding that new custom Florida home can take time. Given the choice, most of us prefer to slow down the process and research our options. Some of us, however, aren’t as lucky. We’re the ones who must make expedited moving decisions due to jobs, family issues or even retirement sneaking up on us.

Regardless of whether you should’ve decided yesterday where to buy your new home, or have time to deliberate between choices, we at ICI Homes can help you make that decision, especially if you’re targeting west Central Florida and the Tampa-St. […]

Need a New Family Home? Build With Us at Asturia

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Looking to relocate your brood? If you’re headed to the Tampa area — or only moving across Tampa Bay — there’s a place you should check out. We know because we build new custom homes there, and we at ICI Homes know the exciting neighborhood it’s shaping up to be.

That place is Asturia, a master-planned community northeast of Tampa, in Odessa, Florida. Asturia’s 536 acres are being developed slowly and in an environmentally sensitive manner. On the community’s southern boundary near its entrance, expect future shops, office space, and more.

The property is replete with wide, meadow-like […]

Live an Active Lifestyle at FishHawk Ranch

So, you’re seriously interested in FishHawk Ranch near the Tampa-St. Petersburg metroplex.

Outstanding choice! We should know. ICI Homes builds all over the Tampa area and as of this writing, are active in at least three master-planned communities in west Central Florida.

Trust us when we tell you that they’re all worth checking out. But here, we’re calling your attention to FishHawk Ranch, a 4,400-acre neighborhood tucked in Hillsborough County’s southeast corner. Tampa proper is a short, 30-minute drive away. Interstate 75 — a hop, skip and jump west from FishHawk Ranch — is your north-south gateway to the all of […]

A New Take on Tradition at Asturia

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The fictional town of Mayberry in TV’s classic The Andy Griffith Show never existed, but these days, it’s being resurrected approximately a half hour north of Tampa, Florida.

Well, sort of. Mayberry is remembered by many TV enthusiasts as the near-perfect, unpretentious small town. Those are fine attributes to ascribe to, and in real life, Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa, Florida, may be the next best thing.

Its 536 acres are yielding new neighborhoods tailored by classic architectural forms. Expect front porches, sidewalks, a vibrant community center and amazing amenities. Better yet, Asturia is located along […]

Asturia Named Best Mixed-Use Community of the Year

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Asturia, a Hines signature master-planned community in Tampa, Florida, earned the Excel Award for Best Mixed-use Community of the Year and a Silver Aurora Award for Best Recreational Facility at the Southeast Building Conference (“SEBC”), in Orlando, Florida, on July 27 and 28. Excel Awards honor sales and marketing excellence in the building industry and Aurora Awards honor the best in design. Both awards include entries from all over the Southeast region of the United States. Read more here.

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Hines Selects ICI Homes to Join Builder Family at Asturia

ICI Homes has become the latest builder to join the Asturia builder family. Developed by Hines, the international real estate firm, Asturia is a signature mixed-use master planned community located in the high-growth corridor on SR54 in Pasco County. ICI Homes is an award-winning custom homebuilder that builds quality, energy-efficient homes with innovative design features, incorporating the best of the Florida lifestyle into each home.

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Hit The Trails at Bexley

Searching for a new custom Florida home in the Tampa area? An active, outdoorsy lifestyle to go with it? We at ICI Homes have the perfect place. Visit us at Bexley, a new community approximately 20 miles north of Tampa in Pasco County. We’re proud to be one of six builders at Bexley and we’re here to tell you why you should consider its invigorating lineup of amenities.
Meet the Bexley Community
Bexley is a 1,200-acre development that opened in November 2016. It’s located in Land O’Lakes, among preserved Pasco County wilderness, yet not “too far out.” The convenient Suncoast Parkway […]

Tampa Bound? ICI Homes Builds at FishHawk Ranch

Looking for a new custom Florida home on the western side of the state? Consider the master-planned community of FishHawk Ranch, located just southeast of Tampa in Hillsborough County. While Tampa’s major metropolitan allure is only a short drive west, FishHawk Ranch offers a thriving lifestyle full of innovative homes, a dedication to “green” building, vast parkland and miles of trails — all in a glorious, sun-drenched Florida setting. The best news? ICI Homes is there! Read to discover what Florida’s Custom Home Builder can do for you at FishHawk Ranch.
Where We Are
FishHawk Ranch officially is located in Lithia, […]

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. […]