Verdana Village

Verdana Village A 2,138-acre mixed use community currently under development on Corkscrew Road in Southeast Lee. The 2020 approval of the Comprehensive Plan and Mixed Use Planned Development for Verdana Village continued Morris-Depew Associates’ work within the DR/GR of Southeast Lee to promote residential development that addresses policy initiatives of Lee County. The planning team…

WildBlue

WildBlue The 2,960-acre residential community currently under development is the result of the second overlay established within the DR/GR area of Southeast Lee County to allow residential development on property previously mined for limerock. The existing development approvals for the property focused on a residential estate community with private golf course, which utilized well and…

Bell Road Mine

Bell Road Mine Bell Road mine has historically and continues to produce aggregate material. Over the last two years, the Planning team at MDA have been working closely with the owner to address inconsistencies in the existing permit conditions. In late 2019, the Planning team provided Expert Witness testimony on behalf of the Bell Road…

Troyer Mine

Troyer Mine Troyer Brothers Farms, located in eastern Lee County requested an amendment to the Lee County Comprehensive Plan to include the property within the County’s Mining Overlay, known as Map 14. Concurrently, a Mine Excavation Planned Development (MEPD) was requested to permit 781 acres of resource extraction and a reclamation plan that creates over…

Our Lady of Mercy

Our Lady of Mercy Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church on Boca Grande island will be adding a new 3,642-square-foot Parish Hall and covered walkway connecting to the existing church building on site. This project presented some unique challenges as the expansion was made possible by converting an adjacent single-family parcel into a new Parish…

Bay Harbour Marina Village

Bay Harbour Marina Village San Carlos Island will make way for a new destination resort that will transform a vacant parcel into a vibrant neighborhood that will enhance economic activity, provide jobs, spur tourism and improve property values. The Bay Harbour Marina Village was recently approved by the Lee Board of County Commissioners. The project…

Bonita Grande Mine Site

Bonita Grande Mine Site Currently an active 1,268-acre limerock mine, Bonita Grande Mine was always envisioned, since being annexed into the City of Bonita Springs, to become a master-planned residential community that enhances the environment and restores the current disturbed mined lands. Ultimately consisting of over 400 acres of lakes and 480 acres of environmental wetland/upland…

Corkscrew Shores

Corkscrew Shores Today, you’ll find one of Estero’s premier lakefront living communities bursting with families, comraderies and activity, thanks in part because of the careful planning by MDA’s Planning team. Corkscrew Shores was the result of the first overlay established in the DR/GR (Density Reduction/Groundwater Resource) area of Southeast Lee County to allow residential development…