Earl the Turtle

Earl Finds a New Home

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While assessing the land in late 2014 for developing Ponce Inlet Key, Newberry Homes and Planning Officials of Ponce Inlet discovered a turtle strolling across the property. For the turtle’s safety, Newberry Homes hired a team of environmental biologists to survey the land and they soon discovered several gopher tortoise holes on the property. Due to their close proximity together, it was presumed that the holes belonged to one turtle; one turtle burrowing himself several beach homes within the scenic property.
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Ponce Inlet Key community rendering

A Vision is Born – Ponce Inlet Key

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In late spring of 2014, land beautifully nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway was discovered for development by Newberry Homes in the quaint town of Ponce Inlet, Florida. A timeless vision for a distinctive beachside subdivision of Key West style architecture eventually emerged and Ponce Inlet Key was born.
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U.S. new-home sales jump in Oct. after Sept. drop

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Americans ramped up purchases of new homes in October after three months of soft sales, evidence that the housing recovery is improving fitfully.

Sales of new homes grew 25.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 444,000, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. That was the largest monthly percentage increase since May 1980.
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