DIVCO Custom Homes Earns Sand Dollar Awards Given by The Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA)

The Baywood Wine Room, Best Specialty Feature Between $10-$30K

DIVCOs Baywood model in Pine Ridge earned a total of four 2018 Sand Dollar Awards, two of which were awarded to DIVCO directly: Best Pool Design Over $50K and Best Specialty Feature Between $10-$30K for the Baywood wine room.

Clive Daniel Home won Interior Design of the Year ($3,500,001-$4,000,000) for the overall interior Design of the Baywood and local Closet company, All About Closets, won Best Closet Organizational Design for the Baywood master bedroom closet. 

The coveted Sand Dollar Award is the highest accolade given by the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) annually. 

The Sand Dollar Awards are presented each year to member builders, developers, architects, remodelers, interior design firms, landscape architects, trades and marketing, sales and/or advertising professionals who have demonstrated building, design and marketing excellence in Collier County.

Jennifer Lofstrand, New Home Sales Consultant, after accepting one of DIVCO’s 2018 Sand Dollar Awards

“It is an honor to be recognized for excellence by our peers,” said Jennifer Lofstrand, a New Home Sales Consultant with DIVCO. “We pride ourselves on our superior Design-Build philosophy in this demanding custom home building market and delivering the homes and features our clients desire. The amazing pool and the wine room in the Baywood are now award-winning examples of that.”

A sold-out crowd of more than 500 professionals attended the 2018 Sand Dollar Awards Gala “The Secret Garden – Unlocking Naples’ Finest,” on Saturday, September 22nd at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples Beach Resort.

According to Sand Dollar Committee Chairperson Minka McDonald of Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc. who spearheaded this year’s event with Vice-Chairperson Jackie Nelson of Clive Daniel Home and Immediate Past-Chair Karen Gomez of Jeffrey Fisher, more than 250 prestigious Sand Dollar Awards were bestowed.

“CBIA put a lot of hard work into this event and it was an exciting to see all of our talented peers in one room of builders, architects and designers,” said Lofstrand.

DIVCO Custom Homes has three furnished models open daily in Southwest Florida:
1. The Baywood model is located at 301 West Street in Naples’ Pine Ridge Estates.
2. The Senza model is located at 10500 Via Torino Way in Miromar Lakes’ Cortona neighborhood.
3. The Caxambas model is located at 446 Kendall Drive on Marco Island.

The Baywood pool, winner of Best Pool Design Over $50K

About DIVCO Custom Homes:
Established over 35 years ago, DIVCO has built an impressive portfolio consisting of over 1,350 distinctive luxury homes in nearly 60 different Southwest Florida communities. DIVCO Custom Homes has been widely recognized for DESIGN-BUILD construction excellence. DIVCO Custom Homes is currently a preferred builder in several luxury communities in Southwest Florida.

DIVCO’s luxurious architecturally-designed private estate homes have won numerous awards and the company also has a DESIGN-BUILD program for semi-custom homes as well as a remodeling division. The company is a specialist in waterfront homes with over 500 waterfront homes built from Marco Island to Bonita Springs.

DIVCO’s commitment to excellence has made it the recipient of numerous Sand Dollar Awards and Pinnacle Awards from the Collier and Lee County Building Associations, and its commitment to customer satisfaction has also earned it the Diamond Builder™ and Elite Builder™ awards from the 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty corporation. DIVCO has also received the Houzz Best of Design/Popularity for 2016 and 2017. DIVCO Custom Homes is headquartered at 6628 Willow Park Drive, Naples. For more information, call (239) 592-7222, or visit

About The Collier Building Industry Association:
The Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) is a not -for-profit, professional association of dedicated industry professionals who are inspired to make a difference in surrounding communities through advocacy, education, networking and philanthropy. The Association represents the collective voice of the Collier County building industry and serves as a thoroughly engaged and effective advocate for its members. As it represents the interests of the building industry, CBIA provides its members pathways for continuing education, relationship building and opportunities to be of service to the community.

CBIA is affiliated with the Florida Home Builders’ Association and National Association of Home Builders. It represents the interests of the builders, developers, remodelers, designers, specialty and subcontractors and suppliers to the building industry. CBIA is located at 3200 Bailey Lane, Suite 110, Naples, Florida. For more information, call (239) 436-6100, or visit