It's Your Business: Habitat for Humanity acquires 20 acres in East Naples

Dave Osborn

Dave Osborn

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County has purchased nearly 20 acres.

C&B Reid Farms Inc. sold the 19.5 acres of multi-family land along Whitaker Road in East Naples to Habitat for Humanity for $690,000 earlier in October. The land is between County Barn Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard.

C&B Reid Farms bought two, 9.55-acre parcels of the Whitaker Road land for $400,000 each in August 2011, court records show.

Alabama company buys Fort Myers firm

Volkert Inc., a Mobile, Ala.-based engineering firm, has purchased Allied Engineering and Testing.

Allied has offices in Fort Myers, Sunrise, Tampa, Punta Gorda and Sarasota. The company employs 90 professionals, and specializes in construction engineering, inspection and materials testing. Allied also operates two Florida Department of Transportation- and Army Corps of Engineers-approved laboratory testing facilities.

Volkert employs 650 workers in 25 offices in 11 states and Washington, D.C.

Aloia speaks to Rotary Club about BP oil spill

Attorney Frank J. Aloia Jr., a partner at Aloia, Roland & Lubell, recently addressed the Rotary Club of Fort Myers about the $15 billion BP Oil Spill Settlement and how local business owners can qualify to recover money lost between April and December 2010.

For more information, visit, email or call 1-855-793-5249 or 239-791-7950.

Hagan joins Miromar Realty

Mike Hagan, a broker associate, has joined the real estate team at the Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club.

Hagan has been in the luxury real estate market in Southwest Florida for more than 17 years.

Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club is a project of Miromar Development Corp., a real estate development company. For more information, call 239-425-2340 or visit

Real estate team joins Keller Williams Realty

Keller Williams Elite Realty in Bonita Springs has announced the addition of a Bonita real estate team to its office.

The Encompass Group is composed of agents Jasen and Jessica Berube, Janine Rendano, Kendra Hoefs and Jackie Nary.

For more information, visit ttp:// or call Kerri Herrity, CEO Keller Williams Elite Realty, at 239-949-8338.

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