Keystone Development Advisors
A Land Development Consulting Company
Keystone Project History
Crossroads, Labelle, Florida
64-acre Commercial Property, presently in the planning stage.
Duke Grove, LaBelle, Florida
280 Acres. This property was un-entitled with agricultural zoning when purchased.
Colonial Plaza, Fort Myers, Florida
A 96-acre mixed-use development with 800 multi-family units and 340,000 square feet of retail and office. This property was un-entitled with agricultural zoning when purchased.
Estero Golf Resort, Estero, Florida
A 315 acre mixed use development with 820 dwelling units, including 340 multi-family units, 20,000 square feet of office space and 320,000 square feet of retail/commercial space. This property was un-entitled with agricultural zoning when purchased.
A 110-acre residential development bisected by the Estero River with 236 single-family lots and 118 town homes. This property was zoned for residential development when purchased. The completed project contained almost 3 miles of roads and two bridges crossing the Estero River. The project was constructed in nine months at a cost of four million dollars.
Troon Lakes, Naples, Florida
A 25-acre residential development located in the Pelican Marsh DRI with 81 single-family lots. This property was zoned for residential development when purchased. The completed project contained a mile road and a simulated bridge at the project entrance.
Ivy Pointe, Naples, Florida
A 14-acre residential development located in the Pelican Marsh DRI with 42 single-family lots. This property was zoned for residential development when purchased. The completed project consisted of a single cul-de-sac one thousand feet long.
In addition to the above projects, David Farmer, PE, AICP was a consulting engineer on the following projects prior to forming Keystone Development Advisors, LLC
Islandwalk Town Center and Town Homes, Naples, Florida
A 19-acre tract in the center of a 2,000 unit residential development known as the Islandwalk DRI. The development on this tract consisted of a 70,000 square foot town center with retail and recreation facilities to serve the projectís 4,000 residents. Next to the town center a traditional neighborhood development composed of 120 town homes with rear alleys and on-street guest parking in front.
David was responsible for taking onionskin sketches of the various components and developing a comprehensive plan that would integrate the two projects facilities and provide a pedestrian friendly environment where residents could live, shop and play.
Bayfront, Naples, Florida
A 9-acre tract in downtown Naples comprised of eight structures, a three-story office building, five mixed-use five-story buildings and two two-story parking garages. The first floor of the mixed-use buildings was designated commercial with the four upper stories consisting of condominiums. The completed site has 157 condominiums and over 100,000 square feet of commercial space. The site was previously a grocery shopping center that failed in the 1980ís. Planning the placement of structures, utilities and transportation facilities was challenging and involved the coordinated effort of many professionals.
David was responsible for managing the projectís construction and making plan and field changes as necessary to minimize delay. Shortly after utility construction started, a field condition not known to the design engineer, forced a temporary halt of construction while the entire utility and drainage system were redesigned to accommodate the field condition.
Grand Central Station, Naples, Florida
This 25-acre tract in downtown Naples is across the street from Bayfront and has a 160,000 square foot shopping center that is being used for medical offices. The owner, Naples Community Hospital, wanted to capitalize on the success of Bayfront by demolishing the existing facilities and constructing a new multi-building development with retail on the first floor and apartments on the upper floors. The large tract was to be subdivided by extending 3rd Avenue South through the parcel and connecting to Bayfrontís entrance.
David was a member of the planning team charged with creating the new plan for Grand Central Station. As the planning stage was near complete, a local referendum was passed by voters limiting the height of new buildings to 42 feet. The property owner felt the height limitation would not allow the property to developed to itís potential and stopped all work.
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