John Cannon, President and CEO of John Cannon Homes, Inc., based in Sarasota, FL was recognized as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Florida Awards program. Mr.Cannon will be honored at a gala on June 21, 2007 in Orlando, FL. He will join other finalists from the Tampa area, to see who will be selected as the 2007 Real Estate & Construction 2007 Entrepreneur Of The Year. This is the second year Mr. Cannon has been recognized by Ernst & Young.
In 2007, Inc. Magazine listed John Cannon Homes, Inc. in the magazine's first inaugural Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. John Cannon Homes was ranked 4,106. We are proud to be part of a community that recognizes the importance of growing entrepreneurial companies that are changing the business landscape.
John Cannon Homes,Inc. was selected by the readers of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune as Best Home Builder. With its drive for luxury and insistence on quality, John Cannon Homes is flooding the market with excellence. Plus, the company recently agreed to go green - it will meet or exceed Florida Green Building standards.
John Cannon Homes, Inc. was named by the reader's poll of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune as a finalist in the Best Home Builder category, August 13, 2006.
Like many who launch their own business, John Cannon received a little help. A developer fronted him a lot and Cannon found the funds to build his first house. The house was well received. Once John Cannon Homes took off, the Sarasota, Fla., company jumped immediately into the design/build process.
John Cannon Homes, Inc. won awards in the following categories for the following models at the 2005 Parade of Homes
$424,000 - $470,000
Best Curb Appeal - The Killara II, The Hammocks
Best Master Suite - The Killara II, The Hammocks
Best Floor Plan - The Killara II, The Hammocks
Overall Winner - The Killara II, The Hammocks
$587,000 - $665,000
Best Kitchen - The Killara III, River Wilderness
Best Master Suite - The Killara III, River Wilderness
Best Floor Plan - The Killara III, River Wilderness
In 2005 John Cannon Homes was listed in The Tampa Bay Business Journal's Book of Lists as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the Tampa Bay area, by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
The Book of Lists is the signature product of American City Business Journal newspapers around the country. In the Bay area region, every year it provides a documented snapshot in time as to the health and well-being of our diverse business community.
The Nariah model by John Cannon Homes in Portmarnock in The Country Club at Lakewood Ranch was selected by thousands of visitors as their favorite model in its price category.
For the third year in a row, John Cannon Homes has met and exceeded the standards set by Professional Builder Magazine in the following categories.
- Recruitment and retention
- Professional development, education and training
- Social and corporate responsibility
- Workplace culture and environment
- Compensation and benefits
- Job satisfaction
- Leadership ability of management
- Customer service
John Cannon is one of the area's most respected and sought after custom homebuilders. The company's award-winning homes have resulted in numerous awards including: