2018 News Articles

A collection of the news and press John Cannon Homes has received over the years.

2018 News Articles

By Chris Wille
Real Estate Editor
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Image // Dan Wagner

John Cannon still enjoys working with clients to build custom homes

John Cannon collects cannons. But not by design. The cannons come from custom-home clients in appreciation for the detailed service ahead of construction, the finished product and the followup.

His Lakewood Ranch office is a bit of a shrine to the cannon.

The co-founder of John Cannon...

Behind the scenes at one of Sar  asota's custom homebuilders 

Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Business Weekly

Chris Wille Real Estate Editor

John Cannon still enjoys working with clients to build custom homes.

John Cannon collects cannons. But not by design. The cannons come from custom-home clients in appreciation for the detailed service ahead of construction, the finished product and the...

Chris Wille: Venice Mansion sets real estate sales record

Sarasota Heral-Tribune

Posted Mar 20, 2018 at 5:25 PM
Updated Mar 21, 2018 at 8:32 AM


Multimillion-dollar homes abound in Sarasota County — hundreds and hundreds, by Zillow’s
count. Mansion prices stretching across eight digits are rare, though.
Records are tough to top, too. This one is notable for its location where sales of high-end
homes were sluggish over nine years.
The highest...

By Chris Wille
Sarasota Herald-Tribune Real Estate Editor

Posted Mar 13, 2018 at 3:40 PM Updated Mar 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Increase in attendance creates optimism for future sales


The 2018 edition of the Parade of Homes of Manatee & Sarasota Counties concluded Sunday
with builders beaming about the number of home shoppers it attracted.
“We were real happy,” John Cannon said. His luxury custom home building company, John
Cannon Homes, racked up...

By Chris Wille
Real Estate Editor

Posted Mar 2, 2018 at 3:00 AM

Updated Mar 2, 2018 at 9:25 AM

Cannon, Neal notch most residential wins

John Cannon Homes won more “best overall” trophies in the single-family home competition in this year’s Parade of Homes of Manatee & Sarasota Counties with five. Five other builders all tied for taking the second most victories with three apiece in the 34 price categories.

The Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry...

By Chris Wille 
Real Estate Editor

Posted Feb 19, 2018 at 4:20 PMUpdated Feb 19, 2018 at 5:24 PM

Early attendance has builders optimistic about potential sales for 2018.

On the first weekend of the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association’s 2018 Parade of Homes, John Cannon Homes representatives counted 327 “units” touring the builder’s six homes.

Units, a real estate/builder term, means either individuals or groups of two or more people. With that kind...