2005 News Articles

The area’s newest golf course, designed by Jack Nicklaus in association with Tony Jacklin, is scheduled to open January 23. This opening event will be by invitation only.

The special events planed for that day include a Warm-up Clinic, an Exhibition Round of Golf played by Jack Nicklaus, and a Cocktail Reception. The Concession is named after the exemplary sportsmanship displayed by Jack Nicklaus at the 1969 Ryder Cup at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England when he conceded a two-foot…

Posted Thursday, December 22, 2005

This story is not for the squeamish.

If a vision of a 250-pound construction worker with cotton balls between his fire engine red-polished toes disturbs you, read no further. And no, it's not one of the Village People.

The week before Christmas, the mysterious message sent shivers down more than a few strong spines. For the 30-man construction crew, the word went out from senior management at John Cannon Homes that there was a mandatory Thursday meeting -- no exceptions.

Posted Thursday, December 22, 2005

John Cannon understands that the shortage of skilled labor is a pressing concern for the entire industry. "We must begin now to build our own workforce and the best way to do this is through the Future Builders of America program," said Cannon.

T.J. Nutter, Chief Operating Officer of John Cannon Homes, works closely with the Sarasota High School Future Builders Chapter. John Cannon Homes donated $1,000 to that chapter. Nutter was also instrumental in the Foundation benefitting from…

Posted Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Luxury custom homebuilder, John Cannon has invited Chef Paul Mattison to work with him in designing the kitchen, storage and wine cellar areas of his new model “The Royal Melbourne", located in one of the area’s newest neighborhoods, The Concession.

Award winning Chef Paul Mattison is the executive chef and proprietor of three local restaurants, a wine cellar, a custom kitchen design center and boutique, as well as an all full service catering company making him the natural choice for…

Posted Monday, November 7, 2005

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