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Lakewood Ranch builder John Cannon a master of tree forts to mansions

On a tour of the Korina model in the Lake Club, I was walking with the man himself, Lakewood Ranch builder John Cannon, when we started talking about what got him started in the industry.

So I asked Cannon, a self-proclaimed control freak, about the first home he built on his own.

He thought back to 1990 when the new Misty Creek neighborhood, east of Interstate 75 in Sarasota County, was struggling…

Posted Monday, March 25, 2019
The Korina Lake View

The 2019 Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association showcase begins Saturday with 107 homes

Time to don comfortable walking shoes for wandering through dozens of brand new homes that could be yours. Maybe get some ideas on what’s hot in interior styling. Or just enjoy the latest in green construction, smart homes and floor plans.

The 2019 Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association Parade of Homes begins Saturday and continues through March 10. Good luck viewing all…

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019
John Cannon Homes and Lakewood Ranch

Thank you LWR/SMR for the mention in the "A conversation with John Clarke":

When the housing market started perking up in 1993, SMR had already lined up its first builders.

“We wanted to get local builders we’d seen. We had some wonderful local builders here that took much more quality control measures than some of the national builders,” Clarke said, citing Lee Wetherington and John Cannon among them. “I think one of the great successes has been the…

Posted Sunday, January 27, 2019

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