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Members of the new Davidson Realty Beaches team are, from left, Brian Martin, Amanda Houser, Justin Hahn, Jennifer Todd, Franco D'Orazio, Caitlyn Hawkins, Ethel Henry and Matt Roberts.
Jax Daily Record Tuesday, Mar. 14, 201712:00 PM EST

Davidson Realty creates Beaches team


During the past year, Davidson Realty has expanded its locations and agent base, and now is expanding its reach with a new Beaches team.

The agents specialize in homes throughout the area, including the Beaches, Intracoastal Waterway area and Jacksonville’s Southside.

The team is based in Davidson’s new Jacksonville Beach location, 1500 Beach Blvd., Suite 215.

“Collectively, the group has extensive knowledge of their market and an exceptional service record,” company President Sherry Davidson said in a news release. “Individually, their specialties cover all the bases; this is truly a dynamic group of agents.”

The team’s website includes listings of available properties and an advice blog for buyers and sellers.

For more information, visit or call (904) 940-5000. 

Beaches senior living community opens

Anthem Lakes, a senior living apartment community in Atlantic Beach, welcomed its first residents.

The facility has 91 independent and assisted-living residences and 28 memory-care units.

It is a new concept in senior living that incorporates a vision for wellness enhancement in senior housing on a 14-acre site, according to a news release.

“Loneliness, isolation and depression can easily and slowly develop as people age, almost unobserved,” said David Kirkland, principal and adviser to Anthem Lakes. “Residents almost always improve after a transition to senior housing, often as a result of better nutrition, hydration, medicine management and increased social opportunities.”

The facility at 905 Assisi Lane includes a dog park because, Kirkland said in the release, “Pets can be a meaningful part of wellness, so we welcome pets.”

The four levels of care are independent living, independent plus, assisted living and memory care.

Amenities include a bistro and full bar and a dining room led by chef Veronica Majors, formerly of the University Club.

BerkshireHathaway opens Murabella office

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty has expanded its St. Johns County presence.

The real estate firm opened an office at the Shoppes at Murabella, 196 Capulet Drive, Suite 3, near the intersection of Florida 16 and Pacetti Road/World Golf Village International Parkway.

A grand opening was held last month.

“Our new office offers buyers a convenient setting for real estate consultation and provides sellers with access to a larger pool of buyers who walk into the office looking to purchase a new home or condominium in the area,” said Ann King, broker/manager of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty’s St. Augustine and Murabella offices.

The firm’s other St. Johns County sites are a full-service branch office in SeaGrove Town Center on Florida A1A and a satellite office at Villages of Seloy, a 55-and-up community.

Davidson launches WG Speaker Series

Davidson Realty and Realtor Shelley Nemethy launched a World Golf Speaker Series to provide real estate information to the growing St. Johns County community.

The first event was March 7, with subsequent dates on June 6, Sept. 5 and Dec. 5.

All are 6-7 p.m. at Davidson Realty’s headquarters in World Golf Village, 100 E. Town Place. Each will include a featured speaker and refreshments provided by Bank of England.

“Attendees can expect a casual environment free of sales pitches where they can learn and share thoughts about their community alongside neighbors and friends,” Nemethy said in a news release.

Speakers will be announced on The firm aims to include builders, real estate experts, interior designers and others.

For information, call Nemethy at (407) 739-5359 or email [email protected].

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