You Can’t Get More Convenient Than Oakmont in Gainesville

If you’re moving to north central Florida and the Gainesville metro area, you’ll headed somewhere a lot of people are these days.

The historic small city, which also is the University of Florida’s hometown, is bustling thanks to UF’s own expansion, new businesses and industries, research centers and nationally renowned hospitals and healthcare. A major interstate zooming right past it — I-75 — doesn’t hurt either!

North central Florida also is a beautiful place with its live-oak forests, freshwater springs and lakes, gentle hills and proximity to beaches on both Florida coasts.

So if you’re headed this way, be sure to visit […]

New Elementary School Coming Near Oakmont

An 18-acre Oakmont property owned by the Alachua County School Board was chosen as the site of a new elementary school on Tuesday, December 4th. This site sits adjacent to Oakmont and was approved to be the new site of the Gainesville school in a unanimous 5-0 vote.

Diversity among students is a priority in this new Gainesville school.

Money for school construction will come from a new half-cent sales tax that was approved by Alachua County voters in November. The new tax is expected to generate $22 million per year over the next 12 years to support school infrastructure projects.

You can read […]

Hardly a Swamp: Take Advantage of Oakmont’s Location

You’re moving to north central Florida and you’ve got your sights set on the city of Gainesville.

It’s hardly “the swamp,” as some of your misinformed friends and family members may call it. But you can tell them the real thing’s only a short drive away!

We’ll explain in a moment.

For now, know that Gainesville is a cool place. It’s loaded with history, culture, a big arts scene and two state-supported institutions of higher learning — Santa Fe College and the University of Florida. Businesses, student enrollments and research centers are multiplying here, and so are the number of new Gainesville […]

How to Enjoy Florida Living Without the Cliches

We could go on quite a while about all the jokes about what it’s like to live in the Sunshine State. Some are truly funny, some a bit too close to home, and a few are just inaccurate.

But, we’re not spinning a comedy routine. Instead, we want you to focus on our master-planned community in Gainesville that provides you with plenty of rebuttal material for those friends or family members who poke fun at your impending Florida move.

If Gainesville is your destination, whether for work, retirement or family reasons, it’s a good choice. It’s centrally located with access to […]

Oakmont and Gainesville: One-of-a-Kind Communities

Gainesville, Florida might not be on your radar for a traditional Florida-style vacation, but chances are that it could be for several residential reasons.

If you seek a new Central Florida home a bit removed from Orlando’s bustle, yet still loaded with today’s requisite services and resources, then Gainesville may be your place.

Not only is it the home of the University of Florida, the state’s Museum of National History and the renowned UF Health Shands Hospital, it’s a thriving city of its own. The nationally-ranked institutions play a role by constantly attracting bright and diverse students, faculty, staff and researchers. […]

Nature Makes a Difference at Oakmont

Florida’s natural beauty takes many forms, depending where that beauty is located. It’s a big state! But some of its most striking landscapes aren’t found near its beaches. And yes, we know how gorgeous those are. We at ICI Homes live here too.

For proof, go west — and inland — by a couple hours from Florida’s northeast Atlantic Coast beaches. Here, you’ll find the city of Gainesville smack dab in the midst of northern Central Florida and Alachua County. This is Gator country, home to the University of Florida and its namesake athletic teams.

Although the Gainesville area shines as […]

Real Estate Market Expected to Remain Strong Despite Hurricane Season

We’re seeing the same enthusiasm throughout all our divisions. The strong real estate market is expected to continue in spite of hurricane season.

If anything, people in older homes are looking to build newer, stronger homes. Click here to read article in The St. Augustine Record

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Have you seen the Madeline at Oakmont?

Have you seen the Madeline at Oakmont?
It’s Move in Ready!

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Oakmont’s Residence Club Opens Its Doors

More than 300 invited guests and residents attended the VIP Preview for the long awaited Oakmont Residence Club. The weather cooperated and provided a fabulous backdrop for the club’s first outing. Located at the end of Oakmont’s tree-lined main boulevard, the imposing colonial-style façade warmly welcomes its visitors, weighing in at 6,000 square feet at a cost of just over six million dollars. […]