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Time To Buy and Build New Home with Lykos, Naples and Marco Island.
01 25 2023
Is now the best time to buy?

Q: With all the economic challenges affecting the housing and real estate markets, is now a good time to buy? A: This question brings to mind the proverb “Hindsight is 20/20.” It seems that you could find historical data and recent economic conditions to justify both a “buy now” and a “don’t buy now” position....

Lykos Christmas 2022
12 21 2022
Happy Holidays from The Lykos Group

During the holiday season, and throughout the year, we are grateful for those who continue to make our 30+ years of success possible. We appreciate your patronage and collaboration, and we thank you for your support. (more…)

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11 29 2022
Buying or building in Florida? Now is the time!

Q: Is now a good time to buy or build a home in Southwest Florida? A: Yes! Although many people put their plans on hold because they fear a long-term recession, interest rate hikes or an unstable real estate market, now is actually the best time to hit the gas and move ahead with your...

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11 15 2022
8 Crucial Tips for Hiring the Right Contractor for Your Remodel

Renovating your home is a big project, whether you're tackling just one room or embarking on a more extensive makeover. If you're only updating a few fixtures or surfaces, you might be able to do most of the work yourself or bring in specific pros for tasks like tiling or installing cabinetry. But if the...

10 05 2022
Collaboration: The key to success

Q: How do you keep a custom architectural plan within budget and on time? A: Two words; communication and collaboration. When we work with a client on planning a new custom home, our goal is always to create a home that enhances the client’s intended lifestyle. Whether that is creating a home for family and...

10 05 2022
Keeping practicality in every floor plan

ASK TOM: WORK WITH A TRUSTED, QUALIFIED SOURCE Q: How does your proprietary build process benefit clients? A: The experience of building your home matters as much to us as your home itself. We keep that experience on track with a punctilious process. We start with a Preconstruction Schedule that identifies all the tasks we...

An exterior view of The Lykos Group’s latest Marco Island spec home at 625 Crescent St.
09 26 2022
The Lykos Group’s newest Marco Island spec home underway

The Lykos Group has announced construction is underway for its two-story, 7,293 total square foot spec home located at 625 Crescent St.

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09 22 2022
Build your dream home on Marco Island

While The Lykos Group is headquartered in our hometown of Naples, we’ve experienced a boom on nearby Marco Island for over a year. In fact, we recently opened an office at 1089 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 418, in Marco Town Center to better serve our growing volume of business there. We expect to maintain our...

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06 23 2022
The “white hot” housing demand is cooling

ASK TOM: STATUS OF THE LOCAL HOUSING MARKET Q: What do you see as the biggest changes in Collier County real estate? A: As if COVID and the strain it has put on small businesses and business owners like me hasn't been enough—beyond supply chain issues—we now face world challenges and inflation like we haven't...

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05 31 2022
Maintaining top quality and controlled growth

ASK TOM: BALANCING GROWTH & TOP QUALITY Q: As your business expands, how do you maintain standards? A: The key to upholding our incredibly high standards as business booms is controlled growth. It is possible to grow too fast, which can lead to a rush hiring new team members as well as subcontractors to accommodate...

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05 23 2022
Construction progressing for The Lykos Group’s newest Marco Island spec home

The Lykos Group has announced construction is progressing for its two-story, 7,235 total square foot spec home located at 617 Crescent St. The coastal contemporary residence is an open great room floor plan with den, living room and family room open to the kitchen. The home is designed by South Florida Architecture with interior design...

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05 13 2022
Sticking to timelines in the busiest times

ASK TOM:STAYING ON SCHEDULE IN BUSY SEASON Q: During the most active time of year, is there a secret to adhering to timelines? A: Yes, but it’s not a secret. It’s three key dynamics: #1 UNDERSTANDING our clients’ expectations, the project and the market conditions #2 PLANNING the entire schedule for the project, the availability...

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03 15 2022
Barb is back, plus our team of supers

ASK TOM:MAINTAINING THE HIGHEST STANDARDS Q: How has The Lykos Group upheld such extraordinary standards for quality, people and customer care for over three decades? A: It all goes back to my dad—he was a great teacher—and the values he instilled in me as well as the company. We work until the job is done,...

1698 Mcllvaine Ct Marco Island
02 14 2022
The Lykos Group completes second Marco Island spec home

The Lykos Group has announced the completion of a two-story, 9,273 total square foot spec home located at 1698 McIlvaine Court. The coastal contemporary residence is a traditional floor plan with formal dining and living rooms and separate family room open to the kitchen. The home is designed by Lotus Architecture with interior design by...