John’s Island Club Hosts 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship
April 29, 2013 —
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced John’s Island Club, in Vero Beach, Fla., as the host site for the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. This will be the first USGA championship held at John’s Island Club. The dates of the championship are Oct. 3-8.
“The USGA is pleased to bring the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship to the state of Florida for the first time,” said Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., USGA vice president and Championship Committee chairman. “Mid-amateur golfers are central to the USGA’s mission as evidenced by the recent announcement of the inclusion of at least two mid-amateur players on... more...
John's Island Open 2013
April 17, 2013 —
John’s Island Real Estate Company is proud to sponsor the first-ever 2013 John’s Island Open from April 18-21. This history-making event, hosted by the John's Island Club, features professional squash matches from the top eight doubles teams on the Women's Doubles Squash Association (WDSA) tour.
Tournament attendees can look forward to a weekend of riveting squash matches, luncheons with patrons and professional squash athletes, and evening social events at the John's Island Club. Furthermore, patrons will receive tournament packages that include a squash match schedule of play, tournament passes, and... more...
JIRE Grand Sponsor At John's Island Community Service League's Spring Gala
March 13, 2013 —
Once again, John's Island Real Estate Company proudly supports the John's Island Community Service League (JICSL) as the Grand Sponsor of their annual Spring Gala. This year, the Beach Club turned into the most glamorous place in the world, The El Morocco Club. The year is 1943. The place; New York City. Their generous donation assists the JICSL to raise funds for local distribution to charitable agencies in Indian River County concerned with the health, education and human services primarily of women, children and families in need.more...
March 06, 2013 —
Enjoy your digital edition of Portfolio V17N2 now by simply clicking here. This issue features 275 Coconut Palm Road, a gorgeous 4-bedroom residence featuring an expansive lanai overlooking beautiful Lake Reams - perfect for entertaining! Just reduced to $1,740,000more...
January 06, 2013 —
Happy New Year! Upon mailing this edition of Portfolio, we are pleased to announce that the featured cover property is UNDER CONTRACT! Great water views, meticulously maintained and priced right, this home was listed and sold within two months.
As we come out of one 2012, we have had a 37% increase in sales year over year. This increased activity reflects heightened buyer awareness of well-priced properties.
Featured on the cover of this issue is 402 Sabal Palm Lane, a beautiful 3BR/3BA residence ideally located near the south gate with expansive, multiple fairway and lake views of the South Golf Course. To download your digital edition of Portfolio V17N1 now,... more...
November 12, 2012 —
The annual Opening Weekend at John's Island is upon us. This highly anticipated event reunites families and long distance friends. While here, bring a friend to our Open House Tour featuring a wide selection of John's Island properties for sale. Currently we have 76 properties sold/under contract this year.
Featured on the cover of this issue is a remarkable 5BR/8.5BA Gem Island riverfront masterpiece, nestled along the western shore of Gem Island on a quiet cul-de-sac street, with exceptional views of the Intracoastal Waterway. To download your digital edition of Portfolio V16N6 now, simply click here.more...
September 06, 2012 —
As we come out of one of our busiest summers, John's Island Real Estate Company is pleased to report a 150% increase in sales in June and July over the same period last year. This increased activity reflects heightened buyer awareness of attractive home and condominium prices. Currently we have 72 properties sold or under contract this year.
Featured on the cover of this issue is an architecturally distinguished, 3BR/3.5BA residence sited on a tree-lined cul-de-sac street overlooking stunning golf and water views. To download your digital edition of Portfolio V16N5 now, simply click here.
For all our members and prospective members, don't miss the Club's 'Friends Weekend'... more...
July 04, 2012 —
Happy 4th of July! This highly-anticipated, fun-filled week is one of John's Island's biggest celebrations, starting with the 9th annual Adventure Island Camp for kids followed by the 2nd annual Family Week. And of course the most amazing fireworks and food!
We even have some real estate activity take place in and around all the celebrating. Since going to press on this issue, we now have 65 properties sold or under contract since January!
Featured on the cover of this issue is a beautifully redesigned 3BR/3.5BA residence nestled along the North Course. A tropical outdoor kitchen, pool and covered patio create a relaxed atmosphere for... more...
JIRE Overwhelmingly #1 In JI Sales
May 22, 2012 —
John's Island Real Estate Company is overwhelmingly number one in John’s Island sales. With 57 properties sold or placed under contract this year, no other company comes close.
Company chairman Bob Gibb notes, "Dollar sales volume is up 50% year over year. Our company is unique. We are 100% dedicated to John’s Island and nowhere else. Our sales team lives in John’s Island year-round, and each brings the experience and expertise required to close multi-million dollar sales.”
John’s Island Real Estate Company’s website, www.JohnsIslandRealEstate.com, is the only comprehensive John’s Island resource which plays a key role in their extensive... more...
JIRE Has Impressive Easter Weekend Sales
April 10, 2012 —
John's Island Real Estate Company is pleased to announce six properties placed under contract during the Easter holiday.
Company chairman Bob Gibb notes, "We have seen increased amount of activity this season. Buyers are aware of our 51 sales since November 2011. The best buying opportunities are now, and our new member ratio is the best we’ve seen in years.”
New members are drawn to their robust website, www.JohnsIslandRealEstate.com, which is the only comprehensive John’s Island resource with a strategic SEO-SEM campaign targeted to key national and international markets, in addition to the JI Club’s new West Clubhouse, exquisite... more...
Current Issue Of Vero Beach Magazine Features John's Island's West Clubhouse Renovation
March 07, 2012 —
The current issue of Vero Beach Magazine (March) features the recent renovation work, completed this past Summer, of the John's Island West Clubhouse. Providing a 'peaceful oasis for golf enthusiasts', this successful renovation was made possible by the following brilliant key players: Tommy Farnsworth, president of the John’s Island Club when the decision to renovate the facility was made; Connie McGlynn, chairman of the Facilities Committee, and committee members Laura McDermott and Terry Young; architects David Moulton and Scott Layne of Moulton Layne P.L.; Janet Perry, lead designer with J Banks Design Group; project manager Charles Croom of Croom Construction; landscape designer... more...
Jack Mitchell Receives Proclamation & Street Named In His Honor
March 01, 2012 —
History has been made at the February 23, 2012 Indian River Shores Town Council meeting when long-time municipally active & JI resident was honored with a beautifully mounted Proclamation as well as having 'Colonel Jack Mitchell Way' named after him. The newly named "Way" is that portion of Fred R. Tuerk Drive which turns North and leads to the John's Island (South) Gate.
Learn more about John's Island in Florida LINKS Living Magazine
January 31, 2012 —
John's Island Real Estate Company (JIRE) is pleased to announce a recent article featuring JIRE in the winter 2012 edition of Florida LINKS Living Magazine. Learn more about John's Island, Florida through captivating images and descriptive writing including information about golf, family activities and more.
Read the article in Florida LINKS Living Magazine.
JIRE Proudly Announces All-Time Record Sales of $38 Million In One Month!
December 19, 2011 —
John’s Island Real Estate Company, the only on-site real estate company in the private community of John’s Island, kicks off their season’s opening weekend in November with $38 million in sales in one month! Since January 2011, John’s Island Real Estate Company has either sold or placed under contract 76 properties. Company Chairman, Bob Gibb, notes, “We are exclusively John’s Island and the key to our success is our focus. It is encouraging to see strong results from Opening Weekend.”
Since 1969, John's Island Real Estate Company has specialized exclusively in John's Island properties. As the only... more...
JIRE Proudly Announces $27 Million In Sales During Opening Weekend
November 15, 2011 —
John's Island Real Estate Company, the only on-site real estate company in the private community of John's Island, kicks off their season's opening weekend in November with $27 million in sales. Since January 2011, John's Island Real Estate Company has either sold or placed under contract 73 properties - a 12% increase over last year's total properties sold. Company Chairman, Bob Gibb, notes, "We are exclusively John's Island and the key to our success is our focus and relationships. It is encouraging to see strong results from Opening Weekend."
Since 1969, John's Island Real... more...
John's Island Real Estate Proudly Announces Opening Weekend
October 10, 2011 — The upcoming John's Island Opening Weekend is set to feature exciting new listings, price reductions, and open houses making November 3-5, 2011 a great time to explore John's Island real estate. more...
May Sales Heat Up!
May 23, 2011 —
Oceanfront real estate sales are heating up as fast as the late Spring temps, John's Island Real Estate Company reports. Seven properties were placed under contract around the second week of May alone - five of which were oceanfront properties.
Since January 2011, John's Island Real Estate Company has either sold, or placed 55 properties under contract. More than half of those sales are oceanfront properties and in spite of the down economy in 2010, first quarter sales are up 67% over the same period last year-more than any competitor - in fact, no competitor even came close.
1st Quarter Sales Up 67%
April 11, 2011 —
Our first quarter sales show a 67% increase over the same period last year, tying it for our 2nd best quarter ever! With 43 properties sold or under contract since January 2011, John's Island Real Estate Company is off to one of its best first quarters ever. No other real estate company even comes close. Some sale prices were at levels we haven't seen in 10 years. We expect our sales to continue at the first quarter pace as buyers are realizing there are great values at these new prices.
60% Increase In Sales
February 18, 2011 —
Welcome to the website of John's Island's most successful real estate company!
For those returning to our site, you may notice is has changed. We are excited to have just launched our newly re-designed website showcasing the exquisite John's Island lifestyle and resort-like amenities in a visually stimulating, user-friendly setting.
We believe you should judge our company by results. John's Island Real Estate Company is off to a great start. Since January 2011, we show a 60% increase in sales over January 2010, with 24 properties sold/under contract. We are also very proud of our 61 sales in... more...
5th Annual JI Club Squash Invitational
October 29, 2010 —
On November 11-14, the 5th Annual John's Island Club Squash Invitational once again provides fast squash doubles competition for four days at the John's Island Club Doubles Squash Court.
This world-class action, featuring both men and women players, begins on Friday and continues throughout the weekend with finals on Sunday morning. For specific schedule of play, call the Tennis Pro Shop at (772) 231-1220.more...
Second Consecutive Year, John's Island Real Estate Company Receives 2010 Best of Vero Beach Rental Service Award
March 23, 2010 —
For the second consecutive year, John's Island Real Estate Company has been selected for the 2010 Best of Vero Beach Award in the Real Estate Rental Service category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).
The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through... more...
John's Island Real Estate Company Gears Up for Opening Weekend Festivities
October 05, 2009 —
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On November 14, John’s Island, a private gated residential community in Florida, celebrates their opening weekend with highly-anticipated festivities to kick off their high season to welcome back families and their guests.
John’s Island, a quaint seaside community located just north of Vero Beach, notably combines the flawless beauty of the tropics with the architectural beauty of a country club community. This 1650-acre barrier island is a membership-only, residential community that includes access to an exquisite beach club, sporting clubs and a lifestyle of casual but sophisticated luxury.... more...
The Fresh Market Opens In Vero Beach August 26!
August 24, 2009 —
The Fresh Market, a chain of gourmet supermarkets based in North Carolina, will make its Treasure Coast debut Aug. 26 when it opens a store at Miracle Mile in Vero Beach just south of John's Island.
Gene Baxley Schwiers, director of recruiting and human resources at The Fresh Market, said the company is excited about opening its first Treasure Coast location.
“Everyone here has been very welcoming,” Schwiers said.
The grocer is hiring general managers, meat cutters, bakers, deli managers, gift and floral specialists,... more...
John's Island Real Estate Company Receives 2009 Best of Vero Beach Rental Service Award
August 06, 2009 —
John's Island Real Estate Company has been selected for the 2009 Best of Vero Beach Award in the Real Estate Rental Service category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA), a Washington D.C. based organization established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community.
The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their... more...
Heart Center at Indian River Medical Center Ranked as One of the Top Heart Centers in America
July 01, 2009 —
VERO BEACH, Fla.- The nation’s leading cardiothoracic surgery organization-the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)-has awarded its highest quality achievement rating to The Heart Center at Indian River Medical Center, recognizing it as one of the top heart centers in the United States.
More than 900 hospitals, including America’s leading academic medical centers and most respected cardiac hospitals, voluntarily submit their cardiac surgery outcomes for analysis. For 2008, The Heart Center ranked among only 15 percent of programs nationwide to receive STS’s highest rating of "Three-Stars."
"This validates our heart surgery program as one of... more...
Wall Street Journal Publishes Glowing Travel Piece on Vero Beach
March 03, 2009 —
The Treasure Coast community, known for its reputation as a haven for the uber-rich, has been featured in two prominent national media outlets, one of which is the Wall Street Journal. On Saturday, it published a glowing travel piece on Vero Beach featuring its local beaches, outdoor activities, the famous John’s Island community and Gloria Estefan’s Costa d’Este resort. The story touted the region as a quiet getaway for the wealthy — away from the flashy glitz of Miami and Palm Beach County.
The story reportedly generated high interest on the Wall Street Journal’s Web... more...
Vero Beach Becoming Trendy Destination
May 02, 2008 — The Miami Herald recently ran a feature on Vero Beach featuring Gloria Estefan's new hotel, which is scheduled to open in June 2008, as well as recent expansions to the Riverside Theatre, which hosts performances and speakers like businessman Steve Forbes and comedian Paula Poundstone, and Vero Beach Museum of Art, currently hosting an exhibition of portraits by John Singer Sargent, Alex Katz and other American artists.
When music icon Gloria Estefan purchased and remodeled her first hotel outside Miami-Dade County, she bypassed trendy haunts and the forever-regal Palm Beach in favor of quieter, less well-known Vero Beach.... more...
John's Island Real Estate Company Selected to Represent Vero Beach for Residence, LLC
August 14, 2006 — Vero Beach, FL - John's Island Real Estate Company was recently selected to join Residence, LLC as the exclusive real estate company representing the Vero Beach area of Florida. more...
John's Island Real Estate Company Awarded Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist
November 21, 2005 — John's Island Real Estate Company and Mr. Robert Gibb, Broker/Chairman, were recently selected as the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist winner for the 2005 National Philanthropy Day Awards. more...
John's Island Real Estate Company Unveils Two Turtles for TurtleTrax!
August 13, 2005 — Vero Beach, FL - The Johns Island Real Estate Company is pleased to be the Presenting Sponsor of TurtleTrax© an exciting new charity event to benefit the Mental Health Association of Indian River County. more...