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Community Spotlight on Port St. Lucie

Living in Port St. Lucie, Florida

Maronda Homes offers a large selection of new construction homes located throughout the Port St. Lucie area starting in the $189’s. Located in the heart of Florida’s Treasure Coast. Port St. Lucie is a growing urban area on Florida’s east coast, about 50 miles north of West Palm Beach, half way between Miami and Orlando. Currently, it is the 3rd largest city in South Florida and the 8th largest city in Florida, surpassing Fort Lauderdale’s population. The Florida Turnpike runs through the city, which is also near Interstate I-95 and U.S. Route 1.

Recreational opportunities are abundant in Port St. Lucie. The beach is only a short drive away, and water-related activities (fishing, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, sailing, etc.) can be enjoyed in numerous locations. Golf, tennis, skating and other outdoor activities are available at many facilities and public parks. Port St. Lucie is home to the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Learning Center and also to the PGA Historical Center, home of the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame and the Probst Library, one of the world’s premier collections of golf periodicals and memorabilia. The city is home to New York Mets spring training, the St. Lucie Mets Florida State League team and the Mets rookie level team in the Gulf Coast League. All three play at First Data Field.

Port St. Lucie is served by St. Lucie County Public Schools, which is a school district which serves the rest of St. Lucie County, FL. In Port St. Lucie, there are six elementary schools, seven K–8 schools, three high schools, and three post-secondary institutions. The three public high schools in Port St. Lucie are Port St. Lucie High School, St. Lucie West Centennial High School, and Treasure Coast High School. The three post-secondary institutions operated in Port St. Lucie are Indian River State College, Barry University, and Keiser University. Port St. Lucie is home to the Treasure Coast campus of Florida Atlantic University.

There are no shortages of opportunities while living in Port St. Lucie! The new home construction market is rapidly growing; however the cost of living is still relatively low. Now is a great time to buy a new home in Port St. Lucie!

Dream, Build, Live! Let Maronda Homes help you take the next step into your new home.

About Candace McEwen

Candace is a licensed Real Estate professional with over 10 years of experience. She has worked in property management, home design, and new home construction sales. She currently resides in Robinson Township near Pittsburgh, PA with her husband, daughter, and dogs where she enjoys gardening and spending time with family and friends.

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