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5G – What does the future hold?

Written by Emily Hightower / August 9, 2019

So you’ve been hearing about 5G. You may be thinking that 5G is going to be a little faster, a little more reliable, and a little newer, but it’s actually more than that. It’s a massive innovation that’s going to change the way devices connect to the internet, and more importantly, to each other. As 5G rolls out over the next two years, it’s going to change everything that uses a wireless connection; at this point, that is pretty much everything. So, what’s so special about a 5G future? First of all, it’s fast. Unbelievably fast — 20 gigabits per second over wireless fast. That’s 100 to 250 times faster than 4G. By comparison, 4G provides average speeds of about…

INAUGURAL ISSUE OF SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE PUBLISHED

Written by Cristina / August 5, 2019

STUART, Fla. (August 1, 2019) Cotton & Company today announced the inaugural issue of its industry publication, Solutions magazine, hot off the press. Available to request online, the magazine gives readers and professionals an inside look at the real estate marketing industry through a unique editorial perspective. This newly designed publication is filled with industry insights garnered by one of the top real estate marketing firms in the country. It provides educational support for digital marketing, real estate sales and more. “Through more than 40 years of experience, Cotton & Company has continuously evolved to become the industry leader in luxury real estate marketing,” says Stephann Cotton, Founder & CEO of Cotton & Company. “The market is constantly changing, with…

Real Estate Expertise Rooted in Workout Solutions

Written by Dria Miller / July 19, 2019

Stephann Cotton – Baptized By Fire University of Florida advertising degree in hand, Stephann Cotton set out to find his place in the world. Having grown up in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida was home and when a job opportunity presented itself with Southeastern Marketing, he jumped right in. Little did he know it at the time, but he entered his first real estate cycle … at the bottom. It was the late 1970s. The banking and Real Estate industries had taken a hit, and many prime real estate assets were thrown into Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Projects, big and small, were shut down on a moment’s notice. Locks on the gates, half-finished construction, no development team in place. Continental…

Strong Sales Activity Continues at Naples Reserve in First Half of 2019

Written by Emily Hightower / July 11, 2019

Homebuyers who visit Naples Reserve, iStar’s 688-acre community of Southern Coastal-inspired attached villa, single-family and custom estate homes in South Naples, realize they have the opportunity to be part of something special. That’s why Naples Reserve continues to be a top-selling community in South Naples, and buyers keep taking advantage of the opportunity to live a laid back lifestyle on the water. Naples Reserve has logged 123 home sales in 2019 as of June 23, which is already more than half of its 2018 total. The entire community is nearly halfway sold towards its eventual total of 1,088 homes at buildout. The Sutton Cay neighborhood is the latest neighborhood to open up to buyers at Naples Reserve. Located steps away…

Boca West Country Club Named One of the World’s Most Iconic Club Brands By National Club Association Survey of Club Managers

Written by Emily Hightower /

Boca West only Florida Club to Make the List One of South Florida’s top private clubs, Boca West Country Club, has joined an elite group of prestigious golf destinations around the world. Boca West Country Club has been named one of the most iconic clubs in the world in a National Club Association survey of 314 private club managers. Conducted by The McMahon Group, the Pulse Survey featured in the organization’s current Club Trends magazine, ranked Boca West as one of the top in the world among golf and country clubs. It was the only Florida country club to receive this distinction. “We are deeply humbled that our peers in the country and golf club world find Boca West to…

ULI’s Real Estate Economic Outlook

Written by Dria Miller /

If we all could predict the future, everyone would be jumping into real estate investment and development. Although no one has a crystal ball, the Urban Land Institute has an impressive track record when it comes to forecasting for trends in the global real estate industry. ULI’s most recent Real Estate Economic Forecast was presented at its Spring Convention in Nashville. A member of the ULI Recreational Council, Stephann Cotton, sat with us to break down what those predictions mean for the industry. Real Estate Market Stability “If you look at the different sectors of the real estate market, and you look at the projected growth, virtually all sectors are almost flatlined from 2019 to 2021. Housing inventory has stabilized…


Recent Posts

  • - 5G – What does the future hold?
  • - INAUGURAL ISSUE OF SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE PUBLISHED
  • - Real Estate Expertise Rooted in Workout Solutions
  • - Strong Sales Activity Continues at Naples Reserve in First Half of 2019
  • - Boca West Country Club Named One of the World’s Most Iconic Club Brands By National Club Association Survey of Club Managers
  • - ULI’s Real Estate Economic Outlook
  • - An Update on the Recent Successes of Orchid Island
  • - CONSUMERS ARE CUTTING THE CABLE: Opening New Doors to Streaming Video Content
  • - Real Estate Marketing By Targeting Life Stages
  • - Do I still need a Traditional Real Estate Print Ad?
  • - Top Strategies for Achieving Your Luxury Condo’s PreSale Goals
  • - The State of The Luxury Residential Real Estate Market in South Florida
  • - The Most Important Real Estate Marketing Trends for 2019
  • - Boca West Country Club Reports Many Want to “Live the Lifestyle” with an Increase in Membership Numbers, Home Sales and Low Real Estate Inventory
  • - 5 Digital Marketing Tactics You Better Be Using for Your Real Estate Project
  • - Digital Marketing and Its Impact on the Real Estate Industry: A Conversation with Laurie Andrews
  • - What We Learned in Our Local HR Seminar
  • - 8 Tips to Increase Organic Reach on Facebook
  • - How to Make Sure Your Real Estate Project Uses Facebook to its Advantage
  • - Here’s What You Need to Know About the Latest Facebook Algorithm Updates
  • - THE SCIENCE OF STORYTELLING
  • - The Baby Boomer Effect Changes Everything in Discretionary Real Estate
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  • - 7 Things to Consider When Building a Country Club Website for Lead Generation
  • - Naples Reserve Wins Big
  • - Homebuying Habits Across Generations
  • - Social Media is Driving Millennials to Become First-Time Homebuyers, According to Report
  • - Cotton Named One of the Top 6 Real Estate Marketers in the US
  • - Everything Facebook Launched at F8 2018 and Why
  • - Cotton & Company To Attend the 2018 Facebook Developers Conference
  • - Cotton & Company’s Casually Awesome Concept Sweeps Four Silver Awards
  • - The 3 Best Reasons to Buy a Home in 2018 (but You’d Better Hurry)
  • - Cotton & Company Takes Safety to Heart
  • - Naples Reserve and Cotton & Company Sweep CBIA’s 2017 Sand Dollar Marketing Awards
  • - The Baby Boomer Effect Changes Everything in Discretionary Real Estate
  • - Cotton & Company Partners with Core Development on New Sarasota Condo Development
  • - Luxury Real Industry Eyes First Quarter 2017 Sales Results
  • - An Industry Update From The Fall ULI Conference
  • - Could Millennial Homeownership Be on The Rise?
  • - 5 Reasons Why Hiring A Digital Advertising Agency with Real Estate Experience Will Benefit You
  • - Which Candidate is Better For The Housing Market?
  • - Most Effective Forms of Marketing Strategies for Country Clubs
  • - Boomers Rank Their Must-Have Housing Features
  • - It’s Google and Facebook’s Game to Win
  • - 4 Predictions in Digital Marketing to Watch
  • - Cotton B Fit – What Trend is Cotton & Company Conquering Next?
  • - The 2016 Election’s Impact on New Home Sales
  • - Is Now the Time to Focus on Your Blog Content?
  • - Tips for Compelling Photo Story Telling
  • - Boomers Prefer Suburbs and Cul de Sacs
  • - Simple but Successful- The Humble Floor Plan
  • - How is the Vietnam War still impacting the lifestyle of today’s retirees?


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