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4 Ways Halloween at MPCs is Perfect for Boys and Ghouls

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Oct 25, 2016 2:32:00 PM


If there’s one holiday that master-planned communities (MPCs) do better than others, it’s Halloween. As a small community of its own, an MPC is the prime setup for filling up trick-or-treat bags and enjoying festivities with neighbors. 

Here are 4 major ways MPCs do Halloween in style:

 

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Topics: Resident Events, Nocatee Adults, Family Fun, Holidays at Nocatee, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Nocatee Perks, Nocatee Halloween Party, Growing Families, Sense of Community, Established Families, Electric Vehicle Paths

Master-Planned Communities Make Going Green Easy

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Apr 22, 2016 9:21:43 AM


 The first Earth Day was commemorated on April 22, 1970, as an estimated 20 million people nationwide attended festivities to promote conservation, environmental protection, and sustainable living.


Fast-forward to 2016 and “sustainable living” is no longer simply a buzz phrase, but instead a tangible goal that many families strive to achieve. Building a new home designed with innovative, energy-efficient technology is just one way that residents of master-planned communities (MPCs) such as Nocatee are using to “go green”. New home communities also incorporate environmentally-friendly development principles, such as: 

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Topics: Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Water Recreation, Earth Day, Outdoor Recreation, Electric Vehicle Paths

A to B, Gas Free: 5 Benefits of Low-Speed Electric Vehicles

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 30, 2015 11:03:00 AM


Residential areas are catching up on what golf clubs figured out long ago: low-speed electric vehicles (EVs) are handy off the course, too. With a variety of EVs on the market ranging from simple golf carts to decked out EVs, homeowners are finding them useful for local errands, yard maintenance and recreation. In addition, neighborhoods and many master-planned communities (MPCs) are accommodating—and even encouraging—their residents to adopt a more eco-friendly way of getting from A to B.

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Topics: Nocatee Town Center, Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Empty Nesters, Eco-friendly, Electric Vehicle Paths

Get Fit on 5 Scenic Running Trails in Northeast Florida

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 24, 2015 3:08:00 PM


We still have a few months until New Year’s resolutions, but trying new ways to exercise should be on everyone’s list, year-round. When the treadmill gets old, you may want to venture outdoors this fall. Running outside has its perks, like providing varying terrain grades, which require different body movements. Luckily for North Floridians, temperatures in the fall rarely go below the 50s, which helps keep the muscles (and heart) warm to function at top capacity.

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Topics: Nocatee Nature, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Nocatee Greenway Trails, running Nocatee, Nocatee Fitness Trails, Health and Fitness

New Nocatee Greenway Trails Coming Soon

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Sep 2, 2015 9:30:00 AM


The PARC Group, Nocatee’s master developer, is expanding the community’s popular Greenway Trails network. A key part of Nocatee’s 5,000 acres of interconnected parks, wetland preserves and wildlife corridors, the Greenway Trails offer residents miles of biking, jogging, fitness and nature trails.

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Topics: Nocatee News, Nocatee Nature, The PARC Group, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Health and Fitness, Walkable Communities, Electric Vehicle Paths

6 Things Only Master-Planned Community Residents Understand

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 19, 2015 4:33:00 PM


Yes, life in a master-planned community (MPC) is different than your average suburb or neighborhood. Maybe that’s why MPCs are so popular, with the top 50 master-planned communities in the country taking 5 percent of 2014’s total new-home sales

 

For those who want to learn more about living in an MPC, who better to ask than a resident? We did, and here are the top 6 things MPC residents say you should know about life in one:

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Topics: Nocatee Greenway Trails, Resident Testimonials, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Sense of Community, Affordable Homes, Health and Wellness

12 Things You May Not Know About the First Coast

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 6, 2015 11:49:51 AM


Whether you’ve lived here for decades or are simply contemplating a visit, the First Coast is a very interesting place to be, and always has been.

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Topics: St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, Jacksonville, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Nocatee Parks, St. Johns County, Live-Entertainment, Nocatee History, Growing Families, Water Recreation, Outdoor Recreation

5 Reasons to Move to Nocatee

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 9, 2015 2:53:00 PM


Nocatee is now home to over 3,500 families— from growing families and young professionals to empty-nesters and retirees. It is a coastal community of neighborhoods with varied home-styles and something for every walk of life.

Current residents have a long list of reasons why they love Nocatee, including lesser-known resident perks and benefits only imaginable in a master-planned community. Here are this summer’s top 5 reasons to move to Nocatee:

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Topics: Resident Events, Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Amenities, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Resident Testimonials, Family Events in Ponte Vedra, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Relocation, Real Estate Trends, Health and Fitness

6 Things You May Not Know About Crosswater Hall, Nocatee’s Wedding Venue

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

Jun 24, 2015 10:55:00 AM


Now that wedding season is upon us, we’d like to share some things you may not know about the premier venue right here in our community, Crosswater Hall.

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Topics: Ponte Vedra, Nocatee Welcome Center, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Crosswater Hall, weddings, WeddingWire, First-time Home Buyers

Feel Like a Kid Again: 6 Ways Master-planned Communities Can Help

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 17, 2015 4:53:00 PM


Master-planned communities (MPCs) are designed to provide year-round enjoyment for all ages of residents—from growing families and retirees to empty nesters and young professionals. No matter where you are on the lifestyle spectrum, summer is officially here. And that means it’s time to summon your inner child and enjoy what your community has to offer.

 

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Topics: Splash Water Park, Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Amenities, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Nocatee Preserve, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Empty Nesters, Retirees, Health and Fitness, Walkable Communities