Lennar to Open 15 New Communities in Central Florida This Year, New Home Sales up 40 Percent in 2013

TAMPA, Fla. --- Lennar’s Central Florida Division plans to open 15 new communities in 2014 in the Tampa Bay and Orlando markets.

Mark Metheny, president of Lennar’s Central Florida Division, said Lennar is currently building in 38 communities in Hillsborough, Polk, Pasco, Orange, Lake, Brevard and Hernando counties.

Metheny said sales of new homes in 2013 were up 40 percent in the Central Florida region.