Builders We Love: GL Homes


Since its early days as a small and local builder, GL Homes has grown into one of the largest homebuilders in the nation.

Today, GL Homes continues to expand its brand throughout Florida by offering distinct single-family residences and exceptional active adult communities that are built to incorporate the area’s natural beauty, while providing the amenities that homebuyers seek for an exciting lifestyle. The builder’s use of top-notch construction materials and ability to maximize the space to enhance the functionality of each floor plan are just some of the details that add value into a GL home.


GL Homes has been recognized by popular industry publications over the years and has ranked high on their prestigious lists. GL Homes  was ranked as the 11th largest private homebuilder in the U.S. by Builder Magazine’s “Builder 100” list. They also ranked as the 28th largest builder in the U.S. by Professional Builder’s “Housing Giants” list. GL Homes was also featured in’s “10 Top Active Adult Builders” article in 2015. With plenty of accolades under their belt, GL Homes aims to maintain its quality and integrity by providing homebuyers with well-crafted single-family homes that are built with the highest of standards to last a lifetime.

Warranty Service

Buyers will also love that their home comes with the GL Homes’ warranty service for peace of mind. More than 63,000 people live in a GL Homes community and the builder plans to add to that growth with new construction in luxurious 55-plus communities and master-planned communities that appeal to active adults and retirees.

Valencia Bonita in Bonita Springs, Florida

Active adults eager to start searching for their new home will have plenty of options in one of the builder’s newest 55+ communities, Valencia Bonita in Bonita Springs, FL. It will feature a 45,000 square-foot clubhouse brimming with indoor and outdoor resort-style amenities that will keep residents active, relaxed, and engaged within a welcoming and tranquil setting. Valencia Bonita will be centrally located on Florida’s Gulf Coast and will consist of villas and single-family homes starting in the high $300s. With beautiful lakes, lush landscapes, a spacious clubhouse, and lavish recreational facilities, Valencia Bonita will be another top retirement destination.

The builder also has a long list of active adult communities throughout the Sunshine State that offer new or resale options. Established 55-plus communities such as Valencia Reserve and Valencia Pointe in Boynton Beach and Valencia Shores in Lake Worth offer great resale homes at attractive prices. Buyers can also find new construction or resale options in Valencia Lakes in Wimauma, Valencia Cove in Boynton Beach, or Marbella Lakes in Naples. Whether retirees opt for new construction or resales, they are sure to find their dream home built by GL Homes throughout Florida.

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