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Meet The Builders at North River Ranch

June 5th, 2023 • 3 min read

Home is so much more than the four walls around you. Home is where you connect with family and neighbors. Where you play, and often where you work too. It is the lifestyle that surrounds you. Neal Land & Neighborhoods has the experience of bringing about their vision of a place to call home for generations through neighborhoods that embrace every lifestyle. North River Ranch, in Parrish, Florida, truly has something for everyone.

Whether you are a first-time or seasoned home buyer, at North River Ranch, we have six premier new home builders ready to construct homes that enhance and embrace your lifestyle. These home builders each have the experience needed to design and create quality new homes that match your needs and help realize what a neighborhood can and should be.

When you visit and tour the community, you will quickly understand why North River Ranch has been awarded the Best Master-Planned Community in Bradenton.

Meet our award-winning, hand-selected home builders and learn more about the variety of options these premiere builders offer. There’s a mass of choices in floor plan designs, home sizes, and broad starting price ranges.


Starting in the $400s, Park Square Homes adds charm and functionality to North River Ranch’s Brightwood neighborhood with their portfolio of open, sun-infused floorplans ranging from 1,850 to 2,750 square feet. Their 40-year record of quality construction and satisfied buyers ensures your personalized, new construction home will prove a fabulous residence and an excellent investment.


Bursting onto Southwest Florida’s new construction homes scene in 2009, Homes by WestBay quickly became one of Tampa Bay’s premier builders by placing a positive homeowner experience as job one. North River Ranch’s Brightwood is enriched by the addition of their imaginative, nationally-awarded plans from 2,535 to 3,547 square feet that present grand living and outdoor spaces. Homes begin in the $500s.


Offering an impressive 11 floorplan options from the $400s in North River Ranch’s the builder has already sold more than 300 homes in Brightwood and Is now actively selling in Wildleaf. Pulte Homes’ array of new construction homes has a floorplan to satisfy every lifestyle. Ranging in size from 1,580 to 3,307 square feet, they maximize the use of space and create homes that adapt as your family grows. Pulte Homes built its 70-year reputation on quality construction and a simplified buying experience.


Designing and constructing homes that live as well as they look is the mission of David Weekley Homes, with floorplans from 1,722 to 2,858 square feet envisioned specifically for North River Ranch’s Riverfield neighborhood and beginning in the low $400s. David Weekley Homes has been honored with multiple national awards, both for the homes it builds as well as for its positive workplace environment.


Cardel Homes is celebrating its 50th year in new home construction in both the U.S. and Canadian markets. Its personalization-oriented build process brings an extra level of customization to our Riverfield neighborhood with models ranging from 2,010 to 2,746 square feet beginning in the mid $400s. Cardel Homes is renowned for flexibility during the construction process and a stringent commitment to quality.


Neal Communities realized very quick success in the sold-put 150 2-story townhomes in the gated- Riverfield neighborhood and is now selling new single-family homes and villas at Wildleaf. These floorplans range from 1,433 to 2,428 square feet and start from the $340s. As Southwest Florida’s largest and most established locally-owned private company, Neal Communities is committed to a turnkey homebuyer experience from construction through closing and beyond.

Discover all North River Ranch has to offer. Start building lasting memories with your family and neighbors. Our community is constantly expanding with new homes and exciting amenities. Interested in seeing more? If you haven’t already, take a moment to connect with us and we encourage you to visit us in person and experience the North River Ranch lifestyle for yourself.

About Neal Land & Neighborhoods

Neal Land & Neighborhoods is a Manatee and Sarasota, Florida-based community and master land planning and development organization led by John A. Neal. The company incorporates smart master-planning and public infrastructure solutions to create the next level of elite community planning in Southwest Florida. By working with carefully selected new home builders, Neal Land & Neighborhoods aims to establish thriving, sustainable, livable, and ecologically sensitive communities throughout Manatee, Sarasota, and Hillsborough counties. Neal Land & Neighborhoods currently owns or controls several thousand acres of land entitled for more than 9,000 future residential homes and the supporting mixed-use commercial and retail. For additional information, visit