Bob Melvin has been the real estate sales leader in Boca Grande, Placida, and on the Cape Haze Peninsula for well over a decade. He is the area’s #1 Broker (Englewood Area MLS) selling luxury beach, bay, golf, canal, lake, and preserve residential, multi-family, and land.More Less
Bob came to Boca Grande in 1984 from Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida to begin his sales career with the Boca Grande Club. He quickly became the top producing sales associate and sold a majority of condominiums and Village Homes within the resort, along with numerous Boca Grande homes and lots in the area.
He solidified his reputation and stature as a top island real estate professional after joining Gulf to Bay Properties in 1992, helping to take the fledgling company to the top producing agency on Island.
In 1999, Bob founded Gasparilla Properties with his partners and immediately Gasparilla Properties became the top producing sales agency on the island in their first year open for business. In fact, Bob has received the #1 Multiple Listing Service sales award every year since 1999, and in calendar year 2004, the Englewood Area Board of Realtors presented Bob with the 1st place sales award for total dollar volume sold, ($65,000,000).
Gasparilla Properties has recently moved into their new office building in the heart of downtown Boca Grande. The office location is on the most visual commercial corner available, and they continue to lead in area real estate sales.
As a full service brokerage, Gasparilla Properties offers quality vacation rental acommodations, commercial real estate sales, bulk land sales, consulting, and all other real estate related services.
Bob Melvin and Gasparilla Propertiesare the "go to" people for real estate sales in the Boca Grande area. With premier properties, including the Coral Creek Club private golf and jetport, Coral Creek Landings, and The Anglers Club among others, the future has never looked brighter.
As a community leader, Bob is or has been an elected board Supervisor for the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority, board member of the Boca Grande Child Care Center, Chairman of the Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association Bike Path Committee, member of the Boca Grande Fire Department, The Gasparilla Inn, The Boca Grande Club, The Boca Bay Pass Club, The Boca Grande Pass Yacht Club, The Lemon Bay Conservancy as well as the Placida Rotary Club.
Bob is also an original founding member of the Coral Creek Club, a Tom Fazio designed golf course. To date, Bob has been involved in several hundred million dollars worth of area real estate sales and he continues to lead the way among area Realtors, providing his clients with the best possible service along with the most knowledgeable advice.