Welcome


This site is privately owned. It seeks to introduce interested parties to the charms of
“The Bayshore Arts District” urban neighborhood on the shores of Naples Bay in Florida.

In addition to the pictures, discussions and the many links to web sites concerning attractions in the District, this site introduces “The Island Cottages in
a Naples Bay Village”, a unique single-family home community in The Bayshore Arts District which is under development by the owners of this web site.

The Importance of the
Bayshore Gateway Community
Redevelopment Agency CRA


The Bayshore/Gateway Redevelopment Agency (CRA) was created by the Collier County Board of County Commissioners in March 2000. The total area comprises 1,800 acres with a wide range of residential and commercial properties. Funding for the CRA comes from Tax Increment Finance (TIF). TIF is a portion of the property taxes generated above what was received by the county prior to CRA being established and does not result in any additional tax to the resident.

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Let’s Eat Out in
The Bayshore Arts District

It is so cool that the in-town waterfront location of the Bayshore Arts District has attracted a unique collection of “Go To” restaurants.

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Let’s Check Out the Gated
Community/Private Club Scene

We love the fact that woven around the village and its many private homes, shops and marinas are significant private entities. They provide available memberships to local residences…

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Nature’s Presence
in the District

Nature abounds in East Naples and the Bayshore Arts District! Beaches, Bays, Gulf of Mexico, wetlands, canoe and kayaking, boat rentals, nature preserves, it is all here…

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Allure of
Old Naples

Near the Bayshore Arts District lies a sophisticated downtown surrounded by sunset on Naples Beach and sunrise over The Gordon River and Naples Bay. World Class shopping, amazing restaurants and expensive and beautiful waterfront and in-town estates and homes.

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Amazing Changes Happening on Tamiami Trail East

If you want to see “Amazing” Growth” look here!
Naples is booming and nowhere are more amazing changes happening than on Tamiami Trail East from 5th Avenue South to the Collier County Government Center at Airport Pulling Road.
Check out some of these projects!

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New Development in The Bayshore Arts District

There is plenty of new development happening in The District, over 500 residential units and 30 new commercial units!

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