COUNTY PROJECT OTHER DETAILS LOCATION DATE PROJECT OPENED UNITS PLANNED ACRES HOUSES BUILT CONDOS BUILT SOURCE DATE  
                         
PRE-WAR                        
                         
  Palm Beach Subdivision   Delray Beach       22   The Miami Daily News 08-Oct-39  
                         
  Palm Beach F E Mackle Sr. home   Delray Beach           Palm Beach Post Times No date (1939-40?)  
                         
  Manatee 20 Homes   Bradenton between 32nd and 34th streets and first avenue and Riverview Blvd.           Bradenton Herald 07-Feb-39  
                         
    20 Homes (same as above)   Bradenton       20   The Miami Daily News 08-Oct-39  
                         
  Palm Beach Mackle Park   West Palm Beach (may be same as below)           Palm Beach Post Times 28-May-39  
                         
  Palm Beach West Palm Beach homes (same as above?)           70   The Miami Daily News 08-Oct-39  
                         
                         
  Palm Beach Models - West Palm Beach   West palm Beach, corner Hampton Rd. and Parker Ave.           Palm Beach Post Times 13-Aug-39  
                         
  Dade West Buena Vista Center - Miami   Between NW 41St and NW 46 St and between NW 11 Ct and NW 12 Ave Oct 1939+/- 70       The Miami Daily News 08-Oct-39  
                         
  Dade Mackle Company Office   2818 Coral Way           The Miami Herald 24-Mar-40  
                         
  Dade Silvercrest Subdivision   Between SW 19 St and Coral Way and between SW 24 Ave and SW 27 Ave   102       The Miami Daily News 25-Feb-40  
                         
  Dade Coral Gables lots   On avenues Seville, Catalonia, Palermo and Almeria between LeJuene Rd and Hernando Street   50 (options on 200)       Coral Gable Building and Realty News 19-Jul-40  
                         
  Dade Navy housing contract in Opa Locka announced   Opa Locka   200       Miami Daily News 28-Nov-40  
                         
  Dade F E Mackle Sr. home   Coral Way and Alhambra Circle           Coral Gable Building and Realty News 11-Dec-40  
                         
WWII                        
                         
  Monroe Key West Navy Base (Mackle-Leach Const. Co.)                    
                         
      Reference to "$18,000,000" heavy construction job             The Miami Daily News 11-Dec-55  
                         
      Airport facilities for the Third Air Force             Letter from Walter H. Frank, Major General 08-Jan-42  
                         
      Emergency landing field             Unidentified article No date  
                         
      Pictures in scrapbook referencing work done:                  
      --Ramp #2                  
      --Field office                  
      --Married      Officers Quarters                  
      --New Squad House                  
      --Nurses Quarters                  
      --General Storehouse-                  
      -- Addition to Blacksmith shop                  
      --Enlisted Men's Barracks                  
      --Radio Receiving Station                  
      --Celestial Navigation Building                  
      --Salt Water Tower and Pumphouse                  
      --Officers Recreation Center                  
      --Waves Quarters                  
                         
  Charlotte Boca Grande - Placida (Mackle - Leach Const. Co.)                    
                         
    Letter of comendation which does not disclose project (for security reasons, presumably) but probably refers to this project               Letter from R.S. Crenshaw, Captain U.S.N. 24-Apr-42  
                         
POST WAR - PRIOR TO GDC                        
                         
  Dade Shops on Miracle Mile   Coral Gables           Photo albums    
                         
  Dade BPOE Building   Coral Gables           Photo albums    
                         
  Dade Metropolitan Life Building on 3rd Avenue   Coral Gables           Photo albums    
                         
  Dade Riviera Country Club   Coral Gables           Photo albums    
                         
                         
  Dade Bird Road Estates and Central Miami     1945-1950     122   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade North Miami     1945-1950     103   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Borell Subdivision     1945-1950     110   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Morris Manors     1945-1950     73   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Tamiami Gardens     1945-1950     167   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Douglas Seventh Addition     1945-1950     75   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Whitehead and Blain     1945-1950     73   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Grapeland Heights     1945-1950     450   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Oakland Subdivision     1945-1950     170 x Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
      Oaklawn Subdivision Ludlam Road and SW 16th Street           Miami Herald 05-Jun-49  
  Dade Linden Gardens     1945-1950     483 x Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
  Dade Central Miami (duplication ?)     1945-1950     165   Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
                         
  Hialeah     697 E 36 Street             Sept 2000 Conversation with Barry McCue(?) who knew me from Curley High School said he had lived in a Mackle home built in 1949 at this address and there were many more Mackle homes in the area. Needs to be researched.  
                         
  Dade Randall Park Subdivision   "Northwest section of Miami near...United States Marine Airbase"   234       IDS Mortgage Department News December 1952  
      Project advertised at Lejeune Road and NW 87 St.             Miami Herald 10-Apr-49  
                         
  Dade Ascot Park   East of Tropical Estates Feb 1950     180   Miami News 25-Jan-59  
      Ad in Miami Herald Unidentified project "At Bird Road and SW 74th Ave"           Miami Herald Feb 1950  
                         
  Dade Miami project at NW 121St just off Gratigny Road     28-Sep-52 234       Miami Herald 28-Sep-52  
                         
  Dade 86 Homes in Hialeah   Betwee 41st and 48th streets and between Palm Avenue and East Second Avenue Mid 1950         Miami Herald Mid 1950 (undated article; only date is an article on the reverse side quoting April 1950 building statistics  
                         
  Dade Key Biscayne                    
      Article anticipating move-in of first residents     553 220     Miami Herald 26-Nov-50  
      Purchase of 2nd tract reported       180     Miami Herald 25-Feb-51  
                         
  Dade Tropical Estates   Miami area bounded by Bird Road, Miller road, SW 97th Ave and SW 107th Ave 09-Dec-51 1040       Miami Herald 09-Dec-51  
      Progress report         1040   Miami Herald 20-Jul-52  
      Progress report         1141   Miami News 25-Jan-59  
                         
  Broward Pompano Beach Highlands (Merged into GDC)   Broward county   4500            
      Progress report             The Miami Daily News 11-Dec-55  
      Ad: "Open for Inspection today"   01-Aug-54         Ads in the Ft. lauderdale Sunday News and the Miami Herald 01-Aug-54  
                         
  Dade Westwood Lakes   Miami 05-Dec-54         Miami Herald 05-Dec-54  
      Homes Planned     3500       Miami Herald 10-Apr-55  
      Water and Sewer company             Miami Herald 10-Apr-55  
      Home show with rocket at entrance             Miami Herald 14-Apr-57  
      Last phase opened         2700   Miami News 25-Jan-59  
                         
  Pinellas Lewis Island                    
      Project announced Pinellas county   2000 360     St. Petersburg Independent 03-Feb-55  
      Sale of project reported (to Irving Green, the original developer of Tierra Verde)             St. Petersburg Independent 19-Jun-57  
      Project opened in July 1955"             The Miami Daily News 11-Dec-55  
                         
  Dade Ocean Horizon Hotel   Miami Beach           The Miami Daily News 11-Dec-55  
                         
  Indian River County Belmont Park   Indian River county at 31st avenue and SR 60   155       The Miami Daily News 11-Dec-55  
      Sale of 5 homes reported             St. Petersburg 26-Feb-55  
                         
  St. Lucie Indian Hills Estates (referred to as Indian River Estates in another article)   Fort Pierce - 2106 S 4th St (US1) Aug 1955 160   160   The Miami Daily News 11-Dec-55  
      Referred to as a lot sales community named Indian River Estates             The Miami Herald 15-Jan-56  
                         
  Broward Pompano Beach Waterway Estates                    
      Opening announce; Referred to as a "lot sales" only community - with installment terms Broward county Jan 15, 1956   750     The Miami Herald 15-Jan-56  
                         
  Indian River Vero Beach Highlands (Merged into GDC)   Indian River County                
                         
  Indian River Vero Shores (Merged into GDC)   Indian River County                
                         
  Charlotte Port Charlotte (Merged into GDC)   Charlotte County                
                         
GDC                        
                         
  St Lucie Port St. Lucie                    
      Announce-ment of deal with Cowles Magazine on property known as River Park; name to be changed to Port St. Lucie             Fort Pierce News Tribune 08-Oct-58  
                         
  Brevard Port Malabar                    
                         
  Brevard Port St. John                    
                         
  Indian River Sebastian Highlands                    
                         
                         
DELTONA                        
                         
  Voluscia Deltona   Voluscia Co. 18-Nov-62   15000     Deland Sun News 18-Nov-62  
                         
  Orange Lake Maitland Terrace Apartments   Lake Maitland 17-Feb-63 222       Orlando Sentinal 17-Feb-63  
                         
  Voluscia Winston Park   Daytona Beach 04-Aug-63 1200       Bradenton Herald 04-Aug-63  
                         
  Collier Marco Island     31-Jan-65         Various 31-Jan-65  
                         
  Hernando Spring Hill   Hernando County 30-Apr-67   15000     Unidentified article 13-Apr-67  
                         
  Citrus Citrus Springs                    
                         
  Washington Sunny Hills                    
                         
  Marion Marion Oaks                    
                         
  Citrus Pine Ridge                    
                         
  St. Johns St. Augustine Shores                    
                         
  Pinellas Tierra Verde                    
                         
  Hillsborough Tampa Palms                    
                         
  Seminole Seminole Woods                    
                         
OTHER STATISTICS AND SIGNIFICANT DATES                        
                         
                         
Announcement by Frank E. Mackle Sr. that "Miami, from this time on is headquarters for our organization and our permanent home"                   The Miami Daily News 08-Oct-39  
                         
Proposal from Allen Morris of the Keyes Company offering land on Key Biscayne                   Proposal 20-Jun-50  
                         
Lake Placid Farm Purchased (Date on deed: Jan 15, 1951)                   Highlands County News 26-Jan-51  
                         
"Reported to have built 6,000 dwellings in the Miami area"                   Highlands County News 26-Jan-51  
                         
Article on Key Biscayne Villas (first phase - prior to hotel) describing resort built in the past year                   The Miami Herald 17-Jun-51  
                         
Key biscayne Hotel under Construction; Expected to be completed by "the end of the year"                   IDS Mortgage Department News December 1952  
                         
Mackle Company ranked ninth largest homebuilding company in the United States (1955)                   Miami Herald 19-Feb-56  
                         
Operating as General Development Corp.                   LIFE Magazine 07-Oct-57  
                         
                         
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First reference found referring to northern sales office                        
                         
      "Charlex Realty corps new office... exclusive sales agency for General Development corps, Mackle Bros. and their Florida properties"             Boston Globe 1/25/54 (hand dated?)  
                         
Opening of Pompano Beach Highlands                        
                         
      Pompano Beach Highlands ... Open for inspection  today Note: Opening ad made no mention of General Development             Miami Herald Advertisement 01-Aug-54  
                         
Purchase of Port Charlotte                        
                         
      In reference to purchase of Lewis Island (see below) article says "The same interest bought more than 80,000 acres north of Punta Gorda a few months ago" (first reference (so far) to Port Charlotte)             St Petersburg Times 11-Jan-55  
                         
Incorporation of General Development Corp.                        
                         
      General (General Development Corp.) was incorporated on October 4, 1954 by Florida (Florida Canada Corporation) and The Mackle Company, Inc., on a fifty-fifty stock ownership basis. General is the successor through statutory mergers to three other companies, Pompano Beach Highlands, Inc., Lewis Island Corporation, and Port Charlotte, Inc. which companies were also incorporated by Florida and The Mackle Company, Inc., at approximately the same time as General, on the same stock basis and for the same genera             Florida Canada Proxy statement 31-Mar-58  
                         
Purchase of Lewis island                        
                         
      Announcement of the purchase and plans for development of Lewis Island by "Lewis Island Corporation - formed by officers of Chemical Research Corporation and the Mackle Company" According to the 1957 annual report (of Florida Canada) Chemical Research Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of that company.             St Petersburg Times 11-Jan-55  
                         
Ownership of General Development Corp.                        
                         
      General Development Corp. is owned fifty percent by Florida Canada Corporation and fifty percent by The Mackle Company, Inc.             1957 year end financial statement of Florida Canada Corporation 31-Dec-57  
                         
                         
Merger of partnership interests to form General Development Corporation. Mackles take over management of public company                        
                         
      Announcement, subject to 4/21/58 vote, the merger of General Development Corp. into Florida Canada Corporation with the surviving corporation to be named "General Development Corporation"             Letter to shareholders of Florida Canada Corporation 31-Mar-58  
                         
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they sold out their 10 percent interest in GDC in February (1962)"                   The Miami News 07-Oct-62  
                         
In October 1962 Mackles form Mackle Bros. Inc.                   Miami Herald 18-Dec-62  
                         
On October 6, 1962, Mackle's announce "formation of new company to develop a 15000 acre east central Florida community called 'Deltona'"                   Miami Herald 07-Oct-62  
                         
Deltona (the community) opens         18-Nov-62         Deland Sun News 18-Nov-62  
                         
Merger between Mackle Bros. Inc and C.K.P. Development, Inc. approved by C.K.P. Board (Dec 17, 1962)                   Miami Herald 18-Dec-62  
                         
Elliott Mackle named to first Land Sales Board                   Unidentified clipping 21-Jul-63  
                         
Creation of Marco Development Corporation and plans to develop Marco Island announced                   Unidentified clipping 12-Mar-64  
                         
New venture at Marco Island mentioned                   Deltona Annual Report - 1963 Approx. May 1964  
                         
Marco grand opening                   Various 31-Jan-65  
                         
Deltona buys Fortune Homes                   Miami News 24-Sep-68  
                         
Deltona buys Collier interest in Marco Island with stock                   Wall Street Journal 30-Dec-68  
                         
Elliott Mackle retires as chairman of Deltona                   Orlando Sentinal 20-Jan-70  
                         
Industry accounting practices challenged                   Barrons 02-Feb-70  
                         
Deltona markets wood products to Iran                   Various July 1975  
                         
Corps denies two Marco permits                   The Miami News 16-Apr-76  
                         
FEM Jr announces two new hotels to be built on Marco island                   Naples Daily News 15-Jun-76  
                         
Deltona named to manage Cavanaugh/Rotunda properties                   Wall Street Journal 23-Feb-76  
                         
Robert Mackle retires from Deltona                   Cocoa paper and others 14-Jan-77  
                         
Announcement of sale of $30 MM stock to Topeka group a subsidiary of Minnesota Power and Light Co.                   St. Petersburg Times - Hernando 12-Sep-85  
                         
Empire of Carolina files suit to stop Minnesota Power deal, announces intention to take over Deltona and liquidate it's assets                   St. Petersburg Times - Hernando 14-Oct-85  
                         
Trial in Miami before Judge Stanley Marcus on Empire's suit to enjoin Deltona from selling stock to Minnesota Power                   The Miami News 05-Nov-85  
                         
Judge Stanly Marcus rules in Deltona's favor                   The Miami News 05-Nov-85  
                         
Deltona completes deal with Minnesota Power                   The Miami Herald 09-Nov-85  
                         
William Avella named President, C.E.O. (July 8, 1986)                   Deltona Drummer August 1986  
                         
                         
                         
FEM III                        
                         
      Joins Deltona               June 1966  
                         
      Named VP - Construction & Development               August 1972  
                         
      Named SVP - Construction & Development               Jan 1975  
                         
      Named EVP               June 1975  
                         
      Named to Board of Directors               August 1975  
                         
      Named President               1979  
                         
      Resignation as Employee               1986  
                         
      Resignation from Board                  
                       
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