About Bob Holston


In 1984, Bob Holston left his native Virginia for the tremendous opportunity in Central Florida. He found it in the home building industry, with his first home constructed nearly three decades ago.

He calls the Gotha and Windermere area his home. In 1988, he built his family a home near Gotha on Hollygen Place in Windermere Downs and knew West Orange County would be his home for life. He built other homes in Windermere Downs and developed the entire third phase.

Some of the neighborhoods that Bob built in, or developed, in the West Orange area include Brentwood Club, Bristol Park, Bay Hill Cove, Sand Lake Hills, Lake Cane Hills, Bay Vista, Marina Bay, Windermere Downs, Westfield Lakes, Phillip’s Parke, Good Homes Road Office Park, and Woodsmere, among other high quality and successful projects.

Throughout his life, he has given back to the community. When his sister succumbed to colon cancer at the age of 46, he became very involved in the American Cancer Society and chaired the Orlando Cattle Baron’s Ball, heightening awareness for the organization and saving lives. When his father died suddenly of a heart attack at the YMCA, he donated a defibrillator to the YMCA. Six lives have been saved by that defibrillator. He has also is also a member of the Better Business Bureau, West Orange Chamber of Commerce, Committee 101 of West Orange, Orlando Area Board of Realtors and The Homebuilders Association.

Other charitable organizations Bob has supported include American Heart Association, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, Make a Wish Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, The Windermere Spring Run, Edgewood Children’s Ranch, Orlando Rescue Mission and Dr. Phillip’s Foundation for Children and Families.

True to his promise to be a resident of the Windermere and Gotha communities for life, Bob is married, has two children and has been active in coaching baseball, football, and soccer for his children’s teams.

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