Founded by David Sturdyvin and Steve Fiterman in 1999, Distinctive Communities, Inc. continues to establish a new standard for the design, development and construction of luxury communities and custom residences in Southwest Florida.

Known for its imaginative site planning and exquisite home designs, Distinctive creates communities and custom residences that reflect the sophisticated tastes of their residents. Stunning architectural details, superior quality materials sourced from the world’s most reliable suppliers and flawless execution are Distinctive’s hallmarks. Throughout the process, Distinctive remains intent on not only building luxury, but also on building trust.

Artisan Associates, Inc.  is a Naples-based, privately owned and operated construction company founded by David Sturdyvin and Ken Wells in 1996.  Artisan Associates is the exclusive contractor for Distinctive Communities.  Whether executing Distinctive Communities' plans for a new luxury neighborhood or building a custom luxury home for a private homeowner, Artisan Associates' commitment to quality and superior craftsmanship is unsurpassed.

Distinctive Communities and Artisan Associates have transformed the developer/builder/homeowner dynamic into a process that is focused on relationship building and long-term client satisfaction. It is a process that must be experienced to be understood and appreciated

David Sturdyvin - Founder & Principal