Hole Montes Completes Tribby Arts Center At Shell Point

NAPLES, Fla. (March 15, 2021) – Hole Montes has completed site planning and utilities work for the newly opened Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point Retirement Community.

The two-story, 44,000-square-foot Tribby Arts Center is a performing arts center dedicated to visual and performing arts, as well as educational programming. The building includes a grand entrance and atrium gallery, 400-seat auditorium, art gallery, practice rooms for musicians, gift shop, café, sculpture garden and studios for painting, crafts, pottery, quilting, textiles, stained glass and photography.

Hole Montes provided new utility services for the project, which included relocating the existing public water main, designing sanitary systems, creating stormwater basins, accommodating gas service and developing a plan for a private chiller. The firm also relocated fire, irrigation and force mains, as well as FPL conduits. Hole Montes was responsible for an 11.4-acre site plan that included 203 parking spaces for vehicles and golf carts, as well as the building itself.

“The Tribby Arts Center will be a cultural and educational hub for Shell Point residents, as well as the entire community,” said Bob Mulhere, president of Hole Montes. “We’re especially proud to have a role in developing a site that will be home to art shows, concerts, theatrical performances, lectures and other special events.”

Hole Montes’ lead designers for the Tribby Arts Center were Tyler Bonnough and Byron Taylor. Project partners included Gates Construction as general contractor, Stantec as landscape architect, Christopher J. Lee Architects as building architect and Fiber Solutions to oversee fiberoptics.


Founded in 1966, Hole Montes, Inc. is a full-service firm with offices in Naples and Fort Myers. The locally owned company’s range of professional services include environmental, transportation and aviation engineering, as well as landscape architecture, site development, land planning, permitting, zoning, storm water management design, surveying and mapping. Hole Montes is strategically positioned to provide design and management expertise for Southwest Florida clients across multiple industries, including commercial and residential development, senior living, aviation, government, health care, education, retail, restaurants and entertainment. For more information, please visit HoleMontes.com or call 239-254-2000 in Naples or 239-985-1200 in Fort Myers.

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