Benchmark News

Home Builder Digest Names Benchmark as a Top Custom Homebuilder in Sanibel, Florida

August 5, 2021

Sanibel is known for its sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. This stunning coastal setting calls for a custom built home that lets you appreciate the natural beauty of the area. Working with the best custom home builders in Sanibel, Florida, will help you stay on schedule. Whether you’d like to build a new […]

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Newly designed website showcases commercial and residential projects by Benchmark General Contractors

June 1, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 30, 2018) — Mark Anderson, founder and president of Benchmark General Contractors, Inc., has announced the launch of the firm’s newly designed website: Benchmark-gc-com. The site has been updated to reflect Benchmark’s scope of work in the residential and commercial building industries. Since 1984. Benchmark is known for award-winning, environmentally sustainable […]

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Mark Anderson named Sanibel Captiva Chamber Business Person of the Year

April 23, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 23, 2018) — Mark Anderson, founder and president of Benchmark General Contractors, Inc. (, was named the Sanibel Captiva Chamber of Commerce’s Business Person of the Year at the annual dinner which took place on April 10, 2018. An active Chamber member and former board chair, Mr. Anderson is involved in […]

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Benchmark team completes Islands Inn renovation on Sanibel Island

April 12, 2018

The Benchmark team is delighted to announce that the multi-faceted renovation of the Island Inn, Sanibel Island’s oldest inn, was completed in January 2018. Established in 1895, the Inn serves guests and residents on its 10 beachfront acres and pristine beach abundant in shells and silky sand, facing due south on the Gulf of Mexico. […]

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Benchmark leader, Mark Anderson, featured in Sanibel-Captiva Islander article

June 11, 2014

Mark Anderson, President of Benchmark, was featured in the Sanibel-Captiva Islander in June 2014 for his advocacy to reduce pollutants in the Gulf of Mexico and reduce the carbon footprint.

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“Suburban farming” featured in Florida Weekly

October 5, 2011

Mark Anderson of Benchmark General Contractors, is quoted on this cover-story for Florida Weekly. Suburban farming Living off your land, often at your own risk Backyard farming is certainly not “unique, historically,” admits Southwest Florida builder Mark Anderson, CEO of Benchmark General Contractors, and a backyard gardener. But he sees this common-sense feature of American […]

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Benchmark Sanibel Church Redevelopment mentioned in Gulfshore Business Daily

August 25, 2011

Benchmark General Contractors, Inc. and Sanibel Community Church held a groundbreaking ceremony on August 23, 2011 celebrating the beginning of redevelopment for the church expansion.

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Sea Glass on Sanibel featured in News Press article

August 13, 2011

Community property: Shared sustainability key feature of Sea Glass on Sanibel Island As an environmental studies student, Kellie Anderson admired the homes her father built, but pushed him to envision a more eco-friendly future. “She was telling me from the start, ‘Dad, you’re doing the same old stuff. This is not what’s going to be […]

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Florida Weekly – Buyers Prefer Green

August 12, 2011

A Florida Weekly article mentions Benchmark’s survey results regarding eco-friendly and sustainable communities. Research conducted by Benchmark General Contractors in Fort Myers revealed that three out of four of those surveyed would live in an eco-friendly, sustainable community and would decrease their carbon footprint to protect the environment. Mark Anderson, owner of Benchmark, implemented the […]

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Wink News: Sanibel’s first sustainable community in planning

August 10, 2011

Benchmark was featured in a Wink News story on August 8, 2011 about their eco-friendly community that is planned for Sanibel Island.

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