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The Doogie Howser of Industry Builds Massive Florida Manse

When Blake Whitesell, founder and CEO of the Whitesell Corporation died tragically of cancer, his 21-year-old son Neil took over the reigns of the private manufacturing company. Over the next 25 years, the young upstart has grown the business from humble beginnings to a profitable conglomerate, at least profitable enough to build the largest home in Collier County, Fla. The Naples megamanse, currently close to completion, measures 32,000 square feet on 1.56 acres and will include six bedrooms and ten total bathrooms.
· The BIG house: 32,000-square-foot home about to become Naples area's biggest [Naples News via Homes of the Rich]