Real estate

Homebuilder Confidence Steady

America's Housing Market Index reading is 68 this month, the same as in June. It had risen as high as 74 last December before declining.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Apartment Complex Sold for $38 Million

A Wisconsin firm recently purchased The Point at Bella Grove, a Manatee County apartment complex, from an Atlanta company.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Tumbles

The number of new residential construction projects dropped by 12.3 percent between May and June.

07/18/2018 By Staff

New hires

Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office Adds New Agent

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Kati Connell.

07/17/2018 By Staff

New hires

Two Agents Join St. Armands Circle Real Estate Office

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Marykay Greenfield and Michael Greenfield.

07/16/2018 By Staff

Design

Design Firm Ranked Among Top National Remodeling Companies

Gilbert Design Build recently placed at No. 162 in Remodeling magazine's list of 550 of the nation's biggest full-service remodelers.

07/13/2018 By Staff

Top Sale

100-Acre Equestrian Farm Sells for $8.6 Million

The property includes a 19,000-square-foot estate.

07/12/2018 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Home With History on Casey Key

If walls could talk...

07/11/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real estate

Model Homes Open in New Sarasota Neighborhood

Medallion Home is holding a grand opening event for Hampton Lakes, a new single-family-home neighborhood, this Saturday, July 14.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Lakewood Ranch Update

Toll Brothers Begins Construction in Lakewood Ranch

More growth for the No. 2 top-selling master-planned community in the U.S.

07/11/2018 By Ilene Denton

New hires

Construction Firm Names New Business Development Manager, Project Engineer

Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Chelsea Gruber and Priscilla Harsham.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Neighborhood Under Construction in Parrish

Neal Communities recently broke ground on Canoe Creek, a 304-acre property with more than 600 planned home sites.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch the No. 2 Selling Master-Planned Community in the U.S.

The Florida community The Villages ranks No. 1; West Villages in south Sarasota County ranks No. 5.

07/09/2018 By Staff

New hires

Former Physical Therapy Executive Joins Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Joan Williams.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Design

Architecture Firm Names New Principal

Sarasota's Sweet Sparkman Architects recently promoted architect John Bryant.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota Home Sales Down, Condo Sales Up in May

Home sales in Sarasota County declined by 0.2 percent between May 2017 and this May, according to new statistics.

06/29/2018 By Staff

Interior Design

What’s It Like to Design for HGTV’s Property Brothers?

Just ask Sarasota and Greenwich, Connecticut designer Brittany Zachos.

06/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

Study Finds Home Prices Are Least Affordable Since 2008

Home affordability is below historic averages in both Sarasota and Manatee counties.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builder Breaks Ground on New Condominium

Stantec Architecture Inc. on Tuesday broke ground on Blvd, a new condominium located in the Rosemary District.

06/27/2018 By Staff