Home & Real Estate

Neighborhood Proud

Glen Oaks Manor Is a Hidden Jewel With Major Circus History

With an intriguing history and the Bobby Jones golf complex right next door, these villas have become a magnet for creatives.

05/17/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Top Sale

Behold the Most Expensive Residential Sale in Sarasota County

Listed for just under $34 million last year, this Harbor Acres waterfront home sold for $20 million—cash.

05/14/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Workforce housing

A Prime Piece of Downtown Real Estate Has Been Earmarked for Workforce Housing

A partnership between Michael Saunders and Mark Vengroff will see 48 workforce housing units rise near Payne Park. Roughly 20 will be earmarked for law enforcement workers.

05/10/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Moving Target

The Historic McAlpin Home Must Be Moved or Demolished—With a Condition

City of Sarasota commissioners finally decided on the fate of the historically designated 112-year-old home at yesterday's meeting.

05/07/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Luxury Address

Take a First Look at The St. Regis Longboat Key, Slated to Open Late This Summer

Amenities at the $800 million resort complex include a marine wildlife lagoon, snow showers (yes, really!), events spaces and multiple dining options.

05/03/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Best of Sarasota

The Best of Sarasota 2024: Readers' Poll

We polled our readers about their favorite shops, services and more. Here’s what you had to say.


Best of Sarasota

The Best of Sarasota 2024: Editors' Picks

Here are our favorite new finds from a year full of them. 

05/01/2024 By The Editors

Going Up

International Design Firm Selects Sarasota-Based Sweet Sparkman to Collaborate on the Sarasota Performing Arts Center

Renzo Piano Building Workshop will lead the design of the building. It chose Sweet Sparkman as the architect of record out of nearly 30 applicants.

04/30/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Workforce Housing

A New Workforce Housing Development Is Headed to Bradenton

The Nest at Robin’s Apartments will see 182 residential units all priced as workforce housing.

04/25/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Rosemary Rising

BaySide, a New Commercial and Residential Project, Is Headed to the Rosemary District

The project is going up just north of CitySide Apartments and will bring a restaurant, a small market and 254 long-term market-rate rental residences.

04/23/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate Report

The Local Condo Market Currently Favors Buyers

But single-family home prices are holding steady.

04/23/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Going Up

Sarasota City Commission Approves Downtown Workforce Housing Project

The board voted unanimously Monday to purchase downtown Sarasota land to develop almost 200 affordable units earmarked for local employees.

04/16/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Home Tour

Renowned Architect Todd DeGarmo Settles Into His Custom Laurel Park Home

It's the first time DeGarmo, the CEO Emeritus of STUDIOS Architecture, got to design a home for himself.

04/12/2024 By Kim Doleatto


Sarasota Historic Preservation Board Denies Permit to Demolish Historic Hotel Built During Segregation

The 1926-built Colson Hotel in the Rosemary District has been spared for now.

04/10/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Dig In

Plant Some Seeds at One of Sarasota’s Eight Community Gardens

Community gardening is a lesson in both people and plants.

04/09/2024 By Giulia Heyward

On the Corner

A New Mixed-Use Development Is Headed to North Orange Avenue and Fourth Street

Gillespie Park is slated for new retail, condos and townhomes.

04/04/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Affordable Housing

New Affordable Housing Incentives Will Allow Triple Density Along Some Sarasota Thoroughfares

City commissioners voted 3-2 Monday to expand developer incentives in exchange for affordable units to address the city's affordability crisis.

04/03/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Into the woods

The Allen Treehouse Is a Hidden Gem in Arlington Park, and It's on the Market for $2.2 Million

The three-bedroom, four-bathroom home has plenty of Old Florida charm.

03/29/2024 By Kim Doleatto

The Cost of Doing Business

How a Major Real Estate Lawsuit Settlement Could Affect Your Search for a Home

The National Association of Realtors is settling a federal lawsuit over realtor commissions and transparency. Here's how industry locals are responding to the news.

03/28/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Market Report

The Latest Real Estate Numbers Are Ticking Toward a Buyer's Market

Days on the market and amount of inventory continue their upward slant, even crossing into a buyer's market for condos. Prices, however, are still holding.

03/25/2024 By Kim Doleatto