Home & Real Estate

Growth Spurt

A New Mixed-Use Project Is Headed to the Rosemary District

Scheduled for completion in 2024, Villa Ballada will have 22 residences above a ground floor of commercial spaces.

06/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

lavish build

Peek Inside the Most Expensive Home in Sarasota County Right Now

With a price tag of $25 million, this waterfront home just north of downtown is the most costly listing yet.

06/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Temp check

Home Inventory Is Up Again, and So Are Home Prices

Median single-family home prices in Sarasota increased by 21.6 percent year over year to $495,000. In Manatee they increased year-over-year by 37.5 percent to $550,000. 

06/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Top dog

Sarasota Firm Named Florida Builder of the Year

Nautilus Homes was named Florida Builder of the Year by the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects

06/21/2022 By Kim Doleatto

If You Build It...

Taylor Morrison Will Pay You to Be Part of Its Construction Superintendent Training Program

To deal with the labor shortage, the builder has launched a new training program. Its pilot took place in Sarasota.

06/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

The Latest

Mira Mar Plaza Avoids the Wrecking Ball, for Now

The City of Sarasota's Historic Preservation Board voted unanimously to deny a permit to demolish the 100-year-old Palm Avenue buildings.

06/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

home gawk

Peek Inside the Home That Netted San Remo Estates' Highest-Ever Sale

A local tech CEO and chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast purchased the waterfront boating property after outgrowing his Golden Gate Point condo.

06/14/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Breaking

Sarasota Developer Plans to Buy and Demolish Mira Mar Plaza

Seaward Development's plans will be discussed at a Historic Preservation Board meeting on Tuesday, June 14.

06/11/2022 By Kim Doleatto

For Sale

This Designer's Golden Gate Point Condo is on The Market for $13.77 Million

Interior designer Ellen Hanson of Pansy Bayou is selling her two-story condo. Here's a peek inside.

06/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Summer trend

Turn Your Backyard Into an Oasis With a Water Feature or Pond

Want to introduce a water feature or pond in your backyard this summer? Hear from two local experts on how to get started.

06/07/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Sold

Former Lottery Winners' Harbor Acres Home Sells for More Than $9 Million

Merle and Patricia Butler won $157 million in 2012 in their share of the largest Powerball in history.

06/03/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Sweet Relief

The Scorching Rental Market May Be Cooling

Sarasota County rent rates have dipped for the past three months—not by much, but it's a start.

06/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Eco Chic

This Eco-Friendly Siesta Key Home Doesn't Skimp on Style

Sarit Marcus, interior designer and founder of Minted Space, an eco-friendly online store, shares tips for how to create a sustainable space.

05/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Cirque Chic

Circus Collector Howard Tibbals' Former Condo Is on the Market

Tibbals passed away last year. Now his former waterfront condo Longboat Key is on the market for just under $8 million.

05/26/2022 By Kim Doleatto

You're Invited

DutchCrafters Has a New Sarasota Showroom

This weekend, shoppers can check out the new look of its Sarasota showroom and enjoy light bites, drinks and discounts.

05/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Market turn

Finally, More Single-Family Homes Are Available in Sarasota-Manatee

It's the first year-over-year increase for the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton metro area since May of 2019, according to the Realtor Association of Sarasota-Manatee.

05/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto

For sale

Inside a St. Armands Home That's on the Market for Almost $12 Million

Built in 2005 by John Cannon Homes, this waterfront home is loaded with classic details.

05/18/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Penthouse Grab

Michael's On East Founder Michael Klauber Is Selling His Downtown Penthouse

Michael Klauber is putting his condo on the market for $3.2 million.

05/12/2022 By Kim Doleatto

for sale

Former Cadbury CEO Says Sweet Good-bye to Casey Key Home

The Casey Key home is listed for $20 million.

05/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Old School Appeal

Check Out the Winners of the 2022 Heritage Awards

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation recognized four outstanding preservation projects in Sarasota County last weekend.

05/05/2022 By Kim Doleatto