Clairebear Properties LLC, registered to Jason and Claire Speir, has purchased the property of the former Bradenton Prep Academy, 7900 40th Ave. W., from GTE Federal Credit Union for $3.6 million. The 42,887-square-foot property, which was placed under foreclosure more than three years ago, is the new home of Inspiration Academy, a Christian preparatory high school accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council of Accreditation and School Improvement. The sale closed prior to the launch of the school in September.
Rainbow Lakes Land Trust has purchased the 27,903-square-foot Rainbow Lakes Apartments, located on 57th Avenue West in Bradenton, from Haney Developers Inc. for $2 million. Leasing for the 29-unit community is managed by Walter Realty.
JR Cabinetry, Inc. has leased a 3,500-square-foot showroom/warehouse at 510 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota. Eric Massey with Michael Saunders & Company handled the transaction.
Sensenig Law Firm, P.A. has leased 1,112 square feet of professional office space located at 2055 Wood St., #103, Sarasota. Linda Emery and Bruce Dilges with the Sarasota office of Sperry Van Ness Commercial Advisory Group handled the transaction. Emery and Dilges are the exclusive leasing representatives for the 53,000-square-foot Wood Street Office Complex.