Good News Friday: Big Deals - January 10, 2014

By Beau Denton January 9, 2014

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A 9,345-square-foot, four-bedroom house located at 1456 Point Crisp, Siesta Key, has sold together with an adjacent lot for $5,675,000. The transaction was the fourth highest sale of 2013 in Sarasota County. Michael Holderness Jr. of Sarabay Real Estate represented the buyer, and Joel Schemmel and Peg Davant of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty managed the listing.

Schemmel and his team closed more than $11 million in sales in November and December, including three Siesta Key properties. The group earned Premier Sotheby’s top-producing team award for five consecutive years (2008-2012).



Canada-based Mattamy Homes has purchased approximately 230 acres in Lakewood Ranch from Schroeder-Manatee Ranch Inc. for $17.2 million. Mattamy plans to build 675 homes, a combination of single-family and townhouse, in the new community. The company expects to break ground on roads and servicing this summer and open the community for sale in spring 2015, according to a company press release.

Mattamy Homes has built more than 60,000 homes throughout North America and oversees every aspect of community planning, including the land purchase, street planning, home design, parks and amenities. The company recently opened a new Tampa division, and this is its first development in the Sarasota area.



329 S. Osprey Ave., a six-unit multi-family property in Laurel Park, has sold. Eric Massey with Michael Saunders & Company represented the seller, and Gary Johnson with Tivoli Homes represented the buyer.



Leonard Slazinski, M.D., has leased 4,428 square feet of office space located at 2001 Siesta Drive, #201, Sarasota. Eric Massey with Michael Saunders & Company represented the tenant, and Linda Emery with the downtown Sarasota office of Sperry Van Ness Commercial Advisory Group represented the landlord.



Family & Internal Medicine Associates, P.A. has leased 3,888 square feet of medical office space located at 7915 U.S. 301, Ellenton. Debra Cooper with the downtown Bradenton office of Sperry Van Ness Commercial Advisory Group handled the transaction.



Ocean Blue Pool Supply has leased 1,400 square feet at Twelve Oaks Shopping Plaza, 12 Shopping Ave., Sarasota. Eric Massey with Michael Saunders & Company handled the transaction.


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