Equity Lifestyle Properties has increased its holdings in Ellenton with the acquisition of more than 850 mobile home sites on an estimated 144 acres for $35.8 million. The property will be used to expand its Colony Cove community. The firm first acquired the property in 2011 for $53.4 million.*
Sarasota Big Top Properties LLC purchased a 5,681-square-foot retail building at 1001 Central Ave. in Sarasota from Marvin Kaplan’s company, 214 Main Street Corp., for $500,000. Kaplan paid $850,000 for the space in 2005.*
*As reported in the Sarasota Herald Tribune.