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5 Real Estate Stories Worth Noting in 2019

From a new downtown Sarasota condo project to more growth in Lakewood Ranch, here’s a look at recent real estate news we covered.

By Staff December 19, 2019

Lakewood Ranch Ranks No. 1 in the Nation for Housing Starts

Lakewood Ranch’s 1,467 new home starts in Q3 exceeded those of other communities in Florida, including The Villages, as well as those in Las Vegas, Arizona and California.  

Developer Purchases 1.75 Acres of Land from the Sarasota Kennel Club

JBCC Development purchased part of the Kennel Club's parking lot; to date no plans for the property have been announced.


DeMarcay Condo Project Sets Groundbreaking Date

Another upscale condo project for South Palm Avenue, this one preserving the historic facade of the former cigar factory that stood on the property.


Taylor Morrison Announces Plans for 1,750-Home Community in Lakewood Ranch

Azario Lakewood Ranch will be located off State Road 64 on Lorraine Road in east Manatee County.


Talon Preserve Coming to Palmer Ranch, New Model Homes in Lakewood Ranch and The Founders Club, and more

Not all the region's growth is happening in Lakewood Ranch; here are a few other projects.


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