Construction

Number of Housing Starts Drops

The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. dropped by 5.3 percent between August and September, according to new Census Bureau data.

10:22am By Staff

Real estate

Real Estate Team Adds Specialist in New Home Sales

Dawn Merrill recently joined The Shanahan Group in Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s downtown Sarasota office.

10/17/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Babcock Ranch Records 215 Home Sales So Far This Year

The new solar-powered planned community is located south of Sarasota, near Fort Myers.

10/17/2018 By Staff

Open House

Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes is Oct. 19-Nov. 18

Seventy-plus models and move-in-ready homes will be open for viewing.

10/16/2018 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders' Bradenton Office

Tracey McHale has lived in Bradenton since 1988.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Properties Part of $212 Million Manufactured Housing Transaction

Attorney Richard Webb IV recently represented the seller in the sale of a $212 million portfolio that included two retirement communities in Sarasota.

10/12/2018 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Key West-Style Cottage in Laurel Park

This week's home is a beautifully remodeled bungalow that maintains its colorful character.

10/05/2018 By Robert Plunket

Construction

Builders Break Ground on New Lakewood Ranch Town Center

Waterside Place will include retail and commercial properties, apartments, restaurants and more.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Deals

New Hotel Planned for 12.5-Acre Palmetto Parcel

California's BACC Hotel, LLC recently purchased land adjacent to the Bradenton Area Convention Center for the hotel for $5.3 million.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Englewood Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Meg Griffin.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Come Together

Arlington Park's Porchfest Turns Strangers into Neighbors

The third annual music festival takes place Sunday, Oct. 7.

10/02/2018 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Builder Selects New Assistant Project Manager

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Shawna Brown.

10/02/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Coldwell Banker Names New Manatee County Branch Manager

Dawn McClure will lead almost 30 independent sales associates.

10/02/2018 By Staff

Top Sale

Casey Key Home Sells for $4 Million

The nearly new home has direct Gulf frontage.

10/02/2018 By Ilene Denton

New hires

Real Estate Firm Names New Commercial Division Leader

SaraBay Real Estate, Inc. recently hired Michael Gallatin, who has worked for Michael Saunders & Company and SVN Commercial Advisory Group.

10/01/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Real Estate Firm Adds Six New Associates

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Jackie Griese, Catherine Ouellette, Mike Ouellette, Tony Huffman, Katelyn Letourneau and Karen Soscia.

09/28/2018 By Staff

Dream Homes

Three Gorgeous Homes We Love

Three new projects display a dazzling range of innovation and style. Plus: the latest high tech home products and thoughts on a looming real estate bubble.

09/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gives North Port Some Love

The city has finally come into its own.

09/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Construction

Builder Picked for South County Courthouse Project

Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to improve the Robert L. Anderson Administration Center and build a new 29,000-square-foot courthouse.

09/25/2018 By Staff