Real Estate

Palm Plans

Another Luxury Condominium Tower May Be Headed to Downtown Sarasota

A local developer has submitted plans to build an 18-story luxury condo tower on North Palm Avenue. A string of existing single-story businesses would be razed.

02/01/2023 By Kim Doleatto

one of a kind

The Most Unique Home in Sarasota Is For Sale

It might be the most unique home in Sarasota.

01/23/2023 By Kim Doleatto

urban up

A New Mixed Use Tower Is Going to Change the Face of Main Street

SOTA Hotel & Residences will be 16 stories high and have luxury residences, hotel suites and a ground-level restaurant open to the public.

01/19/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Can't Stop, Won't Stop

Lakewood Ranch Remains One of the Nation's Top-Selling Communities

For the fifth consecutive year, the master-planned community earned top recognition from two real estate firms.

01/10/2023 By Kim Doleatto

No workin'

Central Cocoanut Residents Are Fighting to Keep a Car Wash Out of Their Backyards

Tommy's Express Car Wash is proposing a new location in the historic Central Cocoanut neighborhood, just north of downtown Sarasota. But residents are pushing back.

01/06/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

New Realtor Association President Shares His Insights on the Local Market

Brian Tresidder, the incoming president of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee, answers the big question: Will the real estate market crash or hold steady in the new year?

01/05/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Rental Report

What Does the 2023 Rental Market Hold for Sarasota-Manatee?

Last year saw the local rental market cool down compared to 2021, with slower increases but prices that remain high.

01/04/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Top Sales

These Were the Top 10 Local Real Estate Sales of 2022

This year, a roaring local real estate market brought never-before-seen price points that inched the Sarasota and Manatee region toward a new level of luxury.

12/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

Local Real Estate Experts Weigh in on 2022 and Look Forward to 2023

Rising interest and insurance rates, a hurricane and more: three local realtors share what stood out about 2022.

12/16/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Spec-Tacular

This House Will Be the Most Expensive Residential Listing in Sarasota County—Ever

The spec home will sit on a 1.3-acre waterfront property on north Siesta Key. Once built, it will be listed for $32.5 million.

12/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Paddles Up

The Lido Key 'Pirate House' Is Headed to Auction

This multimillion dollar home is going to auction for one day only. The highest bidder, regardless of price, takes all.

11/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Lido Shores

Sneak Peek: Check Out This New Luxury Home in Lido Shores

The waterfront home has its own private beach, a guest house and Sarasota School of Architecture design elements.

11/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Swellin' Wellen

Wellen Park Is Adding a New Neighborhood and Kicking Off Condo Sales

A new neighborhood of single-family homes, called Antigua, as well as Veranda condominiums within the Wellen Park Golf & Country Club, have hit the market.

11/04/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Rental Market

Local Rents Are Rising Again

Of 587 cities in a national report, Sarasota saw the second-highest growth in rent in October, while national numbers are cooling off.

11/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Top Sale

Longboat Key's 'Water Slide House' Just Sold for $11.5 Million

The price tag includes a mega pool slide right on the beach, plus customized interiors and a seven-car garage.

10/26/2022 By Kim Doleatto

By the Numbers

The Latest Real Estate Numbers Show a Move Toward a Healthier Market

Real estate inventory has increased significantly, but is still below a healthy supply, meaning we're still a seller's market.

10/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

More Ranch

A New 500-Unit Rental Community Is Headed to Lakewood Ranch

The new Manatee County project, Renata, features 502 units and is expected to deliver in late 2024.

10/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Eastern expansion

A New Assisted Living Facility Breaks Ground in East Sarasota

It's part of Sarasota Suncoast Community Church’s growing empire.

10/20/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Through the Roof

Florida’s Property Insurance Crisis Will Likely Get Worse After Hurricane Ian

Add the homeowner’s insurance crisis to Sarasota’s affordable housing crisis, and you’ve got a situation that makes home ownership a pipe dream for many.

10/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

How Will Hurricane Ian Affect the Local Real Estate Market?

Four real estate experts talk natural disasters, risk factors and probable increased demand for new construction.

10/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto