Real estate

Homebuilder Confidence Steady

America's Housing Market Index reading is 68 this month, the same as in June. It had risen as high as 74 last December before declining.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Apartment Complex Sold for $38 Million

A Wisconsin firm recently purchased The Point at Bella Grove, a Manatee County apartment complex, from an Atlanta company.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Tumbles

The number of new residential construction projects dropped by 12.3 percent between May and June.

07/18/2018 By Staff

New hires

Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office Adds New Agent

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Kati Connell.

07/17/2018 By Staff

New hires

Two Agents Join St. Armands Circle Real Estate Office

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Marykay Greenfield and Michael Greenfield.

07/16/2018 By Staff

Top Sale

100-Acre Equestrian Farm Sells for $8.6 Million

The property includes a 19,000-square-foot estate.

07/12/2018 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Home With History on Casey Key

If walls could talk...

07/11/2018 By Robert Plunket

Real estate

Model Homes Open in New Sarasota Neighborhood

Medallion Home is holding a grand opening event for Hampton Lakes, a new single-family-home neighborhood, this Saturday, July 14.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Lakewood Ranch Update

Toll Brothers Begins Construction in Lakewood Ranch

More growth for the No. 2 top-selling master-planned community in the U.S.

07/11/2018 By Ilene Denton

New hires

Construction Firm Names New Business Development Manager, Project Engineer

Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Chelsea Gruber and Priscilla Harsham.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Neighborhood Under Construction in Parrish

Neal Communities recently broke ground on Canoe Creek, a 304-acre property with more than 600 planned home sites.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch the No. 2 Selling Master-Planned Community in the U.S.

The Florida community The Villages ranks No. 1; West Villages in south Sarasota County ranks No. 5.

07/09/2018 By Staff

New hires

Former Physical Therapy Executive Joins Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Joan Williams.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota Home Sales Down, Condo Sales Up in May

Home sales in Sarasota County declined by 0.2 percent between May 2017 and this May, according to new statistics.

06/29/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Study Finds Home Prices Are Least Affordable Since 2008

Home affordability is below historic averages in both Sarasota and Manatee counties.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builder Breaks Ground on New Condominium

Stantec Architecture Inc. on Tuesday broke ground on Blvd, a new condominium located in the Rosemary District.

06/27/2018 By Staff

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Blackburn Point Bridge

It's one of the few remaining swing bridges in Florida.

06/27/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Female Factor

Gina Ford and Susannah Ross are the Design Leaders of Sarasota’s Biggest Cultural Improvement Project in 50 Years

Called The Bay, the project will transform 53 acres of underutilized city waterfront that, up until now, has mostly been a vast parking lot for the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

06/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

West Villages Home Sales Up Over Last Year

Sales in West Villages totaled 94 in the month of May, bringing the total number of sales there to 566 since the beginning of the year.

06/26/2018 By Staff