Living Small

Peek Inside the First Shipping Container Home in Sarasota County

Bill and Kathryn Birkholz have not just a new house but a whole new lifestyle.

01/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

Best of the Year

Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2019

MTV's "Siesta Key" red tide, the new Sarasota Art Museum and more topped the list this year.

12/30/2019 By Megan McDonald

Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Realtors Launch Partnership

Kimberlie MacDonald and Melissa Watrobsky are affiliated with the company's Lakewood Ranch office.

12/27/2019 By Staff


New 60-Unit Condo Project Under Permit Review

Named the Drapac Condominiums, the development will consist of a wide variety of units, ranging from 900 square feet to 3,000 square feet.

12/20/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Three Commercial Real Estate Transactions

The transactions include a 1,323-square-foot office space in historic Towles Court.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Best of the Year

Our Top 5 Real Estate Junkie Blogs of 2019

From a modern residence in Lido Shores to a mobile home with a knockout view, here are our favorite listings of the year.

12/19/2019 By Robert Plunket

Best of the Year

5 Notable Sales of 2019

From the Ohana estate to a near record-breaking Siesta Key deal, here are our favorite Top Sales of 2019

12/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Best of the Year

5 Homes We Loved in 2019

From a midcentury modern masterpiece to a ‘60s Southgate ranch, here are 5 great homes we covered this year.

12/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

Best of the Year

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.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Women’s Council of Realtors – Manatee Installs 2020 Officers

The new officers will serve a one-year term.

12/18/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Sarasota School of Architecture Gem on Siesta Key

This Tim Seibert-designed home is what our Real Estate Junkie wants for Christmas.

12/13/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Realtor Association Installs 2020 Officers, Directors

Seven award-winners were also recognized.

12/13/2019 By Staff


Barry Grooms Receives Realtor Association's 'Distinguished Service Award'

Grooms is the co-owner of SaraBay Suncoast Realty Inc.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Kolter Group Announces Topping Out of The Ritz-Carlton Residences

Located within the Quay Sarasota, the development's highest point is 19 stories.

12/09/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

A Casey Key Estate Sells for $8.75 Million

It’s the highest-priced sale on Casey Key in 10 years.

12/03/2019 By Ilene Denton

What Your Money Can Buy

What $2.7 Million Will Buy You on Holmes Beach

A home with a kitchen Martha Stewart loved; plus, other homes in Indian Beach Sapphire Shores and Palmer Ranch.

12/02/2019 By Ilene Denton


Halfacre Construction Company Renovates First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton

The approximately $2.4 million project is slated for completion in summer 2020.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Beachfront Home on Anna Maria Island

The spectacular view justifies the almost $4 million price tag.

11/27/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Pending Real Estate Sales and Inventory, Median Prices Up in October

Sales of single-family homes were up 5.2 percent from October 2018.

11/21/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Commercial Division Changes Name

The new name is the Commercial Real Estate Alliance.

11/20/2019 By Staff