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

Real Estate

Developer Purchases 1.75 Acres of Land From the Sarasota Kennel Club

JBCC Development bought a portion of the Kennel Club’s parking lot for $1.5 million.

11/14/2019 Photography by Staff

Top Sale

An Oyster Bay Landings Home Sells for $4 Million

The modernist home was designed by award-winning architect Guy Peterson.

11/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Tarpon Towers Purchases Space for Corporate HQ in Lakewood Ranch

Fruitville Professional Offices, LLC, also purchased space within the Fruitville Professional Villas complex.

11/12/2019 By Staff