Deals

Michigan Company Buys Mobile Home Property for $2.1 Million

J&J MHP Investment Company, LLC, recently purchased 1.9 acres of property at Bradenton's J-J Mobile Park for $2.1 million.

07/18/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Manatee Planning Commission OKs Cortez Development

The Manatee County Planning Commission last week voted in favor of a mixed-use project with 1,950 residential units, 90,000 square feet of commercial space, storage space for 200 boats and a boat ramp and marina basin.

07/18/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New Realtor Joins University Parkway Group

Realtor Ellen Sackett recently joined the University Park office of Re/Max Alliance Group.

07/15/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Company Leases Sarasota Center Blvd. Office Space

Building Alliances Florida, Inc., recently leased 956 square feet of office space at 63 Sarasota Center Blvd., Unit 106, Sarasota.

07/15/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Publix Pays $42 Million for Bradenton Parcels

Publix recently purchased 19.6 acres of Bradenton property that contains its Bayshore Gardens store and surrounding businesses for $42 million.

07/15/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Multi-Family Buildings Sell for $1.1 Million

Boston's Royal Palm Drive LLC recently purchased three multi-family low-rise buildings for $1.1 million.

07/15/2016 Research by staff

TOP SALE

Bird Key Claims June’s Highest Home Sale

The Royal Flamingo Drive mansion sells high after just one month on the market.

07/15/2016 By Ilene Denton

On the Homefront

News and Notes from the Home Building Industry

Announcing the Aurora Award winners, a talk by architect Carl Abbott and Lee Wetherington Homes’ newest Lakewood Ranch model.

07/15/2016 By Ilene Denton

Taking Home the Gold

Architect Guy Peterson Wins Major Award

He receives the Gold Medal from the AIA Florida/Caribbean Chapter for his acclaimed body of work.

07/14/2016 By Ilene Denton

Deals

BMO Harris Plaza Sells for $23 Million

Ian Black Real Estate recently completed the sale of the BMO Harris plaza, the 128,000-square-foot office tower located at 240 S. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota.

07/14/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Construction Begins on New Siesta Key Daiquiri Deck

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. began construction on the new three-story Daiquiri Deck on south Siesta Key this week.

07/14/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Median American Lot Size Drops

In 2015, the median lot size of a new, sold single-family detached home dropped under 8,600 square feet, according to a blog post published by the National Association of Home Builders.

07/14/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Realtor Joins Anna Maria Island Firm

Duncan Real Estate, a locally owned real estate firm that specializes in Anna Maria Island properties, recently added realtor Terry Hayes to its team.

07/13/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Neal Reports June Sales Increase

The Lakewood Ranch-based homebuilder Neal Communities saw an increase in sales in June, with 99 total home sales.

07/13/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Local Builder Working on Upgrades at Punta Gorda Airport

Halfacre Construction Company, which has offices in both Sarasota and Punta Gorda, is enhancing operations at the Punta Gorda Airport.

07/13/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Oaks Club Breaks Ground on Fitness Center

Osprey's Oaks Club recently broke ground to begin construction of the club’s new 7,500-square-foot fitness and wellness center.

07/12/2016 Research by staff

Construction

Builder Breaks Ground on Downtown Office Building

Gilbane Building Company broke ground on a new Sarasota office building on Monday.

07/12/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Massachusetts Company Buys Two Office Properties

Highland Manor Realty Trust recently purchased two office parcels for almost $2.2 million total.

07/11/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Half of Curry Creek Homes Sold

Tivoli Homes of Sarasota recently reached 50 percent sell-out at its Cottages of Curry Creek enclave in southern Sarasota County.

07/07/2016 Research by staff

Design

Patriot Plaza Picked for People's Choice Architecture Competition

The 2,800-seat ceremonial amphitheater at Sarasota National Cemetery was recently nominated for The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects People’s Choice Award.

07/06/2016 Research by staff