Real Estate News

Lakewood Ranch Named Third-Best-Selling Master-Planned Community in U.S.

New-home sales rose 56 percent in 2017.

01/08/2018 By Staff

Health care

Medical Company Breaking Ground on New Facility

Mercedes Medical's new headquarters will be located in Lakewood Ranch's CORE (“Collaboration Opportunities for Research and Exploration”) project.

01/08/2018 By staff


Homebuilding Executive Offers Free Guide on Picking Quality Contractors

Ricky Perrone of Nautilus Homes recently created a free guide intended to help buyers research and hire qualified, ethical and professional building contractors.

01/05/2018 By staff


City Moving Forward with Municipal Auditorium Renovations

The project includes rehabilitating 18 windows to their original 1940s Art Deco designs, reconstructing exterior doors and stairs and more.

01/05/2018 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Bamboo Farm Out East

Fun fact: some bamboo species grow an inch and a half an hour.

01/04/2018 By Robert Plunket

Top Sale

A Penthouse at The Vue Sells for $6,444,000 at Year’s End

Two units were combined to create a 6,385-square-foot residence.

01/04/2018 By Ilene Denton


Panel to Discuss Benderson Rowing Facility, Public-Private Partnerships

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing concerns about public funding for projects like the rowing park on Jan. 8.

01/02/2018 By staff


New Rosemary District Apartment Complex to Be Completed By July

The four-story Elan Rosemary will include one- and two-bedroom residences ranging from 550 square feet to 1,811 square feet.

01/02/2018 By staff


Osprey Suite Purchased for Future Acupuncture Clinic

Mary Carr recently purchased suite 203 of Osprey's Bay Street Town Center for $98,000.

12/29/2017 By staff


Builder Purchases Property for New Headquarters

Maurice Opstal of Stellar Development Inc. recently purchased the two buildings located at 59 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota, for $550,000.

12/28/2017 By staff


Homebuilder Breaks Ground on Two New Models

The homebuilder Neal Communities recently broke ground on two new villa models at Indigo in Lakewood Ranch.

12/27/2017 By staff


Osprey Retail Space Fetches $195,000

Carlo Piras plans to open a high-end billiards store in the 1,058-square-foot first-floor unit.

12/27/2017 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: That Old Florida Lifestyle in the Sanderling Club

A home that recalls the days when fishing, swimming and the simple life were what Siesta Key was all about.

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Days of Heaven

Home Tour: A Dream Retreat on Jewfish Key

A dream retreat on Jewfish Key provides blissful family weekends.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Think Small

The Tiny (Vacation) House Movement Comes to Town

Would you stay in one?

12/27/2017 By Robert Plunket

Top Sale

A Golden Gate Point Penthouse Sells for $3.9 Million

It’s the highest-priced sale in LaBellasara since 2014.

12/21/2017 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

Two New Agents Join Michael Saunders Offices

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Stephen Collison and Cheryl Torres.

12/21/2017 By staff


Children's Foundation Selects Builder for Foster Homes

Sarasota's Nutter Custom Construction was recently picked to build six single-family homes for the All Star Children’s Foundation.

12/20/2017 By staff


Organic Food Distributor Adds Sarasota Warehouse Space

United Natural Foods, a Rhode Island-based wholesale distributor of natural, organic and specialty food products, is expanding its footprint in Sarasota.

12/20/2017 By staff


Sarasota County Home Sales Down, Condo Sales Up

The number of closed sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined by 10.1 percent between October and November.

12/20/2017 By staff