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

Real estate

Realtor Group Installs 2018 Board Leaders, Hands Out 2017 Awards

The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee installed its 2018 officers and directors and recognized six members at a recent banquet.

12/19/2017 By staff


Manatee County Seeks Input on Proposed Planning Changes

Manatee County government is looking for input on proposed changes to its comprehensive plan and land development code.

12/19/2017 By staff

On the Homefront

A New Palm Avenue Condo Project, New Models in The Lake Club and West of Trail, and More.

News and notes from the real estate industry.

12/18/2017 By Staff


Renovations to Sarasota Jail Completed

Halfacre Construction Company recently completed renovations to the west jail facility for the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

12/18/2017 By staff

New hires

Sarasota Bayfront Planning Group Picks Managing Director

The Board of Directors of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization recently hired William Waddill.

12/15/2017 By staff

Real estate

Maryland Real Estate Agency Expands Into Sarasota County

The Creig Northrop Team recently launched a new real estate agency, Northrop Realty, that will serve buyers and sellers in Sarasota County.

12/14/2017 By staff


Florida Still No. 1 State for Foreign Real Estate Buyers

A new report finds that 22 percent of all foreign buyers who recently bought residential property in the United States purchased property in Florida.

12/14/2017 By Staff


Renovation Begins on Nokomis Shopping Plaza

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. last month began the renovation of the exterior facade of Palm Square Plaza.

12/13/2017 By staff

New hires

Architecture Firm Hires Five

Alysha Townsend, Gary Christensen, Pamela Winkle, Shannon Barrier and Allison Angle recently joined Fawley Bryant Architecture.

12/13/2017 By staff

New hires

Michael Saunders & Company Adds Four Agents

The real estate firm has added staff to its Venice, Longboat Key and Siesta Key offices.

12/13/2017 By staff


State Wants Input on Affordable Housing

Florida's Affordable Housing Workgroup is asking for public input on what the state can do to address affordable housing needs.

12/12/2017 By staff

Real Estate

The Best Places to Live in South Sarasota County

Whether your passion is boating, golf or beachfront bliss, there’s a spot for you.

12/12/2017 By Ilene Denton


Developer Breaks Ground on 16-Unit Downtown Project

Sarasota's Seaward Development recently broke ground on its new 7 One One Palm project.

12/11/2017 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Aquadisia, a Beachfront "Bargain" on Siesta Key

Aquadisia, a 3.76 acre estate in the Sanderling Club on Siesta Key, is back on the market for $15.5 million.

12/08/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real estate

New Agent Joins Michael Saunders South County Office

Michael Saunders & Company's Plantation and West Villages office recently hired Kristen Wheat.

12/07/2017 By staff