Groundbreaking

EPOCH, a New Condo Building, Breaks Ground in Downtown Sarasota

EPOCH residences range from 3,680 square feet to 5,650 square feet, and are priced from $3.3 million to $8.5 million.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

A Longboat Key Mansion in Regents Court Sells for $7.5 Million

The beachfront estate is the highest MLS sale on Longboat in five years.

04/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architectural Thoroughbred

The Home Where Walter Farley Wrote the Black Stallion Books is Finally For Sale

The home—a rarely seen Sarasota School of Architecture gem—is on the market for $2.4 million.

04/29/2019 By Robert Plunket

On the Homefront

New Models in Lakewood Ranch, the Preserve at West Villages, The Founders Club and More

Real estate industry news and notes.

04/29/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Single-Family Home Sales Increased in Sarasota and Manatee Counties Last Month

Manatee County also experienced a median price increase, while Sarasota County experienced a median price decrease.

04/22/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Ian Black Real Estate Named Real Estate Broker of Record for Venice

The firm is also the broker of record for the City of Sarasota.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

A $5.1 Million Country Club Shores Home Tops 2019 Longboat Key Sales

The bayfront residence went under contract just one month after listing in January.

04/16/2019 By Ilene Denton

Awards

Neal Communities Named 'Builder of the Year' by Florida Green Building Coalition

It's the sixth consecutive win for the homebuilder.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A 1926 Sears Roebuck Home in Laurel Park

This home is a local landmark.

04/15/2019 By Robert Plunket

Groundbreaking

Halfacre Construction Breaks Ground on New Lakewood Ranch Veterinary Clinic

The new facility is 6,300 square feet and equipped with cutting-edge technology.

04/10/2019 Photography by Staff

Real Estate

Neal Communities Reports Robust First Quarter Sales

The median sales price of single-family homes in the local market is up 5.3 percent, and the number of homes sold is up 4.2 percent.

04/09/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Lakewood Ranch Home Sales Hit Record Levels in Q1

The master-planned community reported 417 sales for the first three months of 2019.

04/08/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Downtown Sarasota's Hotel Ranola Sold for $2.9 Million

The hotel was built in 1926 and has 27 units.

04/05/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

A Ritz-Carlton Tower Residences Penthouse Sells for $5.4 Million

An all-cash deal for the luxury condominium tower.

04/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

On the Homefront

Taylor Morrison Breaks Ground on The Heights, Bonaire Rises on Longboat Key and More

News and notes from the real estate industry.

04/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

Back in Time

A Classic American Farmhouse in Terra Ceia Will Thrill Old-Home Lovers

The interior features several rooms with the original shiplap paneling, guaranteed to warm the hearts of Chip and Joanna Gaines and other old-home lovers.

04/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Premier Sotheby's International Realty Named to National List of Top Brokerage Companies

With approximately $4.5 billion in sales volume, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty achieved more than 6,400 closed transactions in 2018 at an average sale price of $660,650.

04/01/2019 Photography by Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Home Full of History on St. Armands

It's the home of William J. Burns, who founded the famous Burns Detective Agency and was called "America's Sherlock Holmes."

04/01/2019 By Robert Plunket

Architecture

Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Down in February

The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. declined by 8.7 percent between January and February.

03/28/2019 By Staff