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Premier Sotheby's Records $7.1 Billion in Sales Volume for 2020

That's a 37 percent increase over 2019.

01/28/2021 By Staff


New College Foundation Launches $15 Million 'Pei for the Future' Campaign

The funds raised will go toward refurbishing the college’s residence halls designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei.

01/27/2021 By Staff

Market Report

Report: Single-Family Homes ‘Fly off the Market’ in Sarasota and Manatee

“This is one of those weird moments when it's a great time to sell, but it's also a great time to buy," says RASM president Alex Krumm.

01/22/2021 By Staff

The Best in Living Smaller

Center for Architecture Announces Tiny House Competition Winners

Architects and architecture students designed original concepts for a tiny house that promotes small, flexible, affordable and sustainable alternatives to traditional housing.

01/22/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Lakewood Ranch Recognized as Top-Selling Community

The community saw 2,149 new home sales in 2020, a 30 percent increase from 2019.

01/21/2021 By Staff

A Flash of Green

Rosemary District Park Closer to Becoming Reality

The district has raised enough money to complete the purchase of land for an open space in the growing area.

01/21/2021 By Kay Kipling

Real Estate

St. Armands Mansion Sold for $11 Million

Casa del Carnevale, at 139 S. Washington Drive, has a unique circus connection.

01/14/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Kroger Buys Former Albertson's Site in Bradenton

The company paid $5.15 million for the property at 7415 Manatee Ave. W.

01/12/2021 By Staff


New Palmer Ranch Shopping Center Planned

Publix will be the anchor tenant of the 65,848-square-foot development.

01/11/2021 By Staff


Wellen Park Ranked No. 4 on 2020 List of Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities

The community retained its No. 4 ranking for the second year in a row.

01/08/2021 By Staff

Home Tour

House Tour: A Modern Anna Maria Island Beach House

Take a tour of Seagrape House, a recently completed home on Anna Maria Island.

01/08/2021 By Ilene Denton


Affordable Housing Development Set to Break Ground Downtown

Construction of the $33 million Lofts on Lemon housing project is estimated for completion in mid-2022.

01/08/2021 By Staff

New Wave

Take a Look at This Curvy New Vacation Retreat on Longboat Key

The way it takes advantage of water views—with a long-distance view of Sarasota Bay to the north and an intimate view of the mangroves to the east—gives one the feeling of floating.

01/08/2021 By Ilene Denton


1950s-Themed Senior Day Care Coming to Sarasota

Town Square Palmer Ranch will be a 1950s-themed day center for seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia, with a diner, library, pub, city hall, health club and more.

01/06/2021 By Staff

Neighborhood Guide

Anna Maria Island Offers a Taste of Old Florida

Three communities, each with its own distinct personality, make up this popular vacation destination.

01/04/2021 By Ilene Denton

What Your Money Can Buy

What $4.8 Million Will Buy You in Osprey

Plus, a Sarasota School of Architecture gem in Venice and a waterfront home in Bradenton.

01/01/2021 By Ilene Denton


Multiple Developments Announced at Quay Sarasota

They include a luxury 12-story apartment building, retail and office space, and condominiums starting in the $800,000s.

12/30/2020 By Staff

Best of the Year

Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2020

Here are the stories you clicked on most this year.

12/30/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Market Report

Home Sales, Cash Sales and Median Prices Increased in November 2020

Closed sales increased by 40.2 percent in November 2020; however, inventory across both counties decreased by 35.1 percent.

12/22/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

AAA Sarasota Building, Manatee Avenue Retail Plaza Sell for Combined $6.9 Million

Both buildings will undergo renovations for new MAXhealth facilities in Sarasota and Bradenton.

12/22/2020 By Staff