Real estate

Free Class Covers How to 'Close Up' Your Florida Home

Unoccupied homes in Florida are targets for mildew growth, storm damage, pests and other issues.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Deals

Benefits Company Leases New Office Space

Taylor Collins, the owner of Professional Benefits, recently leased suite B in Shady Ridge Office Park.

02/25/2019 By Staff

40th Anniversary

A Look Back at 40 Years of Sarasota Magazine Covers

From our early days as Clubhouse Magazine to now, here's a retrospective of our favorite covers. (That hair! That fashion!)

02/25/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Down Statewide in January

Home sales were down 6.2 percent and townhouse and condo sales were down 10.9 percent last month.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: The Most Expensive Home on Siesta Key

It's located on its own peninsula and has a swim-up bar, dining pavilion, spa and a pond for your koi.

02/21/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real estate

Home and Condo Sales Down in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Sales of single-family homes and townhouses and condos in both Sarasota and Manatee counties were down in January, when compared to January 2018.

02/21/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Developer Plans Two New Neighborhoods

The national homebuilder Taylor Morrison plans to build two new neighborhoods on the south side of Clark Road, three miles east of I-75.

02/21/2019 By Staff

Real estate

New Six-Residence Condo Building Coming to Downtown Sarasota

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty was recently named the exclusive brokerage for The Beacon, set to be built at 1243 Second St., Sarasota.

02/20/2019 By Staff

Architecture News

Paul Rudolph’s Iconic Walker Guest House is for Sale

It’s the first time the property has been on the market since it was built in the 1950s.

02/19/2019 By Ilene Denton

“A Designed Life”

CFAS Presents Exhibit on American Textiles, Wallpapers, Containers and Packaging 1951-1954

The exhibit will travel next to the State Department in Washington, D.C.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Construction

Homebuilder Names New Vice President of Operations

Nautilus Homes recently hired Abbie Forrest.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Deals

Real Estate Firm Shifting Rental Services to Property Management Company

Michael Saunders & Company is transitioning its rental leasing and management services to Gulf Coast Property Management.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

Jewel Penthouse Sells for $5.5 Million

It is the highest priced condominium sale in Sarasota and Manatee counties year to date.

02/18/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

Bradenton Realtor Named President-Elect of State Association

Barry Grooms, a co-owner of Bradenton's SaraBay Suncoast Realty Inc., was recently installed as the 2019 president-elect of Florida Realtors.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of Houses and Condos Up in 2018

The number of sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County increased by 0.5 percent between 2017 and 2018, according to new figures.

02/12/2019 By Staff

Awards

DSDG Architects Wins Houzz 'Best of Design' Award

It's the company's seventh award from the popular site.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Sarasota County Neighborhood Grant Seminars Return This Month

The county offers neighborhoods up to $10,000 for improvement projects.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

Pearl Homes' Marshall Gobuty Wins 2018 LEED Visionary Award

The honor recognizes innovative projects, architects, developers and homebuilders leading the residential green building market.

02/07/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

Harbor Acres Bayfront Home Sells for $9.85 Million

The off-market deal is the highest price for residential real estate in Sarasota County since October 2014.

02/05/2019 By Ilene Denton