Trend Report

Seven Must-Haves For Your Dream Kitchen

Just in time for the holidays, here's how to spend time in the most-used room in the house.

09/28/2018

Real estate

Real Estate Firm Adds Six New Associates

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Jackie Griese, Catherine Ouellette, Mike Ouellette, Tony Huffman, Katelyn Letourneau and Karen Soscia.

09/28/2018 By Staff

Dream Homes

Five Must-Haves For Your Smart Home

The latest high-tech home products.

09/27/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Dream Homes

Three Gorgeous Homes We Love

Three new projects display a dazzling range of innovation and style. Plus: the latest high tech home products and thoughts on a looming real estate bubble.

09/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Design

Architecture Firm Names Two New Partners

Rick Oswald and Daniel Shaffer recently became partners at Sarasota's Clifford M. Scholz Architects.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Dream Homes

Textile Designer Charlotte Osterman’s New Family Home Reflects her Love of Color

Osterman has put her joy-filled aesthetic sensibility to eye-catching effect.

09/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Dream Homes

Architect Guy Peterson Grounds His Latest Home Design in Nature

The Agee House, architect Guy Peterson’s latest residential project, is remarkable for the way it sensitively takes advantage of its setting on a peninsula at the end of a very private, wooded cul-de-sac.

09/27/2018 Photography by Ilene Denton

Dream Homes

A Siesta Key Condo Gets a Modern Makeover

Sleek and spare, with an abundance of wood, steel and concrete, the project is the result of combining two corner units on the 15th floor of The Terrace, the iconic condominium tower that hovers over a broad stretch Siesta Beach.

09/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gives North Port Some Love

The city has finally come into its own.

09/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Construction

Builder Picked for South County Courthouse Project

Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to improve the Robert L. Anderson Administration Center and build a new 29,000-square-foot courthouse.

09/25/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Statewide Home Sales Up

While sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined in August, the number of sales statewide grew by 4.2 percent.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders' Bradenton Office

Carol Lee has lived in the Sarasota and Bradenton area for over 15 years and obtained her broker’s license in 2005.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Two Real Estate Teams Join Longboat Key Office

The Gillen Group, previously with Michael Saunders & Company, and the Lorman Team, previously with RE/MAX Alliance Group, recently joined Coldwell Banker.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Architecture Events

Center for Architecture Presents October Architecture & Design Month

Building a Day e-blasts, weekly architectural trolley tours and more.

09/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

Sarasota Home Sales Down

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County totaled 716 in August, down 1.2 percent from the August 2017 figure.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Gardening

Mark Your Calendars for these Fall Plant Events

Plant fairs, classes, workshops and more.

09/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

Design

Furniture Company Picked for Model Home Interior Design

Norris Furniture & Interiors was recently awarded the interior design contract for a new model home in the Genoa neighborhood of Lakewood Ranch.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Homebuilder Breaks Ground on New Model in Parrish

Lakewood Ranch's Lee Wetherington Homes recently began construction on a new model home in Cypress Glen at River Wilderness.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Bubble Trouble

Are We in Another Real Estate Bubble?

“We’re very overdue for a recession,” says Chris McCarty, director of the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

09/17/2018 By Susan Burns

Real Estate Junkie

Home Tour: A Dark, Modern Remodel in Southgate

But, our Real Estate Junkie wonders, do black or gray homes get hotter easier?

09/17/2018 By Robert Plunket