Home & Real Estate

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Hundred-Year-Old Cottage in Bungalow Hill

This Irving Street home is full of charm and authenticity.

11/20/2020 By Rober Plunket

Real Estate

Home Sales, Prices Up in October

Despite the pandemic, home sales are still on the rise, according to new data released by the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

11/19/2020 By Staff

New hires

Architecture Firm Hires Two New Staffers

Sweet Sparkman Architects & Interiors recently welcomed a new project designer and a new interior designer.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

AIA Florida Gulf Coast Names New Board of Directors

James Piatchuk has been named president and Kris Pelow vice-president/president-elect.

11/17/2020 By Staff

Zoom Town

Out-of-Towners Are Fueling Sarasota’s Hot Real Estate Market

“In my 34 years, I’ve never seen inventory as low as it is today,” realtor Roger Pettingell says. “I tell buyers, ‘Be prepared to buy.’”

11/13/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: The Ultimate Beach Shack

The design offers all sorts of wings and terraces and spaces scattered around, perfect for large-scale entertaining (well, post-Covid) or just hanging out with your whiskey-drinking friends.

11/13/2020 By Robert Plunket


Solstice Architects Wins Two Awards from AIA Tampa Bay

The firm's Element House won AIA Tampa Bay's first-ever sustainability award; its Rosemary Square project won a merit award for excellence in design.

11/13/2020 By Staff

Top Sale

Longboat Key Beachfront Estate, Villa del Sogno, Sells for $10.5 Million

The residence, behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club, originally was listed for $20 million.

11/12/2020 By Ilene Denton


State’s Top Landscape Architect Design Award Goes to Michael Gilkey

The ‘Urban Modern Retreat’ in Cherokee Park is singled out by the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

11/10/2020 By Ilene Denton

Open House

27 Sarasota-Manatee Neighborhoods You Need to Know

Whatever your passion, take it from us, we guarantee you’ll find the neighborhood to follow it in the Sarasota-Manatee area.

11/08/2020 By Ilene Denton


Bradenton’s Aqua by the Bay to Begin Construction of Master-Planned Development

Aqua by the Bay is a 529-acre master-planned development located on Sarasota Bay on El Conquistador Parkway.

11/06/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Siesta Key Home Sells For $2,235,000

The West Indies-style home is located in the Spice Bay community on Siesta Key.

11/06/2020 By Staff

Hot Properties

The Top 10 Sales in Sarasota-Manatee From January Through October

Prices topped out with a $13 million estate on Longboat Key.

11/01/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Harkavy House

This remarkable Sarasota School of Architecture house is known for its unique, minimal pavilion design.

11/01/2020 Illustrations by John Pirman

Flower Power

Our Intrinsic Love of Nature Is Trendy in Home Décor

Biophilia is a desire or tendency to commune with nature.

11/01/2020 By Megan McDonald

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Sarasota School of Architecture Home in Dade City

This house is an untouched time capsule of 1960s design, with all the earmarks of the style.

10/28/2020 By Robert Plunket


Fawley Bryant Completes Batting Tunnel for the St. Louis Cardinals

The project served as a catalyst for upcoming improvements, additions, and renovations to the Cardinals’ spring training complex.

10/27/2020 By Staff

What Your Money Can Buy

What a New-Construction Residence in Gillespie Park Will Cost You

Plus a Manatee River mansion and a Lakewood Ranch model home.

10/26/2020 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Sapphire Point in Lakewood Ranch Unveils 14 Model Homes

The Pulte Homes development plans a grand opening event Dec. 12.

10/26/2020 By Ilene Denton

Home Tour

Annual Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes Morphs into ‘Ranch Road Home’

The revamped event, a nod to Covid-19, takes place Nov. 6-22 in 21 Lakewood Ranch villages.

10/26/2020 By Ilene Denton