Architecture News

Local Architects Win Awards in 2019 Florida/Caribbean Design Competition

Among them is a Siesta Key condo makeover by Halflants + Pichette.

06/24/2019 By Ilene Denton

On the Homefront

National Honor for Grand Palm; Stock Custom Homes Expands in The Lake Club

Real estate news and notes.

06/24/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Mobile Home with Amazing Water Views

Over half a million for a “trailer” may seem excessive, but this waterfront mobile home in Venice is special, says our Real Estate Junkie.

06/21/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Charming Bayou Oaks Cottage

This smallish two-bedroom cottage was built in 1950 and has been renovated and updated into a stylish little home.

06/14/2019 By Robert Plunket

Irrigation

Southwest Florida Water Management District Encourages Smart Lawn Watering This Summer

"Watch the weather, wait to water," plus other tips.

06/11/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Sweet Sparkman Architects Adds Four

Casey Allen, Shane LaMay, Cole Mears and Shirley Quinlan have joined the architectural firm.

06/07/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

Anna Maria Island Notches Highest Bayside Home Sale Ever

A Key Royale home in Holmes Beach sells for $3.725 million.

06/06/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Florida Realtors, Federation of All Real Estate Associations of Turkey Sign Cooperative Agreement for the Future

A memorandum establishes the cooperation of the two realtor organizations in developing a mutually beneficial relationship for their respective members.

06/06/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Omeza Relocates to Historic Sarasota School of Architecture Building

The building was designed in 1957 by architect Victor Lundy; using sharply angled, exposed trusses, he maximized window exposure to street traffic for commercial benefit.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Andrew Tanner Joins Peter G. Laughlin Group

Prior to his real estate career, Tanner owned several clothing companies in New York and a solar design and installation company.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Siesta Key Landmark

This three-story home was inspired by Boca Grande's famous lighthouse.

05/31/2019 By Robert Plunket

Awards

Ringling College Students Recognized in National Lighting Design Competition

Winners were honored on May 20 at LightFair International 2019 in Philadelphia.

05/30/2019 By Staff

What Your Money Can Buy

What $580,000 Can Buy in Bradenton

Plus, homes in Venice and Oyster Bay.

05/30/2019

Dig In

Plant Some Seeds at One of Sarasota’s Eight Community Gardens

Community gardening is a lesson in both people and plants.

05/30/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Going Modern

How to Rescue an Out-of-Date Home

Sarasota has a glut of over-embellished, vaguely Tuscan-style homes from the building boom that took place before the Great Recession.

05/27/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Housing Inventory, Median Sales Prices Continue to Rise in Sarasota-Manatee

Year-over-year, closed sales and new pending sales decreased.

05/24/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Martha Marlar and Amy Royall Form Team With Premier Sotheby's International Realty

They will be based out of the company’s downtown Sarasota office.

05/23/2019 By Staff

On the Homefront

John Cannon Homes Introduces The Benchmark Collection; Taylor Morrison Breaks Ground on Skye Ranch

Real estate industry news and notes.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Architecture

I.M. Pei Left His Mark on Sarasota

The architect, who passed away this week at age 102, designed the dormitories at New College of Florida.

05/17/2019 By Megan McDonald

Real Estate

Lakewood Ranch Announces Four New Waterside Place Tenants

They are Korê, a Japanese restaurant from the owners of JPan, Derek The Salon, PAINT Nail Bar and SmithLaw.

05/16/2019 By Staff