Home & Real Estate

Maine Event

Explore Sarasota's Maine Colony and Its Historic Clubhouse

The first Maine Colony Community Day takes place Saturday, April 2, and will raise money to preserve the historic Phillippi Crest Community Clubhouse.

03/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Southern Living

Two New Housing Developments Are Headed to South Sarasota

In total, the two will add 528 residences to the area.

03/30/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Walls That Wow

Trend Report: Wall and Ceiling Panels Can Transform a Room

Three local interior designers share their decorative wall panel and trim ideas.

03/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Development

Forestar Introduces John Cannon Homes to Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch

The Bellara, which measures 3,782 square feet, will be the model available for touring at Star Farms.

03/24/2022 By Staff

Car Talk

Car Storage Complex Heading to Lakewood Ranch

Luxe Dream Garage units start at 1,000 square feet and range in price from $300,000-$475,000.

03/24/2022 By Staff

Leedy Certified

Architecture Sarasota Honors Gene Leedy With an Exhibit and Tour

The upcoming exhibit and tour will celebrate one of the founding fathers of the Sarasota School of Architecture.

03/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

killer pools

Lucas Lagoons Dominated the Florida Swimming Pool Association's 2022 Design Awards

Local pool design company Lucas Lagoons earned 10 awards for its pools in the statewide competition.

03/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Development

City of Venice Buys Land for $1.5 Million to Develop a Park

Engineering and permitting for the park will begin in October, with construction expected to begin 10 to 12 months after that.

03/23/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association: Lack of Inventory Impacts Prices, Sales in Sarasota-Manatee

However, home prices continue to climb.

03/21/2022 By Staff

Exit Interview

Home Builder Josh Wynne Doesn't Hold Back About Why He's Leaving Sarasota

Following a successful career in custom home building, Josh Wynne is leaving his hometown.

03/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Commercial Real Estate

Baymont by Wyndham Hotel in Sarasota Sells for $8 Million

The 99-room hotel sits on 2.2 acres at 1425 S. Tamiami Trail.

03/11/2022 By Staff

More Condos

A New Condo Project Is Headed to Fruitville Road in Downtown Sarasota

It will be at least five stories high and house roughly 25 high-end residences.

03/10/2022 Photography by Kim Doleatto

Quick fire sales

Check Out the $11.5 Million Lido Shores Home That Sold in 11 Days—in Cash

This palatial home—designed by Clifford Scholz and built by Perrone Construction, with interior design by Adrienne Vittadini—sold in just 11 days.

03/09/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Coming Attraction

Historic Charles Ringling Building in Downtown Sarasota to Become 'SRQUS' Music Venue

Plans for the property, to be called SRQUS, include capacity for between 300 and 500 people, a new mezzanine level, and a speakeasy-type social club on the top floor.

03/07/2022 By Staff

Main Game

A New Townhome Project is Headed to Main Street

The two to four-bedroom residences range from $1 million to $1.5 million and will be move-in ready in 2023.

03/03/2022 By Kim Doleatto

rough rent

The Median Rent in Sarasota County Right Now Is $2,249. That's Higher Than in Miami-Dade County.

According to a recent report, the price to rent in both counties is still trending upward, beating Miami prices.

03/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Commercial Real Estate

Benderson Buys Mixed-Use Commercial Property on Siesta Key for $1.8 Million

The 9,458-square-foot property on .31 acres is located at 5214 Ocean Blvd.

03/01/2022 By Staff

Be Our Guest

Peek Inside Three Dreamy Local Guesthouses

These three guesthouses, each with different interior design styles, offer luxurious touches inside and lush green spaces outside.

03/01/2022 By Kim Doleatto

High-Rise Haven

A Look Inside En Pointe, a New Condo Project Coming to Golden Gate Point

En Pointe will be a five-story condo with four residences in downtown Sarasota. Prices start at $2.65 million.

02/24/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Top Listing

Inside the Most Expensive Residential Listing in Manatee—Which Just Sold for $16 Million Cash

This Gulf-front home on Anna Maria Island sold for $16 million, making it the priciest home sale in the area's history.

02/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto