Beach Style

How to Get the Coastal Cottage Look

Tips from the designer who literally wrote the book.

12/02/2019 Photography by Ilene Denton

A New Day for the Arts

Sarasota Art Museum Opens Its Doors to the Public

The Sarasota Art Museum opens its doors to the future in buildings reimagined from the past.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Construction

Halfacre Construction Company Renovates First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton

The approximately $2.4 million project is slated for completion in summer 2020.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Beachfront Home on Anna Maria Island

The spectacular view justifies the almost $4 million price tag.

11/27/2019 By Robert Plunket

Sneak Preview

'Tis the Season for Holiday Home Tours

Coming up: The Entre Nous Holiday Tour of Homes and Deck the Halls at the Ca d’Zan.

11/26/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Pending Real Estate Sales and Inventory, Median Prices Up in October

Sales of single-family homes were up 5.2 percent from October 2018.

11/21/2019 By Staff

Throwing Shade

City Pilot Program Encourages Homeowners to Plant Mature Trees

Trees provide significant benefits including saving energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, cleaning the air and providing wildlife habitat.

11/21/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Commercial Division Changes Name

The new name is the Commercial Real Estate Alliance.

11/20/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Developer Purchases 1.75 Acres of Land From the Sarasota Kennel Club

JBCC Development bought a portion of the Kennel Club’s parking lot for $1.5 million.

11/14/2019 Photography by Staff

Sneak Preview

Sneak Peek: The 2020 Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse

It’s a historic red brick home in Sarasota’s Bungalow Hill.

11/14/2019 By Ilene Denton

Top Sale

An Oyster Bay Landings Home Sells for $4 Million

The modernist home was designed by award-winning architect Guy Peterson.

11/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Tarpon Towers Purchases Space for Corporate HQ in Lakewood Ranch

Fruitville Professional Offices, LLC, also purchased space within the Fruitville Professional Villas complex.

11/12/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Five Acres of Main Plaza Sold

The buyer is planning to build multifamily, retail and office space on the site.

11/11/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Statewide Housing Data Trends Upward in Third Quarter of 2019

Florida experienced more more closed sales, higher median sale prices, more pending sales and rising pending inventory, according to a new report by Florida Realtors.

11/08/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Remodeled 1916 Bungalow

It’s a great old house that has finally come into its own.

11/08/2019 By Robert Plunket

Top Sale

Siesta Key Notches Second-Highest Home Sale Ever

Take a peek inside this waterfront estate, which sold for $10.5 million

11/01/2019 By Staff

Mod Moment

SarasotaMOD Weekend Celebrates 'Sarasota in the Sixties'

“The story of Sarasota architecture in the ’60s is that it went from the high architecture of Paul Rudolph, Tim Seibert and Victor Lundy and filtered down to the everyday person."

10/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Atomic Mod

Home Tour: A ’60s Southgate Ranch Meets the 21st Century

Southgate's concrete-block ranch-style residences were carved from more than 1,200 acres of orange groves in the late 1950s and ’60s.

10/30/2019 Photography by Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Realtors Affiliate With Local Firms

Brian Wood has joined Michael Saunders & Company and Christopher Higgins has joined Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.

10/30/2019 By Staff

Top Sales

One Day, Two Mega Sales on Anna Maria Island

The highest priced sales ever for Gulf-front and bayfront homes took place Oct. 18.

10/30/2019 By Ilene Denton