Home & Real Estate

Q & A

New Urbanism Luminary Andrés Duany to Sarasota: 'You're Not a Little Town'

“If you say, 'I like small-town Sarasota,' you're wrong. Get a suit and stop wearing short pants.”

01/26/2024 By Kim Doleatto

For Rent

A New Residential Rental Development Is Headed to Venice

Located off Jacaranda Road, the 216 units of this still-unnamed project are breaking ground now and slated for long-term renting.

01/24/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Second Chance

The 'Other Round House' Is For Sale—Again

The midcentury cylinder-shaped home went viral when it came on the market. If you missed out on buying it the first time, now's your chance.

01/23/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Ora Hour

A Look at The Ora, Sarasota's Newest Events Venue

The Ora will offer fine-dining catering and top-tier tech, but it's also helping to fill the area's need for more luxury event space with lots of square footage.

01/23/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Vintage Venice

This Almost Century-Old Home Was One of the First Built on Venice Island

This 1926 Mediterranean-Revival home has been well-loved by its owner for more than 20 years. Now it's on the market and seeking its next steward.

01/19/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Big Deal

Benderson Development Buys Sarasota Retail Strip for $30.5 Million

Glengary Shoppes on South Tamiami Trail—which includes Best Buy and Barnes & Noble—was recently purchased by the developer in an off-market cash deal.

01/17/2024 By Kim Doleatto

The New Sarasota

Is Sarasota Changing for Good?

Our region is becoming more populated, more conservative and more polarized, and many residents are wondering: Is it for the best?

01/17/2024 By Elizabeth Djinis

Condo Classic

This Tuscan-Inspired Downtown Condo Reminds Us of How Warm Home Decor Used to Be

An author and artist couple's luxury waterfront condo at Condo on the Bay in downtown Sarasota is on the market for $4.45 million.

01/12/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Home View

The Sea Hagg Returns

Jan Holman has breathed new life into her Sea Hagg brand with a nautical-themed vacation rental in a nearby Cortez cottage.

01/08/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Sun Catcher

A Lot of People Moved to Florida in 2023—But Not as Many as 2022

Three new reports show that the Sarasota-Manatee region is still attracting newcomers, but some people are moving out, too.

01/08/2024 By Kim Doleatto

Downtown Sale

A Parcel on the Corner of Ringling Boulevard and U.S. 301 Sold, and Guess What? It Won't Be Demolished.

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County bought 100 S. Washington Blvd. and plans to renovate, not raze.

01/05/2024 By Kim Doleatto

New Year, New Kitchen

Six Hot Products to Refresh the Most Used Room in Your Home

Many kitchen products on the market today are built to offer more efficiency, functionality and design features than in years past, and the return on investment is in your favor.

12/27/2023 By Tisha Leung

Year in Review

The Top 10 Most-Read Stories We Published 2023

It was a banger of a year for restaurant roundups, top-tier real estate listings and more.

12/26/2023 By Megan McDonald

Year in Review

The Priciest Residential Sales of 2023

Here are the top 10 highest real estate sales of homes—and one condo—of 2023.

12/26/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

The 2023 Real Estate Market Was Healthier, With More Inventory and Major Developments

Three local realtors share what stood out about 2023 and what we can expect in 2024.

12/20/2023 By Kim Doleatto

International Mod

Check Out This Pair of Modern Homes That's Headed to Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores

Internationally acclaimed Spanish architectural firm Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is designing the cantilevered sister homes. One of them is for sale for $5.95 million.

12/18/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Lord Award

Renowned Architect Norman Foster to Receive Architecture Sarasota's Philip Hanson Hiss Award

The architect will give a lecture at Art Ovation on March 22 and receive the second annual Hiss Award at a ceremony the next day.

12/14/2023 By Kim Doleatto

Payne Park Percolating

A Mixed-Use Project Is Headed to the Corner of Oak Street and U.S. 301

The mixed townhome and retail space project, called Payne Park Townhomes, will see the demolition of a building with an architectural legacy and a former community hub for those in recovery.

12/13/2023 By Kim Doleatto

MCM Marvel

Sarasota Magazine Founder Dan Denton's Lido Key Home Hits the Market

After three respectful renovations over a 35-year period, Denton created a sublime example of the Sarasota modern style. It's now on the market for $4.95 million.

12/08/2023 By Kim Doleatto

No Cap Color

This Maximalist Siesta Key Home Is Full of Color and Pattern

It's proof that bold interior design can make a space speak volumes.

12/06/2023 By Kim Doleatto