Home & Real Estate

Rebirth

A Home Built by Some of Bradenton's First Settlers Is Saved from the Wrecking Ball

A home built by some of the first Bradenton settlers in 1871 is saved from the wrecking ball.

04/15/2022 By Kim Doleatto

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Pine View School's Garden Is Teaching Kids the Importance of Sustainability

The garden is almost completely student-run, and all materials used in its development were repurposed.

04/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Tips From a Pro

Eight Tips For Getting Your Home Organized This Spring

Amy Esper from Sarasota-based Methodical Organization and Moving shares her organization tips.

04/15/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Philanthropy

One Park Sarasota Makes $1 Million Commitment to Bay Park Conservancy

The property has committed a $100,000 sponsorship toward The Bay’s grand opening celebration and pledged $1 million towards capital improvements.

04/13/2022 Photography by Staff

Green thumb

Update Your Yard With These 10 Hardy Plants

These easy-to-care-for plants and flowers will thrive throughout the hot summer months.

04/13/2022 By Samantha Lane

For Sale

A Luxe Downtown Sarasota Condo is Up for Grabs

A waterfront condominium on Golden Gate Point hits the market for $5.75 million.

04/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

More, More, More

Neal Signature Homes Breaks Ground on a New Neighborhood in Lakewood Ranch

The new community at Waterside Place will have 47 homesites with lake views.

04/07/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Development

Pulte Homes Announces a New Community in Lakewood Ranch

The 32-acre community at Waterside will have 166 homesites.

04/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

time capsules

These Historic Local Buildings Were Nominated as Landmarks Worth Saving

The Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation nominated these sites for their third annual "Six to Save" initiative.

04/06/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Commercial Real Estate

Investors Buy Lakewood Ranch Office Park for $3.5 million

The property at 9015 Town Center Parkway is a 15,886-square-foot condo office park.

04/05/2022 By Staff

Q & A

'We Don't See Prices Going Lower Anytime Soon': An Update on Our Red-Hot Housing Market

Tony Veldkamp, president of the Realtor's Association of Sarasota Manatee, talks about inflation, inventory and more.

03/31/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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