Interior Design Awards

See the Best Living/Great Room Entries in Our 2017 Interior Design Awards Contest

Winning looks from area design professionals.

12/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

This Old House

The Ringling Museum Plans Improvements to John and Mable’s Ca d’Zan

A new roof and restoration of the historic reflecting pool are among the upgrades.

12/14/2017 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Renovation Begins on Nokomis Shopping Plaza

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. last month began the renovation of the exterior facade of Palm Square Plaza.

12/13/2017 By staff

New hires

Architecture Firm Hires Five

Alysha Townsend, Gary Christensen, Pamela Winkle, Shannon Barrier and Allison Angle recently joined Fawley Bryant Architecture.

12/13/2017 By staff

New hires

Michael Saunders & Company Adds Four Agents

The real estate firm has added staff to its Venice, Longboat Key and Siesta Key offices.

12/13/2017 By staff

Planning

State Wants Input on Affordable Housing

Florida's Affordable Housing Workgroup is asking for public input on what the state can do to address affordable housing needs.

12/12/2017 By staff

Real Estate

The Best Places to Live in South Sarasota County

Whether your passion is boating, golf or beachfront bliss, there’s a spot for you.

12/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Developer Breaks Ground on 16-Unit Downtown Project

Sarasota's Seaward Development recently broke ground on its new 7 One One Palm project.

12/11/2017 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Aquadisia, a Beachfront "Bargain" on Siesta Key

Aquadisia, a 3.76 acre estate in the Sanderling Club on Siesta Key, is back on the market for $15.5 million.

12/08/2017 By Robert Plunket

Real estate

New Agent Joins Michael Saunders South County Office

Michael Saunders & Company's Plantation and West Villages office recently hired Kristen Wheat.

12/07/2017 By staff

Data

American Homelessness Up

The number of Americans who are homeless has increased for the first time in seven years.

12/07/2017 By staff

Construction

Humane Society Plots Shelter Expansion

The Humane Society of Sarasota County recently began working with J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. and Leader Design Studio.

12/07/2017 By staff

Transportation

Construction Company Completes Airport Tower

The tower is anticipated to be operational by next summer.

12/05/2017 By staff

New hires

Real Estate Office Adds Agent with 20 Years of Experience

RE/MAX Alliance Group recently hired realtor Kathryn Cooper.

12/05/2017 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Villa de Sogno on Longboat Key

This time with a $2 million price cut.

12/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

Holiday Cheer

White House Decorator Coleen Christian Burke Will Speak at Selby Gardens Next Week

Coleen Christian Burke shares behind-the-scenes stories of all the "blood, sweat and glitter" involved in decorating the White House for the holidays.

12/01/2017 By Megan McDonald

Real estate

Sarasota Agent Earns Realtor Institute Designation

Beth Wietrzykowski, a realtor in the Main Street office of Michael Saunders & Company, recently earned her Graduate, Realtor Institute designation.

12/01/2017 By staff

Dear Real Estate Junkie

Questions About Buying a Sarasota Home? Our Real Estate Blogger's Got Answers

Home-obsessed Robert Plunket answers your questions about finding the home that's right for you.

11/30/2017 By Robert Plunket

Deals

Sarasota Office Suite Sold for $175,000

SAP Sons, Inc., recently purchased a 1,170-square-foot space in a Stickney Point Road office building.

11/30/2017 By staff

Island Time

Your Guide to Sarasota's Barrier Islands

The island life is close and all around.

11/29/2017 By Su Byron