Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Home Full of History on St. Armands

It's the home of William J. Burns, who founded the famous Burns Detective Agency and was called "America's Sherlock Holmes."

04/01/2019 By Robert Plunket

Architecture

Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Down in February

The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. declined by 8.7 percent between January and February.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Real estate

TreeUmph! Co-Founder Joins Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Aaron Corr.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Retail

Furniture Exec to Discuss Design Trends

The vice president of Phillips Collection will outline current trends in furniture and design at a free seminar on Friday, March 29.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Design

New Program Aims to Encourage Historic Preservation in Newtown

Property owners interested in making improvements or restorations to their buildings could be eligible for a portion of $200,000 in funding.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Former Rockettes Performer Joins Bradenton Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Sonya Livingston Smith.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Up, Condo Sales Down in February

After dropping in January, sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased in February when compared to a year prior.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Real estate

West Villages Adds New Neighborhood

West Villages Florida recently added Boca Royale Golf & Country Club, its eighth neighborhood, to the West Villages Marketing Association.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Construction

Realtor Association Picks Company to Build New Facility

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build the new location for the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Michael Saunders Adds New Agent in Lakewood Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Joe Russo.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Historic Real Estate

Burns Court Bungalow Renovation Plans Unveiled

The bungalow at 442 Burns Court raised concerns when it was partially demolished.

03/20/2019 By Ilene Denton

Interior Design

National ASID CEO to Discuss Sustainable Design at Ringling College

His talk will focus on the impact of design on human health and well-being.

03/18/2019 By Ilene Denton

Construction

Habitat for Humanity Completes Two Homes Funded By State Housing Program

Habitat for Humanity received $500,000 from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership program to build three homes in Sarasota.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Deals

Florida Realtor Group Inks Deals With Agencies in Spain, Dubai

Florida Realtors recently signed memorandums of understanding with the Spanish International Realty Alliance and the Dubai Land Department.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Down Nationwide

Sales of new single-family homes were down by 4.1 percent in January when compared to a year prior.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Design

Solar Tube Company Expands

Daylight Concepts, which operates in Sarasota and Venice, is expanding its service area as far south as Fort Myers.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Downtown Block on the Market for $14 Million

The property includes three parcels that take up 1.3 acres.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Hospitality

Builders to Break Ground on New Jimmy Buffett-Themed Hotel

The new hotel, Compass, will be part of the One Particular Harbour development in Bradenton.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

Casey Key Property Sells for $5.3 Million

It’s the highest priced sale on the barrier island to date in 2019.

03/12/2019 By Ilene Denton