Real estate

New Home Sales Increased Between October and November

The number of sales of new single-family homes in November remained 7.7 percent below the November 2017 rate, according to new data.

01/31/2019 By Staff

Sneak Preview

2019 Parade of Homes Kicks Off Feb. 16

More than 100 model homes will be open for touring in six communities.

01/31/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

Real Estate Firm Adds New Sales Associate

Ian Black Real Estate recently hired Doug Sullivan, the former president and chief executive officer of Stonewood Holdings.

01/30/2019 By Staff

Deals

Real Estate Company Opens Downtown Office

PropLogix, which employs more than 110 people, recently moved its operations back to downtown Sarasota.

01/29/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Housing Starts Up

The Sarasota-Bradenton market produced 1,310 new single-family housing starts during the final quarter of 2018, up 5.5 percent from the fourth quarter of 2017.

01/28/2019 By Staff

ENCHANTED FOREST

Prepare to be Dazzled in Venice at This Year’s Orchid Show and Sale

When you walk into the Venice Community Center on Feb. 2 and 3, you’ll see thousands of breathtaking blooms in brilliant colors and astounding shapes.

01/25/2019 By Pam Daniel

NEST

A Historic Venice Estate Hits the Market

The House of Land and Sea is up for sale for $2.489 million.

01/25/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

New Manatee County Neighborhood Will Include 84 Villas

Neal Communities recently announced plans for Poinciana.

01/25/2019 By Staff

On the Labyrinth Trail

Seven Sarasota Labyrinths for Meditating, Meandering and More

“They’re incredibly peaceful. When you first walk in, you realize that there is a beauty to this ancient structure.”

01/24/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Beautifully Renovated Laurel Park Bungalow

It's a great alternative to a downtown condo.

01/23/2019 By Robert Plunket

New hires

Real Estate Firm Names New Sales Associate, Marketing Director

Ian Black Real Estate recently hired Zoë Carvel and Katie Hawkins.

01/22/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home and Condo Sales Drop in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined by 17.5 percent last month, when compared to a year prior.

01/22/2019 By Staff

Real estate

New Home Staging Business Launches

Marybeth Flynn recently opened Flynn Design Style.

01/21/2019 By Staff

Deals

Yacht Club Picks Construction Firm for $340,000 Renovation

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. was recently awarded the contract for renovations to a 2,200-square-foot outdoor dining area for the Bird Key Yacht Club.

01/17/2019 By Staff

Construction

New Bradenton Development Announced

Taylor Morrison plans to build The Heights between State Road 70 and University Parkway.

01/16/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Launches New Real Estate and Design Business

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate's Jaime Anast recently launched The Sarasota Collection Realty.

01/16/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders' Palmer Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Todd Heibel.

01/15/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Visitors and Revenue From Airbnb Up in 2018

Roughly 100,000 visitors booked lodgings through Airbnb in Sarasota County in 2018, generating $22.8 million in revenue for local hosts.

01/15/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Five Neighborhoods Where Everything Is About to Change

Looking for a new home—or wondering where everyone else is headed? We found five great neighborhoods, as diverse as they are desirable.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch, West Villages High in New Ranking of Top-Selling Communities

Both were recently ranked among the top-selling master-planned communities in the nation by a real estate research company.

01/11/2019 By Staff