Construction

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking on New Tax Collector Facility

Local officials, builders and leaders on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Mid-County Tax Collector Office.

01/26/2017 By staff

Transportation

Autonomous Transit Vehicle Showcased

The Paris-based public transit company Transdev held an autonomous transit vehicle demonstration at the Mall at University Town Center on Monday.

01/24/2017 By staff

Sports

Baseball Team in Negotiations to Bring Spring Training to South Sarasota County

The Atlanta Braves are currently in exclusive negotiations with Sarasota County to possibly bring its new spring training complex to south Sarasota County.

01/17/2017 By staff

Deals

Miami Gardens Company Buys Vacant North 301 Property

The Miami Gardens company Cocchiola, L.L.C., recently purchased just over 1 acre of vacant land on the west side of N. Washington Boulevard.

01/13/2017 By staff

Transportation

County to Offer Rebates for New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Sarasota County is launching a program to boost the number of local electric vehicle charging stations.

01/06/2017 By staff

Deals

Downtown Office Building Goes for $580,000

Sarasota's Seminole SRQ Properties, LLC last month purchased the 2,560-square-foot downtown office building located at 2180 Main St., Sarasota.

12/27/2016 By staff

Deals

Kansas Developer Buys Downtown Commercial Land

The Kansas company The Blvd Sarasota, LLC last month purchased just under an acre of commercial property at the corner of Boulevard of the Arts and U.S. 41 for $5.4 million.

12/22/2016 By staff

Deals

Tommy Bahama Property Sold for $6.8 Million

A Massachusetts trust recently purchased the property that houses St. Armands Circle's Tommy Bahama from Sarasota's W. Howard Rooks for $6.8 million.

12/13/2016 By staff

Deals

Toronto Company Buys Industrial Distribution Facility for $52.5 Million

The Toronto-based company Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust acquired a multi-tenant industrial distribution facility for $52.5 million.

12/08/2016 By staff

Planning

City Approves Quay Redevelopment Proposal

The Sarasota City Commission voted Monday to approve a development agreement for 695 residential units, 175 hotel rooms, 38,972 square feet of office space and 189,050 square feet of commercial space at the former site of the Sarasota Quay.

12/06/2016 By staff

Deals

Vacant Commercial Land Sells for $3.6 Million

The Ohio-based company 5963 Cattlemen Road, LLC recently purchased 5.4 acres of vacant commercial property near the intersection of Fruitville Road and Cattlemen Road.

11/30/2016 By staff

Planning

County Awards Neighborhood Improvement Grants

The money will go toward projects focused on improving neighborhood character and environment.

11/30/2016 By staff

Environment

Thursday Workshop Focuses on Sustainability

Sarasota County's 11th annual Sustainable Communities workshop covers topics such as valuing nature, strategies for smarter growth, building community resilience and local food innovations.

11/28/2016 By staff

Construction

County Celebrates Completion of Bee Ridge Improvements East of I-75

Sarasota County will celebrate the completion of improvements to the 2.6-mile stretch of Bee Ridge Road between Mauna Loa Boulevard and Iona Road on Monday.

11/22/2016 By staff

Events

Electrical Upgrades Coming to Venice Airport Festival Grounds

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently awarded a $20,000 grant to the Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children for a project to increase the electrical capacity at the Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds.

11/22/2016 By staff

Deals

Sarasota Company Pays $625,000 for Retail Strip Center

The Sarasota company 4281-4305 Clark Rd LLC recently purchased a 2,956-square-foot retail strip center located at 4235 Clark Road, Sarasota.

11/17/2016 By staff

Deals

Sarasota Apartment Complex Sold for Almost $70.6 Million

TGM Sarasota LLC, a division of New York City's TGM Associates, recently purchased The Tuscany.

11/10/2016 By staff

Construction

River Road Project Begins Nov. 13

Sarasota County will begin a major resurfacing project on Sunday, Nov. 13, on River Road between Interstate 75 and U.S. 41 in south Sarasota County.

11/03/2016 Research by staff

Planning

Workshop on Proposed I-75 Overpass Is Nov. 15

The overpass will connect the future Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and Cattlemen Road, with the goal of relieving traffic congestion on University Parkway and Fruitville Road.

11/02/2016 Research by staff

Sports

County Parks and Rec Department Wins Sports Tourism Award

Sarasota County's Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department was recently awarded the Excellence in Sports Tourism Award.

09/09/2016 Research by staff