Rental Market

Sarasota Rents Have Dipped for Two Months in a Row. Will The Trend Last?

It's the first time they've halted their steady incline in roughly two years, according to a recent report. Will this trend last?

05/02/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Hello, Spring

Grillsmith Restaurant Offers Up Comfort Food and International Dishes with a Twist

New cocktails usher in spring and a special Mother's Day menu kicks off on May 4.

04/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Lickety Split sale

Inside a Casey Key Compound That Just Sold for $10.5 Million—Cash

The home went under contract in just four days. It was a cash deal.

04/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Home bound

A Recent Report Names Sarasota as the Country’s Top Relocation Destination

PODS, the portable storage and moving company, shares its top 20 lists of cities people are leaving—and where they're headed.

04/28/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Sarasota Housing Market Ranked No. 3 in U.S. in New Wall Street Journal Report

Outdoor lifestyle and a good job market kept the Sarasota metro area near the top three of the emerging housing markets index.

04/27/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Q & A

Media Mogul Steven Swartz Discusses the State of Journalism and What Drew Him to Sarasota

The president and chief executive officer of Hearst recently bought a condo on Longboat Key.

04/25/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Inn it

Check Out This Ultra-Cute Retro Inn on Anna Maria Island

We're loving the Joie Inn look, and owner and design blogger Ashley Petrone shares some tips on how we can bring those same vacation vibes home.

04/22/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Back to the drawing board

City Rejects Art Slated for Fruitville Road and U.S. 41 Roundabout

City commissioners said they felt “lukewarm” about the coral-like sculpture recommended by the Public Art Committee.

04/19/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Buckle up

Hurricane Forecast Predicts 22 Named Storms—Including Five Major Hurricanes

Sarasota's Climate Adaptation Center recently unveiled its forecast for the coming season.

04/18/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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

The Green Living Toolkit

How to Turn Your Yard Into a Paradise for Florida Wildlife

Two experts explain how your yard (or even just your balcony) can have a positive effect on the environment.

04/14/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Growth spurt

A New Lakefront Restaurant Is Headed to Downtown Wellen

The Banyan House will have a bar, a lounge and outdoor dining.

04/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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

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

Local Talent

This Ringling College Student's First Feature Is Headed to the Sarasota Film Festival

Ringling College of Art and Design student Will Mauricette's film "Monopoly Money" is headed to the 2022 Sarasota Film Festival.

03/29/2022 By Kim Doleatto