Nailing It

Camille Heltman Is Living Her Lifelong Dream as a Handywoman

"I can do everything a handyman would do. There’s just not a word for a handywoman in the dictionary.” 

06/25/2024 By Megan McDonald

Boldly Going

Atlantic TNG, LLC's Megan Kitchner Is Committed to Moving Forward

“Construction has always been predominantly male, but it doesn’t have to be. There’s a lot of work to be done, and women can do it.” 

06/25/2024 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Local Builders Won Big at This Year's National Association of Home Builders Awards

Nautilus Custom Homes and Ross Built Custom Homes stood out from the competition, taking home a total of seven awards.

03/01/2024 By Kim Doleatto


Sarasota and Manatee Counties Are Rolling Out Roundabouts in Greater Numbers

Sarasota, Manatee, developers and FDOT say circles make sense, in some locations, to boost safety.

12/20/2023 By Catherine Hicks/Community News Collaborative

Rosemary Risen

What's Going on at the Corner of Fourth Street and Cocoanut Avenue?

A new mixed-use project, that's what, with roughly 2,000 square feet of floor-level retail space and 60 condos.

11/07/2023 By Kim Doleatto


Business Leaders Say Florida's New Immigration Law Will Make It Harder and More Expensive to Build

The construction industry may take a blow once the state’s new immigration bill takes effect July 1.

06/14/2023 By Kim Doleatto


The New U.S. 41 and Gulfstream Roundabout Is Finally Here

Located at the base of the Ringling Bridge in downtown Sarasota, the new roundabout will welcome motorists beginning Dec. 17.

12/12/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Paddle up

This Myakka Ranch Comes With Livestock, a Stocked Lake and Tropical Fruit Gardens

It's listed for $6,995,000 million—and you can bid on it in Sotheby's inaugural live real estate auction.

09/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Sitting Empty

Who Killed the Florida House?

After jostling between a construction industry trade organization and multiple governmental bodies, the future of the sustainable demonstration house is uncertain.

07/25/2022 By Isaac Eger

If You Build It...

Taylor Morrison Will Pay You to Be Part of Its Construction Superintendent Training Program

To deal with the labor shortage, the builder has launched a new training program. Its pilot took place in Sarasota.

06/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto


Get Ready for Another Construction Project on U.S. 41

The Florida Department of Transportation has plans to resurface two miles of roadway near the Sarasota airport.

05/26/2022 By Chloe Nelson


First Class Graduates from Tuition-Free Construction Training Program in Newtown

Within a week of completing the training, at least two of the graduates had started new jobs.

05/16/2022 By Staff


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

Going Up

Selby Gardens Permitted to Begin Vertical Construction

The gardens has begun construction on its Living Energy Access Facility, which will house a new restaurant, expanded gift and plant shop, on-site parking and solar array.

04/01/2022 By Staff


Resilient Retreat Will Celebrate Topping Off of New Community Center on March 2

Resilient Retreat offers services for survivors of abuse and first responders, and helps professionals heal the impacts of trauma.

02/28/2022 By Staff


Campaign for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Funds Construction Skills Program in Newtown

The $100,000 in funding will be used to train approximately 40 Sarasota city and county residents.

01/25/2022 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Home Design and Renovation, From Plans to Pillows

Trade Mark Interiors is leaving their mark in homes, condos, and office spaces across the country, even gaining acclaim from Elle Décor this past March.



A Diverging Diamond Interchange Is Coming to I-75 and Clark Road

Construction on the $62.4 million project is expected to last until fall 2023.

10/22/2021 By Staff


Firmo Construction Breaks Ground on Fairfield by Marriott in North Tampa

The Sarasota construction group will collaborate with AP Architecture on the project.

10/20/2021 By Staff


Phase II of Cattlemen Road Construction Begins in October

The project includes widening Cattlemen Road and Palmer Boulevard and reconstructing South Packinghouse Road from Cattlemen to Palmer.

09/24/2021 By Staff