Constrctuon

Housing Starts Up

The number of new residential construction projects in the United States increased by 5 percent between April and May.

2:51pm By Staff

Real estate

Florida Most at Risk From Chronic Flooding Caused By Climate Change

Roughly 64,000 homes in Florida are at risk of chronic flooding within the next 30 years, if current sea level rise trends continue, according to a new study.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Team Plans New Round of Public Forums

Presenters will discuss the master planning process, the current modified masterplan and next steps.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Deals

301 Acres of Venice Land Sold for $18 Million

Neal Land Ventures recently purchased the property for a mixed-use project.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Lakewood Ranch Neighborhood Wins Commission Approval

Solera is a new Lakewood Ranch neighborhood projected to include 675 new single-family homes on 278.4 acres.

06/14/2018 By Staff

Services

New Pet Resort Opens in Lakewood Ranch

Bayside Pet Resort recently opened its third facility in the area.

06/13/2018 By Staff

Sports

Atlanta Braves Spring Training Season Tickets Go on Sale Saturday

The Braves' new North Port stadium, now under construction, will host the team's final game of its 2019 season, before opening fully in 2020.

06/13/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

New Facility for Concrete Manufacturer Under Construction

Halfacre Construction Company recently broke ground on a new 12,000-square-foot building for Cast-Crete.

06/12/2018 By Staff

Deals

Developer, Law Firm Plan New Mixed-Use Downtown Project

The Capstone Group and Williams Parker recently entered into a long-term development project.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Recreation Center Under Construction

Neal Communities recently broke ground on the new amenity center at the Lakewood Ranch neighborhood Indigo.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Van Wezel Foundation Supports Plan for New Performing Arts Center

The future of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been debated during planning for The Bay redevelopment project.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Deals

Developer Picks Real Estate Firm for Marina Sales

Minto Communities recently selected Colliers International Group, Inc. to handle sales for its One Particular Harbour Marina.

05/31/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builders Break Ground on New Wastewater Treatment Plant

Builders and North Port officials broke ground Wednesday on a new wastewater treatment plant that will serve West Villages.

05/31/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Home Starts Up

The Sarasota and Bradenton markets saw 1,276 new single-family home starts in the fourth quarter of last year.

05/29/2018 By Staff

New hires

Construction Company Names Two New Partners

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company recently added two new partners, Reed Giasson and Tom Rees.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Work Begins on Quay Site

Jacksonville's GreenPointe Communities is breaking ground this week on Quay Sarasota.

05/22/2018 By Staff

Construction

City Breaks Ground on St. Armands Parking Garage This Week

The four-story garage will include 503 parking spaces.

05/22/2018 By Staff

New hires

Homebuilder Names New Marketing Manager and Coordinator

Neal Communities recently hired Christine McKelvey and Lara Bommersheim.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity to Build New 40-Home Neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, Inc. recently launched a capital campaign to fund construction of 40 homes over three years.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Education

Construction Begins on New School Cafeteria, Auditorium

Jon F. Swift Construction recently began work on a new 16,000-square-foot cafeteria and auditorium at Brentwood Elementary School.

05/18/2018 By Staff