Events

'Control Growth Now' Group to Honor Old Miakka Activist

The group will present longtime local activist Becky Ayech with its 2021 Citizen of the Year award.

10/11/2021 By Staff

Awards

Quay Sarasota Developer Wins National Humanitarian Award

The Hearthstone Builder Humanitarian Award recognizes builders who have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to public service.

10/11/2021 By Staff

Go East

A New Apartment Project is Headed to East Sarasota

The 300-unit apartment project will cost about $70 million to build and is slated for completion in roughly two years.

10/07/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Urban Sprawl

Hi Hat Ranch Density Changes OK'd by County Commissioners

Despite opposition from the public, county commissioners voted unanimously to adopt an amendment allowing up to six times more density on 10,000 acres of land.

09/09/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Babcock Ranch

New Publix, High School Coming to Babcock Ranch

The grocery store and a high school are slated to open soon, giving residents of this fast-selling, master-planned community access to more essentials.

08/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Building Up

A Luxury Senior Living Facility May Be Coming to Downtown Sarasota

The LaVerne would be the first senior housing project in the downtown core.

08/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Development

Neal Land & Neighborhoods Launches Parrish Master Planned Community

More than 900 homes planned across two neighborhoods in the new North River Ranch.

03/03/2020 By Staff

Grants

Bay Park Conservancy Awarded $100,000 Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation

The grant will support the development of the 53-acre Sarasota bayfront.

04/10/2019 By Staff

Construction

Builder Donates Recycled Condo Materials

Seaward Development and Habitat ReStore recently removed reusable items from a 1974 building set to be demolished this fall.

09/14/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Developer Finalizes Design, Construction Team for New Condo

Sarasota's Seaward Development recently finalized the team that will design and build Epoch, a boutique condominium with 22 residences.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Deals

Multi-Family Apartment Complex Fetches $750,000

Developer Henry Rodriguez recently purchased an eight-unit multi-family complex in south Sarasota.

04/05/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Sarasota Company Begins Construction on Orlando Hotel

Stellar Development, Inc., recently began work on a new Holiday Inn and Suites.

02/27/2018 By Staff

Deals

Builder Purchases Property for New Headquarters

Maurice Opstal of Stellar Development Inc. recently purchased the two buildings located at 59 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota, for $550,000.

12/28/2017 By staff

Construction

Developer Breaks Ground on 16-Unit Downtown Project

Sarasota's Seaward Development recently broke ground on its new 7 One One Palm project.

12/11/2017 By staff

Trailblazing

Is Sarasota's North Trail on the Brink of a Makeover?

Highway improvements, new businesses and multimillion-dollar projects may finally revitalize North Tamiami Trail.

11/27/2017 By Susan Burns

Marketing

New Campaign Created to Showcase the Rosemary District

Risdon Group, the developers behind the Risdon on 5th residences in the Rosemary District, recently unveiled a new campaign, Live Up, that showcases creative personalities in the neighborhood.

07/06/2017 By staff

Planning

Panel to Discuss New Urbanism, Planning, Traffic Next Week

Panelists will discuss the New Urbanism planning philosophy, public approval for new developments, traffic and more during the next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon.

06/29/2017 By staff

Politics

Citizens Group Posts Video of City Commission Forum

STOP!, a citizens’ group advocating changes to Sarasota’s zoning code and project approval process, recently posted full video of its City Commission candidates' forum on YouTube.

03/07/2017 By staff

Politics

Citizens' Group Hosts City Commission Forum Feb. 27

STOP!, a newish citizens group advocating changes to Sarasota’s zoning code and project approval process, will host a forum for Sarasota City Commission candidates on Monday, Feb. 27.

02/20/2017 By staff

Planning

New Citizens' Group Schedules Town Hall Meeting for Jan. 23

The STOP! event will focus on the need to create more pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and to increase public input into the city’s planning and approval process.

01/18/2017 By staff