Lakewood Ranch

Forestar Unveils Phase One Plans for Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch

The 700-acre development will ultimately be home to 300 homesites.

11/18/2021 By Staff

Building Up

Here's a Look at What Could Be Coming to St. Armands Circle

A rundown of the proposals for the Fillmore parking lot site that City of Sarasota commissioners received this week.

11/18/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Siesta key hotels

Eight-Story Siesta Key Hotel Moves Forward

Sarasota County commissioners voted in favor of increasing height and density limits to accommodate the 170-room hotel project. Plus, an update on the three other proposed hotel projects.

10/28/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Longboat Key's St. Regis Project Has Begun

After almost nine years and $100 million dollars spent, the long-awaited St. Regis Residences and Hotel broke ground yesterday.

10/26/2021 By Kim Doleatto

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

Gaze into the future

Renderings Offer a Sneak Peek at What Downtown Wellen Will Look Like

The fast-growing community's downtown is slated to have a hammock grove, permanent food trucks, shops and more.

08/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

Here's a Peek at the New Residences at St. Regis Longboat Key

Completion of the project, on the site of the former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, is slated for the spring of 2024.

08/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Real Estate

In Parrish, Affordable Prices Are a Major Selling Point

New homes for less than $300,000 in North River Ranch are making home ownership possible in an impossible seller's market.

06/10/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Losing Our Country

Rural Hi Hat Ranch Gets Closer to Becoming a Major Development

Despite protests, Sarasota County commissioners approve an allowable density amendment for the sprawling Hi Hat Ranch.

06/10/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

High Stakes Decision

Sarasota County Commission to Consider Turning Hi Hat Ranch Into Large Housing, Commercial Development

It's another battle in the fight between the preservationists who want to keep some of the region’s land rural and the developers who want to maximize its profit.

06/09/2021 By Elizabeth Djinis

Real Estate

Could Park East Be Downtown’s Next Hot Neighborhood?

“East of Washington Boulevard” used to be a barrier for real estate investors. Not anymore.

04/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Motel Memories

Saying Goodbye to a Historic Lido Motel

The historic Gulf Beach Resort Motel is being demolished to make way for luxury condos.

02/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Fast Track

The Barrington Group Adds Vice President to Leadership Team

In his new role, Ryan Lieberman will be tasked with expanding the company's latest development, The Floridian Club, across Florida and potentially into other states.

08/27/2020 By Staff

Business

City Launches Online, Mobile Options for Building Permits, Inspections

The new services will help customers do business within the city, especially during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

07/09/2020 By Staff

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