Hotels

Tru by Hilton Hotel Coming to Bradenton

Sarasota's Firmo Construction has been hired to build the project.

11/04/2019 By Staff

"I Wouldn't Piss Me Off"

Powerful Landowner Hugh Culverhouse Jr. Takes Aim at the Political Establishment

Wealthy donor Culverhouse Jr. makes national news after urging a boycott over Alabama’s abortion law.

06/10/2019 By David Hackett

Development

Sales Exceed $26 Million for Stock Signature Homes in Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota

Particularly notable sales included the two Stock Signature Homes in Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch.

05/08/2019 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

Uptown Downtown

A Surge of New $2-Million-Plus Condos Lifts the Sarasota Real Estate Market

A string of ultra-luxury condominium projects are filling in the downtown Sarasota skyline: Auteur, Blvd, Epoch, the Ritz-Carlton Residences at the Quay and, completed last season, 624 Palm.

02/28/2019 By Ilene Denton

What I've Learned

Builder Tom Jackson on Sarasota's Changing Landscape

Today, Jackson lives near downtown and relishes what Sarasota has become—a vibrant, walkable culture center teeming with amenities.

02/28/2019 By David Hackett

Planning

City Conducting Online Survey on Top Local Issues

The survey covers issues such as parks programs, sustainability, growth and development.

01/07/2019 By Staff

Hot 'Hoods

Is Parrish the New 'Center of the Universe'?

Developers say yes, thanks to Parrish's "freakishly convenient location," new high school and planned 23,000 new homes.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Politics

Palmetto Firm Hires Defense, Energy Consultants

Hartwell Capitol Consulting recently added Walt Steiner and Roman Katynski to its team.

12/20/2018 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

The Future

What Does the Future Hold for Sarasota?

Does bigger mean better?

02/28/2018 By David Hackett

Big Ideas

Other Cities Have Tackled Growing Pains in Innovative Ways—Would They Work Here?

Affordable housing, renewable energy, bike sharing—here's how these initiatives could work in Sarasota.

02/28/2018 By David Hackett

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

Development

Neighborhood Organizer to Speak on Latest Plans for Siesta Promenade

Sura Kochman represents Pine Shores Neighborhood Alliance.

11/08/2017 By staff

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