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

Big Play

Former NFL Player Syd Kitson Banks on Babcock Ranch, His Ambitious Sustainable Community

It's game on for developer Syd Kitson’s sprawling Babcock Ranch.

04/18/2017 By Dick Hogan Photography by Gene Pollux

No Place to Call Home

The Growing Affordable Housing Crisis

We’ve compiled statistics to provide a snapshot of our affordable housing challenge and asked some experts to shed light on the growing crisis.

03/13/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Brad Baker

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

New hires

New Agent Joins Rosemary District Real Estate Group

Dean Schmitt recently joined the sales team at Risdon Real Estate.

12/27/2016 By staff

Real estate

Real Estate Firm Launches New Development Advisory Division

Ian Black Real Estate recently began offering land and development advisory services through a new division that will be led by real estate veteran Tom Danahy.

11/29/2016 By staff

Real Estate

Risdon Group Launches In-House Sales Company

Rosemary District Developer Creates Risdon Real Estate.

10/21/2016 By staff

Construction

Groundbreaking for State Street Condo Project Set

The development team behind downtown Sarasota's 1500 State Street condo project will celebrate the official groundbreaking of the project at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26.

09/13/2016 Research by staff

Development

New Civic Organization Calls for Wider Sidewalks, Greater Public Involvement in Planning

STOP!, a new group of Sarasota residents dedicated to maintaining quality of life in the city, will hold its first town hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22.

09/12/2016 Research by staff

Empty Lots

Quay Sarasota and UTC Build-Out are Local Game-Changers

As megaprojects go in the Sarasota-Manatee area, none are more game changing than the Quay Sarasota (formerly Sarasota Quay) property in downtown Sarasota and the University Town Center build-out in east county.

09/08/2016 By Kevin Allen

Real estate

Developer Purchases 21-Unit Hotel, Plans Upgrades

Developer and entrepreneur Henry Rodriguez purchased the Elephant Ears Suites for $1.9 million on Monday.

05/04/2016 Research by staff

Here We Grow

Anna Maria Island's Building Boom Sparks a Civil War

On once-quiet and charming Anna Maria Island, developers and longtime residents are battling over growth. What's ahead for this piece of paradise?

01/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Should Denser Development Come to the Rosemary District?

Hot topics, talk and history.

06/26/2014 By Cooper Levey-Baker