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