Florida Still No. 1 State for Foreign Real Estate Buyers

A new report finds that 22 percent of all foreign buyers who recently bought residential property in the United States purchased property in Florida.

11/15/2017 By staff


Vacant Commercial Property Sold for $165,000

Sarasota's Len Smally recently purchased a 33,416-square-foot plot of vacant land located at 551 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood.

10/17/2017 By staff


Bradenton Office Building Sells for $500,000

Bradenton's JRMS Properties, LLC last month purchased a 2,840-square-foot medical office building.

10/09/2017 By staff


College Buys 75 Acres for Future Parrish Campus

The State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota recently purchased the property for almost $2.5 million.

09/28/2017 By staff


Detwiler's Farm Market to Open New Palmetto Store

Detwiler's Farm Market recently purchased 8 acres of property in Palmetto that it will use as the site for a new grocery store, its fourth.

09/26/2017 By staff


Mixed-Use Downtown Building Sold for Almost $2.7 Million

Local investors recently purchased The Dolphin Building, a 10,912-square-foot mixed-use property located at 401 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota.

09/05/2017 By staff


Vacant Commercial Land Sells for Over $1.8 Million

Bradenton's DKG Property Inc. recently purchased almost 1.4 acres of vacant commercial land.

08/22/2017 By staff


Doughnut Shop, Barbecue Restaurant Coming to New Bradenton Building

A building under construction in Bradenton will house Shipley Do-Nuts’ first Florida store and the first location for the new restaurant Boneyard BBQ.

08/17/2017 By staff


Osprey Avenue Retail Building Sold for $750,000

Sarasota's Osprey III LLC recently purchased the building at 3562 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota, from 3562 South Osprey Avenue LLC.

08/14/2017 By staff


Downtown Fruitville Road Property Sold

Oaktree Development of Sarasota, LLC, recently purchased three adjoining parcels for $600,000.

07/26/2017 By staff

Real estate

Real Estate Team at No. 1 Halfway Through 2017

The Ackerman Group finished the first half of 2017 ranked as the No. 1 team across all companies by sales volume for Sarasota County and Longboat Key.

07/12/2017 By staff


Office Building on 1 Acre Sold for Over $1 Million

Sarasota's 10 Sarasota Center Blvd, LLC recently purchased an 8,518-square-foot office building on almost 1 acre, located at 10 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota.

06/26/2017 By staff

Real estate

Florida Home Sales and Prices Up

Sales of single-family homes in Florida totaled 27,850 in May, up 7.6 percent from May 2016, according to new data released by Florida Realtors.

06/21/2017 By staff


Local Broker Handles $550,000 Office, Retail Sale in Brandon

Matt Kezar of Sarasota's Ian Black Real Estate recently represented the buyer and seller in the sale of a 5,500-square-foot retail and office building in Brandon.

06/07/2017 By staff


Legislature Eases State Business Rent Tax

Florida Realtors applauds new law.

05/30/2017 By staff


Concrete Plant Property Sold

The Fort Myers company Seminole Gulf Railway L.P. recently purchased a 1.3-acre property that houses a concrete batching plant for just over $260,000.

05/19/2017 By staff


Retail Strip Sold for Just Over $1.6 Million

Sarasota's Classic Ocean Investments, Inc. last month purchased the retail strip center known as Phillippi Plaza from Sarasota's Sarasota Outdoor Properties.

05/18/2017 By staff

Real estate

Commercial Real Estate Team Ranked Among Top Performers

Greg Sheller and Team recently earned the RE/MAX Platinum Club Award, which recognizes the highest producing RE/MAX associates.

05/12/2017 By staff


751 Acres in Myakka City Sold

Miami's Gopher Hill Farm recently purchased 751 acres of agricultural land from Pennsylvania's Giuliano Florida Realty Development Group for almost $2.7 million.

04/27/2017 By staff


Real Estate Firm Wins Statewide Awards

RE/MAX of Florida recently presented RE/MAX Alliance Group, which serves Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties, with its Community Citizenship Award and its Total Volume Achievement Award.

04/26/2017 By staff