Newsmaker

Veronica Brady Is Out to Raise $20 Million to Build Phase One of The Bay

Brady was an early supporter of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization and part of a three-person team that raised $2.1 million in 2017 to pay for the master plan.

07/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Nonprofit Adds Three New Board Members

The nonprofit that is working to build The Bay recently elected three new members to its board: Carlos de Quesada, Rod Hershberger and Emily Walsh.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Planning

New Nonprofit Will Work with City to Oversee Bayfront Redevelopment

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization is transitioning into a new organization, The Bay Conservancy.

12/13/2018 By Staff

Construction

City Commission Approves Master Plan for Bayfront Redevelopment

The Sarasota City Commission on Thursday voted to approve a plan to redevelop 53 acres around the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

09/07/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Team Plans New Round of Public Forums

Presenters will discuss the master planning process, the current modified masterplan and next steps.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Van Wezel Foundation Supports Plan for New Performing Arts Center

The future of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been debated during planning for The Bay redevelopment project.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Planning

Future of 10th Street Boat Ramp to Be Discussed Wednesday

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization and Sasaki are holding a forum to address the future of the boat launch at 10th Street.

06/01/2018 By Staff

Planning

Draft Plan for Bayfront Redevelopment to Be Unveiled Next Week

Gina Ford and Susannah Ross of Sasaki will discuss the current draft master plan during three presentations next week.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Possibilities to Be Discussed May 17

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will include an update on The Bay.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Planning

Open Houses Will Showcase Bayfront Redevelopment Possibilities

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization and the design firm Sasaki will share three options for the future of The Bay, 53 acres of Sarasota bayfront property.

04/05/2018 By Staff

Survey

What Do You Think Should Happen to the Sarasota Bayfront?

The Bay Sarasota and Sasaki are seeking feedback for ways to improve 53 acres along U.S. 41 between Boulevard of the Arts and 10th Street.

02/26/2018 By Staff

Planning

Open Houses on Sarasota Bayfront Redevelopment Set for Next Week

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization is hosting three open houses next week.

01/31/2018 By Staff

New hires

Sarasota Bayfront Planning Group Picks Managing Director

The Board of Directors of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization recently hired William Waddill.

12/15/2017 By staff

Construction

Bayfront Planning Organization Hits $2.1 Million Fundraising Goal

Nearly 60 donors have invested in a planning initiative to reimagine Sarasota's bayfront and many foundations also provided financial support.

11/29/2017 By staff

Planning

Organization Picks Firm to Create Master Plan for Sarasota Bayfront

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization recently selected the urban design firm Sasaki to create a master plan for 42 acres on the Sarasota bayfront.

10/12/2017 By staff

Honors

Bayfront 20:20 Leader to Be Recognized as 'Boundary Crosser'

Michael's on East co-proprietor Michael Klauber will be honored with the 2017 Boundary Crosser leadership award by SCOPE.

09/20/2017 By staff

Planning

Bayfront Planning Group Looking for Design Team

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization last week issued a Request for Qualifications to find a design team that will lead the creation of a comprehensive master plan for the bayfront.

07/24/2017 By staff

Board Room

Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization Board Forms

The Board will oversee the creation of a master plan for city-owned land on Sarasota’s bayfront.

10/19/2016 By staff

Development

Patterson Foundation Commits $300,000 to Bayfront Planning Group

The Patterson Foundation announced Tuesday that it will provide up to $300,000 in funding and consulting support for the formation and work of the new Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization.

07/20/2016 Research by staff