Unibail-Rodamco announced Tuesday that it is acquiring Westfield—which owns two malls in Sarasota—for $15.7 billion.
Local retailers and developers are rethinking their business strategies.
Sarasota's TooJay’s now has a counter area with nine seats, as well as more contemporary details throughout.
Sarasota's Firmo Construction is breaking ground on the new Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar restaurant in the Westfield Siesta Key mall.
Bravo Coastal Bar & Kitchen is part of the restaurant group that operates both Bravo Cucina Italiana and Brio Tuscan Grille.
Metro Diner, a burgeoning chain born in Jacksonville in 1992, recently opened its first Sarasota location in a revamped space inside the Westfield Siesta Key mall.
The 35,000-square-foot space includes a modern bar and dining area and comfy leather seats in the theaters.