New hires

Real Estate Firm Names New Sales Associate, Marketing Director

Ian Black Real Estate recently hired Zoë Carvel and Katie Hawkins.

01/22/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home and Condo Sales Drop in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined by 17.5 percent last month, when compared to a year prior.

01/22/2019 By Staff

Real estate

New Home Staging Business Launches

Marybeth Flynn recently opened Flynn Design Style.

01/21/2019 By Staff

Deals

Yacht Club Picks Construction Firm for $340,000 Renovation

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. was recently awarded the contract for renovations to a 2,200-square-foot outdoor dining area for the Bird Key Yacht Club.

01/17/2019 By Staff

Construction

New Bradenton Development Announced

Taylor Morrison plans to build The Heights between State Road 70 and University Parkway.

01/16/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Launches New Real Estate and Design Business

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate's Jaime Anast recently launched The Sarasota Collection Realty.

01/16/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders' Palmer Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Todd Heibel.

01/15/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Visitors and Revenue From Airbnb Up in 2018

Roughly 100,000 visitors booked lodgings through Airbnb in Sarasota County in 2018, generating $22.8 million in revenue for local hosts.

01/15/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Five Neighborhoods Where Everything Is About to Change

Looking for a new home—or wondering where everyone else is headed? We found five great neighborhoods, as diverse as they are desirable.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch, West Villages High in New Ranking of Top-Selling Communities

Both were recently ranked among the top-selling master-planned communities in the nation by a real estate research company.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Construction

Builder Expands Commercial Division

Nautilus Homes' commercial division works on both design-build and renovation projects.

01/10/2019 By Staff

Neighborhood Watch

Nature Rules at Venetian Golf & River Club

A snapshot of real estate activity in the popular Venice community.

01/10/2019 By Ilene Denton

Gardening ABC’s

Ringling Museum Bayfront Gardens Workshops Set for January and February

Learn to fertilize the environmentally right way on Jan. 12; growing roses in Florida on Feb. 9.

01/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

Jewels on the Bay Designer Showhouse Debuts Jan. 20

“It will not be boring, I promise you!”

01/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real estate

Real Estate Office Adds New Agent

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Lisa Otte.

01/04/2019 By Staff

Hot 'Hoods

Old, New, Enormous and Tiny, Here are Five Neighborhoods Where Everything’s About to Change

Five very different neighborhoods where real estate is sizzling.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Hot 'Hoods

West Villages Mirrors the Way We Live Now

The houses are the result of years of learning what people want.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Hot 'Hoods

Laurel Park Is Sarasota's Most Charming Downtown Neighborhood

These old homes are the perfect alternative to a downtown condo.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Hot 'Hoods

It's Water, Water Everywhere at Waterside at Lakewood Ranch

It’s the first Lakewood Ranch community to be built in Sarasota County.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Hot 'Hoods

The Rosemary District Is a Hipster Haven

This is the “anti-gated community”—lots of cultures, all clashing yet somehow managing to co-exist in a lively and energetic neighborhood unlike anything Sarasota has ever seen before.

01/02/2019 By Robert Plunket