Data

Local Home Sales Increase After Hurricane Slowdown

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties were up in October after September declines caused by Hurricane Irma's landfall.

11/22/2017 By Staff

Construction

Hospital Board Picks Architect, Builder for New $225 Million Venice Hospital

The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board recently voted to work with Flad Architects and Gilbane Building Company.

11/22/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Florida Home Sales Up Again After Hurricane Slump

Sales of single-family homes in Florida totaled 20,543 last month, up 2 percent when compared to October 2016.

11/21/2017 By Staff

Data

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

Networking

Construction Trade Group Hosts Sporting Clay Tournament

The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange is holding a sporting clays tournament from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17.

11/15/2017 By Staff

Promotions

Real Estate Firm Picks New Regional Marketing Director

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently promoted Shelley Whiteside.

11/13/2017 By Staff

Real Estate

Large Bayfront Estate to be Auctioned

'Absolute auction' set for Dec. 13 to sell Holiday Drive estate.

11/06/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor on Track to Close $100 Million in Sales in 2017

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate's Roger Pettingell has closed over $77.6 million in sales this year, with over $19.7 million pending.

11/03/2017 By Staff

Planning

Grand Opening for Revamped Longboat Key Park Is Nov. 8

New Bayfront Park amenities and enhancements include a kayak launch; pickleball, shuffleboard and basketball courts; a children's area and playground; and more.

11/01/2017 By Staff

Construction

Manatee County Breaking Ground on New $90 Million Parrish High School

The groundbreaking ceremony for Manatee County's new North River High School will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7.

11/01/2017 By Staff

Construction

Groundbreaking for New Venice Library Is Monday

The new facility will include a 24,000-square-foot library, a café, a 135-seat meeting room, an outdoor reading garden and more.

10/27/2017 By Staff

New hires

Construction Company Selects New Senior Project Manager

The Sarasota construction firm Atlas Building Company recently hired James Pastor.

10/26/2017 By Staff

Planning

North Port Real Estate Summit Set for Nov. 3

Details of the new Atlanta Braves spring training facility will be unveiled.

10/25/2017 By Staff

Networking

Builders Xchange Chili Cook Off Takes Place Nov. 1

Tickets are $30-$45.

10/24/2017 By Staff

New hires

Two Attorneys Join Sarasota Firm

The Sarasota law firm Norton Hammersley recently hired associate attorneys Chris Fowler and Alexandra Salerno Glauser.

10/24/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Local Realtors Sympathize with Plaintiffs in Zillow Lawsuit

Zillow has transformed the real estate business since its founding in 2006. But sometimes its "zestimates" are way off.

10/24/2017 By David Hackett

Data

Real Estate Sales Down in September Due to Hurricane Irma

Real estate sales in Sarasota and Manatee counties were down 16.8 percent in September when compared to September 2016.

10/23/2017 By Staff

New hires

Real Estate Firm Names Senior Director of Public Relations

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Elise Ramer.

10/20/2017 By Staff

Law

Land Use Attorney Appointed Chair of Chamber of Commerce Board

Charlie Bailey was recently appointed as the chair of the 2017-2018 Board of Directors of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

10/19/2017 By Staff

Planning

State Street Stretch to Close Permanently on Saturday

State Street will be permanently closed to vehicular traffic between Lemon and Pineapple Avenues due to construction of The Mark.

10/18/2017 By Staff