Data

Home Sales Increased Between July and August, While Median Prices Declined

The number of closed sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased between July and August, while median sale prices declined.

09/21/2017 By Staff

New hires

Michael Saunders Office Adds New Agent

Jeff Hinrichs recently joined Michael Saunders & Company's Siesta Key office.

09/19/2017 By Staff

Design

Home Technology Company Wins National Award

Sarasota's Wicked Smart Homes recently won a "Smart Home of the Year" award for its work on a 5,000-square-foot Sarasota home.

09/19/2017 By Staff

Deals

1,400-Square-Foot Commercial Property Sold

Sarasota's Marcia Sandoval and Fred Carcamo recently purchased the property for $150,000.

09/18/2017 By Staff

New hires

Landscape Company Names New General Manager

ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently promoted Joe Mantkowski to general manager of the company's landscape division.

09/06/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Earns Luxury Marketing Designation

Wendy Merriman of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate recently earned the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation.

09/05/2017 By Staff

Deals

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

Construction

Company Breaking Ground on New Mall Restaurant

Sarasota's Firmo Construction is breaking ground on the new Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar restaurant in the Westfield Siesta Key mall.

08/31/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Real Estate Firm Inks Relocation Services Deal

The Sarasota commercial real estate firm Ian Black Real Estate recently entered into an exclusive partnership with Cincinnati's Relocation Strategies.

08/29/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Breakfast Event Focuses on Downtown Real Estate

The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee's Commercial Investment Division is holding a breakfast panel discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

08/29/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Homebuilder Appoints Sales Manager for Bradenton Neighborhood

The homebuilder Ashton Woods recently appointed Marie Miante as the community sales manager for Rosedale.

08/29/2017 By Staff

Construction

Builders Group Networking Social to Be Held at Rowing Park

The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange is holding its fall networking social from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14.

08/28/2017 By Staff

Law

Land Planning Firm Hires New Director

Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC—a subsidiary of the business law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP—recently hired Joel Freedman as its director of land planning.

08/23/2017 By Staff

New hires

New Agent Joins Michael Saunders Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Stephanie Okuley for its Palmer Ranch office.

08/23/2017 By Staff

Deals

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

Planning

County Commission to Discuss Recycling Facility Near Celery Fields Wednesday

The commission is set to discuss whether to rezone 16 acres of property near the Celery Fields to allow for the construction of a recycling center.

08/18/2017 By Staff

Deals

Vacant Beneva Road Property Sells for $450,000

Sarasota's Vigo LLC recently purchased 61,155 square feet of vacant land located at 3232 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota.

08/18/2017 By Staff

Hospitality

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

Big Deals

Office Showroom Sells for $450,000

Sarasota's Storm Safe Consulting, LLC recently purchased a 3,090-square-foot freestanding office showroom building.

08/16/2017 By Staff

Data

American Optimism About Home Sales Drops

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index decreased by 1.5 percentage points in July, after matching its all-time high in June.

08/15/2017 By Staff