Planning

Sustainable Communities Workshop Returns

Registration is still open for Sarasota County's 12th annual Sustainable Communities Workshop.

11/13/2017 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

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

Three-Story Office Building Sold for $23.5 Million

Sarasota's Sarasota Commerce Center 2, LLC recently purchased a three-story office building on almost 11 acres.

07/13/2017 By Staff

Deals

Vacant Industrial Property Changes Hands

Sarasota's Kamur USA, LLC recently purchased a 3.7-acre parcel of vacant industrial land for $340,000.

06/20/2017 By Staff

Tourism

'Dr. Beach' Picks Siesta as Country's No. 1 Beach

Stephen Leatherman, popularly known as "Dr. Beach," announced Thursday that he ranks Siesta Beach as the country's No. 1 beach.

05/25/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Downtown Office Building Renovated

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Cecil Lee Upshaw, III and business partner Gabor Sztuska recently renovated the First Professional Building.

05/23/2017 By Staff

Deals

Concrete Plant Property Sold

The Fort Myers company Seminole Gulf Railway L.P. recently purchased a 1.3-acre property that houses a concrete batching plant for just over $260,000.

05/19/2017 By Staff

Deals

Retail Strip Sold for Just Over $1.6 Million

Sarasota's Classic Ocean Investments, Inc. last month purchased the retail strip center known as Phillippi Plaza from Sarasota's Sarasota Outdoor Properties.

05/18/2017 By Staff

Openings

Recycling Company Plans New Sarasota Facility

Single Stream Recyclers—based in Cocoa, Florida—is planning to build a new facility in north Sarasota and hire up to 80 new employees by the end of 2018.

05/18/2017 By Staff

Deals

Office Unit Goes for $150,000

A Slice of Heaven LLC recently purchased a 1,416-square-foot office condo unit from Myakka City's HFS Properties LLC.

04/27/2017 By Staff

Health care

Doctor Plans New Sleep Disorder Office

Dr. Carlos Realpe of SleepMed recently leased suite 170 in the building located at 5432 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, in order to open a new SleepMed office there.

04/14/2017 By Staff

Deals

13-Floor Downtown Office Building Sold

North Carolina's TDC Blackbird SCC, LLC recently purchased Sarasota City Center for $36.5 million.

04/13/2017 By Staff

Planning

Neighborhood Groups to Discuss Surplus Lands Monday

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is hosting a town hall on surplus lands policies and how they may be changed.

04/04/2017 By Staff

Construction

233-Unit Apartment Complex in East Sarasota Moves Forward

The Sarasota County Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a request to rezone an almost-18-acre property at the corner of Honore Avenue and DeSoto Road to make way for a new 233-unit apartment complex.

03/24/2017 By Staff

Deals

Two Downtown Sarasota Office Condos Sold

Sarasota's AGR Property Management, LLC recently purchased two office condos for $310,000.

03/20/2017 By Staff

Deals

Office Condo Property Sells for $430,000

Denver's Paeleo 8 Investment LLC last month purchased a four-unit office condo suite totaling 6,039 square feet in Paleo Park of Commerce, 8221 Vicela Drive, Sarasota.

03/17/2017 By Staff

Deals

Office, Warehouse Space Sold for $530,000

Sarasota's Merchant Court, LLC recently purchased the 3,804-square-foot office and warehouse condo at 7313 Merchant Court, Sarasota.

03/16/2017 By Staff

New hires

Sarasota County Names New Planning and Development Director

Sarasota County recently appointed Matt Osterhoudt as its new director of Planning and Development Services, effective March 6.

02/27/2017 By Staff

Deals

Old Packinghouse Cafe Property Changes Hands

J.R. Garraus' Garraus-Nicolay, Inc. this week purchased the property that houses J.R.'s Old Packinghouse Cafe for $385,000.

02/17/2017 By Staff