Big Play

Former NFL Player Syd Kitson Banks on Babcock Ranch, His Ambitious Sustainable Community

It's game on for developer Syd Kitson’s sprawling Babcock Ranch.

04/18/2017 By Dick Hogan Photography by Gene Pollux

No Place to Call Home

The Growing Affordable Housing Crisis

We’ve compiled statistics to provide a snapshot of our affordable housing challenge and asked some experts to shed light on the growing crisis.

03/13/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Brad Baker

Real estate

Real Estate Firm Launches New Development Advisory Division

Ian Black Real Estate recently began offering land and development advisory services through a new division that will be led by real estate veteran Tom Danahy.

11/29/2016 By Staff

Construction

Groundbreaking for State Street Condo Project Set

The development team behind downtown Sarasota's 1500 State Street condo project will celebrate the official groundbreaking of the project at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26.

09/13/2016 Research by Staff

Development

New Civic Organization Calls for Wider Sidewalks, Greater Public Involvement in Planning

STOP!, a new group of Sarasota residents dedicated to maintaining quality of life in the city, will hold its first town hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22.

09/12/2016 Research by Staff

Empty Lots

Quay Sarasota and UTC Build-Out are Local Game-Changers

As megaprojects go in the Sarasota-Manatee area, none are more game changing than the Quay Sarasota (formerly Sarasota Quay) property in downtown Sarasota and the University Town Center build-out in east county.

09/08/2016 By Kevin Allen