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


Real Estate Firm Picks New Regional Marketing Director

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently promoted Shelley Whiteside.

11/13/2017 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


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


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


State Wants Input on Affordable Housing

Florida's Affordable Housing Workgroup is asking for public input on what the state can do to address affordable housing needs.

10/26/2017 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


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


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


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


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

New hires

Construction Firm Names New Senior Superintendent

Gates Construction, which has offices in Bonita Springs and Sarasota, recently hired Tony Redcay.

10/18/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Local Women's Council Names 'Realtor of the Year'

The Sarasota Women's Council of Realtors recently honored Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate's Kimberlie MacDonald.

10/17/2017 By Staff


Vacant Commercial Property Sold for $165,000

Sarasota's Len Smally recently purchased a 33,416-square-foot plot of vacant land located at 551 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood.

10/17/2017 By Staff

New hires

Homebuilder Picks New Sales Vice President

The Lakewood Ranch-based homebuilder Neal Communities recently hired Carlos Puente as vice president of sales in its north region.

10/16/2017 By Staff


Multi-Family Complex Sold for $600,000

Sarasota's Garden Investment Group, Inc. recently purchased Ridgewood Heights Apartments.

10/13/2017 By Staff

New hires

Realtor Joins Anna Maria Island Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Kathy Marshall for its Anna Maria Island office.

10/12/2017 By Staff