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Lido Key condo project takes off

Lido Key condo project takes off

Friday marked the latest development with the groundbreaking of Park Residences of Lido Key where 18 units will be completed within a year on the last developable vacant parcel on Lido Key.

November 17, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat’s former north-end gas station under contract

Longboat’s former north-end gas station under contract

The site of the former Longbeach Chevron located at 6990 Gulf of Mexico Drive is under contract to be sold to Keller Williams real estate firm. Keller Williams plans to redevelop the existing building, which is 2,084 square-feet, according to Town of Longboat Key Planning and Zoning Director Alaina Ray, and could serve as an […]

November 11, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Bayfront home sells for $3.45 million

Bayfront home sells for $3.45 million

A waterfront home on one of Sarasota’s barrier islands has been sold for $3.45 million. The home, at 640 Rountree Drive on Longboat Key, is about 5,100 square feet, according to Sarasota County property records, and was built in 2003. It includes 200 feet of frontage on Sarasota Bay, a bayfront pool and a 60-foot […]

October 5, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Town Attorney says Colony ownership issues years from resolution

Town Attorney says Colony ownership issues years from resolution

The Town Attorney’s office compiled a complete overview of all of the ongoing Colony litigation, bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings. The Town Attorney said it is difficult to speculate on what will happen next or when all of the litigation will be resolved as the various parties in these actions have clearly diverging objectives and litigation strategies.

October 5, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota social scene kicks off with a ‘Cure’

Sarasota social scene kicks off with a ‘Cure’

Saks Fifth Avenue hosts ‘Key to the Cure’ at new mall.

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key’s Aria Condominium holds retail value of near $62 million

Longboat Key’s Aria Condominium holds retail value of near $62 million

Construction of the newest condominium project on Longboat Key in eight years has commenced. Developers began construction this month on Aria, a 16-unit luxury condo on the southern end of Longboat Key. The new condominium units are said to have a retail value of $62 million. Thirteen of the units are already under contract according […]

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Business, In the news, Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Town Manager distributes Longboat property valuations

Town Manager distributes Longboat property valuations

Town Manager David Bullock distributed the final property valuations for Manatee and Sarasota Counties which came in this week. Staff is proceeding to develop the maximum millages for the July 7 regular meeting. Enter your email below to receive occasional Longboat Key breaking news eblasts and updates. <a href=”http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1323554-NkTwY5gu7N” title=”Online Form”>Online Form – Constant Contact […]

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Florida stone crab at peak prices as slow local season ends

Florida stone crab at peak prices as slow local season ends

As the stone crab season ended this week, the prices may have more to do with a huge demand for the crustacean than ups and downs in the catch around the state. So far, the state has registered a 1.7 million pound stone crab catch, which would seem to be significantly less than the 2.7 […]

May 28, 2014 | Posted in Business, Key Fishing, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sotheby’s cuts ribbon for Longboat sales success

Sotheby’s cuts ribbon for Longboat sales success

April 1, 2014 | Posted in Business, In the news, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Whitney Beach Plaza to receive a liquor store

Whitney Beach Plaza to receive a liquor store

The co-owner of Whitney Beach Plaza is anticipating opening a liquor store in the plaza within the next 60 to 90 days. Bradenton real estate and banking attorney Ryan Snyder, who co-owns the north-end Whitney Beach Plaza with Rich Juliani, principal of Boston-based JKI Investment Capital LLC, said he is planning to open a liquor […]

February 23, 2014 | Posted in Business, In the news, Major Headlines | Read More »