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Final battle over Colony ownership rages in court

Final battle over Colony ownership rages in court

Nothing has died more slowly and with more waves of litigation than the once world-famous Colony Resort.

February 11, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town says ‘yes’ to sales office for future St. Regis residences

Town says ‘yes’ to sales office for future St. Regis residences

The majority of the condos will cost between $4 million and $7 million and penthouses about $10 million.

February 11, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

St. Regis sales office meets approval from Longboat Planning Board

St. Regis sales office meets approval from Longboat Planning Board

“The code was written in the 1970s before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and changes in lending rules. It will accelerate the reconstruction of the Colony site by 12 months.”

February 11, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony ownership showdown heads to court

Colony ownership showdown heads to court

Unicorp owner Chuck Whittall hopes to terminate once and for all the Association of Unit Owners and compel the sale of the remaining units.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony demolished, St. Regis approved as ownership battle continues into 2019

Colony demolished, St. Regis approved as ownership battle continues into 2019

For years, it appeared as if the legal battles between the ownership interests of the former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort were eclipsing any real progress toward redevelopment. This situation changed dramatically in 2018. On March 16, the Longboat Key Town Commission approved a plan to allow 166 St. Regis Hotel rooms and 78 St. […]

January 13, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town says ‘No’ to sales office at Colony site with 4-3 vote

Town says ‘No’ to sales office  at Colony site with 4-3 vote

“If you deny this, I will not be able to start until Spring of next year. If you delay this, and your code is unlike hundreds of other cities in the state of Florida, it will delay us by one year,” said Whittall.

January 1, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Klauber was our driving force in so many ways

Klauber was our driving force in so many ways

Dr. Murray Klauber and his early decisions and astute leadership made our area the great restaurant and hospitality destination we know today.

December 2, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Murf Klauber: Building a legacy through family, passion and fun

Murf Klauber: Building a legacy through family, passion and fun

The energy, passion and imagination of Murf Klauber made an impression on generations of Longboaters. All along, he worked with the family he loved.

December 2, 2018 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Final check-out at Colony Resort

Final check-out at Colony Resort

Demolition contractors are set to demolish the final building — the mid-rise — as it was known at the site of the former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort.

November 19, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town pursues code tweak for St. Regis condo sales

Town pursues code tweak for St. Regis condo sales

Town Commission voted unanimously Monday to have town staff work on possible changes to the code to allow the
temporary sales structure for the St. Regis. Condominiums.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »