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Let’s stop watching the Colony Porn Channel

Let’s stop watching the Colony Porn Channel

When it comes to the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort redevelopment a bizarre form of land use porn has emerged and I hear otherwise sane people getting caught up in images and feelings that have little or no basis in anything resembling reality.

February 14, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

The rise, the fall and the future of Longboat Key’s Colony Beach & Tennis Resort

The rise, the fall and the future of Longboat Key’s Colony Beach & Tennis Resort

The Town, the voters and Colony unit owners all have a say in the outcome.

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

How Marijuana, Trump and Clint Eastwood can make the Colony Resort great again

How Marijuana, Trump and Clint Eastwood can make the Colony Resort great again

We do not need to wonder how this will play out. We do not need to analyze how well Trump will do or what the future of the Republican or Democratic party will be in America. All we have to do is lay down in bed, turn on a network or read on the Internet and we will know what to think.

November 13, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Colony to vote on redevelopment plan

Colony to vote on redevelopment plan

“If approved by owners,” said Colony President Jay Yablon, “…this will end all remaining litigation and finally put us on a firm path to redeveloping the resort.”

February 27, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony offers under review

Colony offers under review

“I am not in this to make money off my unit, but only to get back on that beach. I now have two married kids and expect grandkids and this is where I want us to all get together to vacation. That’s why I am working so hard at this,”

January 31, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Courts help decide key Colony litigation in 2015

Courts help decide key Colony litigation in 2015

If one were to judge the progress or lack thereof at The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort by driving by the site on south Longboat Key, it would appear that nothing happened in 2015. But in fact, several key court rulings have moved the resort, which has been closed since Aug. 2010, closer to resolution. […]

January 5, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony redevelopment showdown

Colony redevelopment showdown

Temple Beth Israel has been home to some of the most controversial land development proposals on Longboat Key. Not so long ago the Temple was filled with a community divided over a redevelopment plan for the Key Club put forth by its previous owners.

December 21, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Why did Colony unit owners fail to bid? Jay Yablon explains…

Why did Colony unit owners fail to bid? Jay Yablon explains…

‘One thing I learned about developers in the past three years is a whole bunch of these guys run around saying they have money…’

June 29, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony sale on-hold by appeal, Ocean Properties makes proposal

Colony sale on-hold by appeal, Ocean Properties makes proposal

‘Colony Lender risks immediate and irreparable loss, measurable in millions of dollars if the assets at issue are sold at an auction at which Colony Lender is forbidden to exercise the statutory right to a credit bid.’

June 24, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony assets set for sale this week

Colony assets set for sale this week

The assets to be auctioned include a $23 million judgment against Colony unit owners and two groups are expected to vie for that asset and the estate.

June 16, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »