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.
Saunders urges all Longboaters to become educated about the proposed development of the Colony property, which she calls the “finest piece of land in the State of Florida.” She stressed that Longboat Key residents should “think bigger” than the traffic issues and look down the road to the island’s future.
Longboat Key’s election had two referenda which requested to convert commercially zoned properties into residential. Neither of the referenda passed. Harbour Square Against: 2,994 In Favor: 1,972 Manatee: For: 658 Against: 995 Sarasota: For: 1,314 Against: 1,999 Whitney Plaza Against: 3,055 In Favor: 2,008 Manatee: [...]
For Longboat Key Realtor Bruce Myer the experience of loyalty mixed with déjà vu came to fruition when he was called by the owner of 1930 Harbourside Drive #117 in Fairway Bay. The owner said that after enjoying his residence for 34 straight years, he was ready to sell. The owner used Myer 34 years [...]