REAL ESTATE HEADLINES
  • Sarasota Chamber of Commerce celebrates successful year
    During Friday's annual luncheon meeting of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Congressman Vern Buchanan outlined recent legislative funding victories in the U.S. House and then mentioned something you'd think he might try to keep under the radar."Anybody hear I bought a yacht?" After the packed house of more than ... read more
    By Chris Wille
  • Bradenton's Cortez Plaza sells for $30.1 million
    BRADENTON - A real estate investment company has bought the Cortez Plaza shopping center for $30.1 million.An affiliate of Hackney Real Estate Partners of Richmond, Virginia, closed on the purchase last week, according to court filings.The plaza, on 25 acres at the southeast corner of U.S. 41 and Cortez Road, ... read more
    By John Hielscher
  • Bradenton's Cortez Plaza sold for $30.1 million
    BRADENTON - A real estate investment company has bought the Cortez Plaza shopping center for $30.1 million.An affiliate of Hackney Real Estate Partners of Richmond, Virginia, closed on the purchase last week, according to court filings.The plaza, on 25 acres at the southeast corner of U.S. 41 and Cortez Road, ... read more
    By John Hielscher
  • Sarasota company buys USDA laboratory in Manatee County
    SARASOTA - A Sarasota-based company that invests in government-leased buildings bought a new, 28,210-square-foot, single-tenant office and laboratory building in southern Manatee County that was developed for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.HC Government Realty Trust Inc. declined to disclose what it paid for the property at 7525 Commerce Court, Sarasota. ... read more
    By Staff Report
  • Detwiler's buys O'Brien acreage for $2.22 million
    The Detwiler brand keeps spreading. Detwiler's Farms LLC purchased 48.5 acres in eastern Manatee County from the O'Brien family's C&D Fruit and Vegetable Co. for $2.22 million.The property, at 16505 State Road 64 E., about 6 miles east of Interstate 75, is zoned agricultural. The property includes a retail operation ... read more
    By Chris Wille
  • Lake Club popular at Lakewood Ranch Home Tour
    The Lakewood Ranch lifestyle will take center stage Friday night at the festive kickoff event for the sprawling community's 21st annual Tour of Homes, Oct. 19 through Nov. 18. This Friday's fourth annual Block Party mirrors the monthly Music on Main celebration replete with food, drink, live music and family-friendly ... read more
    By Chris Wille
  • Hospital buying former Herald-Tribune building
    The board of the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System voted unanimously Monday to spend $17.3 million to buy and renovate the former Sarasota Herald-Tribune building on Main Street.The hospital plans to move more than 300 support services personnel to the three-story downtown building.Relocating those employees would free up space for ... read more
    By John Hielscher
  • Hospital considers buying former Herald-Tribune building
    The board of the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System will vote this afternoon on whether to spend $17.3 million to buy and renovate the former Sarasota Herald-Tribune building on Main Street.If approved by the hospital board, as expected, the hospital plans to move more than 300 support services personnel to ... read more
    By John Hielscher
  • A look at homes Paul Manafort forfeited that are destined to be sold
    An 1890s Brooklyn brownstone with gilded details. A Soho loft with picture windows. A Lower Manhattan apartment with an automated garage. A house in the Hamptons with a pool, tennis and basketball courts - even a chipping green.When Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, reached a plea deal ... read more
    By By Sarah Maslin Nir The New York Times
  • REAL ESTATE PEOPLE
    Chelsea Idsardi Chelsea Idsardi, a leasing agent at Ryntal Property Management in Sarasota, has passed the Florida real estate sales associate exam.Idsardi joined Ryntal in 2015 as an administrative assistant and receptionist. Her experience and exceptional customer service skills earned her a promotion to leasing agent in June ... read more