Sarasota Florida Real Estate News & Blog

New Library Taking Shape in Gulf Gate

New Library in Gulf Gate, Sarasota, FL

Crews continue to work diligently on the new Gulf Gate Library. Our office, Allen Real Estate Services, Inc., is located right across the street so we’ve seen the demolition of the old building, new site preparation, and a new star rising right before us.

The old Library is operating temporarily at Sarasota Square Mall. We love the contemporary look of this new building! What an enhancement to a great neighborhood. Do you agree?

Gulf Gate is a charming golf course community with homes along the fairways as well as off course. Neighboring communities such as Gulf Gate Woods, Gulf Gate East and Gulf Gate Manor are close by. The commercial area of Gulf Gate is home to anchor stores in its outdoor shopping center: Bed, Bath & Beyond, Stein...

Property Sales Continue to Be Hot in Sarasota

Excellent Sarasota Property Sales - May 2014

The Sarasota Association of REALTORS® released its May 2014 data showing property sales continuing to be “hot.” Sarasota County posted 1,100 closed sales for May 2014, 747 single family homes and 353 condominiums. “The figure was slightly lower than April's total of 1,195, and also slightly lower than last May, when 1,127 closings were reported in the My Florida Regional MLS system.”

Peter Crowley, SAR President pointed out that "Sarasota County real estate is such an amazing success story in the past two years, particularly coming from where we were in 2010."

It is no wonder that Sarasota real estate is such a success story. Our area offers beautiful white-sandy beaches with a year round fabulous warm climate. The city’s...

5 New Condos Planned for Downtown Sarasota

New Luxury Sarasota Condo Towers Planned

Changing the skyline of Sarasota, Florida, and boosting the confidence of the Sarasota real estate market, affluent baby boomers and retirees who make their way to our coastal city will be offered at least five new luxury condominium towers in the downtown area.

Golden Gate Point

On Golden Gate Point, the luxurious Aqua will face Sarasota’s bayfront and the John and Mable Ringling Bridge. Residents who crave opulence will surely have plenty. Prices start over $3 million per condo residence.

Also, on Golden Gate Point, plans for ONE88 Residences are underway. This 5 story luxury coastal tower will feature 8 condominium residences...