There are three game-changing projects in Sarasota in the makes; three ambitious projects that will change Sarasota in the near future. Mote Marine Laboratory – what a Bold Plan MoteMarine Laboratory, which is an independent, not-for-profit, marine research organization, will build a new aquarium on a 12-acre lot at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. The existing facility on City Island, located in the Sarasota Bay, will solely be used as a research center. That “International Marine Science, Technology and Innovation Park” on City Island will attract marine scientists from all over the world, although, it has already earned a global […]
After years of working, many retirees dream of having a vacation home. A beautiful home in the mountains or by the sea would be a perfect retreat. But there are a few steps involved before buying a second/vacation home. It is important to think carefully about the project. It is a significant investment and most retirees live on a "fixed" income.
Some areas in Florida were not so happy with hurricane Irma, however, most communities north of Fort Myers were lucky that the damage was minimal.
Considering buying a condo in the Sarasota and Venice area? Take the time to research the community, review the condominium rules and regulations and study other facts to answer these questions. Whether you have decided to buy a Condo at the beach, in a golf course community, or a gorgeous condo with elevator on the water the questions remain the same. It doesn’t matter which type of Condo you have in mind, ask these 20 question before you buy a Condo. More… Condition?: What’s the condition of the unit, […]
Pit bull and other "dangerous" breeds are not prohibited in Florida, only in Miami Dade County. But there are still rules in effect.
Now you have to come up with a storage solution First of all, this blog is not about the „big guys.“ When you have a 40’+ boat, the options are already pretty limited. You keep it in a wet slip, use a good bottom paint, protect it as much as you can against the UV rays, check all the ropes when a strong wind blows … and hope for the best. In the meantime use it as often as you can. Good deal. This blog is also not meant to […]
The West Villages of North Port is a vibrant new planned town of 12,000 acres located between Venice and North Port. Besides many neighborhoods with distinctive communities, there will be a grocery stores, commercial developments, do parks and everything what people need for their everyday life. You don't have to drive far to enjoy a vibrant Florida lifestyle. The Beaches are nearby and all the cultural offerings of Sarasota a just a short drive away.
Although Florida is the most southern state of the Continental United States, it can get cold in winter. The winter is short, but the temperatures can get low enough to kill all tropical plants in your garden.
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Walkability is the new global, national and regional trend. Many younger families want to be active, buy and shop locally and live in communities that fit into their lifestyles.