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 […]
Four Point Inspection? Let’s get right to the point. A four point inspection is focusing only on the most important issues a house may or may not have. It was created after Hurricane Andrew struck Florida, which happened in August 1992. Andrew was the most expensive hurricane in Florida’s history. The category five storm left scars in the landscape as well as on the balance sheets of the insurers for more than a decade. With so many homes damaged, insurance companies needed a quick solution for the future. They needed […]
South of Englewood is a huge circular area. From the sky it looks like one of those crop circles found in crop fields in England, but it is a city called "Rotonda West." Seven neighborhoods and a Preserve are in the wheel. The neighborhoods of Rotonda West include Golf Course communities, communities with lots of water called Rotonda Lakes.
Dredging Stump Pass The channel between the southern tip of Manasota Key and Don Pedro Island, called Stump Pass, is the only connection between the Lemon Bay (Intracoastal Waterway) and the Gulf of Mexico in the Englewood area. Therefore, this is also the only thoroughfare which boaters can use if they want to go out on the open water of the Gulf. The next two passages are the Venice Jetty, about 16 miles further north, or Gasparilla Pass, which is 7 miles further south. So, if you don’t have one […]
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.
Boca Grande the historic town located on a tropical Island called Gasparilla on the West Coast of Florida
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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.
Riverwood is a sub-tropical golf community in Port Charlotte, Florida. This is paradise for people who want to live an active lifestyle. The 24h gated community offers golfing, tennis and many other activities.
In the year 1993, we came the first time to Englewood in Florida. It was almost by accident because this gem is off the main drag. It takes just a short detour if you don’t want to miss this pearl located on Lemon Bay. Englewood sits on a peninsula called the “Cape Haze Peninsular,” which is right on Florida’s beautiful Southwest coast. We have to admit that back in the 90’s Englewood was still a sleepy, small fishing town. Shopping was pretty limited. Some outdated grocery stores and a medium […]