Sarasota Weekend Event Roundup

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Look no further: the Herald Tribune is here with another roundup of fun things to do this week. Several festivals, the Bottle Boat Regatta, Music in the Park, and more are all happening this Saturday and Sunday. Many of these events even have free admission. Click here … Continue reading Sarasota Weekend Event Roundup

Things To Do In Sarasota This Weekend

Looking for something fun and new to do this weekend? Look no further — here’s a list compiled by Wade Tatangelo of the Herald Tribune several exciting events you can choose from including the Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, the SRQ Am Fest & Music Festival, Manatee Heritage Days, and more. Click here to learn … Continue reading Things To Do In Sarasota This Weekend

Sarasota Residents to Get Recycling Carts

The City of Sarasota’s contract with Waste Pro expires in March 31, and the Solid Waste division of the Public Works Department will take over recycling collection in April. One change that will happen as a result of this is that Sarasota residents will receive 65-gallon plastic carts to leave their recyclable materials in, as … Continue reading Sarasota Residents to Get Recycling Carts

Press Release: 2426 Bee Ridge Rd.

Eric Massey continues to close deals! Benefits & Planning, Inc. has leased Suite B of the office building located at 2426 Bee Ridge Rd., also known as Shady Ridge Office Park, from Bee Ridge Holding 1, LLC.  Suite B is 1,450 SF in size and includes 7 office and a lovely reception area.  Shady Ridge … Continue reading Press Release: 2426 Bee Ridge Rd.

DID Operations Manager eReport – February 5, 2019

John Moran, operations manager of the Downtown Improvement District, recently sent out his February edition of the DID’s eReport. Below is a transcript of said report:

Sarasota Restaurant News

Here are some updates to Sarasota’s ever-changing restaurant scene: Sage at the SRQ, located at 1216 1st Street in Downtown Sarasota, is slated to open by the end of the month. The restaurant’s menu will have an international flavor, featuring eight entrees from eight different countries, and features a rooftop bar and 3,400 square feet … Continue reading Sarasota Restaurant News

Bed Tax Suffers From Decline In Tourist Revenue

Sarasota tourism revenue is in decline for the third consecutive month in a row. This has translated into a 12 percent drop in October 2018’s bed tax figures compared to those from October 2017. The tourist development tax is a 5 percent charge on the revenue from short-term rentals, such as Airbnbs. In Sarasota, these … Continue reading Bed Tax Suffers From Decline In Tourist Revenue

Press Release: 2289 & 2291 Ringling Blvd.

Eric Massey continues to close deals! John Rattigan has purchased the 2,539 SF of commercial space located at 2289 and 2291 Ringling Blvd. from Michael & Lisa Fasanelli for $355,000. This property, located on the corner of Ringling Blvd. and Lime Ave., features an operating pizzeria that seats 52 patrons and includes amenities such as … Continue reading Press Release: 2289 & 2291 Ringling Blvd.

City of Sarasota Economic Development Report: Summer 2018 Edition

The Office of Economic Development has released its Summer 2018 edition of the City of Sarasota Economic Development Report, which documents all ongoing major commercial real estate projects in Downtown Sarasota. The report breaks down these projects by area and provides at-a-glance information on every major project. You can view the full Summer 2018 report here. … Continue reading City of Sarasota Economic Development Report: Summer 2018 Edition

Briefs From Barwin

Here’s this week’s Briefs From Barwin report. This weeks topics include an update on the Red Tide situation, a temporary location for the Farmers Market, and information on Smithsonian Museum Day, which the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art will be participating in. You can also find a list of upcoming shows at the … Continue reading Briefs From Barwin