Briefs From Barwin

Here’s this week’s Briefs From Barwin. This week’s report mainly covers how Sarasota has coped with hurricane Irma, with information about debris removal, emergency building and tree removal permits, and FEMA assistance. This week’s report also features a list of shows playing at the Van Wezel theater throughout the rest of 2017. Click here to … Continue reading Briefs From Barwin

The Mark Construction Officially Begins

Construction of the Mark condominium building has begun. Located at 1400 State St. between Pineapple and Lemon, this $50 million 11-story building will feature 157 condo units, 35,000 SF of retail space, and 11,000 SF of office space. This building, along with many of the other commercial real estate projects in Downtown Sarasota, will be … Continue reading The Mark Construction Officially Begins

Sarasota County Approves $100 Million Baseball Stadium In North Port

On Wednesday, September 13th, the Sarasota County and governing body of the West Villages in North Port approved a plan to construct a $100 million baseball stadium in the West Villages that will be used as a spring training site by the Atlanta Braves. North Port city leaders will make their final decision of approval … Continue reading Sarasota County Approves $100 Million Baseball Stadium In North Port

Hurricane Safety Guide

Hurricane Irma’s trajectory into the United States has still not been fully forecast, but there is nonetheless a very high probability that this Category 5 storm will at least partially affect Sarasota with high winds and heavy rain. Massey & Massey would like to take a moment to share some hurricane preparedness information. Here is … Continue reading Hurricane Safety Guide

City Of Sarasota To Roll Out New Recycling Rules

The city of Sarasota is switching to a new waste management contractor and rolling out some new rules for its recycling services. To make recycling more convenient for Sarasotans, Waste Pro, the new contractor, will not require you to separate the different materials of waste you are discarding. You will be able to place glass, … Continue reading City Of Sarasota To Roll Out New Recycling Rules

In Memory Of Paul Thorpe

Paul Thorpe, the man affectionately known as “Mr. Downtown”, passed away on Thursday, August 24th. Paul earned his nickname by spending much of his adult life passionately working to improve and revitalize Downtown Sarasota into the cultural and economic haven that it is today. You can see a short outline of his contributions here. Earlier … Continue reading In Memory Of Paul Thorpe

Press Release: 3232 S. Beneva Rd.

Massey & Massey continues to close deals! Celeste Parks has purchased 61,155 SF of vacant land located at 3232 S. Beneva Rd. from First Southern Beneva, LLC for $450,000. Located between Webber St. and Bee Ridge Rd., the land is zoned RMF-4, creating the potential for a new development within close proximity of Downtown Sarasota, … Continue reading Press Release: 3232 S. Beneva Rd.

Press Release: 1858 Ringling Blvd.

Massey & Massey continues to close deals! The Bank of Tampa has leased 3,361/SF of space in 1858 Ringling Blvd. from Links-Ringling Investments, LLC. This DTC-zoned high profile building is the home of The Bank of Tampa’s Sarasota loan production office. The space will see significant changes over the coming months as The Bank of … Continue reading Press Release: 1858 Ringling Blvd.

Press Release: 3983 Destination Dr., Ste. 104

Massey & Massey continues to close deals! AJ Nassar has purchased 3983 Destination Dr. Ste. 104 from the Bay Street Commercial Condominium Association for $190,000. This 1,262 SF ground floor fully built out retail/office suite will be the new home of Kapri Couture, a women’s and girl’s apparel store featuring 70’s Bohemian-inspired fashion. Like the … Continue reading Press Release: 3983 Destination Dr., Ste. 104

Downtown Real Estate Development In Progress Report – July 2017

Here is the July edition of the Downtown Real Estate Development in Progress Report, a monthly report provided by the City of Sarasota outlining all major development projects situated in Downtown Sarasota. As usual, new information in the report is indicated in red text. No new projects have been added to the list, but some … Continue reading Downtown Real Estate Development In Progress Report – July 2017