SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla It may look like an empty field--but already some 40 people have signed papers to live in one of the one hundred condos. This spot adjacent to the Ritz Carlton is called "Vue Sarasota Bay" and it's selling fast. It will be a 19-story high-rise. There's already $50 million dollars in preconstruction sales.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- With the real estate market heating up on the Suncoast, the area is also seeing an influx in the number of people becoming realtors. And in some cases, realtors who stopped selling homes during the great recession, are getting back in to the business.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Residents in a Lakewood Ranch neighborhood say their 4th of July BBQ plans were ruined due the overwhelming smell coming from a retention pond behind their home. The pond has had continual algae problems that are concerning to many in the environmentally-friendly neighborhood.