There are a few standout events this Memorial Day weekend that Sarasota area residents may wish to attend.

Patriot Plaza in Sarasota — Saturday, Sarasota National Cemetery will host a Memorial Day ceremony with its tribute to patriotism today, Saturday, March 25, at 10 a.m.

The 295-acre cemetery is located in Sarasota County along State Road 72 (Clark Road) and approximately four miles east of I-75 at exit 205 and features a 2,800-seat partially covered ceremonial amphitheater called “Patriot Plaza.”

It’s surrounded by impressive works of art, including photographs of men and women in various wars. No need to bring chairs but a cushion may help. There are plenty of concrete benches throughout the amphitheater.

Patriot Park in Venice — Monday, the annual Venice-area Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, at Patriots Park, 800 Venetia Bay Blvd., Venice.

This year’s observances and activities will be hosted by American Legion NO-VEL Post 159. There will be a wreath-laying ceremony at the park’s monuments. Guest speakers include Venice Mayor John Holic, Sarasota County Commission Chair Charles Hines, retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Gordon Sherven and retired U.S. Army Col. Norman MacLellan.

Patriotic music will be provided by the Sun Coast Wind Ensemble. The public is invited. Bring chairs.

Myakka River Blues Fest — Monday, don’t miss the 8th Annual Myakka River Blues Festival at Snook Haven in Venice on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Music is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 in advance, $25 at the door. Proceeds from the festival will be donated to Venice Challenger Baseball and Friends of Sarasota County Parks.

Parking is available off River Road and then take a one-minute bus ride into Snook Haven. There’s lots of seating under the big top, but you may want to bring a chair if you don’t arrive early.

Snook Haven is located at 5000 East Venice Avenue, Venice (River Road exit 193 on I-75).

Festival headliner, Bryan Lee, is a 2010 Grammy Nominee, 2011 BMA Recipient, and is referred to as a “Living Legend,” New Orleans Blues Institution,” and as your “Braille Blues Daddy.” Originally from Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Lee lost his eyesight and was legally blind by the age of eight. He has been playing the blues consistently for over 50 years. Kicking off this year’s festival is the Kat Crosby Band, described as sophisticated blues with a hint of jazz.

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Greenwich, CT-based Knighthead Funding has closed on its biggest loan since the company’s founding in 2014

Jonathan Daniel, principal of the commercial mortgage lender, announced the funding of a $75 million construction loan to complete a luxury condominium development in Sarasota, FL.

“The collective experience of our executive team allows us to understand the circumstances of each transaction, and structure loans to meet the specific needs of each borrower,” said Daniel.

“We will continue to rely on our ability to react and close loans quickly in order to build on our lending portfolio throughout the United States. We expect to originate more than $600 million in short-term debt in 2019.”

Knighthead Funding was able to fund the 24-month construction loan within 30 days of executing the term sheet.

With new financing in place, the sponsorship, a partnership between Michigan-based real estate investment firm Promanas and Florida-based Core Development, is expected to complete construction and deliver the residences on time in the first quarter of 2020.

Located at 1224 Blvd of the Arts in Sarasota’s exclusive Rosemary District, BLVD Sarasota is an 18-story luxury high-rise with 49 residences offering some of the largest floorplans in the city.

Building amenities include a golf simulator, Peloton-based fitness center, and a wine cellar for private collections. The project is currently over 44 percent pre-sold.

Since inception, Knighthead Funding has deployed nearly $1 billion in short term-bridge debt as the firm continues to increase loan size and geographic reach, which includes the firm’s first four loans in California since becoming licensed in the second half of 2018. To date, Knighthead has funded loans in 19 states across the country.

Article Courtesy of Real Estate Weekly

The airline now flies to a total of 12 cities from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.

Allegiant Airlines Direct Flights To Sarasota

Courtesy of Allegiant Airline

Allegiant Airlines has added service to seven new cities from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, bringing its total service to 12 cities from SRQ. The new cities are Syracuse, Harrisburg, Richmond, Columbus, Cleveland, Grand Rapids, and Nashville. The airline earlier this year began offering flights to Asheville, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Pittsburgh.

Sarasota is so charming you may never want to leave

This Gulf Coast city is just two and a half hours from the City Beautiful and it’s so charming, you may never want to leave. Sink your toes into its powdery sand, and you’ll definitely start making plans to return … or maybe even retire here.

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A string of ultra-luxury condominium projects are filling in the downtown Sarasota skyline: Auteur, Blvd, Epoch, the Ritz-Carlton Residences at the Quay and, completed last season, 624 Palm.

Affluence has long found a home in Sarasota, but these days we’re experiencing it at a whole new level.

The mega-wealth alighting here is transforming the community. Consider the individual donations of $15 million, $10 million and $5 million made last year to Ringling College, the Van Wezel Foundation and Ringling Museum, respectively. Or the success that cultural institutions like Selby Gardens and Mote Marine Laboratory are having in their historically ambitious capital campaigns—a $92 million goal for Selby’s campus redesign; $130 million for the futuristic Mote Science Education Aquarium (Mote SEA) to be built near Nathan Benderson Park. Businesses are feeling the effects, too; a longtime Sarasota interior designer, for example, told us recently that her clientele is changing radically: “They’re all younger—in their 50s—and they’re all billionaires.”   

BLVD Sarasota

That brings us to the string of ultra-luxury condominium projects filling in the downtown Sarasota skyline: Auteur, BLVD Sarasota, Epoch, the Ritz-Carlton Residences at the Quay and, completed last season, 624 Palm.

This doesn’t even include other downtown projects like The Collection Condominium on Second Street, where pre-sales are starting at mid-$1 million; The Mark—under construction and taking up a huge chunk of property in the heart of downtown—or The DeMarcay, set to begin rising within the next year on South Palm Avenue. Prices at both start in the upper hundreds of thousands. And across the bridge on Longboat Key, The Residences on Longboat Key has been announced for the site of The Colony tennis resort; prices range from the $4 millions.

Who is buying these $2-million-plus-plus-plus downtown Sarasota apartments, and what is giving their developers the confidence to move forward?

Credit in large part the 2017 federal tax law changes that no longer allow people to write off their state and local taxes. Wealthy people from the Northeast and Midwest are looking at low-tax havens like Florida, and then they’re choosing wealthier Florida markets like Sarasota. (It’s impacting single-family homes, too; more than a dozen in Sarasota County sold for more than $4 million in 2018.)

“We’re seeing more and more people bringing that up, and I think that’s going to help sustain the [luxury] market,” says Jay Tallman, who, along with Charles Githler and Tampa entrepreneur (and Hyatt Regency hotel owner) Dr. Kiren Patel are developing Auteur. “There’s some real wealth at play.”

When Tallman and Githler developed Beau Ciel, the distinctive round luxury condominium tower on Boulevard of the Arts just west of the Hyatt Regency, nearly 20 years ago, prices ranged from $800,000 to a $4 million penthouse.

Auteur, an 18-story tower just east of the Hyatt that they consider “the bookend” to Beau Ciel (it’s designed by the same architect, Chuck Jones of Tampa-based Curt Gaines Hall Jones Architects, but with a more modern look) will have 56 units that start at $2 million, says Tallman, with “estate residences” in the $4 millions. And “there’s a good chance we’ll be combining some units on the top part,” he says. “We could end up with residences in the $7 million range.”

Auteur, like Blvd, rising at the southeast corner of Boulevard of the Arts and Tamiami Trail, the Ritz-Carlton Residences at the Quay, and Epoch and 624 Palm, next-door neighbors 
on South Palm Avenue, have one key commonality: waterfront views.

“I stay in close contact with many of the market’s top realtors,” says Tallman, “and while it appears there’s a lot out there, either currently marketed or in the pipeline, if you start drilling down you realize there’s a limited pool of units with water views. And in our market, the first and foremost criteria is water views.”

Patrick DiPinto of Seaward Development, developer of the boutique waterfront condominium tower, Epoch, on South Palm Avenue, concurs. He says he’s approaching the 50 percent mark for reservations for the 23 units, which range from $3.3 million to $8.5 million for the penthouse. Sixty percent of those are out-of-towners; the rest are locals who want to move off the keys.

“They want to get away from the congestion. They’re done with the traffic. They don’t know what the [redevelopment of the] Colony property will bring. A handful tell me they want to head off the islands because of red tide. And we’ve heard from people they’re heading this way because they want to be closer to the hospital,” DiPinto says.

“Epoch is the last open waterfront with unobstructed views on the bayfront,” he says. “We are confident that we will find those owners.”

 

Blvd Sarasota Building Rendering

BLVD Sarasota

The team behind the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota and The Concession golf club community is building this luxury tower at the southeast corner of Boulevard of the Arts and Tamiami Trail. It’s prominently marketing its adjacency to The Bay, hailing its location as “the new downtown Sarasota.” By January, it was more than 50 percent sold. Completion is expected in first quarter 2020.

DEVELOPER: Core Development

NUMBER OF UNITS: 49

PRICED: From $1.9 million

ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS: For residents, a zero-horizon rooftop pool, wine cellar, fifth-floor pet lawn and grooming station, indoor golf driving range and state-of-the-art fitness center. For the public, a second location for Sean Murphy’s acclaimed Beach Bistro gourmet restaurant.

Courtesy of Sarasota Magazine

Garth Brooks has come out of baseball retirement.

The country music legend will spend just over a week participating in spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates, reporting Monday with the pitchers and catchers.

The 57-year-old has previously been in the camps of the San Diego Padres (1999), New York Mets (2000) and Kansas City Royals (2004). His workouts start Thursday.

“As a celebrity, they haven’t cut me yet, so we’ll see,” Brooks said with a laugh after taking ground balls at third base and fly balls in the outfield. “You’ve got to use your advantages, you know. Before you could crowd the plate all you want because nobody wanted to hit you. You haven’t got speed. You haven’t got fielding. You haven’t got hitting. So, use the other thing you’ve got.”

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring…TRAINING!! #LetsGoBucs See you on the field @Pirates !! love, g #StudioG

Brooks is briefly returning to the sport to mark the 20th anniversary of the Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation, which has raised more than $100 million for children’s charities. The foundation pairs children with professional athletes.

Brooks was a Pirates fan despite growing up in Oklahoma.

The Pirates did not announce that Brooks would be in camp until Monday morning, making it a surprise for his “teammates.”

“I went out to take some fly balls and the guy didn’t look familiar,” left fielder Corey Dickerson said. “Then it hit me. It’s really cool. My brother and I grew up listening to his music and I’m looking forward to having a chance to talk with him.”

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To know Sarasota is to love Sarasota.  How many of these facts did you already know?

Sarasota is a truly unique place. Spend some time here, and you’ll learn of the area’s background in starting an architectural movement, or the wildlife that populates its natural areas, or maybe you’ll find out about something else entirely.

Sarasota’s Natural Surroundings

Sarasota has an average temperature of 72.6 degrees, and an average of 251 sunny days per year. There’s no reason to not take advantage of it, especially when the area has over 35 miles of public beachfront. Get a tan on the shores of Siesta Beach, rated the best beach in America by Dr. Beach in 2011 and 2017.  Head to Longboat Key and snorkel through the water to find rare species of marine life, or catch a sea turtle laying its eggs. Or check out Bayfront Park for views of the city, walking trails, and dramatic waterfront sights.

Amazing Arts in Culture City

It all began in 1927, when John Ringling decided that Sarasota would be the winter home for his famous Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Acrobats, clowns, and performers of all kinds became regulars of the area, and animals such as elephants and tigers were a popular sight. The people of the circus brought with them their unique approach to art, along with the artifacts and practices that they had witnessed in their travels. The residents of Sarasota adapted effortlessly to the changes that the newcomers have brought, changing Sarasota’s art scene forever. You’ll find its influences of you look at the art nouveau styling of Ringling’s mansion turned museum, Ca’ d’Zan.

Walkability in Downtown Sarasota

Sarasota’s real estate market is one of the most exciting in the region, thanks to its walkability. It’s an appealing concept for most homebuyers, who are drawn to the idea of areas with low traffic, that are close to what they want and need, and offer a quick way to get their daily exercise in. Sarasota excels when it comes to walkability. The area has over 36 Zagat Rated restaurants, and 14 museums and galleries. Sarasota has over 40 miles of beachfront for its over 56,000 residents to sun, swim, and play on. Don’t take our word for it – Dr. Beach rated Siesta Beach the number one beach in America for 2011 and 2017. One can stroll from the artsy Rosemary District to the Bayfront, and all the way onto Siesta Key, if they want. Thanks to upcoming real estate projects, residents can be even closer to the things that they love. On the horizon for the Downtown area are The Quay and The Bay Sarasota. The Quay is redeveloping a piece of Sarasota’s historical architecture into space for new business, putting residents near everything that they love in a piece of work that has significance to the area. The Bay Sarasota is the entertainment development forming in Downtown Sarasota, made to change the way that residents enjoy the waterfront. With a kayak launch, waterfront docks, and plenty of green spaces, The Bay will combine both the beauty and culture that makes Sarasota what it is today.

Sarasota is known for its exemplary offerings, from parks to restaurants, alongside their walkable distance. Residents are never far from what they love.  Now, they have a way to live closer to the best of the area than ever before. BLVD Sarasota is the luxury residence tower that offers buyers a little piece of beauty in downtown Sarasota. Expansive residences grant buyers the space and style that they need to decorate as they see fit. Floor plans have three bedrooms and a large terrace for stepping out and enjoying the view of the city skyline.

Located right in the Rosemary District is Sarasota’s most desirable address, which is already under construction! BLVD Sarasota exhibits stunning architecture with panoramic views. Residents are accommodated with a select set of amenities, ranging from a zero-horizon pool that overlooks the city and the bay to a large temperature-controlled wine vaults with private lockable showcases on the fifth floor. Located within walking distance of the diverse Rosemary District, and the new bayside projects – The Bay and The Quay. Right around the corner, residents can enjoy Sarasota’s world-class entertainment, museums, art galleries and restaurants it is no wonder why residences nearly halfway sold out.

Residences start at $1.9 million. Featuring up to 3,900 square feet, buyers are encouraged to utilize the modern designed space in any way that they want. From selections involving quarts, granite, or marble countertops for the kitchen to interior design packages in different styles, there are plenty of ways to make a BLVD residence stand out. To accentuate BLVD’s high profile location, a panoramic view of the city and waterfront below you dominates the expansive wall of glass situated in your Great Room.

Our new sales studio is now open, featuring your in-person virtual reality experience at 1266 1st Street, Suite 5, Sarasota FL 34236. Call our client liaisons at 941-316-1499 to schedule your tour today. If you are unable to make it into the studio, download our Digital Brochure here.

As an artistic and cultural city, creators of all kinds bring luxury details, specialized techniques and quality ingredients to Sarasota. One location in particular is ensuring that its residents are able to enjoy is all, without ever needing to step outside. A collaboration with a famous chef ensures just that.

BLVD Sarasota, the area’s most exciting luxury residence tower, is proud to announce that Sean Murphy will open a renewed replication of his famous Beach Bistro on Anna Maria Island as the on-site restaurant for BLVD. Beach Bistro has repeatedly been selected by ZAGAT as one of its “Top Restaurants in America” and it is a member of long standing in Florida Trend’s Golden Spoon Hall of Fame. The restaurant opening is slated for BLVD ’s completion at the beginning of 2020.  Construction is well underway as Core Development continues to bring BLVD Sarasota to life. The atmosphere of the new restaurant will be warm, welcoming and luxurious, with a uniquely Bistro feel. Sean Murphy, proprietor of the world-renowned Beach Bistro, is very proud to call BLVD Sarasota the home of his new location. Murphy stated, “BLVD will be the exciting new entrance to downtown Sarasota. We’ll have a perfect location, right at the front door to everything Sarasota offers.”  This new Bistro venue will offer BLVD residents the best of Sarasota’s culinary accomplishments without having to leave the building.

BLVD Sarasota is used to offering the best. When one is so close to the artsy Rosemary District, so near award-winning beaches, and within walking distance of an exemplary downtown, one would expect nothing but the best. It’s part of the reason why they offer luxury experiences, from being located near great shopping and culture to offering the talents of a famous chef, to their residents. BLVD doesn’t stop at offering just these experiences. They take a step ahead and offer high-end living to their residents, as well.

Construction at BLVD Sarasota is well underway. These residences start at $1.9 and offer a landmark lifestyle in the heart of Sarasota’s downtown arts & entertainment district. With just 49 residences ranging from 3550sf to 5500sf, these BLVD Sarasota residences will feature large wrap around terraces, soaring ceilings, and a rooftop zero-horizon pool to capture the city views and expansive sights of Sarasota Bay. Spacious designs offer some of the largest floor plans in Downtown Sarasota. Residents also get to enjoy a rooftop zero-horizon pool, a wine cellar to store their favorite vinos, and a pet lawn on the fifth floor to take care of their furry friend with.

BLVD Sarasota residents are always just steps away from Sarasota’s world-class entertainment, museums, art galleries, and restaurants. The residence tower is minutes from the Rosemary District, Sarasota’s creative corner that’s filled with independent artists and their creations, alongside innovative restaurants and galleries. A future development titled ‘The Bay’ will be located near BLVD Sarasota, and is working to deliver live entertainment, outdoor activities, and a gorgeously designed social center right to the Rosemary District’s doorstep. Another future development titled The Quay will serve to fill a need for shops and entertainments within the Rosemary District’s area. It’s a great way for small businesses to promote themselves while also empowering Sarasota’s economy.

Our new sales studio is now open, featuring your in-person virtual reality experience at 1266 1st Street, Suite 5, Sarasota FL 34236. Use state-of-the–art technology to get a virtual tour of the apartments and see the balcony views.  Call our client liaisons at 941-316-1499 to schedule your tour today, or download our Digital Brochure and visit our website, for a glimpse of what is like down the BLVD.

There is always so much to do near BLVD Sarasota. We narrowed down a few of our favorite events here.

As spring arrives in Florida, residents work to spend more time outdoors. It also marks the start of the social season in Sarasota, meaning that everyone will be out and about at the gardens, at art festivals, and at sporting events. No matter what you prefer to do, make sure to see and be seen with these three February events on your social calendar.

Sarasota Masters Art Festival

Be sure to clear your calendars on February 2nd and 3rd  for an art festival you won’t want to miss.  No other art festival has represented the cultural center of Florida like the Sarasota Masters Art Festival. Summoning over 50 artists from across the block and across the country, the charming backdrop of Historic Downtown Sarasota creates the perfect atmosphere to dine on local foods and purview the offerings of creators. 

Gauguin Nights at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Recognized as a daring contemporary of the Impressionism movement in the Gilded Age, Paul Gauguin stands out as utilizing a truly unique style to create his images. The staff at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens invite guests to experience these paintings with all five senses at the 2019 Orchid Ball: Gauguin’s Voyage to Paradise. On February 9th, explore the concepts of Gauguin’s work and step through the expertly curated gardens that run throughout the area, while keeping an eye out for the colors that show up both in nature and in Gauguin’s pieces. Taste cocktails and hors d’oeurves that replicate the wild beauty that run throughout his paintings, while listening to live music by the Perlman Music Program/Suncoast.

Sunday Polo at Sarasota Polo Club

Held every Sunday until April 28th, the Sunday games at the Sarasota Polo Club are a great way to spend a sunny day. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert at watching the sport, you’ll enjoy the entertainment and athleticism. Bring a picnic basket along, as there are plenty of green spaces to enjoy lunch while you watch.

Spring is the season to step out, and Sarasota is just the city to do so. Start your spring trying something new, exploring an artist in a new way, or finding a modern creator and their work. Residents love being close to the city that has it all.  But this upcoming development has even more.

There are big things ahead for the Rosemary District of Sarasota. A future development titled ‘The Bay’ is working to deliver live entertainment, outdoor activities, and a gorgeously designed social center right to the Rosemary District’s doorstep. Another future development, ‘The Quay’ will serve to fill a need for shops and entertainments within the Rosemary District’s area. It’s a great way for small businesses to promote themselves while also empowering Sarasota’s economy. The best possible thing on the horizon for Sarasota is BLVD Sarasota.

Located right in the Rosemary District is Sarasota’s most desirable address, which is already under construction! BLVD Sarasota exhibits stunning architecture with panoramic views. Residents are accommodated with a select set of amenities, ranging from a zero-horizon pool that overlooks the city and the bay to a large temperature-controlled wine vaults with private lockable showcases on the fifth floor. Located within walking distance of the diverse Rosemary District, and the new bayside projects – The Bay and The Quay. Right around the corner, residents can enjoy Sarasota’s world-class entertainment, museums, art galleries and restaurants it is no wonder why residences nearly halfway sold out.

BLVD features floor plans that suit every kind of lifestyle.  These plans go up to 3,900 sq. feet.  Starting at 1.9 million, each plan has three bedrooms, and up to four and a half bathrooms. Our new sales studio is now open, featuring your in-person virtual reality experience at 1266 1st Street, Suite 5, Sarasota FL 34236.

Call our client liaisons at 941-316-1499 to schedule your tour today. If you are unable to make it into the studio, download our Digital Brochure here.

High school rankings aren’t everything, but sometimes top players continue to excel into adulthood. Super Bowl LIII features 5 players who made an ALL-USA team while in high school. Let’s take a look at the player who blossomed into an NFL-caliber talent and his high school accomplishments leading up to it.

2005 ALL-USA WR Sam Shields
High School: Booker High School (Sarasota, Fla.)

In Sam Shields’ junior year, Booker went 3-7.

The next year, Shields caught 67 passes for 1,201 yards and 22 touchdowns. His team went 13-2, getting to the championship game.

He inserted himself into the elite wide receiver conversation in high school, and the majority of his catches were at high-stake times. Of the 67 receptions, 44 resulted in either a touchdown or first down, according to his Los Angeles Rams bio.

He’s no longer a wide receiver, though he did have a reception in the NFC Championship game. In Shields’ senior season at the University of Miami, he converted to full-time cornerback. But his ultra-versatility was apparent even in high school, as he lettered twice in a baseball and track and field, according to the bio.

Sam Shields was one of the top wide receiver recruits in the nation in 2005 after leading Brooker High School in Sarasota, FL to the Class 3A State Championship. After amassing just 75 catches and less than 1,000 yards over three seasons in Coral Gables, Shields was moved to cornerback for his senior year and was voted the Canes’ most improved player.

A rookie corner out of the University of Miami was considered a bust in college, but not on the defensive side of the ball.

Despite his gains, when the NFL draft rolled around Shields was still considered raw. He was the fastest prospect under draft consideration after running a 4.2 40-yard dash at his pro day. But no team saw fit to “waste” even a seventh-round pick on such a project.

Shields was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Green Bay Packers, winning a Super Bowl with the team in 2011. After concussions derailed his career and almost lead to his retirement, he signed with the Rams this offseason.

We’ll be cheering for you, Sam Shields!

An hour south of Tampa and an hour north of Fort Myers lies one of Florida’s most iconic coastal cities—Sarasota.

Sarasota is often referred to as the “the Culture Coast of South Florida” as it boasts a vast array of cultural destinations and experiences that highlight Sarasota Bayfront living.

The Ringling Museum stands as the hallmark of the community, where you can wander through 31 galleries filled with contemporary art pieces done by history’s Old Masters and exhibitions from various cultures around the world. Art walks and festivals are weekly occurrences and there are over a half-dozen different theater companies performing comedies, dramas, and live music across town on any given night. The Sarasota Orchestra, which is in its 52nd season, is the oldest running orchestra in the state. The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall always hosts a plethora of traveling shows that never disappoint, ranging from classic musical acts to modern Broadway revivals.

The community is very much committed to maintaining Sarasota as a hub for creativity and culture, which is reflected in the areas high fashion shopping (St. Armands Circle, Palm Avenue Shops) and modern architecture (Umbrella House, Rupp-Seibert House). One anticipated modern architecture project BLVD Sarasota, is now under construction in the renowned Rosemary Arts District. BLVD Sarasota is impeccably designed around luxury accommodations and amenities, and is pushing the boundaries of the medium embodying the areas cultural prowess while inhabiting one of the city’s most beautiful waterfront settings.

Along with its incredible location, BLVD Sarasota offers so many excellent reasons to choose to live here. From the huge floorplans to the scenic dual views of the bay and city, amenities such as the rooftop, zero-horizon pool, on-site restaurant, Fitness Center, Pet Lawn, Wine Room with private lockable vaults and the appealing walkable lifestyle. Here, you’ll find everything you could ever want right at your fingertips.

BLVD Sarasota is now under construction! These residences start at $1.9 and offer a landmark lifestyle in the heart of Sarasota’s downtown arts & entertainment district. With just 49 residences ranging from 3,550sf to 5,500sf, these spacious designs are some of the largest floorplans in Downtown Sarasota. BLVD Residents are always just steps away from Sarasota’s world-class entertainment, museums, art galleries and restaurants.

Our new sales studio is now open, featuring your in-person virtual reality experience at 1266 1st Street, Suite 5, Sarasota FL 34236. Call our client liaisons at 941-316-1499 to schedule your tour today. If you are unable to make it into the studio, download our Digital Brochure here.