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LWR at 20: The Makings of a City

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Blog

LWR at 20: The makings of a city, with more growth to come By Dale White , Herald-Tribune / Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Richard Bedford, the new vice president of planning for Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, says build out could be 20 years away. (Staff photo/Dale White) Richard Bedford, the new vice president of planning for Schroeder-Manatee Ranch, says build out could be 20 years away. (Staff photo/Dale White) Having experienced 20 years of growth and welcomed about 25,000 residents so far, Lakewood Ranch is far from being finished. “Buildout is about 20 years away, so we’re about halfway there,”...

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Siesta Key ranked No. 1 beach in U.S. by Trip Advisor; No. 14 in the world.

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Blog

Siesta Key snagged the No. 1 spot on Trip Advisor’s best beach rankings in the United States and the 14th spot for world beaches Wednesday, and several other Florida beaches made the top 25 nationally. The beach rankings are based on travelers’ choice and reviews on the website. Siesta Key was the only beach in Manatee and Sarasota Counties on the national list and the only U.S. beach in the top 25 in the world. St. Pete got second nationally, Pensacola fifth, Clearwater eighth, St. Augustine ninth and Panama City tenth. Also on the list in Florida were Fort Myers, Hollywood...

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April 2014 has second highest number of property sales in Sarasota County history

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Blog

April 2014 has second highest number of property sales in Sarasota County history Sarasota County saw the second highest level of sales in its history in April 2014 – a total of 1,195 closed transactions recorded in the My Florida Regional MLS system. That figure was topped only by the 1,223 sales reported a decade ago, in April 2004, just preceding the real estate boom that saw rapid price escalation. The other months close to that figure were in the spring and early summer months of 2004 and 2005, and in March, April and May of last year. In April 2014, 759 single family home sales...

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Lakewood Centre North plans altered for better growth.

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Blog

LAKEWOOD RANCH — Schroeder-Manatee Ranch Inc., developer of this master-planned community, is hoping to live up to its philosophy of “Live, Work, Play” for the newest area of development it has planned in northern Lakewood Ranch. SMR has asked Manatee County to amend a comprehensive plan for the area known as Lakewood Centre North so a better mix of residential, office and commercial space can be achieved to make this northernmost community safe and convenient with fewer traffic hassles. Lakewood Centre North encompasses 245 acres of property south of State Road 64, east of...

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UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKEWOOD RANCH

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog

Upcoming Lakewood Ranch Events   MAY 2 Music on Main (First Friday) Free concert the first Friday of every month at Lakewood Ranch Main Street MAY 7 Classic Car Show Ed’s Tavern Welcomes the Classics MAY 17 Nolan Nights Nolan Nights 5th Annual… MAY 25 Memorial Day “Tribute to Heroes” Parade Be sure to plan and come out to pay honor to those heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our countries freedom. JUN 6 Music on Main (First Friday) Free concert the first Friday of every month at Lakewood Ranch Main Street JUN 29 30th Annual Super Boat Grand Prix Festival Car Show...

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