Boom time for downtown Sarasota condos

SARASOTA – The condominium booms of the late 1960s, early 1980s and mid-2000s are being mirrored by the current market for luxury highrises in downtown Sarasota. From big projects like Vue Sarasota Bay to smaller but more upscale buildings such as The Jewel and One88, condominium developers are benefiting from an influx of affluent baby…

Miami-Dade commissioners overturn historic designation in Surfside

A low-rise condo building from the 1940s was blocked from Miami-Dade’s roster of historic properties after county commissioners overturned a designation by their preservation board. Tuesday’s vote narrowly handed a win to some residents of Surfside’s 14-unit Seaside Terrace, a two-story oceanfront building constructed in 1948 and now occupying lucrative real estate amid South Florida’s latest high-rise…