Downtown Sarasota: Vibrant, Dynamic, Mesmerizing!

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams On the Water

Sarasota, the sweet spot of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico, offers America's Best Place to vacation, live & work! Check out the homes & condos available now to you: 

Downtown's vibrancy captures your attention by presenting the Arts in every form. You can choose from Live Music, Plays, and Opera to Fine Arts, Interactive and Festivals. 100 Restaurants, Taverns and Groceries open their doors to whet your appetite. Each week, the individual Districts stage Events of every kind to introduce you to their Unique Characteristics.  The Arts Council of Sarasota County will put you on top of the action! 


Sarasota Keys Project courtesy of ACofSC

Keep an eye out for the return of the popular and Nationally-Renowned Sarasota Keys Program where a half dozen locally-designed & painted upright pianos are staged throughout Downtown for the General Public to play, day and night!


Get the 411 in the 941 easily by visiting many businesses with outdoor seating in this lively area! People watching  is still one of the most hypnotic activities around. Check out Mattison's City Grille, Patrick's, C'est la Vie, Pastry Art, Selva Grill or Epicurean to name a few venues featuring Sidewalk Dining!

Downtown Sarasota


Downtown Sarasota has been growing in volume and quality even during the Economic Downturn. At last report, the City approved nearly a dozen new Condominium or Townhouse Projects in the City Center, several of which are under construction with the remainder in the wings. The newest developments slated for construction are numerous. Use the following link to see what's on the Market today!

Pre-2007 Development was slated at $5 Billion. Today's numbers are gaining ground to overtake that figure rapidly with an incredible demand for Downtown Homes for the Urbanite! To say the very least, the Real Estate Market is Dynamic. You can find any type of configuration possible such as...

  • Single Family, Duplex/Triplex, Condos, Townhomes;
  • Move-In Ready or Rehab-Possible;
  • smaller maintenance-free lots to large estate-size waterfont;
  • Construction Pre-Sales to the Original Sarasota Cottages!

     Laurel Park Neighborhood   Gillespie Park Sign   Rosemary District Sign   Historic Central Cocoanut

The colorful Neighborhoods of Sarasota's Downtown Core add to the flavor of the Community in the Historic Central Cocoanut and Rosemary Districts, Gillespie Park, Laurel Park, Burns Square and many more! Lido Key, Bird Key, St. Armand's Circle & Golden Gate Point deliver an added aroma of the quintessential International Essence that has become City-Charming and quite desireable.,Foreclosure+Bank+Owned,Short+Sale,Auction/waterfront/1/


Want to know more about Sarasota? Check out these Resources: 


  1.  Sarasota's Demographics 
  2. VISIT Sarasota           
  3. Sarasota County Schools 
  4. Chamber of Commerce 
  5. Economic Development 
  6. City of Sarasota Govt 
  7. Sarasota County Govt


  1. ABC-7 WWSB               
  2. SRQ Magazine            
  3. The Observer-Sarasota 


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Chip Deacon - Extreme Home Selling Team | 941-357-4031 Office, KWOTW-S    941-302-8717 Cell 

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CHIP DEACON, Broker-Associate

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The Extreme Home Selling Team

Keller Williams On The Water Sarasota

22 Links Avenue; Sarasota, FL 34234

Comments (3)

Chris Griffith
Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL - Bonita Springs, FL
Bonita Springs Listing Specialist - Agent

This is great. I didn't know there was a keys program in Sarasota!

Oct 08, 2014 09:44 PM
Chip Deacon
Keller Williams On the Water - Sarasota, FL

Jim Shirley Exec. Director of the Arts Council set up the program with terrific assistance! The Project proved VERY successful and will be coming back to "the streets" soon. Team Admin-Shari has asked Jim for an update. More by end of October!

Oct 14, 2014 02:11 AM
Chip Deacon
Keller Williams On the Water - Sarasota, FL

Jim Shirley, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Sarasota County states the Grand RE-Unveiling of the 2014/2015 Sarasota Keys Project will be on Friday, November 7 at 5:30pm in Five Points Park. 

Please join us if in the area. World Renowned Artists such as Gail Fulton-Ross and Jack Dowd painted pianos for the 2013/2014 Season. Their piannos should be on display again along with a great selection of Local Artists!

You can get more information at 

Oct 15, 2014 01:28 AM