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Found 12 blog entries about Businesses in Sarasota. Launches Full Service Real Estate Brokerage

Sara and Greg Leicht open a full-service Sarasota real estate brokerage firm.

SARASOTA, Florida (August 18, 2017) is now a full-service brokerage serving Sarasota real estate from its new office in Palmer Ranch. Open for BusinessProviding a boutique customer experience, is no longer just a website destination. Greg Leicht, Managing Broker and Sara Leicht, REALTOR offer a combined 28 years of Sarasota real estate expertise. Working with buyers and sellers from Longboat Key to Venice, downtown Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and everything in between; waterfront, gulf front, gated community, country club and condominium living.

Specializing in personalized

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Once again Sarasota is nationally recognized, this time by contributing editor Christina Perez in her April 2017 article.  Sarasota continues to stand out as a desirable destination to visit and live with articles like this one along with continued praises such as “Sarasota surpassed every other major Florida market on U.S. News’ list of top places to live in the nation” and “Siesta Key Beach being named the No. 1 Beach in the United States in 2015”.

Perfect Beaches, Mid-Century Charm: Is This Florida's Best Kept Secret?

April 13, 2017 by Christina Perez

Little known fact: Sarasota, Florida is home to some of the country’s finest examples of mid-century modern architecture. You might not notice it at first—it’s not well-publicized,

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Florida Trend's September 2015  issue featured an article about Sarasota by Amy Martinez. 

Amy writes, " Sarasota's size, good schools and arts infrastructure are attracting a young 'creative class' of workers and entrepreneurs for whom quality-of-life considerations are paramount in deciding where to live and work "

by Amy Martinez

Traditionally, Sarasota and its economy have been defined by a large population of affluent retirees, highly rated beaches and a vibrant arts, scene - the legacy of, among others, circus legend John Ringling and his wife, Mable.  Ringling settled in Sarasota full time after years of visiting on vacation and left his mansion with its large art collection to the state of Florida when he died in 1936. 


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Sara Leicht is an experienced Sarasota Real Estate Agent who has worked with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty and recently started her own full service real estate brokerage, with her husband Greg Leicht, Managing Broker.  While Sara was with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices she ranked as the #3 agent in the state out of the 1,800 Florida agents and 43 offices.

As a Sarasota Real Estate Agent, Sara Leicht works out of her Palmer Ranch office which lets her cover Palmer Ranch, Sarasota and Her Islands.  The Palmer Ranch office is in the perfect location for easy access to Palmer Ranch, The Oaks Country Club, Casey Key, Nokomis/Osprey, Siesta Key, West of the Trail, and is about a 10 minute drive to Downtown Sarasota.

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Stacey Marks is a local professional photographer who specializes in Siesta Key Beach Family Portraits on America’s top beach, Siesta Key.  Stacey has been in the photography business for years having learned photography with a leading commercial photography studio here in Sarasota and has proven herself as the #1 ranked Sarasota portrait photographer on 

Siesta Key Beach Family Portraits with Stacey Marks PhotographyStacey’s love of the outdoors, expertise in photography and living so close to Siesta Key Beach made it a natural for her to become well known for her quality Siesta Key Beach Family Portraits.

Siesta Key Beach with its sugar-white powdery sand and the aqua blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico makes it a picture perfect setting for a Siesta Key beach family portrait with Stacey

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The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport has expanded over the years to now include a large number of daily non-stop flights to 10 major cities.  5 Airlines are now offering non-stop daily flights, some for just the winter snow-bird season while others are offering year round daily service.    

Atlanta (ATL)     Delta Airlines to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Delta Airlines now has between 5-7 daily year round flights to Atlanta.

Boston (BOS)  Jet Blue Airlines to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Jet Blue offers a daily flight during the winter and spring season.

Charlotte, NC (CLT)    American/US Airlines to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
American/US Airways averages 5 daily year round flights to Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chicago (ORD)    United Airlines to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
United Airlines offers a daily year round flight, and are adding a second daily flight from December 18 - April 6, with a third daily flight added on Fridays and

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The Mall at University Town Center Opening in Sarasota, FL with over 100 Stores

Opening on October 16, 2014 The Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota will be the premier shopping experience with over 100 upscale fashion and lifestyle retailers with about half being unique to the Sarasota area.  This new mall is over 880,000 sq. ft. on 73 Acres of an overall mix of 276 acres for the entire site that sits next to the new Nathan Benderson Rowing Park, home to the 2017 World Rowing Championships.  And YES the Apple Store that we have all been waiting for is coming to Sarasota!

The Mall at University Town Center Sarasota, FloridaLocated at the southwest corner of I-75 and University Parkway at exit 213 this opening has been eagerly anticipated for years.

The Mall at University Town Center will be

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Trader Joe’s is coming to Sarasota, FL trader joe's is coming to sarasota

The Sarasota Herald reported this morning that the popular grocery store chain Trader Joe’s is opening their second Florida store in Sarasota. Trader Joe’s confirmed this week that they will be opening a store at the former Rooms To Go furniture store location at 4101 South Tamiami Trail which is just south of Bee Ridge Road and across the street from the Best Buy and Barnes and Noble shopping plaza.  Rooms To Go built and moved to a larger store further south on Tamiami Trail this past year. 

trader joe's is coming to sarasotaSarasota is the second Trader Joe’s location in Florida, their first is in Naples, Florida. Trader Joe’s has become one of the most profitable retailers in the country based on square footage selling space according to…
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Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Sarasota

  New to Sarasota - Five Guys Burgers and Fries has opened a new location in Sarasota.  Located at the Stickney Pointe shopping plaza, 6593 South Tamiami Trail, which is at the corner of Route 41 and Stickney Pointe.  This is near the entrance to the south bridge going onto Siesta Key.


Five Guys Burgers and Fries” is easy to find…..
                                It is right next door to Weight Watchers!!!      LOL!

I am not kidding.  My husband Greg and I went there on a Saturday evening just a few days after their opening and the place was busy, busy, busy. And for only being open a few short days the staff was well trained, friendly and happy to serve you.  This is a great…
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Apple Store Coming to Sarasota

 It was announced in the paper today, November 7,2013 that an Apple Store will be coming to Sarasota.  This has been a long awaited and much anticipated addition to Sarasota.  Back in November of 2011 it was reported that the Apple Store was coming to the Southgate Mall after their renovations.  Well we all waited and waited and waited.....

The wait is over.

Now comes the most recent news as it was reported in our local paper the Sarasota Herld-Tribune today by Justine Griffin.

Apple Store coming to SarasotaApple is Opening a Store at the new Mall at University Town Center which is currently under construction and is due to open in the fall of 2014.  The University Town Center is a $315 million upscale mall that is under construction at the

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