Homes Set to Sprout Off New Livingston Road

Looking southwest, the aerial photo shows the 40-acre lake in the northeast sector of Vasari Country Club. The cleared area southwest of the lake will contain the sales center and models. That area is off the unfinished portion of Livingston Road that goes to Bonita Beach Road. The lakes of Mediterra can be seen southwest [...]


A Golden Opportunity

For three decades beginning in 1926, Golden Gate Point was little more than a launch site for the original John Ringling Causeway Bridge. In 1967, a single-family home, its furnishings and an acre of surrounding land sold for a total of $9,000. Through a combination of nondescript apartment complexes and modest single-family homes, the point [...]


New Gold Dome Shines Atop Golden Gate Point’s Grande Riviera

Some 34 feet in diameter, the new gold dome atop Sarasota's Grande Riviera luxury condominium building is an instant local landmark. Photographs of the downtown Sarasota skyline taken from almost any angle now features the distinctive dome--the unmistakable mark of one of the city's most exclusive addresses. "A lot of people have commented that the [...]


Angus Rogers – A Visionary with Golden Opportunity

"I was looking in the downtown area for an apartment that would accommodate my fiancé, who was working on the Quay, and decided to check out Golden Gate Point," recalls Angus Rogers, a young tycoon in the building industry. "I had passed it often since moving here in 1993, but never stopped to investigate. I [...]


Sarasota Businessmen to Open Resort in ‘06

Sarasotans Floridays Development Company have started construction on Floridays Orlando Resort, a 432-unit luxury resort condominium complex. The $125 million resort, at International Drive and Wildwood Avenue, Orlando, will include six, six-story buildings with 72 condominium units in each, and is slated to open in the first quarter of 2006. Current prices for two-bedroom units [...]


Sep 2005 Developers Create a Quilt of Projects

Gary Steadman and Angus Rogers, Principal and Founder of Floridays Development Co. SARASOTA -- There is no telling what Angus Rogers and Gary Steadman might build next. Their portfolio includes the Grande Riviera condominiums on Golden Gate Point, an assisted living center in South Florida, a single-family home on Longboat Key, a nearly $300 million [...]