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- I would like to know where these "young professionals" that are targeted for these units are going to work. There aren't those kinds of jobs in the downtown area. The restaurant and retail workers who are the majority of workers downtown wouldn't be able to afford these price points. When the 1350 Main building was planned, it was supposed to be "affordable" housing too. Those units are 700-1100 SF, originally sold for $150K, now selling for $275-$350K. The "live, work, play" vision doesn't work if there are not the kinds of jobs in the area that will support these rents.
18 American Business Women's Assocation-Sunset Chapter Monthly Meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
19 The Power of ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
19 Lights In Bloom
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
20 Bring Them Home for the Holidays Adoption Event
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sound of hope
The holiday season hasn’t officially started until our favorite bell ringers return to their posts.
Shoppers and residents were treated to some holiday harmonies by the Senior Friendship Centers’ group, the Second Wind Harmonica Players, in Downtown Sarasota.
Stepping up to the plate
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County teamed up to bring the anti-bullying event Rachel’s Challenge to Sarasota Dec. 3.