Citrus Square News

Development Offers ‘New Urbanist’ Mix

Shaking off concerns about the sluggish housing market, a Sarasota development team is planning a $25 million mix of condominiums and retail space just north of downtown. Citrus Square Inc.’s plans for a “new urbanist” blend of 37 residential units and 23,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space on Orange Avenue, from Fourth Street to Sixth Street, marks the second such fusion proposed for the area. Citrus Square’s units will sell for be...

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Walk This Way

Andres Duany’s New Urbanist philosophy of human-scale, walkable communities is alive and well at Citrus Square — the first new community to be built in downtown Sarasota in two years — which is rising on Orange Avenue just north of Fruitville Road. Boutique-style condominiums priced from the mid-$200s to the $500s will be set above ground-level shops and restaurants, outdoor cafes, green spaces and an open plaza. New buyers are excited because C...

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Citrus Square Brings Graceful Past to Modern Downtown Sarasota

Stand by for incoming missiles! Modern architecture purists all over town won’t want to hear what’s coming next: Citrus Square, a retro, faux-European mixed-use building on North Orange Avenue, is a graceful and valid addition to our cityscape. So there…fire away. Sited on Orange a block north of Fruitville Road, Citrus Square is a welcome move by a smart developer toward extending downtown urbanism past that unfortunate barrier to pedestrian ac...

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Multi-Housing News Awards Citrus Square Best New Low-Rise Development

Multi-Housing News Awards Citrus Square Best New Low-Rise Development! Recently Citrus Square was recognized at the Best New Low-Rise Development by Multi-Housing News as part of its 2011 MHN Excellence Awards.2011 MHN Excellence Award Winners: Multi-Housing Community of the Year Pacific Beacon: Clark Realty Management
(Finalist Fitzgerald: Bozzuto Group) Executive of the Year Henry Cisneros, CityView Leasing Agent of the Year Brian Parent, Fair...

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Optimism Remains Intact in Rosemary

Source: Sarasota Observer Date: November 7, 2013 by: David Conway | News Editor The Rosemary District was poised to be a hotbed of development in Sarasota. Then, the recession hit. That widespread belief, disheartening as it may have been a few years ago, eventually became a source of optimism. With economic conditions growing more favorable, many believed it was just a matter of time before the Rosemary District became what it was always d...

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Citrus Square Developer Announces Second Project — The Courtyard at Citrus

SARASOTA, FL – Local area developer, Mark Pierce, responsible for the building of Citrus Square, a mixed-use community on Orange Avenue in downtown Sarasota, announced today that he is developing a second condominium project, Courtyard at Citrus Square, taking this community in the Rosemary District to a new stature. Citrus Square pioneered the concept of new urbanism within the Rosemary District, establishing a well-planned neighborhood streets...

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