Up for sale, way up
This photo shows the location of the former Trader Jack's restaurant, now being offered for $25 million by Mike Norman Realty of Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Jack Elka Click image to enlarge
Former Trader Jack's for sale - at $25 million By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
Got a spare $25 million sitting around the house not doing anything? For that and the price of the doc stamps, you can own a piece of Island history.
Owners of the Harrington House Bed and Breakfast Inn at 5626 Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach obtained a city permit last week to move this unit onto the property, where it was placed on stilts in preparation for construction of more solid support. It was moved from property at 5622 Gulf Drive that had been rented as a Harrington House annex. It is the subject on an ongoing court case based on an application from owner Frank Davis to build four condominium units where the house once stood. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin
Pine Avenue battle escalates, commission sets special meeting By Rick Catlin, Islander Reporter
Anna Maria's planning and zoning board has come under fire from an attorney representing a home builder who has purchased two lots of the property on Pine Avenue formerly occupied by Island Marine.
Holmes Beach vacation requests still pending By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
Two vacation requests in Holmes Beach that have been before the city commission since last summer again went undecided at the commission's May 24 meeting, prompting City Commissioner Don Maloney to say he'd "like to settle this in less time than the T-end canals." That issue has been around the city commission for the past 10 years.
Tidemark increases annual lease payments by 1,110 percent By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
In a offer that brought a smile to Holmes Beach City Commissioner Roger Lutz, developers of the Tidemark hotel/condominium/marina project in Holmes Beach offered to raise their annual lease payments for the city-owned portion of the boat basin along Marina Drive from $100 to $11,200, an increase of 1,110 percent.