Did you know that?

> Sarasota is a coastal city located in the Floridian Gulf of Mexico. The city is part of Sarasota County, just South of the Tampa Bay Area

> Sarasota’s beaches have been voted numerous times as the #2 best in America*

> Sarasota is easily accessible via Interstate-75 and is only a short hour drive away from Tampa, 2.5 hours from Orlando (Universal Studios and Disney World) and 3 hours from Miami on the Atlantic Coast

> Sarasota is served by the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport

> There are approximately a little over 50,000 people residing in the city of Sarasota and 600,000 in Sarasota County. It has a strong base of retirees but the fastest-growing segment of the market is middle-aged adults and their children**

> As one of the safest and best places to live and retire in America, Sarasota County is one of the 2009 Forbes’ Top 100 of “Best Places for Business and Careers”***

> Sarasota is the heart of the Sarasota/Bradenton/Venice market – one of the 10 wealthiest major metro markets in the country. Sarasota County is Florida’s fifth largest market****

> Culture is a big part of Sarasota and there is always something going one whether you like museums, opera, ballet, horticulture, theatre or music. Just to cite a few, the city is famous for the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the Marie Selby Botanical Garden, the Ringling School of Art, the Sarasota Film Festival, the Asolo Theatre Company…

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Sources:

*http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-bestbeaches09-pg,0,3449342.photogallery

**http://www.edcsarasotacounty.com/documents/fastfacts.pdf.pdf

***http://www.forbes.com/lists/2009/1/bizplaces09_Sarasota-FL_2919.html

****http://www.heraldtribunemediasource.com/the_market