WCW March 2015
In This Issue
The “cranes” are back in Sarasota. No, not the winged ones. More like the construction cranes hovering over downtown. And the developers who are so much a part of the economic ecosystem have also returned to their most favorite habitat: a growing, wealthy community like Sarasota.
While we often think of development and an image clearly comes to mind, there are also redevelopers such as Maegan Ochoa, who works with her husband, Eric Collin, at The Sibari Project, a redevelopment company based in downtown Sarasota. Yep, a redevelopment company and one of their recent projects (still ongoing) is the revamp, rebrand of—are you ready—a north trail motel. The Regency Inn was once a prime stop for families driving to Florida who wanted a convenient and affordable stay in what was a new American-made novelty: a motel.