Moving To Sarasota

Discover the charm of Sarasota and make it your new home. From stunning beaches to vibrant culture, Sarasota offers an unparalleled quality of life.

Florida's Coastal Gem with

Year-Round Sunshine and Vibrant Charm

Arguably one of the best places to live in all of Florida! Our coastal city offers an abundance of restaurants, waterfront bars, and world-class shopping. While our summers are hot, the temperature stays warm year-round, allowing us to maintain an active outdoor lifestyle year-round! From renowned golf courses to water sports and beautiful beaches, Sarasota has something for everyone.

We love the fact that this community blends small-town charm with vibrant cultural offerings. You can enjoy the sunrise over the beach in the mornings and explore the city's cultural heritage at our numerous museums and theaters.


Things to do

Discover Sarasota

The Ringling

Museum complex featuring art, circus history, gardens, and the historic Ca' d'Zan mansion.

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Research institution and aquarium focusing on marine science and education.

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Historic garden with exotic animals and interactive exhibits.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Botanical gardens showcasing rare orchids and other tropical plants.

World Famous Beaches

Calm, clear waters that are perfect for swimming, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing, and snorkeling.

Boating & Fishing Charters

Whether inland or offshore, there's no shortage of opportunities for casual cruising and deep-sea charters.


Culinary Delights

Columbia Restaurant

Famed Spanish restaurant offering a historic dining experience.


Casual waterfront dining with fresh seafood and an island vibe.

Owen’s Fish Camp

Southern-style seafood restaurant with a laid-back atmosphere.


A farm-to-table restaurant focusing on sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients.

Selva Grill

Upscale Latin fusion cuisine with a vibrant atmosphere.

The Bijou Cafe

A European-style bistro known for its fine dining and elegant ambiance.


Nature's Beauty

Our stunning coastal city of Sarasota, Florida offers miles of picturesque beaches, historical sites, and community parks.

Siesta Key Beach

Voted one of the best beaches in the U.S. with its powdery white sand and clear waters.

Bayfront Park

Waterfront park with walking paths, playgrounds, and stunning views of the marina.

Myakka River State Park

One of Florida's largest and oldest parks, offering hiking, biking, and wildlife observation.

Lido Key Beach

A popular beach with picnic areas, grills, and restrooms.

Payne Park

A city park featuring a disc golf course, skate park, and playgrounds.

ANNUAL events

Mark Your Calendar

Sarasota Film Festival

Celebrates independent filmmaking with screenings, events, and panels.

Sarasota Music Festival

A classical music event featuring performances and masterclasses by renowned artists.

Forks & Corks

A culinary festival showcasing fine wines and gourmet food from local chefs.

Suncoast Boat Show

An annual boat show featuring a wide variety of boats and marine products.

Sarasota Chalk Festival

An international street art event where artists create chalk masterpieces on the pavement.

Exceptional Medical Care

Hospitals and Medical Centers

Sarasota has a robust healthcare system with several hospitals, clinics, and medical centers in the area.

  • Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
    Top-rated for quality, safety, and patient experience, providing a comprehensive continuum of inpatient and outpatient health care services.
  • Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
    A leading provider of quality healthcare services with a wide range of specialties.
  • First Physicians Group
    Offering primary and specialty care services throughout the Sarasota area.
  • Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
    Providing exceptional healthcare services to the community with state-of-the-art facilities.

Educational Excellence

Top Schools in Sarasota

The School District of Sarasota County provides public education. Sarasota is also home to several private, charter, and religious schools.

  • Alta Vista Elementary
  • Emma E. Booker Elementary
  • Tuttle Elementary
  • Booker Middle School
  • Brookside Middle School
  • Booker High School
  • Sarasota High School
  • Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School (K-12)
  • Out-of-Door Academy (K-12)
  • Sarasota Christian School (K-12)
  • Sarasota Military Academy (6-12)


Year-Round Outdoor Fun

Sarasota, FL has a humid subtropical climate with hot, rainy summers and mild winters. Summer temps range from mid-80s to mid-90s F, while winter temps range from mid-60s to low-70s F. The region is hurricane-prone, with a high risk of tropical storms from June to November.

Overall, Sarasota's climate is characterized by warm temperatures, high humidity, and frequent rainfall. The good news is that we get to enjoy our outdoor lifestyle year-round!

Average Temp Per Month

  • JANUARY: 64°F
  • FEBRUARY: 65°F
  • MARCH: 70°F
  • APRIL: 75°F
  • MAY: 80°F
  • JUNE: 89°F
  • JULY: 91°F
  • AUGUST: 93°F
  • OCTOBER: 79°F
  • NOVEMBER: 73°F
  • DECEMBER: 67°F


Housing Market and Diverse Job Growth

The housing market in Sarasota is vibrant and diverse; it has experienced steady growth in recent years due to its desirable location and amenities. The demand for housing is generally high, resulting in a competitive market.

It offers growing employment opportunities in tourism, healthcare, and technology sectors, including aerospace and biotech companies.


Top Picks for Every Lifestyle

Downtown Sarasota

  • Golden Gate Point
  • Bird Key
  • Harbor Acres
  • Rosemary District

North Sarasota

  • University Park
  • The Meadows

South Sarasota

  • Southgate
  • The Landings
  • Gulf Gate Estates

Palmer Ranch

  • Village Walk
  • Isles of Sarasota
  • Silver Oak
  • Sandhill Preserve
  • TPC Prestancia
  • Turtle Rock

East of I-75

  • Laurel Oak Country Club
  • Heritage Oaks Golf & CC
  • Bent Tree Country Club
  • Misty Creek Country Club
  • Tuscana

Lakewood Ranch

  • Waterside
  • The Isles
  • The Country Club
  • Country Club East
  • The Lake Club
  • Edgewater
  • Central Park
  • The River Club

Siesta Key

  • Siesta Isles
  • Siesta Cove
  • Tortoise Estates
  • Sara Sands

Longboat Key

  • Longboat Key Club
  • Country Club Shores
  • Bay Isles
  • Harbour Oaks

Lido Key

  • Lido Shores
  • St. Armands Key


Sun, Sand, and Sea

Sarasota is renowned for its stunning coastline, boasting some of the most beautiful and highly rated beaches in the country. Whether you're looking for a place to relax, soak up the sun, or engage in various water activities, Sarasota has a beach for you. From the world-famous Siesta Key Beach, consistently ranked as the #1 beach in the USA for its powdery white sand and crystal-clear waters, to the charming and tranquil shores of Lido Key Beach and Longboat Key, Sarasota's beaches offer something for everyone. Come and explore these coastal treasures and experience the natural beauty that makes Sarasota a top beach destination.

Must-See Sarasota 

Area Attractions

Discover the top attractions in Sarasota, from stunning beaches and vibrant parks to renowned cultural sites and unique local experiences. There's something for everyone to enjoy!

  • John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • The Ringling Estate (Ca' d'Zan)
  • Sarasota Classic Car Museum
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens
  • St. Armands Circle
  • Treeumph
  • Celery Fields
  • Mote Marine Laboratory
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • Circus Sarasota
  • Ed Smith Stadium
  • Big Cat Habitat
  • Historic Spanish Point
  • Oscar Scherer State Park
  • Venice Theatre
  • Venice Jetty
  • Venice Fishing Pier

Explore Sarasota's

Premier Shopping Destinations

The Sarasota area offers a fantastic shopping experience with three main shopping centers catering to a variety of tastes and needs. University Town Center Mall (UTC) stands out with its upscale stores and dining options, providing a modern shopping environment. Westfield Siesta Key offers a blend of popular retail brands and local shops, perfect for a relaxed shopping day. Meanwhile, Westfield Sarasota Square is a family-friendly destination with a range of stores and entertainment options. Whether you're looking for high-end fashion, everyday essentials, or a unique find, Sarasota's shopping centers have something for everyone.


Top Employers in Sarasota

Sarasota is home to many of the top and best employers in Sarasota County, and several are headquartered here locally. Below are the largest employers in Sarasota and nearby

Top Medical Companies

  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital (SMH)
  • Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
  • Doctors Hospital

Top Technology Companies

  • Voalte
  • Clickbooth

Top Financial Services Companies

  • FCCI Insurance Group
  • Northwestern Mutual

Top Business Solution Companies

  • TriNet
  • S-One Holdings Corporation
  • Shared Services Center

Top Manufacturing Companies

  • Tervis
  • Sun Hydraulics
  • Tropicana
  • PGT Industries

Largest Employers in Sarasota County

  • * School Board of Sarasota County
  • * Sarasota Memorial Health Care
  • * Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
  • * The Ritz-Carlton of Sarasota
  • * ASO, LLC
  • * Shared Services Center
  • * FCCI Insurance Group
  • * Ringling College
  • * Expert Global Solutions
  • * Englewood Community Hospital
  • * Publix Supermarkets, Inc.
  • * PGT Industries
  • * Sarasota County Government
  • * Venice Regional Bayfront Health
  • * Goodwill Industries Manasota
  • * Sun Hydraulics Corporation
  • * Tervis
  • * City of Sarasota
  • * Tidewell Hospice
  • * City of North Port

Largest Employers in Manatee County

  • * Publix Supermarkets
  • * Feld Entertainment
  • * TriNet
  • * SCF Manatee - Sarasota
  • * City of Bradenton
  • * SYSCO West Coast Florida, Inc.
  • * Manatee County School District
  • * Beall's Inc.
  • * Manatee County Government
  • * Manatee Memorial Hospital
  • * Manatee County Sheriff's Dept
  • * Tropicana Products, Inc.
  • * Blake Medical Center
  • * IMG Academies

Ready to call Sarasota home?

Embark on a new chapter of your life in Sarasota, where stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and a thriving community await. Let us help you make the move with ease. Contact us today to learn more about relocating to Sarasota!