Category: Anna Maria Island News

Posted on 6/4/2020

Anna Maria Island RE-OPENED!

Welcome back to all our new and returning guests! Our beautiful Anna Maria Island is re-opened and ready to welcome you again for short-term vacation rentals. After weeks of a stay at home order Governor DeSantis entered Florida into phase 1 on May 4th and lifted the vacation rental ban on May 21st...

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Posted on 10/18/2018

Good Morning, Anna Maria Island!

If you turned on your radio this morning to WFLA 970 to check on the AM Tampabay morning show you could have heard "Good morning, Anna Maria Island". This very informative show broadcast from the Anna Maria Oyster Bar at the Bridge Street Pier, Bradenton Beach on October 18. The talk...

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Posted on 8/27/2018

New Margaritaville Hotel

The ever increasing supply of vacations rentals on Anna Maria Island will have a new addition just over the bridge with the new Margaritaville Hotel. The Bradenton City Council unanimously approved the site plan amendments of the Minto One Particular Harbor project. The reason for the...

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Posted on 8/27/2018

Economic Impact of Red Tide

Congressman Vern Buchanan held a round table discussion with a small group of area businesses on the economic impact of Red Tide on Friday, August 24th 2018. Red Tide has hit the Gulf coast of Florida and reached Anna Maria Island about 2 weeks ago. Dr. Crosby, the CEO of Mote Marine, explained...

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Posted on 3/21/2018

Good news for Anna Maria City Pier Funding!

The Anna Maria City Pier reopening has come one step closer after more funding was approved. Approximately $3 million of the estimated $4.5 million total cost are now in place. The approved 2018-2019 Florida legislative budget includes a $750 000 line item that will go toward funding of the new...

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Posted on 10/17/2017

Bayfest 2017 is this week Saturday!

Bayfest is Anna Maria Islands largest and longest running festival! A family friendly all day street festival on Pine Ave featuring live music, unique and one of a kind arts and crafts vendors, tasty eats from local food vendors, a fun kids zone, and an amazing classic car...

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Posted on 7/31/2017

Monday Blues Hit Extra Hard This Week!

Early Monday morning, Anna Maria Island and the surrounding areas were hit by unannounced Tropical Storm Emily. She came in with a vengenze causing areas to flood, trees became uprooted and even a tornado touched down in NW Bradenton. Thankfully, we have not heard of anyone...

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Posted on 5/22/2017

Bradenton-Sarasota area named #1 in US for well being!

It is always so exciting to read something about the area that you live in! Especially, when it is in another county's paper - how wonderful is that! Bradenton-Sarasota area was named #1 in the US for well being. Read the article and to see the Anna Maria City Pier featured...

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Posted on 3/28/2017

March News from Duncan Real Estate!

March is by far the busiest month of the year on Anna Maria Island! Honestly, it is easier to walk or ride a bike to get anywhere....we love this time of year! Please click here to check out news from Team Duncan for the month of March and also a fun easy recipe for the...

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Posted on 11/22/2016

November Newsletter from Duncan Real Estate!

Things are busy out here on Anna Maria island and no surprise with Thanksgiving being two days away. I am so excited to eat some turkey and all of the yummy fixings, spend time with family and friends, watch the Thanksgiving parade, and of course watch football. Before I do...

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