Lakewood Ranch located in Sarasota & Manatee Counties with a population of approximately 14,000 announced sales in the first two months of this year were record-breaking for the community. There were 77 new home sales and reservations in January and February, totaling more than $5.3 million in new lot sales. In the same period for 2010, there were 13 sales and renovations worth $1.5 million. Officials say there are now 50 new home models throughout Lakewood Ranch, a number they say is unprecedented within Florida. The community has also just opened Anchorage Place, its newest neighborhood.
Lakewood Ranch is located on 33,000 acres, approximately 48 square miles, of which 9,000 acres are developed. There are more than 150 miles of intersecting sidewalks and trails as well as its own hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club with 54 holes of golf, clubhouse, athletic center with fitness equipment, 18 tennis courts, Legacy Golf Club with 18 hole daily fee, 80+ activity groups for different interests, and its own Main Street for shopping, dining and a movie theatre. Lakewood Ranch is the #2 rated Community in Florida and the average age living in the Ranch is late 40′s.