Best Places to Live - Accolades

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If you're thinking of moving to Sarasota, you're not alone.  The following lists the accolades the area has won in just the past few years.  A thriving business climate, 36 miles of pristine beach, a lively arts scene, centrally located on the Gulf Coast and all the amenities found in a large city are here in the Tampa Bay Region.

Housing data shows that Americans still love the South.  Florida saw the highest net migration in the last two years.  The popularity of the South contrasts with the West where some cities are showing double-digit annual declines, such as Seattle and San Francisco.  

The robustness in the South underscores how often real estate markets are dependent on local factors like climate, lower taxes, lifestyle, and health.   Since the pandemic, work-at-home has become more popular and in lieu of waiting to retire, people are able to relocate and enjoy their desired lifestyle at any age.

Sarasota County Accolades


 RCLCO Real Estate Advisors

# 1 Best Selling Master Planned Community - Lakewood Ranch - 5th Year in a Row

U.S. News & World Report ranked Sarasota

#1 Best Place to Live in Florida

#5 Best Place to Live in the U.S.

#7 Safest Place to Live in the U.S.

#2 Fastest Growing City in the U.S.

#1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S.

"Traveler's Choice Awards" ranked Siesta Key Beach

#1 Best Beach in Florida

#2 Best Beach in the U.S.

#11 Best Beach in the World


 U.S. News & World Report

#3 Healthiest Community in Florida

Travel & Leisure

#10 Best Small Airport in the U.S. for avoiding delays

U.S. News & World Report

#1 Best Places to Visit in Florida


U.S. News & World Report

#1 Best Place to Retire

#9 Best Place to Live in the U.S.

Travel & Leisure

#5 Longboat Key - Top 15 Islands in the Continental U.S. 

Sarasota - 10 Best Beach Towns to Live In 

Condé Nast Traveler

Siesta Key - 10 Best Beach Towns on the East Coast


#3 Venice - 100 Most Popular Small Cities to Relocate


#1 Venice - Best Dog-Friendly Beach - Browhard Paw Park

RCLCO Real Estate Advisors

#1 Lakewood Ranch - Top-Selling Multi-Generational Community in the U.S.






Best Places to Live - Accolades

All About | Awards

Best Places to Live - Accolades

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