Sarasota is a beautiful and diverse city located on the southwestern coast of Florida. For more than 100 years people have been coming to enjoy all that Sarasota has to offer. Sarasota includes a number of the surrounding keys that rest between the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The keys that are included in the boundary of Sarasota are Lido Key, St. Armand’s Key, Otter Key, Coon Key, Bird Key, and parts of Siesta Key. The city is home to a wide range of real estate options; with condos to mansions there’s a home here for everyone.
Known for its beautiful beaches and wide range of cultural and environmental amenities, Sarasota is also home to a number of companies that offer exciting economic and career opportunities. This includes the national Boar's Head Provision Company, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, APAC Customer Services, The Zenith and Capgemini.
For recreation beyond what Sarasota’s beautiful beaches can offer, there are numerous championship golf courses in the area. The Municipal Auditorium-Recreation Club is a historical building that still hosts many recreational events, including dances, community festivals, and basketball games.
Sarasota is also known for its artistic and cultural activities. A number of festivals in the area celebrate the art and culture of the city. The Sarasota Chalk Festival, started in 2010, is a yearly festival held in the historic area of Burns Square and the first international street painting festival in the country. The annual Sarasota Film Festival attracts independent films from all over the world.