ISLAND & RESORT NEWS
AMI has ‘hot ticket’ for summer tourism
July, 2012 | By Rick Catlin | Islander Reporter
If the good weather that followed the passage of Tropical Storm Debby remains through late August, expect an abundance of visitors to Anna Maria Island, says Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce president Mary Ann Brockman. “If we don’t get a storm like Debby, it’s going to be a great summer season, better than last year,” Brockman predicted. “There’s been nothing but good news from the rental agents and owners. Tourism to the Island has not slowed down since a brief spell in May. Usually, June tourism is slow, but not this year,” she said. Read article here...
BB P&Z approves 3 resort beer-wine applications
July, 2012 | By Mark Young | Islander Reporter
The Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning Board met June 28 for the first time since four members resigned in May after an April decision to deny the city’s joint development agreement with the BeachHouse Restaurant pitted the commission against the P&Z. Read article here...
Anna Maria Island Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Anna Maria Island, Florida, March 14, 2012 -
The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce held it's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 5pm, celebrating the reopening of Anna Maria Island Resorts fourth resort, Tropic Isle Beach Resort.
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Tropic Isle Purchased
December 2011 - BRADENTON BEACH -
Developer David Teitelbaum & partners are expanding their Bradenton Beach resort portfolio. Last week, they purchased the Tropic Isle Beach Resort at 101 22nd Street, located across from their SeaSide Inn Beach Resort.
The 15-unit Tropic Isle was purchased from Iberia Bank on December 2, 2011 & cost $1.2 million. Plans include spending about one-half million for a complete “make over”. “We will bring Tropic Isle up to the high standards of our other resorts” according to Teitelbaum. “Opening is scheduled for mid-February”.