Sarasota News & Events

Sarasota News and Events

Discover the latest AR Homes® news and events throughout the Sarasota – Bradenton area.

Business Observer: Building Homes for Multigenerational Living

Derek Nelson of AR Homes® Sarasota (Nelson Homes, Inc.) discusses building multigenerational homes throughout Lakewood Ranch, Florida communities.

Derek Nelson in Kitchen
AR Homes® Pride In Partnership: 2022 Builder Gold Cup Winner

At Pride In Partnership 2022,  AR Homes® Sarasota (Nelson Homes) was awarded the Builder Gold Cup. This award is presented to the building company that has the highest customer satisfactions scores of the past year. The yearly event, hosted in 2022 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, connects building companies and preferred vendors through various networking and group activities throughout the weekend.

pride in parnership award winner recieving trophy
Giving Back to Our Community: All Faith's Food Bank

Our passion and dedication extend beyond building custom homes. Nelson Homes Inc. remains committed to providing ongoing support to the communities of Manatee and Sarasota.

“Your generous gift extends far beyond the much needed food; it gives our fellow neighbors a brief escape from the stresses surrounding their current struggles, so they may have the opportunity to create a special gathering among those they love most this Thanksgiving.”

– Rachel Bradley, Director of Philanthropy

Proud Sponsor Of

All Faith's Food Bank
All Faiths Food Bank is the only food bank and largest hunger relief organization in Sarasota and DeSoto counties. The Food Bank was founded in 1989 by a group of individuals who, through their respective organizations, were feeding the hungry. They combined efforts to incorporate as All Faiths Food Bank, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All Faiths has been a Certified Member of the Feeding America network since 1990.
All Children's Hospital
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides expert pediatric care for infants, children and teens with some of the most challenging medical problems in our community and around the world.
The Humane Society
Founded in 1952, the Humane Society of Sarasota County is the area's premier no-kill shelter. HSSC engages the hearts, hands, and minds of the community to help animals.