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Longboat Key New Construction Opportunities

When looking for new construction opportunities on Longboat Key, it's important to have an experienced realtor who understands the considerations and complexities. Many neighborhoods on the Key are undergoing re-development. Due to changes in the building code and the desire of many buyers to take advantage of the latest technologies and materials, the choice is to buy new - or build new.


Current active listings on the Gulf of Mexico ragnge from $15 to $20mm. Bayside of canal front homes are being marketed from $5 to $8mm. An Vacant lots range from $1.5mm to $6mm. Depending on your appetite for building your own home, we can help guide you through the considerations in making an informed decision

Longboat Key New Construction Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $8.6M
Lowest Price $4.2M
Highest Price $17M
Total Listings 3
Avg. Days On Market 448
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.8K

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Real estate agents bring expertise, negotiating power, and more to the table that could save buyers time and money while searching for their perfect home. From analyzing comparable properties, offering advice on pricing strategy, understanding complex contracts, and providing access to exclusive listings, there are many advantages associated with enlisting the help of a professional realtor.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is they typical all-in cost of new construction on Longboat Key?

Depending on the nature of the design and caliber of finishes, all-in (including structure, pool, landscaping, and pavers,...) will range from $600psf-$1,200psf of the finished structure.

What are the zoning and building regulations on Longboat Key?

Zoning and building regulations vary, but they typically include height restrictions, setback requirements, and guidelines for construction in coastal areas. An architect of builder can advise on the requirements of a particular property.

Are there specific considerations for hurricane-resistant construction?

Yes, Longboat Key is in a hurricane-prone area. Building codes may require specific measures for hurricane resistance, such as impact-resistant windows and reinforced structures. Minimum flood elevation is also important. The difference between zones VE and AE amke a significant difference in construction design and cost.

Can I build a private dock or boat lift on my property?

Regulations regarding private docks and boat lifts vary. It's important to check with local authorities to understand the permitting process and any restrictions. Generally, fixed structures must be setback a minimum of 15ft from adjacent property lines. Over water decking cannot exceed 500sf, and the structure may not intrude more than 30ft (or 30% of the navigable waterway), whichever is less.

What are the soil conditions on Longboat Key, and how do they affect construction?

Soil conditions will impact construction. Consulting with a geotechnical engineer is advisable to ensure proper foundation design based on local soil characteristics. Geotechnical engineering will determine the optiond for foundations - and whether or not additional site work is necessary.

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