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Ian Black Real Estate is a premiere commercial real estate firm located in Sarasota, Florida, that provides brokerage and property management services. Boasting nearly 20 years in business, unparalleled regional market knowledge and deep roots in the community, our firm offers outstanding client service with creativity and integrity.


Partners Ian Black and Marci Marsh opened the firm in 2003. Today, seven partners, eight agents and eleven employees all work together to make Ian Black Real Estate one of the leading commercial real estate firms serving Sarasota, Bradenton and Southwest Florida. Professional, connected and results-oriented, we are committed to providing the highest level of client service available.


Brokerage Services 

Our highly experienced brokers and sales agents specialize in office, land, retail, industrial and special-use properties. With over 100 years’ combined experience, our team has a proven track record for successfully working with commercial property buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants.


Property Management Services

Our property management team manages a portfolio totaling over 1.5 million square feet of office, retail and industrial space. We are proud to have a strong reputation for providing outstanding client service and maintaining properties to the highest standards.



Give Back is one of our Core Values. Members of our firm are active contributors to our local community, helping to make Sarasota-Manatee a vibrant place to live, work and visit. We serve on nonprofit boards, hold leadership positions with business organizations and volunteer our time to worthy causes.


We are proud to say we’ve also developed many successful client relationships with charitable entities. These include Goodwill Industries, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Suncoast Blood Centers, The Players Center for the Preforming Arts, and Empath Tidewell Foundation.

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