March 20, 2011

Coastal Cottages Grand Opening

We were featured in the Bradenton Times this weekend.  
Here's what they said:

The Bradenton Times, Saturday, March 19, 2011

Grand Opening of the new Coastal Cottages AMI office at 9908 Gulf Drive in Anna Maria. 

Coastal Cottages AMI Team:
Broker/Owner, Sue Carlson, with her friendly Boxer, Fritz. 
Kellee Karsten, Ellie Ellis, and Gina Tafuri.

Visit the new Coastal Cottages office at 9908 Gulf Drive, in Anna Maria, next to Rudy's, or the "user-friendly" website at   They offer a great array of rental properties with friendly rental agents as well as on-line bookings with availability calendars for each property!

Started by Sue Carlson, Broker of the sister office "An Island Place Realty," Sue originally developed and owned Anna Maria Island Accommodations, the Flip Flop Company, which she sold in 2004.

Coastal Cottages AMI is built upon the need for a smaller "boutique-style" rental company offering personalized service and superlative accommodations, catering to concierge offerings to make the vacationers' stay one of a kind.  Professional cleaning services, with Ritz-Carlton quality laundered sheets and towels, are also offered. 

Stop by our office or visit us online!


  1. Congratulations on your new office. We walked by in the evening and watched the slideshow on the monitor in your window. We love looking at the listings interspersed with pictures of your clients and friends. It feels like everyone becomes part of your family at An Island Place!

  2. Hi Gina...congratulations on your new office!! I'm sure you'll do well!! Carpe Diem!! Mark