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According to the website, the new owner is Vanilla Sky International Properties. The Division of Corporations section on the Florida Secretary of State website includes Vanilla Sky International Properties on its Fictitious Name List, with the company address listed as 6537 Sabal Drive, Sarasota FL. The website explains the following about the Fictitious Name Act: As outlined in Chapter 865 of the Florida State Statutes, "Fictitious name means any name under which a person transacts business in this state, other than the person's legal name." The details provided on the site say Vanilla Sky International Properties filed its registra- tion on Feb. 10, 2014, with an expiration date of Dec. 31, 2019. The owner is listed as Siesta Vacations Inc. at 6537 Sabal Drive, and the name provided is Marni Larkin of 6537 Sabal Drive. A News Leader check of the Sarasota County Property Appraiser's website on Feb. 11 shows the 6537 Sabal Drive property is still owned by Dr. Craig Siegel Life Estate/Siesta Resorts LLC Trustee, noting the most recent transfer of the property occurred on Dec. 31, 2012 for $0. The total assessed value of the house and land in 2013 was $548,460. The Property Assessor's website also notes that the current house was built in 2011. The VRBO website says the house has six bedrooms and two bathrooms, enabling it to sleep 16 people. It rents for $414 to $529 per night, with a minimum stay of six nights required. The site also noted on Feb. 11 that the rental dates calendar was updated on Feb. 8. SIEGEL'S OTHER ACTIVITIES Siegel is listed on the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine website with a valid license through March 31, and he is still listed as a physician on the website of State Street Spine in Sarasota. However, the News Leader has confirmed from multiple sources that Siegel is in the process of selling the State Street practice. According to one source, who asked not to be named, Siegel says he is retiring. Vanilla Sky International Properties also rents a house at 5174 Sandy Cove Ave. on Siesta Key. A second VRBO website lists it as a "Siesta Key Village estate" with three bed- rooms, but the site says the house can sleep 12, thanks to "a premium queen pullout sofa, and queen air mattresses …" That residence, listed at 2,500 square feet, rents from $341 to $427 per day with a mini- mum stay of six nights. According to county Property Appraiser Office records, Siegel sold that house for $450,000 on Nov. 26, 2013, to James Radcliffe as trustee of the 5174 Sandy Cove Land Trust. On July 29, 1999, Charles S. and Jeanne A. Abel sold the house to Siegel for $315,000. In 2013, the total assessed value of the land and structures was $597,256. % Sarasota News Leader February 14, 2014 Page 24

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