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Hot Properties

941CEO's 2016 Real Estate Awards

This year's top sales, deals and producers.

12/12/2016 By Kevin Allen

Top Stories

The CEO

Meet Chris Brown, the Deal Addict

After building up a portfolio of prime Sarasota properties, Chris Brown keeps looking for the next investment.

11/30/2016 By David Hackett Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

What I’ve learned

How Lakewood Ranch's Ted C. Abrams Turned Joffrey's Coffee and Tea Around

Within seven months of Abrams' start date, the company was profitable.

11/21/2016 By David Hackett

Pennywise

Local Experts' Top Tax Tips

Tax strategies for the end of 2016 and the start of 2017.

12/29/2016 By Sylvia Whitman Illustrations by Victor Juhasz

Table of Contents

Best of 941CEO

Hot Properties

941CEO's 2016 Real Estate Awards

This year's top sales, deals and producers.

12/12/2016 By Kevin Allen

Leadership & Management

Biz Rules

New Business Rules to Watch in 2017

Three new rules local businesses should track in 2017.

12/28/2016 By Kevin Allen

What I’ve learned

How Lakewood Ranch's Ted C. Abrams Turned Joffrey's Coffee and Tea Around

Within seven months of Abrams' start date, the company was profitable.

11/21/2016 By David Hackett

Lifestyle

Talk

Meet Che Wise-Jarvis of Steri-Straw

The Steri-Straw inventor aims to change germy, old-fashioned straw dispensers.

12/28/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar

Fish favorites in a charming creekside location.

12/08/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Apocalypse Now

Grapevine Communications' Robert Holzer is the Ultimate Zombie Fan

Holzer is a zombie super-fan.

11/16/2016 By Ilene Denton

News

Ask the Boss

Should Florida Implement a $15 Minimum Wage?

Three local businesspeople examine the consequences of a large pay raise.

01/03/2017 By Isaac Eger

Pennywise

Local Experts' Top Tax Tips

Tax strategies for the end of 2016 and the start of 2017.

12/29/2016 By Sylvia Whitman Illustrations by Victor Juhasz

Talk

Five Questions for Allen Carlson

Talking with the regional director, UF Innovation Station Sarasota County

12/05/2016 By Kathy Walker Van Citters

Tech Tools

7 Great Finance Apps

Money management at your fingertips.

12/02/2016 By Kevin Allen

Eating Habits

Culinary Travelers Are Putting Sarasota and Manatee on the Food Map

Here's a look at our tourists' eating habits.

11/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Profiles

Talk

From Software Designer to Catering Company Owner

Lance Thompson, owner of the Sarasota Catering Company, started his career in banking software.

12/22/2016

You Do What?

Meet the Couple Behind Kombucha 221 BC

Aneta and Eric Lundquist brew, bottle and sell seven flavors of kombucha.

12/13/2016 By Ilene Denton

The CEO

Meet Chris Brown, the Deal Addict

After building up a portfolio of prime Sarasota properties, Chris Brown keeps looking for the next investment.

11/30/2016 By David Hackett Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

O, Christmas Tree

The Holidays are Big Business for Lux-Art Silks

The holiday season makes up 70 percent of the company's annual retail sales.

11/22/2016 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks