Latin Chamber of Commerce Gathers Aug. 31

The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce is holding its next Conexiones networking mixer at BMO Harris Bank.

08/23/2017 By Staff


Land Planning Firm Hires New Director

Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC—a subsidiary of the business law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP—recently hired Joel Freedman as its director of land planning.

08/23/2017 By Staff

New hires

New Agent Joins Michael Saunders Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Stephanie Okuley for its Palmer Ranch office.

08/23/2017 By Staff


Sarasota Among America's Top 20 Cities for Sports and Adventure

Sarasota was ranked No. 15 in a list of America's top 20 destinations for sports and adventure.

08/23/2017 By Staff


HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Starts New Magazine

Sarasota's Consonant Custom Media recently launched a new magazine that will serve as a platform for the Community AIDS Network.

08/22/2017 By Staff


Vacant Commercial Land Sells for Over $1.8 Million

Bradenton's DKG Property Inc. recently purchased almost 1.4 acres of vacant commercial land.

08/22/2017 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Radiology Department Receives Excellence Award

The Radiology Department at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota was recently awarded the Five Star Excellence Award for 2016.

08/22/2017 By Staff


Former County Commissioner, Attorney Join Suncoast Charities Board

Suncoast Charities for Children recently added Christine Robinson and Greg Linehan to its board of directors.

08/22/2017 By Staff


Salvadoran Business Officials Tour Port Manatee

Officials from Salvadoran business organizations recently toured Port Manatee and discussed the possibility of expanding the port's commercial ties to El Salvador.

08/22/2017 By Staff


Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney to Be Honored By Sarasota Republican Party

The two will be named the Republican Party of Sarasota’s 2017 Statesman of the Year and Stateswoman of the Year.

08/22/2017 By Staff


Cruise Car to Build MOKE Vehicles

Sarasota manufacturer wins contract to build lightweight electric street vehicle.

08/21/2017 By Staff


Manatee Small Business Awards

The 38th Annual Manatee Small Business of the Year Awards took place Aug.11 at the Polo Grill & Bar in Lakewood Ranch

08/21/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Health Care News

New Physiatrist Joins SMH’s Rehab Team

Dr. Alexander Bajorek joins FPG.

08/21/2017 By Staff


Eighteen Local Companies Make Inc. 5000

Adva-Net heads list, ranking 13th among fastest-growing private companies in America

08/21/2017 By Staff


Cuba Relations Focus of Panel Discussion in Sarasota

Panelists to address how recent policy changes will affect business, travel and trade

08/21/2017 By Staff


County Commission to Discuss Recycling Facility Near Celery Fields Wednesday

The commission is set to discuss whether to rezone 16 acres of property near the Celery Fields to allow for the construction of a recycling center.

08/18/2017 By Staff


Vacant Beneva Road Property Sells for $450,000

Sarasota's Vigo LLC recently purchased 61,155 square feet of vacant land located at 3232 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota.

08/18/2017 By Staff


Regal Hollywood 20 Renews Lease at Main Plaza

Renovations to the project will top $3 million.

08/18/2017 By Staff


Local Jobless Rates Remain Low

Sarasota and Manatee counties' unemployment rates are below the state average.

08/18/2017 By Staff


State College of Florida Holds Ribbon Cutting for Gator Den

The den is a study area for students at the college's brand-new Gator Engineering Program.

08/18/2017 By Staff