Networking

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

Law

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

Tourism

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

Transportation

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

Planning

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

Transportation

Free Class Covers Electric Vehicles, Charging Infrastructure

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Sarasota County’s sustainability department are leading a free class on electric vehicles.

08/18/2017 By Staff

Environment

City's Climate Change Plan to Be Discussed Aug. 29

The city has projected that global warming could raise daily high temperatures by as much as 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit by 2050.

08/15/2017 By Staff

Planning

Diverging Diamond Interchange Now 'Substantially Complete'

All six eastbound lanes and six westbound lanes are open to traffic.

08/14/2017 By Staff

Passings

Venice Chamber of Commerce Leader Dies

Venice Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO John Ryan died Saturday after a heart attack.

08/14/2017 By Staff

Honors

Manatee Chamber Celebrates Top Small Businesses

The Manatee Chamber of Commerce honored four winners at its 38th annual small business of the year awards.

08/11/2017 By Staff

Environment

Manatee County Recognized for Cutting Energy Use

Manatee County has reduced its kilowatt hours nearly 7 percent over the past five years.

08/11/2017 By Staff

Planning

Downtown Park, Streetscape Plans to Be Discussed Aug. 16

The City of Sarasota is organizing a community presentation on plans for a downtown park, as well as the Lemon Avenue streetscape.

08/10/2017 By Staff

Transportation

Port Manatee Sees Record Container Traffic

Just 10 months into its current fiscal year, Port Manatee has already broken its record for container shipments in a full year.

08/09/2017 By Staff

Transportation

Port Manatee Exploring Commercial Opportunities with Ocala Businesses

Port Manatee executives and business leaders from Ocala are exploring possible commercial ties to bridge the 120 miles between the port and Central Florida.

08/01/2017 By Staff

Honors

Deadline to Apply for Creative Design Prize Is Friday

Nominations are now open for the third annual Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award.

07/31/2017 By Staff

Honors

Bayfront 20:20 Leader to Be Recognized as 'Boundary Crosser'

Michael's on East co-proprietor Michael Klauber will be honored with the 2017 Boundary Crosser leadership award by SCOPE.

07/31/2017 By Staff

Tourism

First Sports Event Showcase Set for Aug. 15

The showcase will feature area sports events and allow for local businesses to learn more about the events and create new partnerships.

07/31/2017 By Staff

Politics

Panel Discussion to Focus on Ethics in Media

The panel includes participants from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, the Observer Media Group and ABC 7.

07/26/2017 By Staff

Data

Lakewood Ranch Among the Nation's Top-Selling Communities

With 622 sales in the first half of 2017, Lakewood Ranch ranks as the third-best-selling master-planned community in the United States.

07/25/2017 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Planning Group Looking for Design Team

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization last week issued a Request for Qualifications to find a design team that will lead the creation of a comprehensive master plan for the bayfront.

07/24/2017 By Staff