Education

Business Mentoring Group Offers New Free Workshops

Manasota SCORE's workshops will include step-by-step information on doing business in Florida.

2:48pm By Staff

Deals

1,100 Units on 445 Acres in Parrish Sold

Lakewood Ranch's Neal Land Ventures recently sold 1,100 units on 445 acres in Parrish to Texas' Reeder Acquisition Partners.

2:38pm By Staff

Retail

Furniture Manufacturer Named to List of Fastest-Growing U.S. Companies

JMX Brands was recently ranked No. 2,449 on Inc. magazine’s 2017 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

2:22pm By Staff

Food

Restaurant Chain Closes Original Location, Opens New Eatery Nearby

Gecko’s Hospitality Group recently closed its original Gecko’s Grill & Pub location at The Landings and opened a new location down the road.

2:15pm By Staff

Education

Inter-College Collaboration the Topic at Oct. 5 Luncheon

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a panel discussion about the Cross College Alliance.

12:36am By Staff

New hires

Orthopedic Practice Adds New Physician

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates recently hired Dr. Justin Raye, an interventional pain management specialist.

09/22/2017 By Staff

Real estate

American Housing Starts Drop for Second Straight Month

The number of new American housing starts dropped by .8 percent between July and August after falling by 2.2 percent between June and July.

09/22/2017 By Staff

Irma

Researchers Estimate Hurricane Irma Wind Damage at $19.4 Billion

Insurance companies are expected to pay $6.3 billion of that total.

09/22/2017 By Staff

New hires

Venice Nonprofit Picks New CEO

Loveland Center recently hired Patrick Guerin III.

09/22/2017 By Staff

Retail

New Chocolate Shop to Open in Downtown Sarasota

Noela Chocolate & Confections will offer artisanal chocolates, as well as single-origin chocolates and custom gift boxes.

09/22/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity to Bless New Home Site Friday

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, FCCI Insurance Group and dozens of volunteers and community members are holding a "slab blessing."

09/21/2017 By Staff

Real estate

Construction Underway on New Downtown Condo Building

Work on the foundation of The Mark is now in progress.

09/21/2017 By Staff

Data

Home Sales Increased Between July and August, While Median Prices Declined

The number of closed sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased between July and August, while median sale prices declined.

09/21/2017 By Staff

Hospitality

Sarasota Restaurant Reopens After Remodel

Sarasota's TooJay’s now has a counter area with nine seats, as well as more contemporary details throughout.

09/21/2017 By Staff

Deals

Nonprofits Sign New Office-Sharing Agreement

CareerSource Suncoast recently signed an office-sharing partnership with Goodwill Manasota.

09/20/2017 By Staff

Entertainment

Ringling College Computer Animation Graduates Win Student Academy Award

Beth David and Esteban Bravo recently won a 2017 Student Academy Award for their animated short, "In a Heartbeat."

09/20/2017 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Hospital Makes Three New Hires

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota recently selected a new assistant chief nursing officer, a new director of the medical surgical floor and a new executive chef.

09/20/2017 By Staff

Honors

Dog Treat Manufacturer a Finalist for 'Woman of the Year' Award

Kelly Ison, co-owner and CEO of Sarasota's Einstein Pets, was recently named a finalist in the Women in the Pet Industry Network's awards competition.

09/20/2017 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.

09/20/2017 By Staff

New hires

Michael Saunders Office Adds New Agent

Jeff Hinrichs recently joined Michael Saunders & Company's Siesta Key office.

09/19/2017 By Staff