Transportation

Palmetto Shipping Company Adds New Port Manatee-Mexico Route

World Direct Shipping is doubling its number of routes between the Mexican state of Veracruz and Port Manatee.

12/01/2017 By Staff

Networking

Economic Development Corporation Annual Meeting Happens Tuesday

The meeting was originally scheduled for September, but was pushed back because of Hurricane Irma.

12/01/2017 By Staff

Events

Holiday Parade Celebrates Circus Legends

The Sarasota Holiday Parade is honoring the 65th anniversary of the release of the film The Greatest Show on Earth.

11/30/2017 By Staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Continues Upward Trend

Americans’ consumer confidence increased between October and November after also increasing between September and October.

11/30/2017 By Staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Orchid Show Breaks Revenue Records

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' recent orchid exhibition, The Orchid Show: Earth, Air, Fire, Water, set double-digit revenue records for the gardens.

11/30/2017 By Staff

Tourism

New Anna Maria Island Resort Opens

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club includes 37 guest rooms and suites, a 50-slip marina and more.

11/30/2017 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Office Suite Sold for $175,000

SAP Sons, Inc., recently purchased a 1,170-square-foot space in a Stickney Point Road office building.

11/30/2017 By Staff

Construction

Bayfront Planning Organization Hits $2.1 Million Fundraising Goal

Nearly 60 donors have invested in a planning initiative to reimagine Sarasota's bayfront and many foundations also provided financial support.

11/29/2017 By Staff

New hires

Morton's Market Picks New Pastry Chef

Sarasota's Morton's Gourmet Market recently hired Lauren Bland.

11/29/2017 By Staff

Video

Economic Experts Discuss 'What's Ahead'

Watch video of a recent 941CEO and iHeartMedia panel discussion featuring five top economic experts.

11/29/2017 By Staff

Retail

More Than 174 Million Americans Shopped Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The average spending per person between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday was $335.47.

11/29/2017 By Staff

Media

Gulf Shore Media Announces Staff Changes for 2018

941CEO's parent company announced Tuesday that Pam Daniel will retire from her longtime roles as editorial director and editor-in-chief of Sarasota Magazine, effective February 2018.

11/28/2017 By Staff

Networking

Builders Trade Group Holds Holiday Social Dec. 6

The celebration includes food and a cash bar.

11/28/2017 By Staff

Appointments

Real Estate Agent Joins Downtown Advocacy Board

The Downtown Sarasota Alliance recently added Holly Sylvester to its board of directors.

11/28/2017 By Staff

Food

Food Delivery Service Adds 50-Plus New Restaurants

Bite Squad, which launched in Sarasota and Bradenton in August, now offers delivery from more than 130 area restaurants.

11/28/2017 By Staff

Deals

Martial Arts Expert Leases Space for New Sarasota Studio

Charles Dos Anjos of WP Fitness, LLC, recently leased 1,458 square feet on the second floor of the building located at 3627 Webber St., Sarasota.

11/28/2017 By Staff

Construction

Builder Completes Amenity Center in Englewood Neighborhood

Neal Communities recently unveiled the new resort-style amenity center at Boca Royale Golf & Country Club.

11/27/2017 By Staff

Deals

Army Awards Contract Worth Almost $12.6 Million to Subsidiary of Sarasota Company

A subsidiary of Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., will supply handheld intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices.

11/27/2017 By Staff

Networking

Advertising Group Holds Social Hour on Dec. 7

AdFed Suncoast is inviting marketing professionals, designers, copywriters, photographers, art directors and anyone in a creative profession to attend Addys & Absolut @ Aloft.

11/27/2017 By Staff

Tourism

Vacation Rental Company Expands to Anna Maria Island

The vacation rental management company Vacasa and Island Real Estate of Anna Maria Island, Inc. recently forged a new partnership.

11/22/2017 By Staff