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

Design

Home Technology Company Wins National Award

Sarasota's Wicked Smart Homes recently won a "Smart Home of the Year" award for its work on a 5,000-square-foot Sarasota home.

09/19/2017 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.

09/19/2017 By Staff

New hires

Employment Law Attorney Joins Sarasota Firm

Patrick Duggan recently joined Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP's Sarasota office.

09/19/2017 By Staff

Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Celebrates Grand Opening Tuesday

Trulieve has existing dispensaries in Clearwater, Edgewater, Jacksonville, Lady Lake, Miami, Pensacola, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee and Tampa.

09/18/2017 By Staff

Deals

1,400-Square-Foot Commercial Property Sold

Sarasota's Marcia Sandoval and Fred Carcamo recently purchased the property for $150,000.

09/18/2017 By Staff

Planning

Neighborhood Associations Group Holds Annual Celebration Nov. 6

The event will honor Gerry Swormstedt and will include food, door prizes and more.

09/18/2017 By Staff

Irma

New Website Details Business Recovery Resources

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County recently created a website to help businesses navigate hurricane recovery assistance options.

09/18/2017 By Staff

Data

State Unemployment Rate Drops

More than 22,000 private-sector jobs were created in Florida in August, while the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent.

09/18/2017 By Staff

Contests

Nominate Now for Our 2018 Unity Awards!

941CEO is currently accepting nominations for its eighth annual Unity Awards.

09/18/2017 By Susan Burns

Technology

Local Business Leaders Attend Smart City Innovation Event

Stan Schultes and Sara Hand of Bradenton's Spark Growth recently attended the Smart City Innovation Accelerator program in New York City.

09/15/2017 By Staff