Economy

Economic Outlook is Positive, Says Florida Chief Economist

The state currently has a 3.1 unemployment rate; the probability of a recession has dropped to 21.2 percent.

01/10/2020 By Staff

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Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Randon Carvel will serve as the new board president.

01/10/2020 By Staff

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Names Senior Director of Development

Marrie Neumer began her new position on Jan. 2.

01/10/2020 By Staff

Construction

Halfacre Construction Company Completes Newest Group Home at The Haven

The new Mary Jane's House, a 5,329-square-foot group home, features eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

01/09/2020 By Staff

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Visit Sarasota County Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Christine Johnson of the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has been named board chair.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Development

Developers Break Ground on Palmetto Sheraton

The eight-story hotel is expected to open in September 2021.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Economy

Florida Chamber Chief Economist to Deliver State's 2020 Economic Outlook

Dr. Jerry Parrish will share his forecast for the coming year today at 10 a.m. via livestream.

01/08/2020 By Staff

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Manatee Chamber Hires Vice President of Public Policy and Small Business

Amy Farrington’s focus will include chamber policy development and advocacy efforts, as well as strategic resources for small businesses.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Awards

AdFed Suncoast Announces Judges, Calls for Entries for 2020 ADDY Awards

All entries must be received by Jan. 17, 2020.

01/06/2020 By Staff

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Asolo Rep Names New Development Director

Benjamin Luczak will officially join the organization on Jan. 15.

01/06/2020 By Staff

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CPA Firm Hires Tax Manager for International Tax Segment

Danielle Logan has 20 years of experience in domestic and international business tax provision, planning and compliance.

01/02/2020 By Staff

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Budge Huskey Named Premier Sotheby's Chief Executive Officer

Huskey was previously president and CEO of Coldwell Banker.

01/02/2020 By Staff

Awards

Local Firm Wins 'Good Design' Awards

The company took top honors in the medical, sports and recreation, and interactive media categories.

01/02/2020 By Staff

Finance

City, Credit Union Partner to Provide Residents Access to Financial Services

The services and programs will benefit city residents who are unbanked or underbanked, and underserved.

12/30/2019 By Staff

Openings

Arthur Murray Dance Centers Opens New Lakewood Ranch Location

A grand-opening ceremony will take place on Jan. 17, 2020.

12/26/2019 By Staff

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Realize Bradenton Announces New Board Member

Dominique LeClezio, Feld Entertainment vice-president of creative and marketing services, will serve a three-year term.

12/20/2019 By Staff

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Manatee County Port Authority Elects Priscilla Whisenant Trace as Chairwoman

Whisenant Trace has served on the county’s commission and the port’s board since 2016.

12/19/2019 Photography by Staff

Travel Time

SRQ Traffic Growth Continues With 52 Percent Increase in November 2019

Year-to-date passenger numbers are also up 42 percent, with 1,738,935 passengers using the airport so far this year.

12/16/2019 By Staff

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Visit Sarasota County Names New Meeting Sales Manager

In her new position, Walker will help the tourism bureau better identify, attract and entertain conferences, meetings and groups.

12/16/2019 By Staff

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David Bullock Named Interim CEO of Sarasota EDC

Bullock is the former Longboat Key town manager.

12/16/2019 By Staff