The arts

Circus Conservatory Names New Fundraising Leader

The Circus Arts Conservatory recently hired Zoltan Karpathy as the organization's vice president of philanthropy.

01/09/2018 By staff

Construction

Demolition Begins on New Residential Development

Crews recently tore down three buildings in Sarasota's Golden Gate Point.

01/09/2018 By staff

Real estate

Homebuilder Sets New Sales Record

The Lakewood Ranch-based homebuilder Neal Communities broke its all-time sales record in 2017.

01/09/2018 By staff

Health care

Planned Parenthood Picks New CEO

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida recently hired Stephanie Kight, who follows outgoing CEO Barbara Zdravecky.

01/09/2018 By staff

Construction

Florida Chief Financial Officer to Speak in Sarasota

Jimmy Patronis will speak at the annual awards dinner of the Gulf Coast Builders Xchange.

01/09/2018 By staff

Data

Number of Retail Jobs Down

The number of American retail jobs decreased by 20,200 in December.

01/08/2018 By staff

Honors

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Names 'Outstanding Leadership' Award Recipient

Business and community leader Cliff Walters will receive the inaugural Robert P. Bartz Award for Outstanding Leadership.

01/08/2018 By staff

Transportation

Free Class Offers How-To on Electric Vehicles

The course will cover how types of electric vehicles work, considerations for those interested in buying one, the charging infrastructure around Sarasota County and more.

01/08/2018 By staff

Health care

Medical Company Breaking Ground on New Facility

Mercedes Medical's new headquarters will be located in Lakewood Ranch's CORE (“Collaboration Opportunities for Research and Exploration”) project.

01/08/2018 By staff

New hires

Elections Supervisor Names New Communications and Voter Outreach Manager

The office of Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner recently hired Rachel Denton.

01/08/2018 By staff

Retail

New Office Furniture Store Opens Jan. 11

Sarasota's new Office Furniture & Design Concepts is the second location for the company, which is headquartered in Fort Myers.

01/08/2018 By staff

Construction

Homebuilding Executive Offers Free Guide on Picking Quality Contractors

Ricky Perrone of Nautilus Homes recently created a free guide intended to help buyers research and hire qualified, ethical and professional building contractors.

01/05/2018 By staff

Deals

Tech Company Inks Deal to Provide Camera Equipment to European Company

Vislink, a subsidiary of Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., recently landed a $1 million-plus deal to provide camera transmitters, camera control equipment and more to France's AMP Visual TV.

01/05/2018 By staff

Construction

City Moving Forward with Municipal Auditorium Renovations

The project includes rehabilitating 18 windows to their original 1940s Art Deco designs, reconstructing exterior doors and stairs and more.

01/05/2018 By staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The American unemployment rate remained 4.1 percent in December, with the economy adding 148,000 new jobs during the final month of 2017.

01/05/2018 By staff

Tourism

Medical Tourism Conference Scheduled for Feb. 23

The theme is "Bringing Best Practices From Hospitality to Healthcare for Maximizing Quality of the Patient/Guest Experience."

01/05/2018 By staff

Energy

Trump Administration Announces Plan to Open Waters to Offshore Drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced on Thursday plans to open almost all of federally controlled waters to offshore oil and gas drilling.

01/04/2018 By staff

Arts

Theater Troupe Recognized By State for Diversity Efforts

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe was recently honored by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Cultural Affairs.

01/04/2018 By staff

Health care

Gynecologic Oncologist Joins Physicians Network

Richard Boothby, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physician Group.

01/04/2018 By staff

Marketing

Advertising Group Accepting Annual Award Submissions

AdFed Suncoast is accepting submissions for the next round of American Advertising Awards through Thursday, Jan. 18.

01/04/2018 By staff