Construction

New Road Resurfacing Project Begins in Late May

The City of Sarasota will begin resurfacing a 1.4-mile stretch of Osprey Avenue between Siesta Drive and Bahia Vista Street later this month.

05/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Moving Ahead with Plans for Venice Hospital

A judge on Tuesday recommended that Sarasota Memorial Hospital be allowed to open a new hospital in Venice.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Health care

Number of Floridians Without Health Insurance Rises

The portion of Floridians without health insurance rose by 1.4 percentage points between 2016 and 2017.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida's Health Care System Ranked No. 48 in the Country

Florida has the fourth-worst health care system in the country, according to a new ranking published by The Commonwealth Fund.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Trade

Study Suggests Proposed Tariffs Could Cost Florida Jobs

The study estimates Florida would lose 7,128 jobs if the Trump administration's proposed tariffs on Chinese goods are put into place.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Media

Workshop Helps Business Leaders Prep for Video Shoots

Media trainer Joan Lowery is offering a free workshop to help business leaders optimize their video messaging.

04/26/2018 By Staff

Data

Homebuilder Confidence Drops

The National Association of Home Builders' Housing Market Index dropped for the fourth consecutive month.

04/16/2018 By Staff

Privacy

Free Shredding Offered to Manatee County Residents

The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is sponsoring a complimentary shredding day on Saturday, April 21.

04/12/2018 By Staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Drops After February High

American consumer confidence declined last month after reaching an 18-year high in February.

04/02/2018 By Staff

Data

Ranking Puts Sarasota County Among the Healthiest in Florida

Sarasota County ranks as Florida's sixth healthiest county and Manatee County ranks as the state's 17th healthiest county, according to new research.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Sarasota a Top Destination for Spring Break Vacation Home Rentals

Sarasota ranks No. 5 in a list of the country's top 10 spring break vacation home rental destinations recently compiled by TurnKey Vacation Rentals.

03/13/2018 By Staff

Fitness

College Holding Info Session on Personal Trainer Certification

State College of Florida is holding a free info session on its personal trainer certification program at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14.

02/26/2018 By Staff

Banking

'Financial Inclusion' Summit Happens Wednesday

The keynote speaker will be Anthony Barrows of Ideas42, a team of academics and researchers who study behavioral science to help address social issues.

02/23/2018 By Staff

Retail

Amazon Hiring at Its Ruskin Facility

Amazon is holding a hiring event to hire part-time seasonal associates for its Ruskin location.

02/15/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel Discussion Covers Future of Cuba and the Caribbean

The event includes a former U.S. diplomat, the director for the Americas Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, two congressional representatives and more.

02/14/2018 By staff

Deals

Real Estate Firm Buys Shopping Plaza

Keller Williams Realty recently acquired and has begun construction on the Shoppes at Commerce Park in Lakewood Ranch.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Survey Finds Millennials Increasingly Want Urban Vacations

Millennial tourists are increasingly traveling to cities while on vacation, according to a new analysis of their travel habits by the research firm Resonance.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Turnover in the Restaurant Industry Remains High

The turnover rate for employees in the restaurant industry exceeded 70 percent for the second straight year, according to a new report from Upserve.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Report Finds Camping Industry on the Rise

A new report on millennials' travel habits finds that "after years of decline, the camping industry is growing."

01/19/2018 By staff

Data

Homebuilder Confidence Drops Slightly

American homebuilders were slightly less confident about market conditions in January than in December, according to this month's Housing Market Index.

01/19/2018 By staff