New 'Kindness at Work' Speaker Series Starts Friday

The first luncheon event will feature Jaime DiDomenico of Cool Today and Plumbing Today, Brian West of Publix and Margarita Valenzula of Culver's.

06/19/2017 By staff

Real estate

Sarasota Ranked No. 9 in List of Affordable Vacation Home Destinations

The real estate brokerage Redfin recently ranked Sarasota as No. 9 in a list of the country's 15 most affordable beach towns for buying a vacation home.

06/16/2017 By staff


Father's Day Spending Expected to Rise

Father's Day shoppers are expected to spend $134.75 on average for the holiday, with total spending expected to reach $15.5 billion.

06/14/2017 By staff


Retail Import Growth Slows, But Is Expected to Rise

The National Retail Federation is predicting that imports at America's major retail container ports will hit a new high later this summer.

06/13/2017 By staff


New Fast-Track Training Program Assists Aspiring Auto Mechanics

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently began partnering with educational institutions to provide short-term programs that more quickly help individuals find apprenticeship-based occupations.

06/12/2017 By staff


New Siesta Key Daiquiri Deck Opens

The restaurant and bar is the company's fourth location and is open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.

06/07/2017 By staff


New Local Tourism Network Launches

The Sarasota web firm Professional Web Designs recently launched the Suncoast Vacation Network, a network of websites created to help visitors learn about and explore popular local vacation destinations.

06/05/2017 By staff


Local Companies Named 'Companies to Watch' Finalists

Sarasota's Rite Technology and Entech, which has offices in Fort Myers and Bradenton, were both recently named finalists in the 2017 Florida Companies to Watch awards given by the state's GrowFL program.

06/01/2017 By staff


Technology Company Leases, Overhauls North Sarasota Space

SRQ Cyber Command Center recently leased and overhauled the Sarasota Waterworks Building, 1005 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota.

05/31/2017 By staff


Cable, Internet Company Hiring

The cable television and internet service provider Spectrum is currently hiring customer service representatives, with an open interview period scheduled for Thursday, June 1.

05/26/2017 By staff


Herald-Tribune Names New Executive Editor

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune on Tuesday named Matthew Sauer as the newspaper's new executive editor.

05/17/2017 By staff


Construction Industry Event Draws Hundreds of Local Students

Manatee Technical College, 5505 34th St. W., Bradenton, is hosting the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange's first Construction Rodeo from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 11.

05/10/2017 By staff


Sarasota County Holds Job Fair Friday

Sarasota County’s human resources department is holding a job fair for public works, utilities and fleet positions.

05/08/2017 By staff


Bradenton Nonprofit Launches New Interactive Exploration Site

Realize Bradenton recently launched WalkBradenton.com, a new website that highlights places in Bradenton to eat, shop, visit and more.

05/08/2017 By staff


Mother's Day Spending Expected to Top $23 Billion

Mother’s Day shoppers are expected to spend an average of $186.39 for the holiday, up from last year’s $172.22.

05/05/2017 By staff


Local TV Station Sold

Alabama's Raycom Media purchased Sarasota's WWSB ABC 7 on Monday, in addition to an ABC affiliate in Tallahassee.

05/02/2017 By staff


Women's Resource Center Offers New Programs and Classes

The Women’s Resource Center is offering two new programs starting in May.

04/28/2017 By staff


Housing Starts Down

The number of American housing starts dropped by 6.8 percent between February and March.

04/19/2017 By staff


Payroll, Human Resources Company Opens Miami Office

Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company, a payroll, human resources, workers’ compensation and employee benefits provider, recently opened a new office in Miami.

04/13/2017 By staff


Sea Turtle Patrols Begin Again This Week

A group of scientists, interns and volunteers will soon begin monitoring 35 miles of beaches from Longboat Key to Venice.

04/11/2017 By staff