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


Former Siemens President and CEO to Speak in Sarasota

Eric Spiegel, the former president and CEO of Siemens USA, will speak at the 98th annual Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Feb. 16.

02/09/2018 By staff


Economic Development Corporation Holds Barbecue Feb. 22

Tickets are $65-$75.

02/02/2018 By staff


Sarasota Magazine Hosts the 2018 Unity Awards on Feb. 8

The eighth annual Unity Awards celebrate the people, companies and projects advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in our community and around the world.

01/22/2018 By staff

New hires

Goodwill Adds Staff to Help Homeless Veterans

Goodwill Manasota recently hired three new employees for its Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, promoted one team member and shifted another staffer to assist veterans.

01/19/2018 By staff


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


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


City Adds Three New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The City of Sarasota recently installed three new electric vehicle charging ports and updated seven existing ports in parking garages and lots.

01/19/2018 By staff

New hires

Babcock Ranch Developer Picks New Marketing and Sales Exec

Kitson & Partners recently hired Laura Johnston Keller.

01/19/2018 By staff

Health care

Medical Company Picks Builder for New Lakewood Ranch Facility

Halfacre Construction Company was recently awarded the contract to construct a new 54,667-square-foot building for Mercedes Medical.

01/18/2018 By staff


Longtime Nonprofit Leader Steps Down

JFCS of the Suncoast CEO emeritus Rose Chapman recently retired after 25 years with the organization.

01/18/2018 By staff


Architecture Firm Changes Hands

Steve Padgett and Stu Henderson last month purchased the architecture and interior design firm Fawley Bryant Architecture.

01/18/2018 By staff


Holiday Spending Increased in 2017

Retail sales last November and December increased 5.5 percent over November and December of 2016, according to the National Retail Federation.

01/18/2018 By staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial to Develop Comprehensive Cancer Treatment Program

Plans include building a new cancer tower on Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s main campus and an outpatient radiation treatment center on its University Parkway campus.

01/17/2018 By staff


Marital and Family Law Attorney Named Partner at Firm

Amanda King recently became a partner at Syprett Meshad.

01/17/2018 By staff


Players Theater Sells North Sarasota Property

The price was not disclosed, but the agreed-upon price is higher than the theater's $9.5 million listing price, according to a press release.

01/17/2018 By staff

New hires

University Names New Communications Director

Shawn Ahearn comes to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee from the University of Pittsburgh.

01/17/2018 By staff


Workshop on 21st Century 'Thought and Trends' Starts Jan. 22

Ringling College of Art and Design 'futurist in residence' David Houle is presenting a new workshop as part of the college's Lifelong Learning Academy.

01/17/2018 By staff

Real estate

Construction to Begin This Month on Luxury Siesta Key Condos

Océane will include six 4,500-square-foot condo residences and will be located at 4740 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota.

01/16/2018 By staff


Wealth Management Firm Hires and Promotes

Allegiant Private Advisors recently hired Melissa Walsh as a wealth advisor and promoted Carl Watkins to wealth advisor director and principal.

01/16/2018 By staff