Environment

Sarasota One of America's Cities Most at Risk From Climate Change

Sarasota trails only Miami Beach in a new ranking of American cities most at risk from climate change.

1:42pm By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Down, Condo Sales Up in Sarasota

The number of sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County dropped by 5.3 percent between April 2017 and April 2018.

10:33am By Staff

New hires

Air Conditioning Company Names New Construction Services Director

Conditioned Air, which operates in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties, recently hired Jon Kunz.

10:24am By Staff

Tourism

Powerboat Festival Returns This Summer

The Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix will return this summer for the 34th year, with events scheduled to take place June 23-July 4.

9:48am By Staff

Data

Population Up in Sarasota, Manatee Counties

Sarasota County's population rose by 1.5 percent between 2016 and 2017, while Manatee County's grew by almost 2.7 percent.

9:40am By Staff

Data

National Home Sales Drop Slightly

Sales of new single-family homes in America declined by 1.5 percent between March and April.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Retail

Mall Hosts Expo for Women June 3

The free event includes beauty, wellness and fashion stations, with makeup and hair care offerings, massages and more.

05/23/2018 By Staff

New hires

Construction Company Names Two New Partners

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company recently added two new partners, Reed Giasson and Tom Rees.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Board Debates Set for June 7 and 21

The next two Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheons will feature debates between candidates for the Sarasota County School Board.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Deals

Seven Downtown Properties Change Hands

Sarasota's Cross Street Parcels Land Trust recently purchased seven parcels of downtown property valued at almost $10.7 million.

05/23/2018 By Staff

Data

Crime Down in Sarasota County

The overall crime rate in Sarasota County declined by 7.1 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data.

05/22/2018 By Staff

Finance

Bank Hires Two

IberiaBank recently hired Kimberly Hopper and Brad Severson.

05/22/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Work Begins on Quay Site

Jacksonville's GreenPointe Communities is breaking ground this week on Quay Sarasota.

05/22/2018 By Staff

Construction

City Breaks Ground on St. Armands Parking Garage This Week

The four-story garage will include 503 parking spaces.

05/22/2018 By Staff

Openings

New Business Brokerage Launches

Keller Williams on the Water Sarasota recently launched KW Business Brokers.

05/22/2018 By Staff

New hires

Homebuilder Names New Marketing Manager and Coordinator

Neal Communities recently hired Christine McKelvey and Lara Bommersheim.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Politics

Voters to Decide Whether to Move City Elections to the Fall

City of Sarasota voters will choose this November whether to move City Commission elections to coincide with federal, state, county and district elections.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Appointments

Philanthropic Cardiologist Joins Health Care Foundation Board

Cardiologist and medical educator Joel Morganroth, M.D., recently joined the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Deals

Energy Giant Buys Florida Electricity and Gas Companies

NextEra Energy, Inc., the Jupiter Beach-based parent company of Florida Power & Light, is purchasing Gulf Power and Florida City Gas.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Architecture

Design Conference Set for June

The Florida Gulf Coast chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting its biennial Sarasota Design Conference June 7-10.

05/21/2018 By Staff