Sales of new single-family homes in America dropped by 5.5 percent between August and September, and the September number was down 13.2 percent from one year prior.
According to the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the state's population is expected to grow by another 5 million by 2030.
The Manatee County boat manufacturer Chris-Craft will reveal its new Launch 35 GT at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
The deal will allow Mote Marine Laboratory to move forward with plans to build its new Science Education Aquarium on 11.5 acres at Nathan Benderson Park.
Kristen Zaborski teaches economics and finance at State College of Florida in Venice.
Dishank Patel will coordinate research on ear diseases, hearing loss, balance disorders and more.
The goal of the event is to bring together commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and business owners to discuss the city's growth.
The program will cover design for theme parks, museums and exhibitions, zoos, retail establishments, restaurants and more.
The new location is the company's first in a traditional retail shopping center.
Celebrating the Arts
The Arts and Cultural Alliance's annual awards night highlighted the people and organizations who keep the arts strong.
West Villages and Sembler recently broke ground on West Villages Marketplace, a Publix-anchored shopping center scheduled to open next fall.
Sarasota County administrator Jonathan Lewis, Sarasota city manager Tom Barwin, Longboat Key town manager Tom Harmer and Venice city manager Edward Lavallee will participate.
The school was named the No. 2 college in the nation for veterans for the second consecutive year by Military Times magazine.
Half will go to help those in regions affected by Hurricane Florence; the other half will help those in regions affected by Hurricane Michael.
Condé Nast Traveler readers recently voted Sarasota as one of the country's top small cities.
The storm affected nearly 3 million acres of forest in 11 counties and also damaged timber processing facilities.
The Andrew and Judith Economos Charitable Foundation donation will support red tide mitigation research.
Voters can cast a ballot from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily between Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at five different locations.
Sales of single-family homes, townhouses and condos in Sarasota and Manatee counties rose between August and September.
The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods and its Arizona-based management company were recently ranked No. 23 in a list of 'The 50 Best Workplaces for Aging Services.'