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

New Hotel Opens

Britain's InterContinental Hotels Group recently opened a new hotel in Lakewood Ranch: EVEN Hotel Sarasota-Lakewood Ranch.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Planning

Sarasota Publishes Draft of New Form-Based Code

Sarasota recently unveiled a draft of its long-anticipated form-based code, whose purpose is to create predictable building patterns around the city.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Investments

Local Companies Semi-Finalists for Shark Tank-Style Competition

VenturePitch SWFL recently selected 10 semi-finalists for its most recent investment contest, a list that includes one Sarasota company and one Venice company.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Maritime Museum Renovates Historic Cortez General Store

The Florida Maritime Museum recently renovated Cortez's original general store to serve as a folk craft school and as storage and research space.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Events

Latin Chamber of Commerce Networking Event Is Next Week

The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce's next Conexiones networking event will take place 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.

03/14/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Home Flipping Up

More than 207,000 American homes were 'flipped' in 2017, the highest annual number since 2006.

03/13/2018 By Staff

Design

Architect Joins Sarasota Firm

Steve Isaacson recently joined the Sarasota office of Carlson Studio Architecture, which also has an office in Seattle, as a senior architect.

03/13/2018 By Staff

Construction

Homebuilder Breaks Ground on New Neighborhood Amenity Center

Lakewood Ranch's Neal Communities recently broke ground on a new amenity center at Grand Palm, its master-planned Venice community.

03/13/2018 By Staff

New hires

Dental Company Names New Chief Revenue Officer

Sarasota's Dental Care Alliance recently hired James Nick.

03/13/2018 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

Deals

Mental Health Services Company Acquires Psychiatric Practice

Sarasota's Comprehensive MedPsych Systems recently acquired Dr. Vladimir Einisman’s psychiatric practice.

03/12/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Agent Joins Michael Saunders' Main Street Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Heather Rippy in its downtown Sarasota office.

03/12/2018 By Staff

Law

Teen Court Program Expands to North Port

An alternative to Juvenile Court, Teen Court is a system in which delinquent youth participate in a court program run by their peers.

03/12/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Senior Living Facility Coming to Lakewood Ranch

Minneapolis' Ryan Companies US, Inc. and Grand Living will soon begin construction on Grand Living at Lakewood Ranch.

03/12/2018 By Staff

Law

Discussion with Wrongfully Convicted Man Takes Place Tuesday

The North Sarasota Library is hosting a program on the work of the Innocence Project of Florida, which helped free Palmetto's Derrick Williams.

03/09/2018 By Staff

Design

Advertising Award Winners Named

AdFed Suncoast recently held its annual American Advertising Awards gala and unveiled the winners.

03/09/2018 By Staff

New hires

Natural Food Retail Chain Picks New Marketing Manager

The Sarasota natural and specialty foods chain Richard's Foodporium recently hired Tamara Chapman and promoted Jennifer Sythes and Larry Lore.

03/09/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Ribbon Cutting for New Pinecraft Hotel Is April 13

Dutchman Hospitality is holding a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Carlisle Inn, its new hotel in the Amish Pinecraft community.

03/09/2018 By Staff

Data

Economy Adds 313,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Steady

The American economy added 313,000 jobs in February, the highest monthly gain since July 2016.

03/09/2018 By Staff