Environment

Free Workshop Covers Inexpensive Energy-Saving Upgrades

Sarasota County's University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences office is offering the workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Science

Scholar From Jordan Joins Mote Marine

Riyad Manasrah, a recipient of a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program award, will work in Sarasota through next May.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Networking

Forty-Plus Companies Looking to Hire at Job Fair

Goodwill Manasota is hosting a job fair that will include dozens of employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Names New Vice President

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently hired Lynn Hobeck Bates as its new vice president of external relations.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota Home Sales Down

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County totaled 716 in August, down 1.2 percent from the August 2017 figure.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Halloween Spending Projected to Reach $9 Billion

That's down slightly from last year.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Design

Furniture Company Picked for Model Home Interior Design

Norris Furniture & Interiors was recently awarded the interior design contract for a new model home in the Genoa neighborhood of Lakewood Ranch.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Education

School Leader Chosen for State Ethics Board

Dan Ceaser of Hershorin Schiff Community Day School was recently appointed to the Florida Education Practices Commission.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Technology

New Online Video Company Launches

Powr is a video syndication and monetization platform that connects video creators with publishers across the web.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Travel Agent Recognized for Expertise in Egypt and the Middle East

Malaka Hilton, the founder and president of Admiral Travel International, was recently recognized for the 16th consecutive year by Travel + Leisure.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Honors

Economic Development Corporation Announces Award Winners

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County last week recognized the CEOs of the Observer Media Group Inc. and Dealers United.

09/19/2018 By Staff

Health care

Dermatology Practice Hires New Physician Assistant

SkinSmart Dermatology recently hired Brittany Eberly.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Homebuilder Breaks Ground on New Model in Parrish

Lakewood Ranch's Lee Wetherington Homes recently began construction on a new model home in Cypress Glen at River Wilderness.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Reopens Bradenton Retail Store

The location was previously Goodwill's Manatee Book & Art Store, but the organization decided to rededicate the space as a hybrid store.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Deals

Office Building Fetches $490,000

Sarasota's TBMW Property Management, LLC recently purchased the 3,006-square-foot office building at 2035 Constitution Blvd., Sarasota.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Design

Architecture Firm Moves to the Rosemary District

Hive Architects recently moved its operations to the BOTA Center.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Recreation

Park Management Changing Hands

Next month, five City of Sarasota parks and recreation facilities now maintained by Sarasota County through an inter-local agreement will return to the city.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Retail

Some Sarasota Farmers Market Vendors Moving Temporarily

The Sarasota Farmers Market is temporarily shifting its setup to accommodate construction of The Mark.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Sporting Goods Store Opens

Dick's Sporting Goods recently opened in the University Town Center area.

09/17/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builder Donates Recycled Condo Materials

Seaward Development and Habitat ReStore recently removed reusable items from a 1974 building set to be demolished this fall.

09/14/2018 By Staff