Finance

Accountant Earns 'Standing Ovation' Award

Chris Wailand of Sarasota's Piper, Hawkins & Company was recently recognized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Finance

Financial Adviser Named a 'Five Star Wealth Manager'

Raul Elizalde is the founder, president and chief investment officer of Path Financial, a 10-year-old investment advisory firm.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

164 Million Americans Expected to Go Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Twenty-one percent of shoppers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day and 71 percent plan to shop on Black Friday, according to new survey results.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Communications Exec to Discuss Work at Public Relations Association Event

Lynnette Werning, the president of Blue Water Communications, will discuss her work for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota Realtor Speaks About Data and Sales at National Conference

Gregg Center of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently spoke at the National Association of Realtors' annual conference in Boston.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Spirits

Whiskey Festival Returns Next April

The 'largest world whiskey festival' in the United States will include specialty dinners and brunches, panels, an outdoor street party and more.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Networking

Business Group Honors Top Members and Volunteers

The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance last week honored the nine winners of its annual Sandies Members’ Choice Awards.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Events

January Economic Forecast Breakfast to Feature Well-Known Economist

Hank Fishkind will speak at the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation's next Economic Forecast Breakfast.

11/16/2018 By Staff

Retail

Goodwill Manasota Opens New Bargain Barn Location

Goodwill Manasota recently relocated one of its Bargain Barn outlets to its Whitfield Logistics Center.

11/16/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Cortez Development to Be 'Carbon-Free'

Los Angeles' Sonnen is partnering with Sarasota's Pearl Homes to build a network of homes in Cortez that will be carbon-neutral.

11/16/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Despite Red Tide, Tourist Tax Collections Up in Most Recent Fiscal Year

Collections increased almost every month of the most recent fiscal year, but declined by 19.8 percent in August and by 32.2 percent in September.

11/16/2018 By Staff

Law

Two New Attorneys Sworn in at Sarasota Firm

Williams Parker recently hosted a swearing-in ceremony for two attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar: Kyle Elliott and Diana Berlin.

11/15/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Library Set to Open in Mid-December

The Sarasota County library system is beginning to transfer the collection, computers and equipment to the new William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library next week.

11/15/2018 By Staff

Technology

Free Marketing Workshop Covers Live Chats and Chatbots

Sarasota's Nextiny is offering the class from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29.

11/15/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Fellowship Created to Help Future Nonprofit Leaders

The Patterson Foundation is launching a new Fellows Initiative with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

11/15/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builder Celebrates 'Topping Out' for New Downtown Condo Building

When complete, The Mark, located on the corner of Pineapple Avenue and State Street, will include 157 residences.

11/14/2018 By Staff

New hires

Real Estate Firm Adds Three New Associates

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired Sharon Meier, Dawn Merrill and Cynthia Wickson.

11/14/2018 By Staff

Deals

Bradenton Shopping Center Sold for Almost $7.4 Million

Sarasota attorney Evan Berlin and his revocable trust recently purchased The Fountains from a New Jersey-based company.

11/14/2018 By Staff

Politics

Florida ACLU Names New Executive Director

Micah Kubic will begin the job in January, when he will replace Howard Simon, who is stepping down after more than 20 years.

11/13/2018 By Staff

Science

Mote Hires Leader for New Red Tide Institute

Mote Marine Laboratory recently hired Cynthia Heil as the director of its Red Tide Institute, which was established last month.

11/13/2018 By Staff