Nonprofits

Education Foundation Adds Six New Board Members

Nancy Harris, Kent Hayes, Anne Rollings, B.J. Ivey, Michael Feltovic and Stephanie Hawkins recently joined the nonprofit's board.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota County Home, Condo Sales Up Over Last Year

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined between June and July, but the July figure grew by 3.1 percent when compared to the July 2017 number.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Design

Landscape Company Names New Vice President

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently promoted Bill Walters to vice president of operations over its maintenance division.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Environment

Lawmakers Hosting Red Tide Town Hall Saturday

State Reps. Margaret Good and Joe Gruters are holding a joint town hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 25, to hear concerns about red tide.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida No. 1 in Ranking of Growth of Women-Owned Businesses

Florida recorded the fastest growth in new women-owned businesses in the country between 2007 and 2018.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Real Estate Team Forms

Judy Mazrin, Colleen Stone and Patricia Guenther have partnered to launch Paradise Properties Team, a new real estate group affiliated with PalmerHouse Properties.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Education

Economics Professor Wins Federal Reserve Institute Scholarship

Kristen Zaborski of State College of Florida earned a scholarship to attend the Federal Reserve Institute held at the University of San Diego in June.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Port Inks Deal with New York Company

Carver Companies has maritime operations on the Hudson River and in South Carolina and provides development site work, sand and gravel supply and more.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Health care

Scholarships Awarded to Strengthen Nursing Workforce

The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition estimates that our region will face a shortage of nurses as soon as 2025.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Builder Names New Project Manager for Lakewood Ranch Development

Toll Brothers recently hired Arjun Kaul as the project manager at The Isles of Lakewood Ranch.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel to Discuss November Ballot Initiatives

Participants will discuss the possible extension of the Legacy Trail, whether to allow most felons who have served their time to vote and more.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Anna Maria Island Resort Names Three New Executives

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club recently hired Christopher Hunter, Noland Dunnan and Vincent Isbell.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Economic development

Eleven Local Companies Named State 'Companies to Watch' Finalists

The awards, now in their eighth year, honor 50 second-stage companies from around the state.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Construction

Homebuilder Confidence Edges Down

Confidence among homebuilders declined this month, according to survey results published by the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Medical Office Building Sold for $800,000

The Bradenton company 201 4th St LLC recently purchased the Omega Medical Building near Manatee Memorial Hospital.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names New Chief Financial Officer

The foundation recently hired Christine Stobaugh, previously the chief financial officer at Grain Management.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Deals

Selby Gardens Signs CEO to 10-Year Contract

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Board of Trustees recently inked a 10-year contract with chief executive officer and president Jennifer Rominiecki.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Health care

Orthopedic Practice Names New Revenue Cycle Director, Surgery Center Director

Bradenton's Coastal Orthopedics recently hired Iris Bernier and promoted Jo-Ellen Converse.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Number of Housing Starts Ticks Up

The number of new residential construction projects recovered slightly between June and July after dropping dramatically during the previous month.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Disasters

New Loans Help Businesses Affected By Red Tide

If you own a small business in Manatee or Sarasota County and have been impacted by red tide, you are eligible to apply until Friday, Oct. 12.

08/16/2018 By Staff