Construction

Groundbreaking for Luxury Condo Development Set

Plans for Blvd Sarasota include an indoor and outdoor social area, an indoor driving range, a fitness facility, a pool, cabanas and more.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Two Sarasota Restaurants Ranked Among America's 100 Best 'Al Fresco' Eateries

Columbia and Ophelia's on the Bay were both included in the list, published by the online restaurant reservation system OpenTable.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit SCOPE Shutting Down

The organization was created 20 years ago to study local issues and provide comprehensive data and reports to local leaders.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Boutique Hires New Design Consultant

Pecky, a furniture, gifts and accessories store located in downtown Sarasota, recently hired Kristin Tolbert.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Weekly Planner

Calusa Brewing's Inaugural Beer Dinner, Chocolate 101 and More Local Dining Events This Week

Including craft beer and wings at JDub's, an Indian cooking class at Curry Station and more.

06/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Private Equity Firm Buys Nebraska Telecommunications Company

Sarasota's Grain Management is acquiring Great Plains Communications.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Constrctuon

Housing Starts Up

The number of new residential construction projects in the United States increased by 5 percent between April and May.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Education

Governor Appoints Real Estate Broker to New College Board

Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed Garin Hoover to the Board of Trustees of New College of Florida.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Health care

Physician Honored for Work Combating Prescription Drug Abuse

Dr. Fabian Ramos recently received the Sarasota Medical Alliance Foundation and Society's 2018 Community Health Advocacy Award.

06/19/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Florida Most at Risk From Chronic Flooding Caused By Climate Change

Roughly 64,000 homes in Florida are at risk of chronic flooding within the next 30 years, if current sea level rise trends continue, according to a new study.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Food

Restaurants Extend Savor Sarasota Offerings

Savor Sarasota ended last week, but a number of eateries are continuing to offer their special menus.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Tervis Names New Chief Financial Officer

The popular insulated cup manufacturer Tervis recently promoted Hosana Fieber.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Unemployment Rate Ticks Down

Florida's unemployment rate dropped from 3.9 to 3.8 percent last month, equaling the national figure.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Team Plans New Round of Public Forums

Presenters will discuss the master planning process, the current modified masterplan and next steps.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Picks President for New South County Hospital

The new president, Sharon Roush, comes from South Bay Hospital in Sun City, Florida.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Deals

301 Acres of Venice Land Sold for $18 Million

Neal Land Ventures recently purchased the property for a mixed-use project.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Honors

Small Business Award Winners Announced

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced winners of its annual small business awards.

06/15/2018 By Staff

Technology

Digital Marketing Summit Takes Place Next Wednesday

Experts from Google, Constant Contact and Market Momentum are participating in the Manasota SCORE event.

06/14/2018 By Staff

Deals

Buyer Pays $538,000 for Vacant Englewood Commercial Property

A Boca Grande company recently purchased almost 7.3 acres at 6601-6691 Placida Road, Englewood.

06/14/2018 By Staff

New hires

Law Firm Names New Associate Attorney

Dunlap & Moran, P.A., a firm with offices in Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch, recently hired attorney Sarah Campbell.

06/14/2018 By Staff