Politics

Panel to Debate Constitution Revision Commission

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club panel will include developer Carlos Beruff, tax collector Barbara Ford-Coates and professor Mary Adkins.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Construction

Assisted-Living Facility Announces Modernization Project

The Pines of Sarasota assisted-living facility in Sarasota will undergo a major renovation intended to modernize the facility.

01/25/2018 By Staff

Beauty

Salon Training Academy Expands, Undergoes Renovations

The owners of Sarasota's Fashion Focus Hair Academy recently renovated the salon training facility to coincide with the 30th anniversary of its founding.

01/25/2018 By Staff

Law

Real Estate Attorney Becomes Partner, Shareholder at Sarasota Firm

Berlin Patten Ebling, PLLC recently named William McComb a partner and shareholder.

01/25/2018 By Staff

Health care

Medical Society Names 2018 President

The Manatee County Medical Society recently picked Inda Mowett, M.D., as its 94th president.

01/25/2018 By Staff

Leadership

Goodwill Offers Workshop on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The free workshop is intended to help organizations identify and address harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

01/24/2018 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Picks New Director of Development

Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc., a nonprofit that provides services to low-income families and their children, recently hired Jill Gass.

01/24/2018 By Staff

Energy

Trump Approves New Tariff on Imported Solar Panels

The move is intended to help domestic solar manufacturing companies, but The Solar Energy Industries Association criticized the tariff.

01/24/2018 By Staff

Data

International Tourism to the U.S. Drops

Total global travel volume increased by 7.9 percent between 2015 and 2017, while America's share dropped from 13.5 percent in 2015 to 11.9 percent last year.

01/24/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Home and Condo Sales Increased in December

The number of closed sales of single-family homes and condos in Florida rose between last November and December.

01/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

Thoracic Surgeon Joins Physicians Network

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently hired Dr. Paul Chomiak, M.D.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bradenton Nonprofit Wants Public Input on Riverwalk Extension

Realize Bradenton is asking the public for ideas for a new public park set to be built as part of the eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Law

Sarasota Law Firm Names New Partner

Jeffrey Guy recently became a partner at Kirk-Pinkerton, PA.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

Proposal to Restore Voting Rights to Felons Wins Spot on Ballot

The Clearwater organization that led the effort collected more than 1.1 million petitions.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Data

Sarasota Ranked in List of Top 100 American Cities

Sarasota was recently ranked as America's 84th best city in which to live by Livability.

01/23/2018 By Staff

Construction

Nonprofit Living Center Celebrates Opening of New Building

Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay recently celebrated the completion of its new Northwest Garden Building

01/22/2018 By Staff

Data

Ackerman Group Ranked as Top Real Estate Sales Team for 2017

The Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate team finished last year with $66.5 million in sales volume.

01/22/2018 By Staff

New hires

Human Services Nonprofit Names New Fiscal Agent

Sarasota's Glasser Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently hired Christina Russi.

01/22/2018 By Staff

Real Estate News

Lakewood Ranch Named Third-Best-Selling Master-Planned Community in U.S.

New-home sales rose 56 percent in 2017.

01/08/2018 By Staff

On the Homefront

A New Palm Avenue Condo Project, New Models in The Lake Club and West of Trail, and More.

News and notes from the real estate industry.

12/18/2017 By Staff