Data

Florida Tourism Breaking Records

More than 33 million tourists visited the state of Florida during the first three months of this year, the most in any quarter in Florida history.

06/08/2018 By Staff

Finance

Manufacturer Provides Stock to All Employees

PGT Innovations recently offered a one-time stock grant that will provide 10 shares of company stock to all employees.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Environment

Fertilizer Restrictions Now in Effect

Sarasota County restrictions on the use of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on lawns went into effect last week.

06/07/2018 By Staff

New hires

Agent Joins Palmer Ranch Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Fiona Greene in its Palmer Ranch office.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Deals

Office Sold for Over $1.3 Million

A Sarasota company recently purchased an 8,220-square-foot office located at 7100 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Government

Sarasota County Selects New Assistant Administrator

The deputy city manager in Lakeland recently accepted an offer to serve as Sarasota County's assistant county administrator.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Donation Will Help Jewish Federation Redevelop Sarasota Campus

Philanthropist Larry Greenspon recently made a major donation to the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Deals

Rosemary District Properties Fetch Almost $2 Million

Florida Studio Theatre recently sold two properties on Fifth Street.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Deals

Developer, Law Firm Plan New Mixed-Use Downtown Project

The Capstone Group and Williams Parker recently entered into a long-term development project.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

Proposed Changes to Florida Constitution to Be Discussed Monday

The panel will feature Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates, journalist Dennis Maley and activist Lourdes Ramirez.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $1 Million Donation

Sarasota's Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently donated $1 million to Ringling College of Art and Design.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Recreation Center Under Construction

Neal Communities recently broke ground on the new amenity center at the Lakewood Ranch neighborhood Indigo.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Education

Grants Will Support Program That Helps Homeless Students

The Sarasota YMCA recently received two grants that will be used to support its Schoolhouse Link program.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Finance

Trust Company Selects New Senior Vice President

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently hired Gina Jordan as senior vice president and trust officer.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Father's Day Spending Expected to Total $15.3 Billion

That number is down from last year's projection of $15.5 billion in spending.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofits Expand Free Mental Health Programs for Veterans

Goodwill Manasota and SRQ Vets are expanding their BRAVE program.

06/04/2018 By Staff

New hires

Realtor Joins Michael Saunders Siesta Key Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Amber Lynch.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Van Wezel Foundation Supports Plan for New Performing Arts Center

The future of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been debated during planning for The Bay redevelopment project.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Retail

American Consumer Confidence Up

Americans' consumer confidence increased in May after dropping in April, according to new survey results.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Utilities

New Program to Help Low-Income Residents Cut Energy Costs

Sarasota County is launching a new program designed to help low-income residents save money on energy and water.

06/01/2018 By Staff