New hires

Real Estate Company Names New Commercial Property Management President

LandQwest Commercial, a real estate firm that works throughout Southwest Florida, recently promoted Mary Gentile.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Openings

New Business Coaching Agency Launches

Jaime Marco recently launched Evolve Business Consulting, a Manatee County-based business coaching and customer service training agency.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Finance

Bank to Pay $1 Billion in Federal Penalties

Wells Fargo agreed last week to pay $1 billion in federal penalties for violating consumer protection laws with its auto loan and mortgage lending practices.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Growth

Manufacturer Expands Miami Operations

North Venice's PGT Innovations, which makes impact-resistant doors and windows, recently opened two new facilities in the Miami area.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Planning

Traffic and Roundabouts the Topics at Upcoming Community Forum

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a panel discussion about traffic and roundabouts in the area from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 3.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Arts

Career Coach Updates Book Offering Career Advice for Artists

Caroll Michels recently published the seventh edition of How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself Without Selling Your Soul.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Data

Hospital Named One of the World's Top Workplaces

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently became one of just 39 organizations to win Gallup’s global Great Workplace Award.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Services

Spa Franchise Coming to Sarasota

Sirius Day Spa recently struck a three-store development deal with a Lakewood Ranch couple.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Construction

Church Unveils New Multi-Use Building

Church of the Palms recently celebrated the completion of its new 14,000-square-foot Palms Center.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Partnership Aims to Improve Prenatal Care, Early Childhood Services

Thirty-two nonprofits, foundations and health care agencies recently launched a new initiative, First 1,000 Days Sarasota County.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of Single-Family Homes Down

Sales in both Sarasota and Manatee counties declined in March when compared to sales in March 2017.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Rain Check

Best of Sarasota 2018 Party Rescheduled

We've rescheduled our Best of Sarasota party for 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Deals

Haircut Franchise Leases New Space

The sports-themed hair care franchise Sport Clips Haircuts recently leased 1,120 square feet in North Port.

04/23/2018 By Staff

Media

Bradenton Herald Editor Stepping Down

Joan Krauter is stepping down as the Herald's executive editor after nearly 20 years in the role.

04/23/2018 By Staff

It's a Wrap

20th Annual Sarasota Film Festival's Closing Night

The fest closed with awards and a screening of Rory Kennedy's latest documentary.

04/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Environment

Climate Change Activist to Speak in Sarasota Friday

Ecologist, author and advocate Heather Lyn Mann will lead a workshop sponsored by the Buddhist Climate Action Network.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Education

Study Puts State College of Florida Economic Impact at $432.4 Million

The study analyzed the college's operations, student spending and the effects of alumni.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Giving

Philanthropic Organization Changes Name

The Southwest Florida Planned Giving Council recently renamed itself as the Charitable Gift Planners of Southwest Florida.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Planning

Construction on St. Armands Parking Garage Begins Next Week

The $12 million construction project will be funded through a special assessment on commercial land owners and paid parking.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Preview

A Kaleidoscope of Color to Open at The Ringling

The imaginative costume designs of Miles White are spotlighted in this circus-themed show.

04/20/2018 By Kay Kipling