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

Data

Florida Still No. 1 State for Foreign Real Estate Buyers

A new report finds that 22 percent of all foreign buyers who recently bought residential property in the United States purchased property in Florida.

12/14/2017 By Staff

Preview

Downtown's New Art Ovation Hotel Offers Guests a Sneak Peek

The hotel on Palm Avenue aims to provide a focus on Sarasota's arts and cultural opportunities.

12/14/2017 By Kay Kipling

On the Homefront

New Model Homes at Esplanade On Palmer Ranch, and More Real Estate News.

Including a new model at Neal Communities’ Tides End.

11/01/2017 By Staff

Eat This Now

The Best Things We Ate in September

Perfect pancakes, accolade-worthy chopped salad, sensational fish and chips—and more.

10/04/2017 By Staff

Mutt-opia

Top County Parks to Take Your Dog

There are so many dog-friendly parks in Sarasota-Manatee.

09/27/2017 By Staff