Appointments

Philanthropic Cardiologist Joins Health Care Foundation Board

Cardiologist and medical educator Joel Morganroth, M.D., recently joined the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Deals

Energy Giant Buys Florida Electricity and Gas Companies

NextEra Energy, Inc., the Jupiter Beach-based parent company of Florida Power & Light, is purchasing Gulf Power and Florida City Gas.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Architecture

Design Conference Set for June

The Florida Gulf Coast chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting its biennial Sarasota Design Conference June 7-10.

05/21/2018 By Staff

Design

Architecture Firm Recognized for Fast Growth

Sarasota's Hall Architects was recently named to the University of Florida’s 2018 Gator100 for the second consecutive year.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity to Build New 40-Home Neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, Inc. recently launched a capital campaign to fund construction of 40 homes over three years.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Law Firm Hires 14th Attorney

Real estate attorney Mallory Moretti recently joined Sarasota's Berlin Patten Ebling.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Education

Construction Begins on New School Cafeteria, Auditorium

Jon F. Swift Construction recently began work on a new 16,000-square-foot cafeteria and auditorium at Brentwood Elementary School.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Health care

American Birth Rate Hits Record Low

The number of births in America hit a 30-year-low in 2017.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

New Program Addresses Health Care Language Barriers

The Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center is offering training for medical interpreters.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Openings

New Business Offers Real Estate and Design Services

Brittany Zachos, the lead designer on HGTV’s Property Brothers, is launching a new Sarasota business with her father and brother.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Data

Study Says Allowing Felons to Vote Would Boost Florida's Economy

Allowing felons who have served their sentences to vote in Florida elections would generate $365 million in economic impact, according to a new study.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Planning

Draft Plan for Bayfront Redevelopment to Be Unveiled Next Week

Gina Ford and Susannah Ross of Sasaki will discuss the current draft master plan during three presentations next week.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Construction

Downtown Roundabout Opens

The new roundabout at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Ringling Boulevard in Sarasota opened to traffic on Wednesday.

05/17/2018 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Academy Picks New Administrative Director

A nonprofit that works with students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities recently hired Donna Leigh-Estes.

05/16/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Home Sales Down

The number of sales of single-family homes in Florida declined in the first quarter of this year when compared to the first quarter of 2017.

05/16/2018 By Staff

Food

Scientist Discusses Future of Mullet Species in Italy

Kenneth Leber of Mote Marine Laboratory delivered a talk titled "Stock Enhancement and Mullet Culture in Hawaii."

05/16/2018 By Staff

New hires

Theater Selects New Marketing Director

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe recently hired Scott Ferguson.

05/16/2018 By Staff

Public health

State Sues Opioid Makers, Distributers

The office of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday filed a lawsuit aimed at 20 opioid manufacturers and distributers.

05/16/2018 By Staff

Honors

Manatee County Visitors Bureau Hands Out Tourism Awards

The 2018 winners include Karen Riley-Love and Patrick Moreo.

05/15/2018 By Staff

New hires

Realtor Joins Firm's West Villages Office

RE/MAX Platinum Realty recently hired Curt Cooke.

05/15/2018 By Staff