Construction

Real Estate Marketing Company Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently broke ground on a new 23,437-square-foot headquarters for RSP USA.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Arts

Van Wezel Makes Three New Marketing Department Hires

Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently hired Stephen Baker, Thomas Gravelle and Natasha Herrera.

08/31/2018 By Staff

New hires

Boat Manufacturer Names New Vice President of Engineering

Chris-Craft recently hired Ron Berman, who previously worked for Sea Ray.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Deals

Retail Building Sold for $2.1 Million

A Sarasota company recently purchased a 14,670-square-foot retail building from Port Charlotte's Bacon Properties, LLC.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Sports

Atlanta Braves Announce Date of First Game in New Spring Training Facility

The Atlanta Braves will play their first spring training game in their new North Port stadium on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Next Giving Challenge Scheduled for April 2020

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County announced Thursday that its next Giving Challenge event will take place in April 2020.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Politics

Watergate Prosecutor, MSNBC Analyst to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser

Jill Wine-Banks is speaking in Sarasota on Sunday, Oct. 7.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Movie Rental Shop Closing

Video Renaissance, which houses a collection of more than 35,000 titles, is shutting down this Saturday.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Rises

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index increased in August to its highest point since October 2000.

08/29/2018 By Staff

New hires

Realtor Joins Lakewood Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Angela Adams, who previously worked for the firm in a variety of areas.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Giving

New Women's Philanthropic Group Launches

The goal of Impact 100 SRQ, a 501(c)(3), is to award a high-impact $100,000 grant to one charity in the region each year, beginning in 2019.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Law

Attorney Recognized for Expertise in Construction Law

Attorney J. Ben Vitale of Sarasota's Vitale Law was recently named a board certified specialist in construction law.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Volunteer Heroes

These Volunteers Help Make Sarasota a Better Place

Four men and women who inspire.

08/29/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Flights Between Sarasota and Philadelphia Start in December

Frontier Airlines will offer nonstop service between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Leadership

Business Development Workshop for Those in Newtown and North Sarasota Starts Sept. 11

The class will focus on assessing one's entrepreneurial skills, determining whether one has a strong business concept and how to grow a business.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Education

College Hires New Financial Aid Director

State College of Florida recently hired Andrea Lachapelle, who previously worked at the Community College of Rhode Island.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

New Downtown Hotel in the Works

L. Ronald Gray is working with Hoyt Architects, Gilbane Building Company and the design firm Cooper Carry to build Hotel Laurent.

08/28/2018 By Staff

Calendar

Big Business Expo, Networking Event Set for Nov. 7

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Manatee Chamber of Commerce event draws more than 150 exhibitors and 1,000 attendees.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Public Relations Association Honors Top Members

Winners included Lisa Cedrone, Shelby Isaacson, Eleni Kouvatsos and Sheryl Vieira.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Michael Saunders Adds New Agent to Lakewood Ranch Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Heather Sniffen.

08/27/2018 By Staff