Awards

Visit Sarasota County Receives Two Destination Marketing Awards

VSC was recognized for outstanding Florida tourism marketing.

12/09/2020 By Staff

Economy

Bradenton Area EDC to Feature Economist Hank Fishkind at 2021 Economic Forecast

The event will be held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic.The event will be held virtually.

12/09/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $237,000 in Donations

The funds will be used for the food bank's vehicles and veteran, children and Mobile Pantry programs.

12/09/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Site Demolition Begins for New Downtown Condos

The Collection will offer 12 residences, including five full-floor penthouses.

12/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Names New Director of Communications

Andrea Knies was previously communications director for the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County.

12/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Organizations Name New Board Members

Four Sarasota women have been elected to state and local boards of directors.

12/08/2020 By Staff

Partnerships

All Star Children’s Foundation, Heart Gallery of Sarasota Announce Partnership

The partnership is designed to help area youth spend less time in foster care.

12/08/2020 By Staff

Finance

Goodwill Manasota Selected for Commerce Department Foundation Pilot Program

Goodwill Manasota was one of just five Goodwill organizations in the country to be selected.

12/08/2020 By Staff

Government

Sarasota City Commission Approves Selby Gardens Zoning Text Amendment

A site plan will be presented to the city commission in early 2021.

12/08/2020 By Staff

Government

Marlon Brown Named Interim Sarasota City Manager

Brown succeeds Tom Barwin, who will retire at the end of this month.

12/08/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Perlman Suncoast Receives $500,000 Gift

The money will be used to establish an endowment fund.

12/07/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Englewood Apartment Complex Sells For $1.6 Million

The 12-unit building is located at 350 N. Elm St.

12/07/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Crown Roofing Names Kelly Wade New CEO

Wade was previously CEO of North American Roofing, the first woman in the roofing industry to hold that title.

12/07/2020 By Staff

Taking Care of Business

Online Permitting Now Available in City of Sarasota

The city has also launched an integrated voice response (IVR) system that allows contractors and property owners to schedule, reschedule and cancel inspections.

12/04/2020 By Staff

Construction

Public Invited to Meeting About U.S. 41-Gulfstream Avenue Roundabout

Pre-construction work could begin as early as January 2021.

12/04/2020 By Staff

Awards

EDC of Sarasota County Announces Annual Awards

The awards were announced at the EDC's Post-Election Economic Outlook event last week.

12/04/2020 By Staff

Grants

Women’s Resource Center Awarded 'Neighborhood Champion' Grant

The program granted the organization $50,000 and an opportunity for virtual leadership training.

12/04/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Neal Land & Neighborhoods Breaks Ground on New Amenity Center

Riverfield Verandah is located within the Riverfield neighborhood of North River Ranch.

12/03/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Visit Sarasota County Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Board of Directors

Christine Johnson, president of Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast, has been named board chair.

12/03/2020 By Staff

Dedication

Sun Hydraulics Names Engineering Research, Development Facilities After Founder

Robert Koski founded Sun Hydraulics in 1970; the company is celebrating 50 years in business.

12/03/2020 By Staff