Health care

Our Region Picked for Decades-Long Brain Health Study

The Academy for Brain Health and Performance and Massachusetts General Hospital will study brain health in the Florida Gulf Coast region and beyond.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Down Nationwide

Sales of new single-family homes were down by 4.1 percent in January when compared to a year prior.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Design

Solar Tube Company Expands

Daylight Concepts, which operates in Sarasota and Venice, is expanding its service area as far south as Fort Myers.

03/14/2019 By Staff

New hires

Education Foundation Names New Student Support Director

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Holly Gray.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Receives Top Rating From Federal Government

The hospital was the only facility in the region to earn five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Education

New Training Program Focuses on Improving Communication Skills

State College of Florida is offering a new two-day class that covers "breaking through the communication barriers."

03/14/2019 By Staff

Education

Workforce Development Nonprofit Offers New Auto Technician Training

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is again partnering with four dealerships to provide a fast-track path to becoming an automotive technician.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board Elects Three New Members

The nonprofit's board recently added Lisa Krouse, David Sessions and Peter Soderberg.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Downtown Block on the Market for $14 Million

The property includes three parcels that take up 1.3 acres.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Politics

Luncheon to Offer 'Big Ideas for Improving Water Quality'

Next month's Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a panel that includes Margaret Good, Jon Thaxton and Chuck Walter.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Hospitality

Builders to Break Ground on New Jimmy Buffett-Themed Hotel

The new hotel, Compass, will be part of the One Particular Harbour development in Bradenton.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Law

Estate Planning and Elder Law Firm Adds Two New Attorneys

Sarasota's Boyer & Boyer, P.A., recently hired Dominique Shephard and Slade Dukes.

03/12/2019 By Staff

Energy

Solar Installer Earns Energy Credentials

Eugene Wittman of Brilliant Harvest recently became a photovoltaic associate.

03/12/2019 By Staff

Fitness

New Gym Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Petar Sibinkic of Longboat Key Fitness recently opened a second location, Sarasota Downtown Fitness.

03/12/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Women's Philanthropic Group Raises $228,000

Impact 100 SRQ recently raised $228,000 that will be divided in two and awarded to two nonprofits this fall.

03/11/2019 By Staff

Climate change

Talk Covers How Rising Sea Levels Will Affect Archeology in Florida

Archeologist Jeff Moates and anthropology professor Uzi Baram will discuss the topic at a Historical Society of Sarasota County event.

03/11/2019 By Staff

Construction

City Upgrading Wastewater Piping Near Park

The City of Sarasota recently contracted with Halfacre Construction Company to replace wastewater force main piping near Gillespie Park.

03/11/2019 By Staff

Education

College Names New Dean, Chief Diversity Officer

New College of Florida recently hired Bill Woodson.

03/11/2019 By Staff

Services

Dumpster Rental Service Expanding

Bin There Dump That, a residential dumpster rental service with a presence in Sarasota and Manatee counties, is expanding into new territories throughout Florida.

03/08/2019 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Ticks Down

The American economy added just 20,000 new jobs last month and the unemployment rate dipped to 3.8 percent.

03/08/2019 By Staff