Health care

Former Texas State Senator to Speak at Planned Parenthood Dinner

Wendy Davis will serve as the special guest at a Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida event.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Environment

Nature Center Earns 'Zero Net Energy' Certification

The design for the Sarasota Audubon Society Nature Center was recently recognized by the New Buildings Institute.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Restaurants

Two New Metro Diners Opening Next Month

The two new restaurants are the chain's 50th and 51st locations.

02/21/2018 By Staff

New hires

Wealth Management Firm Names New Research Assistant

Sarasota's Allegiant Private Advisors recently hired Cameron Dees.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota County Home and Condo Sales Up in January

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County in January were up 9.5 percent over the number of sales in January 2017.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Venice Manufacturer's 2017 Sales Exceed $511 Million

Sales at Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $511.1 million in 2017, an 11 percent increase over 2016.

02/21/2018 By Staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds New Health Care Attorney

The Sarasota law firm of Williams Parker recently hired Dr. Steven Brownlee in its expanding health care practice.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Forum to Weigh Civil Rights, Religious Freedom

March 14 event asks, “Can a Cake Shop Refuse to Make a Cake for a Same-Sex Wedding?"

02/20/2018 By Staff

Science

Mote Marine Hires Two Researchers for Keys Facility

Mote Marine Laboratory recently hired postdoctoral research fellow Heather Page and staff biologist Abigail Clark.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Manufacturer Buys Italian Company

Sarasota's Sun Hydraulics, which makes hydraulic valves and other industrial equipment, on Monday announced that it is acquiring Faster Group.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Salvation Army Picks New Board Chair

The Salvation Army Advisory Board in Sarasota recently selected Dale Woodling as its board chair.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Parks

New Educational Facility at Robinson Preserve Opens

Manatee County last week opened its new Mosaic NEST (Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology) facility at Robinson Preserve.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Deals

Bank Building Sold for $805,000

PV-Manatee, LLC, of Safety Harbor, Florida, recently purchased the 3,904-square-foot former IberiaBank building at 6351 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Education

Sports Academy Looking to Hire 250-Plus

Bradenton’s IMG Academy is looking to fill more than 250 full-time, part-time and summer job openings during a career fair on Thursday, March 22.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Politics

Texas Congressman to Headline Democratic Party Fundraiser

Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, will deliver the keynote speech at the Sarasota County Democratic Party's 2018 Kennedy-King Dinner.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Wealth Management Headquarters Completed

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently completed a 10,000-square-foot retail and office building in downtown Venice for Pinkerton Private Wealth.

02/16/2018 By Staff

Finance

Credit Restoration Firm Opens New Headquarters

BetterCredit offers personalized credit analysis, credit repair and identity protection services.

02/16/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Pop-Up Furniture and Home Goods Store Opens

Hand Picked SRQ recently opened in the Burns Court neighborhood.

02/16/2018 By Staff

Deals

Health Care Company's Building Sold for $2.2 Million

DJ Swamp II Properties LLC recently purchased a two-story, 18,524-square-foot building in Lakewood Ranch.

02/16/2018 By Staff

Finance

Accountants Earn New Nonprofit Certifications

Jeff Gerhard and Regina Klein of CS&L CPAs recently earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Not-for-Profit Certificate II.

02/15/2018 By Staff