Education

College Names New Executive Vice President and Provost

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently hired Todd Fritch.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Magazine Names Sarasota One of America's Top Cities in Which to Retire

Sarasota was named one of America's top cities for 'downtown living' by Where to Retire magazine, which cited the city's extensive cultural offerings.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Deals

TV Station Owner Purchases New Space

SNN's parent company recently purchased a 7,113-square-foot Sarasota office building for $925,000.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Education

Workforce Development Organization Starts New Leadership Training Program

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative launched a new program to help manufacturing employees recently promoted into leadership roles.

06/11/2018 By Staff

Deals

Two-Story Office Sold for Nearly $1.2 Million

Sarasota's 2900 Tamiami, LLC, recently purchased a 4,176-square-foot building from California's Lee-2900 Trust.

06/08/2018 By Staff

New hires

HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Selects New Chief Advancement Officer

Sarasota's CAN Community Health recently hired Roger Capote, formerly of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

06/08/2018 By Staff

Disasters

New State Website Created to Help Businesses Prepare for Hurricanes

The site includes information on resources available to Florida businesses before, during and after natural disasters.

06/08/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Tourism Breaking Records

More than 33 million tourists visited the state of Florida during the first three months of this year, the most in any quarter in Florida history.

06/08/2018 By Staff

Finance

Manufacturer Provides Stock to All Employees

PGT Innovations recently offered a one-time stock grant that will provide 10 shares of company stock to all employees.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Environment

Fertilizer Restrictions Now in Effect

Sarasota County restrictions on the use of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on lawns went into effect last week.

06/07/2018 By Staff

New hires

Agent Joins Palmer Ranch Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Fiona Greene in its Palmer Ranch office.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Deals

Office Sold for Over $1.3 Million

A Sarasota company recently purchased an 8,220-square-foot office located at 7100 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Government

Sarasota County Selects New Assistant Administrator

The deputy city manager in Lakeland recently accepted an offer to serve as Sarasota County's assistant county administrator.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Donation Will Help Jewish Federation Redevelop Sarasota Campus

Philanthropist Larry Greenspon recently made a major donation to the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Deals

Rosemary District Properties Fetch Almost $2 Million

Florida Studio Theatre recently sold two properties on Fifth Street.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Deals

Developer, Law Firm Plan New Mixed-Use Downtown Project

The Capstone Group and Williams Parker recently entered into a long-term development project.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

Proposed Changes to Florida Constitution to Be Discussed Monday

The panel will feature Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates, journalist Dennis Maley and activist Lourdes Ramirez.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $1 Million Donation

Sarasota's Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently donated $1 million to Ringling College of Art and Design.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Recreation Center Under Construction

Neal Communities recently broke ground on the new amenity center at the Lakewood Ranch neighborhood Indigo.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Education

Grants Will Support Program That Helps Homeless Students

The Sarasota YMCA recently received two grants that will be used to support its Schoolhouse Link program.

06/05/2018 By Staff