Philanthropy

Family and Children's Services Nonprofit Hires New Chief Development Officer

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast, Inc. recently hired Laura McManus-Mesia after a search led by MBJ Group, Inc.

01/12/2018 By staff

Construction

Bradenton Homebuilder Sets New Company Sales Record

Medallion Home generated $106 million in home and lot sales last year.

01/12/2018 By staff

Construction

New Wawa Coming to Clark Road

Gates Construction recently began site development for a new Wawa gas station and convenience store.

01/12/2018 By staff

Tourism

Airline Cancels Plans for Sarasota-Pittsburgh Flights

Elite Airways announced that is scrapping plans to offer flights between Sarasota and Pittsburgh.

01/12/2018 By staff

Appointments

Women's Sports Museum Picks New Board President

Beth Green was chosen to lead a board that is raising money to build the first standalone museum dedicated to women’s sports in the country.

01/12/2018 By staff

Retail

New Lakewood Ranch Grocery Store Opens Jan. 27

The grocery store chain Earth Fare is opening its new Lakewood Ranch location soon.

01/11/2018 By staff

Construction

City, Nonprofit Celebrate Pilot Program to Rehab Newtown Homes

The city granted Brotherhood of Men Mentor Group Inc. four vacant city-owned residential properties to be rehabilitated and resold or rented.

01/11/2018 By staff

Education

Longtime Political Scientist Retiring From Teaching

Longtime Florida political scientist Susan MacManus is retiring from teaching at the University of South Florida.

01/11/2018 By staff

Food

Sarasota Restaurant Opening Second Location in St. Pete

Oak & Stone is opening a second location in St. Petersburg later this year.

01/11/2018 By staff

New hires

Engineering Firms Names New Senior Scientist

The global firm Stantec recently hired Ray Loraine in its Sarasota office.

01/11/2018 By staff

Leadership

New Business Development Course Starts Jan. 23

The free 10-week course focuses on the core basics for new and aspiring small business owners.

01/11/2018 By staff

New hires

Gourmet Grocery Store Picks New Catering Chef

Morton’s Gourmet Market recently hired Michelle Wolforth.

01/10/2018 By staff

New hires

Real Estate Firm Adds New Agent to Main Street Office

Andrea O’Brien recently joined Michael Saunders & Company.

01/10/2018 By staff

Tourism

Airline Adds New Routes Between Sarasota, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh

The new Allegiant flights will operate twice weekly, with fares beginning at $48.

01/10/2018 By staff

Politics

Trump Administration Reverses Course on Florida Offshore Drilling

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday announced that his department is removing Florida waters from consideration for expanded offshore oil and gas drilling.

01/10/2018 By staff

Retail

New Whole Foods Opens Jan. 31

Whole Foods Market’s University Station store will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, becoming the chain's second Sarasota location.

01/10/2018 By staff

Nonprofits

New Partnership Helps At-Risk Youth Through Job Training

Goodwill Manasota is launching a new partnership with Replay Outreach in an effort to help at-risk youth.

01/09/2018 By staff

The arts

Circus Conservatory Names New Fundraising Leader

The Circus Arts Conservatory recently hired Zoltan Karpathy as the organization's vice president of philanthropy.

01/09/2018 By staff

Construction

Demolition Begins on New Residential Development

Crews recently tore down three buildings in Sarasota's Golden Gate Point.

01/09/2018 By staff

Real estate

Homebuilder Sets New Sales Record

The Lakewood Ranch-based homebuilder Neal Communities broke its all-time sales record in 2017.

01/09/2018 By staff