Deals

Osprey Suite Purchased for Future Acupuncture Clinic

Mary Carr recently purchased suite 203 of Osprey's Bay Street Town Center for $98,000.

12/29/2017 By staff

Video

'What's Ahead' in 2018

Watch video of a recent 941CEO and iHeartMedia panel discussion featuring five top economic experts.

12/29/2017 By staff

Deals

Builder Purchases Property for New Headquarters

Maurice Opstal of Stellar Development Inc. recently purchased the two buildings located at 59 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota, for $550,000.

12/28/2017 By staff

Tourism

Local Airbnb Income Almost Doubles

More than 67,000 guests stayed in Airbnb lodgings in Sarasota County in 2017, generating $13.3 million in revenue, up from $6.7 million in 2016.

12/28/2017 By staff

Public health

Panel Discussion Covers Opioid Abuse Crisis

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's Jan. 4 luncheon will include a panel discussion about the region's opioid abuse crisis.

12/28/2017 By staff

Construction

Homebuilder Breaks Ground on Two New Models

The homebuilder Neal Communities recently broke ground on two new villa models at Indigo in Lakewood Ranch.

12/27/2017 By staff

Technology

Tech Company Completes First Delivery in New U.S. Army Contract

Integrated Microwave Technology, LLC, recently completed delivery of hand-held intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices.

12/27/2017 By staff

Deals

Osprey Retail Space Fetches $195,000

Carlo Piras plans to open a high-end billiards store in the 1,058-square-foot first-floor unit.

12/27/2017 By staff

Infrastructure

Water Main Improvements Half-Completed

The City of Sarasota, Jon F. Swift Construction and Atkins Global have completed over half of a project to replace roughly 3.7 miles of water mains and other infrastructure.

12/22/2017 By staff

Health care

Two Local Hospitals Receive Top Rating From Federal Government

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota both recently received top five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

12/22/2017 By staff

Leadership

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Nonprofit Training Series

Applications for the foundation's Gulf Coast Board Institute are due Friday, Dec. 29.

12/22/2017 By staff

Planning

Effort to Extend Legacy Trail Moves Forward

The Trust for Public Land and Sarasota County announced the purchase of 2.7 miles of former railroad right-of-way to extend The Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

12/21/2017 By staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds Attorney Specializing in Medical Malpractice Defense

Walters Levine & Lozano recently hired Michael DiRaimo.

12/21/2017 By staff

Real estate

Two New Agents Join Michael Saunders Offices

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Stephen Collison and Cheryl Torres.

12/21/2017 By staff

Data

American Life Expectancy Drops for Second Straight Year

Life expectancy dropped to 78.6 in 2016, down from 78.8 in 2015 and 78.9 in 2014.

12/21/2017 By staff

Construction

Children's Foundation Selects Builder for Foster Homes

Sarasota's Nutter Custom Construction was recently picked to build six single-family homes for the All Star Children’s Foundation.

12/20/2017 By staff

Deals

Organic Food Distributor Adds Sarasota Warehouse Space

United Natural Foods, a Rhode Island-based wholesale distributor of natural, organic and specialty food products, is expanding its footprint in Sarasota.

12/20/2017 By staff

Data

Sarasota County Home Sales Down, Condo Sales Up

The number of closed sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined by 10.1 percent between October and November.

12/20/2017 By staff

Entertainment

Treetop Ropes Course Company Expands to Brooksville

TreeUmph! Adventure Course, which opened its first treetop ropes course in Bradenton in 2013, recently celebrated the opening of its newest course in Brooksville.

12/19/2017 By staff