Data

Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Up

There were a total of 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2016, a 7 percent increase from the 4,836 fatal injuries reported in 2015.

12/29/2017 By staff

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