Real estate

Builder Names New Project Manager for Lakewood Ranch Development

Toll Brothers recently hired Arjun Kaul as the project manager at The Isles of Lakewood Ranch.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel to Discuss November Ballot Initiatives

Participants will discuss the possible extension of the Legacy Trail, whether to allow most felons who have served their time to vote and more.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Anna Maria Island Resort Names Three New Executives

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club recently hired Christopher Hunter, Noland Dunnan and Vincent Isbell.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Economic development

Eleven Local Companies Named State 'Companies to Watch' Finalists

The awards, now in their eighth year, honor 50 second-stage companies from around the state.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Construction

Homebuilder Confidence Edges Down

Confidence among homebuilders declined this month, according to survey results published by the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Deals

Medical Office Building Sold for $800,000

The Bradenton company 201 4th St LLC recently purchased the Omega Medical Building near Manatee Memorial Hospital.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names New Chief Financial Officer

The foundation recently hired Christine Stobaugh, previously the chief financial officer at Grain Management.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Deals

Selby Gardens Signs CEO to 10-Year Contract

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Board of Trustees recently inked a 10-year contract with chief executive officer and president Jennifer Rominiecki.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Clean & Green

Surfer and Eir NYC Founder Jun Lee Talks Sports Recovery and Skincare

Here's how Korean-born Jun Lee, a former extreme athlete and samba dancer, created a 100 percent natural skincare and sports recovery product line—and shared it with the world.

08/17/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Health care

Orthopedic Practice Names New Revenue Cycle Director, Surgery Center Director

Bradenton's Coastal Orthopedics recently hired Iris Bernier and promoted Jo-Ellen Converse.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Bulgogi Bonanza

New Korean Barbecue Restaurant Opens

A popular food truck has pulled into the space that once housed La Dona Donuts.

08/17/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

R.I.P.

Longtime Restaurateur, Philanthropist Dies at 65

With the death of Steve Seidensticker, Sarasota has lost a giant.

08/16/2018 By Susan Burns

Real estate

Number of Housing Starts Ticks Up

The number of new residential construction projects recovered slightly between June and July after dropping dramatically during the previous month.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Disasters

New Loans Help Businesses Affected By Red Tide

If you own a small business in Manatee or Sarasota County and have been impacted by red tide, you are eligible to apply until Friday, Oct. 12.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Music

Chorus Names New Business Manager

Key Chorale recently hired Jennifer Williams.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Local Hero

New Portrait Honors Groundbreaking African-American Physician

Guests gathered at Sarasota Memorial’s Internal Medicine Practice in Newtown on Wednesday to pay tribute to the late John Chenault, M.D.

08/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Construction

Construction Company Picked to Add New Building at Bradenton School

Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build a structure at Gene Witt Elementary School.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Data

Drug Overdose Deaths Up

The number of reported drug overdose deaths in America topped 70,400 in 2017, a 10.2 percent increase over 2016.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

United Way Picks New Sarasota President

United Way Suncoast recently hired Sue Wetzel.

08/15/2018 By Staff

New hires

Real Estate Firm Adds Seven New Agents

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired seven new agents in its downtown Sarasota, St. Armands Circle, Lakewood Ranch and Venice offices.

08/15/2018 By Staff