Health care

Nonprofit Opens Coffee Shop-Style Center for Those Affected By Cancer

The Team Tony Cancer Foundation recently unveiled its new Cancer Connection Center at 3562 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Energy

Florida Power & Light Plans to Build World's Largest Solar-Powered Battery System

The system will be charged by an existing solar power plant in Manatee County.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Retail

Jaguar Dealership Wins 'Outstanding Dealer Award'

Wilde Jaguar Sarasota recently received the award from Jaguar Clubs of North America.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Nonprofit Adds Three New Board Members

The nonprofit that is working to build The Bay recently elected three new members to its board: Carlos de Quesada, Rod Hershberger and Emily Walsh.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Construction

Number of Housing Starts Down in February

The number of new residential construction projects begun in the U.S. declined by 8.7 percent between January and February.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Realize Bradenton Hires New Creative Content Manager

Brian Craft most recently served as director of marketing and outreach at the Manatee Performing Arts Center.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Mental health

Report Puts Annual Cost of Untreated Mental Illness in Sarasota County Children at $86 Million

The study also found that only half of children between ages 8 and 15 with a mental health condition received mental health services.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Door and Window Maker Names New Chief Financial Officer

PGT Innovations recently hired Sherri Baker as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Real estate

TreeUmph! Co-Founder Joins Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Aaron Corr.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Arts

Artist Retreat Executive Director Will Retire

Bruce Rodgers, the founding executive director of The Hermitage Artist Retreat, will step down at the end of the year.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Picks New Manager for Scholarship Programs

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Earl Young Jr. as its associate director of education investments.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Retail

Furniture Exec to Discuss Design Trends

The vice president of Phillips Collection will outline current trends in furniture and design at a free seminar on Friday, March 29.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Design

New Program Aims to Encourage Historic Preservation in Newtown

Property owners interested in making improvements or restorations to their buildings could be eligible for a portion of $200,000 in funding.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Former Rockettes Performer Joins Bradenton Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Sonya Livingston Smith.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Cluck cluck

New Chicken Restaurant Opens Downtown

Daily Bird serves sandwiches that feature either grilled or fried chicken; three-, five- and 10-piece fried baskets; and bowls stocked with greens or sprouted grains.

03/26/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health care

Money Will Fund Program to Improve Birth Outcomes Among African-Americans

A Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County event in January raised more than $37,000 that will be used to fund the nonprofit's Save My Life program.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Health care

New Headquarters for Medical Sales Company Completed

Halfacre Construction Company recently finished construction on a new 54,667-square-foot corporate headquarters for Mercedes Scientific.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Construction

Builder Names New Senior Project Manager

Sarasota's Atlas Building Company recently promoted Jeff Wagner.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Retail

Average Easter Spending Expected to Reach $151

That figure is $1 higher than last year's predicted average and $1 shy of 2017's record number.

03/26/2019 By Staff