New hires

Economic Development Corporation Hires Enterprise Florida Veteran

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation recently appointed Max Stewart to a new position: director of business development.

01/11/2017 By staff

Real Estate Junkie

Tour a Beautifully Updated Bradenton Craftsman Home

Peek inside this circa-1900 home in Bradenton's Point Pleasant neighborhood.

12/19/2016 By Robert Plunket


Bradenton EDC Annual Update Luncheon

Thought leader James Otteson addresses the business crowd.

12/07/2016 Photography by Lori Sax

Neighborhood Snapshots

What to Do in Downtown Bradenton

Downtown Bradenton offers all sorts of indoor and outdoor fun.

11/30/2016 Photography by Su Byron

Health care

Second Health Innovation Week Coming Soon

The second annual Health Innovation Week, organized by the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation, is set for Nov. 7-11.

10/25/2016 Research by staff

Plant This

Four Can't-Miss Fall Plant Sales

The changing season brings opportunities to spruce up your greenspace.

10/07/2016 By Ilene Denton


Rescheduled Panel Discusses Brexit's Impact on Florida

Four panelists will discuss Brexit's impact on Florida's travel, tourism and real estate industries during an event on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

10/05/2016 Research by staff


Palmetto Hotel Moving Forward

The Manatee County Commission this week approved an agreement to build a six-story, 250-room Sheraton hotel on land near the Bradenton Area Convention Center in Palmetto.

09/30/2016 Research by staff


Economics Professor to Headline Economic Development Corporation Luncheon

Author James Otteson will deliver a keynote address to the Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation at its 2016 Annual Update Luncheon.

09/30/2016 Research by staff

Eat Local

Fall is Here and So Are Our Seasonal Farmers' Markets

This fall marks the return of the Bradenton Farmer's Market, Central Sarasota Farmer's Market, Phillippi Farmhouse Market and Worden Farm.

09/28/2016 By Riley Board


Manatee Commission to Vote Tuesday on New Palmetto Hotel

The Manatee County Commission will vote on Tuesday on whether or not to enter into an agreement to build a new 250-room hotel on property adjacent to the Bradenton Area Convention Center.

09/23/2016 Research by staff


State College Offers Export Financing Seminar Aug. 25

State College of Florida is offering an export financing seminar in conjunction with the Sarasota County and Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporations.

08/24/2016 Research by staff


Neighborhood Earns LEED Platinum Certification

Mirabella, a community of paired villas in Bradenton, and Synergy Building Corp. recently earned the LEED for Homes Platinum certification.

08/09/2016 Research by staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: Midcentury Modern (and Fabulous!) in Bradenton

This week: Bob Plunket takes us inside a midcentury estate on Bradenton's Riverview Boulevard.

08/03/2016 By Bob Plunket

Community Award

Mirabella Community Earns LEED Platinum Certification

Mirabella's villas earn the highest green rating.

08/01/2016 By staff


Your Top 7 Things to Do June 30-July 6

Powerboat races, fireworks and more for a busy Fourth of July weekend.

06/29/2016 By Ilene Denton


This Week's Good Deeds

More examples of local businesses giving back.

06/09/2016 Research by staff


Manatee County Mobile Device Company Expands

MTech MDM is expanding its headquarters in the Bradenton area and plans to create 46 new jobs over the next five years.

06/03/2016 Research by staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 19-25

Blues, Brews & BBQ; Mind Games, a Pool Moon Party and more.

05/19/2016 By Ilene Denton

Family Fun Guide

Ask a Kid: Why Do You Love Sarasota?

Young experts answer: "What's so cool about this place?"

05/10/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison