Construction

Bayfront Planning Organization Hits $2.1 Million Fundraising Goal

Nearly 60 donors have invested in a planning initiative to reimagine Sarasota's bayfront and many foundations also provided financial support.

11/29/2017 By staff

Networking

Advertising Group Holds Social Hour on Dec. 7

AdFed Suncoast is inviting marketing professionals, designers, copywriters, photographers, art directors and anyone in a creative profession to attend Addys & Absolut @ Aloft.

11/27/2017 By staff

Planning

Organization Picks Firm to Create Master Plan for Sarasota Bayfront

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization recently selected the urban design firm Sasaki to create a master plan for 42 acres on the Sarasota bayfront.

10/12/2017 By staff

Events

Tickets for Creative All-Day Conference Go on Sale Friday

Tickets for this year's PINC (People, Ideas, Nature and Creativity) conference go on sale at noon on Friday, Sept. 1.

08/30/2017 By staff

Planning

Downtown Park, Streetscape Plans to Be Discussed Aug. 16

The City of Sarasota is organizing a community presentation on plans for a downtown park, as well as the Lemon Avenue streetscape.

08/10/2017 By staff

Honors

Deadline to Apply for Creative Design Prize Is Friday

Nominations are now open for the third annual Ringling College Innovation By Creative Design Award.

07/31/2017 By staff

Design

Venice Landscaping Company Ranked No. 110 for Revenue

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design was recently ranked No. 110 in Landscape Management magazine’s list of the country's top revenue-generating landscape firms.

06/14/2017 By staff

Design

Sarasota Firm Completes Renovations for New Herald-Tribune Offices

Sarasota's Jackson & Associates General Contractors, Inc. recently completed construction and interior finishes on the new offices of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

05/31/2017 By staff

Design

Sarasota Architecture Firm Recognized for Library Restoration

Sarasota's Seibert Architects recently won an American Institute of Architects award for its work on Boca Grande's Johann Fust Community Library.

05/24/2017 By staff

Retail

Paint Retailer Opens Fourth Location

Sarasota’s Benjamin Moore paint retailer recently opened a new store in Lakewood Ranch.

04/05/2017 By staff

Design

Local Designers Place Third in Global Competition

A Sarasota architecture and design team composed of lead designer Derek Pirozzi and lead architect Jedd Heap, in collaboration with Rome's Tari Architects, recently won third prize in a Turkish design contest.

03/29/2017 By staff

Design

Landscaping Design Company Picks Up Three Prizes

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently won three awards recognizing excellence in landscaping.

03/06/2017 By staff

Design

Free Class Tackles Home Design for Aging and Disabled Residents

Sarasota County and the nonprofit Universal Design Coalition are offering a new class on how to make homes more livable for aging and disabled individuals.

03/02/2017 By staff

Manufacturing

Tervis Introduces Customizable Sippy Cups

The Osprey company on Thursday announced the launch of a new product: sippy cups that can be personalized with photos, background and text.

02/16/2017 By staff

Design

Golf Club Dining Facility Places Second in National Ranking

The Lodge at Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club recently received a national Golden Fork Award, an honor created by Golf Inc. magazine to recognize the best and most improved public and private golf club dining facilities.

02/15/2017 By staff

Deals

Duo Purchases Landscape Contracting Firm

DesignScapes of Manasota, a 26-year-old landscape contracting firm based in Sarasota, was recently acquired by industry veterans Mark Bower and Bryson Raver.

01/30/2017 By staff

Education

Ringling College Motion Design Department Hosts Industry Leaders

All this week, Ringling College of Art and Design's motion design department is suspending its core classes to open up workshops to prepare students to enter the competitive industry after graduation.

01/30/2017 By staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Picks Landscape Design Firm to Develop Master Site Plan

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently selected the landscape design studio Olin to develop a master site plan and establish different uses for the gardens' 15-acre property for the next 25 to 30 years.

01/13/2017 By staff

Deals

Architect Sells Downtown Office Building

Guy and Cynthia Peterson recently sold the downtown Sarasota office building that houses the Guy Peterson Office for Architecture for $1 million.

01/12/2017 By staff

Honors

Venice Landscape Company Recognized for Quick Growth

"Green Industry Pros" magazine recently added Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design to its national “Landscape Industry Hidden Gems” list.

12/21/2016 By staff