Planning

City Climate Change Plan Outlines Threatened Infrastructure

The report predicts that the local sea level will rise by between 6.4 inches and 2.4 feet by 2050.

11/13/2017 By staff

Cheers!

The i-Ride is Downtown Sarasota's Newest Ride-Sharing Option

The low-speed cruisers make for a fun way to let you pack as many destinations as possible into that narrow happy hour window, without having to drive with a buzz.

11/01/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Retail

New Electric Bike Store Opens

Pedego bikes have motors that help riders cruise distances of 20 to 60 miles without growing tired and sweaty.

11/01/2017 By staff

Tourism

Nonstop Service From Sarasota to White Plains, New York Begins Next Week

Elite Airways will begin offering nonstop service between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and White Plains, New York, on Friday, Nov. 10.

10/31/2017 By staff

Planning

State Street Stretch to Close Permanently on Saturday

State Street will be permanently closed to vehicular traffic between Lemon and Pineapple Avenues due to construction of The Mark.

10/18/2017 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

Transportation

Port Container Volume Up 52 Percent

The port moved 39,726 20-foot-equivalent container units during its most recent fiscal year.

10/11/2017 By staff

Planning

City Moving Forward on St. Armands Parking Garage

The Sarasota City Commission voted on Monday to approve an agreement to move forward with the construction of a new parking garage on St. Armands Circle.

10/03/2017 By staff

Real estate

Real Estate Firm Inks Relocation Services Deal

The Sarasota commercial real estate firm Ian Black Real Estate recently entered into an exclusive partnership with Cincinnati's Relocation Strategies.

08/29/2017 By staff

Transportation

Salvadoran Business Officials Tour Port Manatee

Officials from Salvadoran business organizations recently toured Port Manatee and discussed the possibility of expanding the port's commercial ties to El Salvador.

08/22/2017 By staff

Transportation

Free Class Covers Electric Vehicles, Charging Infrastructure

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Sarasota County’s sustainability department are leading a free class on electric vehicles.

08/18/2017 By staff

Transportation

Port Manatee Sees Record Container Traffic

Just 10 months into its current fiscal year, Port Manatee has already broken its record for container shipments in a full year.

08/09/2017 By staff

Transportation

Port Manatee Exploring Commercial Opportunities with Ocala Businesses

Port Manatee executives and business leaders from Ocala are exploring possible commercial ties to bridge the 120 miles between the port and Central Florida.

08/01/2017 By staff

Deals

Dental, Nail, Pet Businesses to Join Whole Foods and Others in New Shopping Strip

Great Expressions Dental Centers, Lee Nails, Banfield Pet Hospital, Greenwise Dry Cleaner, Wawa and Zoë’s Kitchen will join the new Whole Foods Market in Sarasota's University Station shopping strip.

07/26/2017 By staff

Planning

Panel to Discuss New Urbanism, Planning, Traffic Next Week

Panelists will discuss the New Urbanism planning philosophy, public approval for new developments, traffic and more during the next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon.

06/29/2017 By staff

New business

New Car Detailing Service Opens

The environmentally friendly car wash and detailing service DetailXPerts recently opened a new franchise that covers Sarasota and Manatee counties.

06/12/2017 By staff

Transportation

Diverging Diamond Traffic Pattern Begins Sunday

Drivers will begin using the new diverging diamond traffic pattern at the I-75 and University Parkway interchange the morning of Sunday, May 21.

05/17/2017 By staff

Transportation

Port Extends Shipping Deal for Mexican Produce

Port Manatee recently extended its agreement with Palmetto's World Direct Shipping to maintain weekly service between the port and the Mexican state of Veracruz for up to five more years.

05/10/2017 By staff

Liquid Highways

Can a New Ferry and Water Taxis Help Reduce Our Growing Gridlock?

Can a new ferry and water taxis help reduce our growing gridlock?

04/26/2017 By Ilene Denton

Trade

Colombian Official Visits Port Manatee

Port Manatee and Colombia are looking to expand commercial ties following a visit to the port by Juan Barrera, the general deputy director for the United States of ProColombia USA.

04/24/2017 By staff