Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $61,500 Grant for UF Innovation Station Sarasota County

With funds from the GCCF grant, UFIS is providing stipends to selected Gator Engineering students to help them succeed in internships and work/study programs with local industry partners in the Sarasota area.

04/05/2019 Photography by Staff

Retail

Florida Consumer Confidence Rises

After four months of declines, consumer confidence among Floridians increased in December.

01/02/2019 By Staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Drops for Fourth Straight Month

The November reading of 95.1 represents the lowest figure for the University of Florida survey in the last 13 months.

12/19/2018 By Staff

Education

New Grant Intended to Improve Teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

A $5 million federal grant awarded to the University of Florida will be used to boost education in 11 Florida counties, including Sarasota and Manatee counties.

12/11/2018 By Staff

Extra stuffing

This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

From medieval pub crawls to funky fermentation, there are plenty of stops on the way to Flavor Town this week.

11/07/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Retail

Floridian Consumer Confidence Drops Slightly

The University of Florida's consumer sentiment index dropped by one-tenth of a point between August and September.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Retail

Florida Consumer Confidence Drops

Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped last month, according to new survey results published by the University of Florida.

09/06/2018 By Staff

Retail

Consumer Confidence in Florida Drops

A consumer confidence index created by the University of Florida declined by 1.9 points between May and June.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Floridians' Consumer Confidence Up Again

Consumer confidence among Floridians increased for the second straight month in May.

05/30/2018 By Staff

Design

Architecture Firm Recognized for Fast Growth

Sarasota's Hall Architects was recently named to the University of Florida’s 2018 Gator100 for the second consecutive year.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Data

Floridian Consumer Confidence Rises

After two months of declines, consumer confidence among Floridians increased in April.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Dips

Floridians' consumer confidence declined slightly in February after reaching near-record highs in January.

02/28/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Free Class Offers How-To on Electric Vehicles

The course will cover how types of electric vehicles work, considerations for those interested in buying one, the charging infrastructure around Sarasota County and more.

01/08/2018 By staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Drops

Floridians' consumer confidence dropped during the month of December, according to newly published survey results.

01/02/2018 By staff

Energy

Workshop Covers Residential Solar Energy

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is offering a free workshop on residential solar power on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

12/07/2017 By staff

Agriculture

New Seed Library Created to Help Local Growers

The program allows residents to check out packets of seeds at no cost.

11/03/2017 By staff

Data

Consumer Confidence Down in Florida

Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped slightly between August and September, according to new survey results.

10/04/2017 By staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Up

Consumer confidence among Floridians rose in July, according to new data released by the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

08/02/2017 By staff

Research

Florida Consumer Confidence Drops Again

Florida consumer confidence dropped in May for the second month in a row, according to new research published by the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

06/05/2017 By staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Declines

Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped in April after a record-high reading in March.

05/02/2017 By staff