County Celebrates Completion of Bee Ridge Improvements East of I-75

Sarasota County will celebrate the completion of improvements to the 2.6-mile stretch of Bee Ridge Road between Mauna Loa Boulevard and Iona Road on Monday.

11/22/2016 By staff


Grand Opening for New Neighborhood Announced

The private homebuilder Ashton Woods this week announced the grand opening of its newest community of townhomes: Hammock Park.

11/22/2016 By staff


Housing Starts Up in October

The rate of privately owned American housing starts increased by 25.5 percent between September and October, and the rate increased 23.3 percent between October 2015 and October 2016.

11/18/2016 By staff


Venice Construction Company Wins Contract for New Clubhouse

The Venice commercial construction company J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. was recently awarded a contract for the construction of the clubhouse at Watercrest.

11/16/2016 By staff

New hires

Building Company Hires New Vice President, Superintendent

Atlas Building Company recently hired contractors Michael Dooley and Ralph Ladd.

11/14/2016 By staff


Developers Celebrate Launch of New Golden Gate Point Building

Golden Gate Point Ventures, LLC recently celebrated the launch of The Pearl, a new five-story residential development.

11/11/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Hospital Breaks Ground on New Newtown Facility

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Willis Smith Construction on Wednesday broke ground on the hospital's new Newtown Internal Medical Practice.

11/10/2016 Research by staff


River Road Project Begins Nov. 13

Sarasota County will begin a major resurfacing project on Sunday, Nov. 13, on River Road between Interstate 75 and U.S. 41 in south Sarasota County.

11/03/2016 Research by staff


Builder Completes Model Home in New Neighborhood

The private homebuilder Ashton Woods recently completed a new model home available for viewing in Palmer Park.

11/02/2016 Research by staff


Homebuilder Wins 18 Awards

The local homebuilder Neal Communities and its luxury brand, Neal Signature Homes, recently won 18 awards at the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association’s Celebration of Excellence – Sales & Marketing Awards.

11/01/2016 Research by staff


Sarasota Engineering Firm Named a Florida Company to Watch

Sarasota's Karins Engineering Group, Inc. was recently picked as one of 50 Florida Companies to Watch.

10/31/2016 Research by staff


Builders Xchange Chili Cook-Off Set for Wednesday

The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange, a local industry trade group, is holding its fourth annual Chili Cook-Off at Conley Buick GMC.

10/28/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Construction Firm Picks New Project Manager

The commercial construction firm Jon F. Swift Construction recently hired Matt Heule as a project manager.

10/27/2016 Research by staff


Theater Breaks Ground on Rosemary District Townhouse Project

Florida Studio Theatre officially broke ground on its Kretzmer Artist Housing Project this Wednesday.

10/27/2016 Research by staff


Nonprofit Unveils New Therapy, Preschool Space

Forty Carrots Family Center's "Home for Growth" campaign raised $600,000 from 30 donors.

10/26/2016 Research by staff


Bird Key Yacht Club Completes New $2.5 Million Marina

The marina includes 780 feet of new seawall, 48 boat clips, 18 boat lifts, a dual fuel system and more.

10/26/2016 Research by staff


Construction Begins on New Lakewood Ranch Dental Building

Halfacre Construction Company began construction on the latest corporate building for Dental Care Alliance in Lakewood Ranch in mid-October.

10/24/2016 Research by staff


Construction Litigation the Topic of Oct. 28 Lunch Panel

The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange is hosting a lunch panel titled "Learn From the Past, Plan for Your Future" on Friday, Oct. 28.

10/17/2016 Research by staff

New Hires

Construction Company Hires Two

Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Mark Christenson and Holly Beach.

10/14/2016 Research by staff


Bradenton City Council Approves Hotel Development Agreement

The Bradenton City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a development agreement for a new eight-story, 130-room hotel.

10/13/2016 Research by staff