One Liners Sarasota/Manatee
News from around Sarasota and Manatee Counties.
►Cresswind Lakewood Ranch, an adult community developed by Kolter Homes, has opened.
►CareerSource Suncoast was recognized as an outstanding business partner by Manatee Technical College.
►Roper Technologies (NYSE: ROP), based in Lakewood Ranch, acquired London-based software company Foundry in an all-cash transaction, valued at about $544 million.
►Provenance Wealth Advisors, a Miami-based wealth planning firm, opened a Sarasota office.
►Clothing retailer J. McLaughlin released its 2019 spring catalog, produced in collaboration with the Sarasota Architectural Foundation, which showcases the Umbrella House, the Cocoon House, Revere Quality House and other Sarasota landmarks.
►The Bay Park Conservancy named Veronica Brady director of advancement; she will lead private philanthropic giving for the Bay Park Conservancy in Sarasota.
►Halfacre Construction Co. completed the new 54,667-square-foot corporate headquarters for Mercedes Scientific, a privately held, national laboratory products distribution company.
►Re/Max Alliance Group, which maintains seven offices in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties, has expanded into Hillsborough and Pinellas counties through a merger with Re/Max Bay to Bay.
►Sarasota Military Academy, a public charter school, was accepted to participate in the Amazon Future Engineers Program for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.
►Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources now offers a free mobile app that provides information about Phillippi Estate Park.
►Eric Baird, a real estate investor, purchased Hotel Ranola, a boutique hotel in downtown Sarasota, for $2.9 million.
►HCP, based in Irvine, California, bought Discovery Village, a senior housing complex at 1414 69th Ave. W., Bradenton for $24 million.
►Earl E. Young Jr. was named associate director of education investments at the Education Foundation of Sarasota County.
►Beginning Oct. 29, United Airlines will offer twice-daily, year-round service between Washington Dulles and Sarasota and Fort Myers airports.
►Goodwill Manasota announced its 2019-20 board of directors, including Brad West, senior vice president of corporate development and treasurer for PGT Innovations as the new board chair.
►Tribute Portfolio, Marriott International’s newest collection and growing global family of independent hotels, opened the Sarasota Modern in downtown Sarasota.