One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: Equity Lifestyle Properties, Sunz Holdings and more
News from around Sarasota and Manatee Counties
►Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast announced a new $100,000 challenge pledge, from an anonymous donor, toward the permanent protection of Orange Hammock Ranch.
►Equity Lifestyle Properties, which owns the Colony Cove mobile home community in north Manatee County, acquired 4.6 vacant acres in Ellenton for $2.2 million.
►Stratum Health System, in Sarasota, the parent company of Tidewell Hospice, named Alan Weldy its chief legal and compliance officer.
►Kathleen Cramer was named executive director of Turning Points, a nonprofit with a mission to prevent and reduce homelessness, in Manatee County.
►Damon Romanello, CEO of Studio-plus, was recently appointed to Pines of Sarasota’s board of directors.
►Susan McLeod and Michael Shelton joined the Art Center Sarasota’s board of directors.
►The master-planned community of Lakewood Ranch and Zilber Residential Group, the multifamily division of Zilber, announced plans to open Estia at Lakewood Ranch, a new single-family rental community.
►Curb Appeal Auto & Marine Detailing leased 3,000 square feet of office-warehouse space located at 6234 Clarity Court, Sarasota, from Pallet Dude.
►The Sarasota Southside Rotary Club awarded Sarasota Military Academy executive director Christina Bowman with the Rotary Club Vocational Service Award.
►Little Man Holdings purchased a 2,086-square-foot office condominium unit, located at 3277 Fruitville Road, Unit A-2, Sarasota, from trustee E. Larry Sewell and Michael W. Hawkins.
►Watercrest Senior Living Group named Collin Baranick executive director of Watercrest Sarasota Senior Living Community, in Sarasota.
►Taylor Morrison has unveiled its new, 18-hole championship golf course within the Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch community.
►The Library Foundation of Sarasota County hired Alisa Mitchell as its executive director
►Sunz Holdings named Rick Leonard president of the company.
►Latitude 27 Capital, a Sarasota-based private investment firm, acquired the assets of JK Jewelry, a central New York company.
►The Sarasota office of Current Builders was selected as the general contractor for the Gallery 3100 residential project in St. Petersburg.
►360 Orthopedics, in Sarasota, named E.J. Ledesma its CEO.
►Centauri Specialty Insurance Holdings, in Sarasota, and its subsidiaries named Marcia Lamb its chief financial officer.
Andrea Knies, a member of the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, was recognized with the Joe Curley Rising Leader Award.
►DeAngelis Diamond, a construction management firm, added Scott Beck as division manager of the Sarasota market, concentrating on the Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Tampa regions.
►Money management firms, Forza Wealth Management, in Sarasota, and K-Mack Financial, in Lakewood Ranch, merged, and will retain the Forza Wealth Management name.
►Mark Lukas, a Sarasota area developer, acquired the 13-acre Bath and Racquet Club in Sarasota for $5.5 million.
►Tervis named Ian Black Real Estate as the exclusive listing agent for the drinkware company’s 118,849-square-foot manufacturing campus at 201 Triple Diamond Blvd. in North Venice.
►Midge McCarthy, a broker-associate with Re/Max Platinum Realty in Sarasota, earned the graduate, Realtor Institute, designation from the National Association of Realtors.
►Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced the sale of Beneva Oaks, a 40-unit apartment property located in Sarasota for $3,100,000.
►Neal Communities, a private homebuilder, contributed $50,000 to help fund the Brain Health Initiative, the second of three contribution installments, for a total pledge of $150,000.
►Centerstone, a behavioral health care provider in Bradenton, was awarded a $4 million annual grant over two years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to expand and improve community health care.
►Duke Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy, announced east Manatee County will be the site of one of three new solar power plants, which will consist of approximately 227,000 single-axis tracking solar panels, capable of producing enough electricity to power approximately 23,000 homes at peak production annually. community health care.