One Liners Sarasota/Manatee: OE Wheel Distributors, Sunz Insurance and more
► OE Wheel Distributors has broken ground on its sixth warehouse, and office space, at 1906 72nd Drive E., Sarasota. (Pictured above)
► National homebuilder, and developer, Taylor Morrison is selling new homes within Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch.
►Jewish Family & Children’s Service of the Suncoast, in Sarasota, elected attorney David Shapiro and physician R. Dean Hautamaki to its board of directors.
► Developer, and homebuilder, WCI will build a new waterfront development in the Palmetto area called Water’s Edge at Sanctuary Cove.
► Living Vogue Real Estate, in Sarasota, named Merrick Williams chief training officer.
► Sarasota County and Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast announced the permanent protection of 40 acres within the Myakka River region in Sarasota County.
►Sunz Insurance, in Bradenton, promoted Alicia Christiansen to director of sales operations.
►Sarasota Concert Association named Linda Moxley as its executive director.
►Sandra S. Stone was appointed assistant dean of graduate studies at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus.
► Coldwell Banker Realty, in Sarasota, named Nicole M. Ellis as Florida litigation counsel.
►Sarasota County’s Public Works, Public Utilities and Capital Projects departments earned the American Public Works Association Accreditation, joining only 15 other public works agencies in Florida to obtain the same designation.
►Kim Livengood and Elise Ramer, both in Sarasota, were appointed to the Florida Public Relations Association’s state executive committee.
►Hershorin Schiff Community Day School received a “Stronger Together” grant of $20,000 from the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee to help fund an on-staff guidance counselor.
► Ed and Betty Rosenthal, through the Rosenthal Roots Family Foundation’s “Go Green” program, donated $12,000 to Hershorin Schiff Community Day School, in Sarasota, for Aerus air filtration units in the 2020-2021 school year.
► Walmart opened a 1,440-square foot fuel center, located at 5305 Cortez Road West in Bradenton, in the parking lot of the Walmart Supercenter.
► Roper Technologies (NYSE: ROP), a technology company based in Sarasota, reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vertafore, based in Denver, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $5.35 billion.
►Goodwill Manasota received a grant of $50,000 in Community Investment funding from United Way Suncoast, designated for its GoodPartner Coach financial literacy program.
► Etta Y. Carter joined RE/MAX Alliance Group in the University Park office.
► Coldwell Banker Realty is expanding at its office at 423 St. Armands Circle in Sarasota and new office space at 443 John Ringling Blvd., Suite F, in Sarasota and opening new office space at 595 Bay Isles Rd., Suite 250, in Longboat Key.
►The Florida Center for Early Childhood, in Sarasota, promoted Kristie Skoglund to CEO.
►The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board approved a $65 million plan to replace its aging behavioral health hospital with a new pavilion. ►Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a commercial real estate brokerage firm, sold Sarabay Plaza, a 37,601-square-foot retail property located in Bradenton, for $2.4 million.
►Community developer Neal Land & Neighborhoods, in Lakewood Ranch, named Mark Roscoe land development manager.
►Realtor Martyn Reece has joined Re/Max Alliance Group in the University Park office.
►Mainsail Lodging & Development, in collaboration with Georgia Salaverri of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, launched real estate sales at Waterline Marina Resort at 5325 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
► Joint replacement specialist and board-certified orthopedic surgeon David Cashen with Coastal Orthopedics, a provider of orthopedics, sports medicine, pain management and more, received the Patients’ Choice Award from the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.
►Sarasota-based commercial construction management firm, Firmo Construction, added Jeff Bryde as superintendent, Brittany Edwards as project manager and Nicole Miskovic as marketing & communications director.
►Lakewood Ranch Medical Center appointed Diego Perilla to chief operating officer.
►Abacus Capital Group purchased the Sage at Palmer Ranch apartments in Sarasota for $60.4 million.
►Northern Tool + Equipment, a national retailer and leading supplier of high-quality tools and equipment, announced it is expanding its Florida presence by opening its 15th store in the state and first in Sarasota with a new location at 5541 Fruitville Road.