One Liners Hillsborough: Buddy Brew, CareerSource Tampa Bay and more

► Buddy Brew Coffee won a distribution agreement with Jacksonville-based Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, Fresco y Mas and others, which will carry Bolt, Buddy Brew’s organic, ready-to-drink,

New market president named for First Horizon Bank’s Tampa Bay region

First Horizon Bank has appointed Jim Donatelli as market president for the Tampa Bay region. As market president, Donatelli will lead the consumer, commercial and wealth banking teams and is

One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: Shumaker, First Home Bank and more

► Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded a $10.4 million grant to the city of Sarasota and the Bay Park Conservancy to be used by the conservancy for infrastructure and coastal resiliency

Q&A with The Bank of Tampa’s new CEO

The Bank of Tampa announced a significant change in its executive leadership in January, but the bank had been planting the seeds for succession long before the announcement hit the

One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: First Home Bank, Tervis and more

► St. Petersburg-based community bank First Home Bank broke ground on its second location, in Sarasota, at 2075 S. Tamiami Trail. (Pictured above) ► Boys & Girls Clubs of the

One Liners Polk: Bank of Central Florida, Aldi and more

► Cushman & Wakefield arranged the sale of McLane Distribution Center, a fully leased 211,113-square-foot distribution center located in Lakeland, for $27.33 million. (Pictured above) ► Researchers at Florida Polytechnic

One Liners Pinellas: Crunch Fitness, MarineMax and more

► The Crane, a casual steak and seafood restaurant/cocktail bar, is planned for the former Wig Villa space, at 575 Central Ave., in downtown St. Petersburg. (Pictured above)  ► Pinellas-based

First American Bank appoints former BBVA top executive to lead West Florida Market

Kevin Shukur has been named West Florida Market president for First American Bank. Effective immediately, Shukur will lead the West Florida corporate banking team and provide full-service banking from the

One Liners Hillsborough: GTE Financial, United Way Suncoast and more

► Michelin and Visit Florida announced the expansion of The Michelin Guide, with editions for Miami, Orlando and Tampa. (Pictured above: Andrea Gonzmart, of the Columbia Restaurant Group, which is

One Liners Pinellas: Icon Central, Tampa Bay Watch and more

► Mangosteen, a tropical Asian-inspired restaurant, opened at 656 Central Ave., in St. Petersburg. (rendering above) ► Stoneweg U.S., based in St. Petersburg, announced the sale of Tuscan Reserve Apartments,

One Liners Sarasota and Manatee Counties: GTE Financial, Step Up Suncoast and more

► CTO17 Sarasota sold an 18,120-square-foot retail property, at 1900 Fruitville Road, in downtown Sarasota, for $4.65 million to an undisclosed buyer. (pictured above) ► The University of South Florida

On the Scene: Climate First Bank’s ribbon-cutting

Climate First Bank opened its doors at 5301 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Ken LaRoe, CEO of Climate First Bank, and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman were in attendance.  [image_slider_no_space on_click=”prettyphoto”