Retailers Interested In West Villages Area Of The North Port

By Maggie Menderski Retail Reporter Posted Jun 10, 2017 at 12:00 PMUpdated Jun 10, 2017 at 9:50 PM Original Article from TRIBUNE HERALD  It’s hard to imagine consumers flocking to the retail dead zone between Jacaranda Boulevard, North Port and Englewood. But the retail industry is looking past the cows and undeveloped ranch land at the southwest corner of U.S. 41 and West Villages Parkway.…

North Port approves $12 million pool plan

By Earle Kimel Staff Writer For http://www.heraldtribune.com/ Posted May 22, 2017 at 6:45 PM NORTH PORT — Facing an anticipated price tag of more than $12 million, if they checked off all the boxes on their wish list for a new aquatic center at Butler Park, North Port city commissioners spent more than 4 ½ hours Monday figuring out how to…

The Sarasota-Manatee Area Population Increases

By Dale White Staff Writer For Herald Tribune   Sarasota and Manatee counties rank as the 10th fastest growing metropolitan area in the United States, new census data shows.The Sarasota-Manatee area saw its overall population expand from 768,013 to 788,457 — a boost of 20,444 residents, more than enough to populate a small city. Punta…

What kind of jobs are there in Sarasota, FL?

Article From REALESTATE US NEWS Major industries in Sarasota include education, trade, transportation and, of course, tourism. Unemployment rates in the leisure and hospitality sector are several percentage points lower than the region’s overall rate (which is still slightly lower than the national average). Health care is also a prominent sector, with facilities like the…