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PBS CONTRACTORS NAMED BUILDER OF THE YEAR

PBS Contractors has been honored by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Florida Southwest Chapter as the Builder of the Year for 2018. The Annual Design Conference and Awards Celebration was held in December and honored local architectural achievements by AIA Florida Southwest members and advocates.

SALARY NEGOTIATION WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN SET

The AAUW Greater Naples Branch will host a WorkSmart Salary Negotiation Workshop for women from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 11 at 1110 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 200, Naples.  The workshop is designed to help women learn the skills to negotiate a salary for a new job, raise,...

Job Opening in Healthcare Industry

Do you love the eye care industry and want to expand your skills with additional training as an ophthalmic assistant or technician? Elmquist Eye Group is hiring now, and we are willing to cross-train those with related experience. Back office experience, certification, and scribe experience are a plus, but...

EXPEDIA CRUISESHIP CENTERS OPENS IN NAPLES

Expedia CruiseShipCenters has opened a new full-service retail travel agency in Naples. It is within the Village on Venetian Bay at 4380 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Suite 818. The new business is owned and operated by Tracey Codd and Dan Ganter, along with location manager Deborah Rogers. The Naples location will be Codd...

SCORE NAPLES TO HOST DIGITAL MARKETING SERIES

SCORE Naples will host “Growing Your Business Using Digital Marketing,” a two-part series, on March 13 and March 27. Both events run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and will be held at Naples Accelerator. Solomon Thimothy, CEO of DMA, will present the events. The first session is titled “Using Paid Ads on Social Media.” The...

CASH SALES ARE KING IN NAPLES, CAPE CORAL-FORT MYERS

Among 200 metropolitan statistical areas with a population of at least 200,000 and sufficient cash sales data, those with the highest share of all-cash purchases of real estate in 2018 were Montgomery, Alabama (53.6 percent); Naples (52.5 percent); Macon, Georgia (50.8 percent); Cape Coral-Fort Myers (45.4 percent); and North Port-Sarasota (45.4 percent); according to ATTOM Data Solutions.

SAGEWOOD INSTITUTE TO OPEN IN NAPLES

A group of Naples physicians, led by Dr. Brian Smith and Dr. Joaquin Hernandez, has partnered to open Sagewood Institute. Sagewood Institute will bring together expert health professionals from a variety of disciplines to help people look and feel healthy as they age by using cutting-edge research and...

What’s in Store for the Cape in 2019?

Last year was a solid year for economic growth in Cape Coral. And there's so much more to come. Here is a select list highlighting more impressive strides that will keep moving the Cape forward in 2019:  * Join us for a dedication celebrating the successful completion of the SW...

Manpower Survey: Lee County Q1 Hiring Strong

The hiring pace in Lee County is expected to be among the strongest in the nation for the first quarter of this year, according to the latest survey by the ManpowerGroup. Among employers surveyed in the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area, 34 percent said they plan to hire more workers from...

SANIBEL CAPTIVA COMMUNITY BANK EXPANDS

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank celebrates its 16th-anniversary doing business in Southwest Florida in 2019. To commemorate the anniversary, the bank has purchased a 12,000-square-foot building located at 9311 College Parkway, at the corner of College Parkway and McGregor Boulevard, formerly First American Bank. Construction will be underway soon and...