Real estate to the 'Max': Re/Max office celebrates a banner year
Published 4/14/2014 at 12:29 p.m. 4 comments
Local Re/Max real estate associates have a lot of reasons to celebrate – about 430,000,000 of them. That figure, $430 million, is the total dollar volume for the brokerage group as a whole last year.
Entering the artistic big leagues: Marco Island festival benefits Art Center
Published 4/7/2014 at 10:33 a.m. 0 comments
Marco Island boasts many exhibits, galleries, and shows – opportunities to "expose yourself to art," as the saying goes – but over the weekend, the island took a step into the big leagues of art.
Marco Island Chamber Business Expo: Hundreds of prospects visit dozens of companies
Published 4/3/2014 at 11:38 a.m. 2 comments
Attendance was strong at the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Monday afternoon. For this 14th annual event, the official clicker showed 393 visitors with 45 minutes still to go at 5:45. The function room at the ...
SWFL businesses gear up for prom-spending frenzy
Published 3/31/2014 at 11:33 a.m. 0 comments
Prom season has exploded into a $4 billion industry in the U.S., and Southwest Florida businesses are reaping the benefits of a prom-spending frenzy that doesn’t show any signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Back to the Drawing Board: Marco Island's Rose Marina reduces requests in new site plan
Published 3/17/2014 at 11:21 a.m. 6 comments
Daniel High believes Rose Marina's latest site plan is an answer to neighbors' concerns. High is the marina's general manager. "We've created a new site plan based on neighbor, city staff, and City Council input," he said on Monday. "This ...
A shell of a show: Marco Island Shell Club brings crowds to see and buy shell art
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:59 p.m. 0 comments
Sure, there are learned scientific exhibits, and breathtaking artistic creations. But when the doors opened Thursday morning at the Marco Island Shell Club's 34th annual Shell Show, the line of ladies, and a few gentlemen, headed straight to the sales ...
'March After Five': Marco Chamber reaches new heights, meeting on bank's rooftop courtyard
Published 3/13/2014 at 8:56 a.m. 10 comments
It was "After Five," but before Mutts & Martinis. The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce moved their monthly networking event up a week so as not to conflict with next week's "dogs and drinks" affair at the Esplanade. They ...
BBB: Don't be fooled by domain name con
Published 2/25/2014 at 1:00 p.m. 0 comments
Got a website? Don’t be fooled by this domain name con
'February After Five': Chop 239 in the Esplanade hosts Chamber event
Published 2/20/2014 at 9:44 a.m. 0 comments
Each month, the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce holds an "After Five" get-together, a chance for chamber members, supporters and the curious to meet, mingle and socialize in a different, pleasant location, with a buffet provided and adult beverages
The once-a-week retail emporium: Vendors wake up early to offer a little bit of everything at the Marco Island Farmers' Market
Published 2/20/2014 at 8:56 a.m. 1 comment
As the sun peeks over the horizon, Veterans Park is a beehive of activity. Starting in the predawn darkness, a section of the park is transformed from an open strip of well-beaten grass into a once-a-week retail emporium and food ...
Visit open house, win iPad: Marco Island homeowner raises the bar for marketing individual homes
Published 2/3/2014 at 12:23 p.m. 0 comments
Ken Mitchell really wants to sell his "pad," a waterfront home on Laurel Court. So, to entice Realtors and interested buyers to come to his open house Thursday afternoon, he and his wife Linda sweetened the deal with the chance ...
'Souper Bowl': Marco Island fundraiser returns for second year
Published 2/3/2014 at 12:16 p.m. 1 comment
They came, they saw, they sipped. Hundreds of guests got to try some savory soups, and restaurants got to expose new customers to their wares, at the second annual "Souper Bowl" event at Mackle Park. Held on the Saturday before ...
Tarpon Club Marina earns 'Florida Clean' designation
Published 1/22/2014 at 2:07 p.m. 0 comments
The Tarpon Club Marina has received the Florida Clean Marina Program designation from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The marina, located in the Isles of Capri, is one of just 16 marinas in Collier County and 273 marinas ...
'January After Five': Marco Chamber holds ribbon cutting at Petit Soleil
Published 1/16/2014 at 11:14 a.m. 0 comments
For the first "After Five" of the new year, and the last of chamber president Nancy Carrington's tenure, the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce met at Petit Soleil in the Shops of Olde Marco. The chamber held a "ribbon ...
Tourism update: Jack Wert shares the 'state of the county' on visitors during Marco talk
Published 1/16/2014 at 11:01 a.m. 1 comment
The state of tourism on Marco Island is strong – apparently so strong that Marco Islanders, by and large, feel they don't need to be concerned about it. Jack Wert, executive director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and ...
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