Business Briefs: John Cannon opens model in Rosedale

July 18, 2013 

John Cannon opens model in Rosedale

BRADENTON -- John Cannon Homes has opened its first model in the new estate section of Rosedale.

The Caaren Model by John Cannon Homes is a reflection of his wife's Australian heritage and the word Caaren means clean, pure and fresh.

"We are excited to be building in this new section of Rosedale, a beautiful, established Golf and Country Club community that offers all the amenities today's buyers expect," said Cannon. "The Hunt Group has done an outstanding job of preserving the natural environment which will only enhance the homes we build."

The Caaren features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, living room, and dining room, kitchen with breakfast area, study, family room and 3-car garage.

As a luxury custom homebuilder, John Cannon Homes has home and homesite packages in Rosedale starting in the mid $500's.

Dance competition to be held in Players ballroom

BRADENTON -- A world-class ballroom dance competition is set to be held at the New Manatee Players Ballroom, a first for the new Theatre.

The event takes place August 11.

"This special venue at the local Riverfront was designed to create an attraction, and new understanding for the sport in our local area," said local DanceSport owner Wilson Barrera.

Dancers, from youth to adult, will travel from across the state to perform.

Tickets are available to the public for $100 for the competition, dinner and stage performances. Manatee Chamber members will be offered a 10% discount for the event.

Responses are requested no later than July 31st.

Wilson's DanceSport International is a top training facility and ballroom dance studio.

Beige Book shows economic growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. economy grew throughout the country from late May through early July, bolstered by the housing recovery, consumers and more factory output.

A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday, known as the Beige Book, showed eleven of the Fed banking districts reported "modest to moderate" growth, while the Dallas-based district reported "strong" growth for the second-straight survey.

The report, known as the Beige Book, is based on anecdotal information gathered by the regional banks. For the region including Georgia, Alabama, Florida and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee, the economy expanded at a modest pace as auto and home sales rose and hotels and restaurants reported strong demand.

Ports in the district said there was significant growth in international trade compared with a year earlier, including exports of natural gas.

-- Herald staff, wire reports

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