Russell Schoch has joined Nicholson Engineering as an engineer, Brooksville (352/799-0170).

Russ Sloan has been named president of the Florida Council on Economic Education, Tampa (813/289-8489).

Sondra Guffey has been promoted to director of media and communications by LWR Communities, Bradenton (941/907-6000).

Shelia A. Lewis has been appointed practice administrator for the New Port Richey Cancer Center by the Florida Cancer Institute, New Port Richey (727/842-8411).

Thomas T. O'Connor has been named vice president human resources by Jabil Circuit, St. Petersburg (727/577-9749).

William S. "Bill" Dufoe, partner with Holland & Knight, Lakeland (863/682-1161), has received the Jerry DeVane award from the Lakeland Bar Association.

Wendy H. Brandon has been named chief executive officer of Englewood Community Hospital, Englewood (941/473-5043).

Hernando County
HiTek Truss developing 30,000 sf of manufacturing and 4,800 sf of warehouse on 5 acres in Cortez Crossings at SR 50 & I-75, Brooksville. GC: Pastore (352/683-5682).

Hillsborough County
Art Hill & Co. purchased 101,198-sf office, 4003 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, for $10.01 mil. from Summit Real Estate Investment Trust. Broker: CB Richard Ellis, Gary Bauler, John Jenkins, Brian Rettig, Elizabeth Ruiz, Kyle Burd and Mark Shellabarger (813/229-3111).

Manatee County
Robinson Farms Inc. to develop Robinson Gateway with 549,998 sf of commercial/office and 441 single- and multifamily homes on 288 acres, NEQ I-75 and Moccasin Wallow Rd., Parrish. Eng: Kimley-Horn, William E. Conerly (941/922-8187).

Pasco County
ECHO Real Estate Services to develop $100-mil., 835,000-sf Grove at Wesley Chapel with retail, restaurants, 14-screen theater and 300 residential units, NWQ I-75 and SR 54, Wesley Chapel. Arch: Lyman Davidson Dooley. Eng: Otero. Contact: ECHO, William Krahe (412/968-1660).

Polk County
Belleair Development Group developing 250,000 sf of commercial with 6 outpads on 65 acres, Cypress Gardens Rd. and Lake Dexter Blvd., Winter Haven. Contact: Belleair, Jeff Clausen (727/536-8686).

Pinellas County
Boulder Venture South has purchased the 36.5-acre Crossroads Mall, Roosevelt Blvd. and US 19, Clearwater, for $26 mil. and to develop 766,000-sf, $140-mil. town center with 250 condominiums; 4-story, 120-room hotel; 2-story, 16-screen theater; multistory big box store; 548,000-sf retail; 90,500-sf office and parking garage. Contact: Boulder, John Sabow (727/499-2226).

Sarasota County
Professional Parkway Assoc. purchased 26,000-sf office/warehouse, 6851 Professional Pkwy. W., Lakewood Ranch, for $2.6 mil. from FCCI Insurance. Broker: Richardson Kleiber Walter, Bill Kleiber (941/378-2328).

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