Business Digest 01/17/2018

CORRECTION: The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce has relocated to 1868 Highland Oaks Blvd., Suite A. An item in Business Digest published on Jan. 10 said a different chamber had made the move. Pasco EDC hits $1 million microloan mark The Pasco Economic Development Council reached a $1 million milestone for its microloan program when it awarded a $35,000 loan to Superior Precast, … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/10/2018

CORRECTION: Wesley Chapel chamber gets a new home The Greater Wesley Chamber of Commerce has moved to a new location. As of Jan. 2, its new offices are at 1868 Highland Oaks Blvd., Suite A, in Lutz. The chamber previously had its offices in The Grove at Wesley Chapel. For additional information, call the chamber at (813) 994-8534 or visit Living Food … [Read more...]

Business Digest 01/03/2018

SMARTstart workshop The Pasco Economic Development Council will host a 10-week SMARTstart CO.STARTERS workshop for small business owners and entrepreneurs beginning Jan. 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the SMARTstart Entrepreneur Center, 37837 Meridian Ave., in Dade City. The sessions will be on Tuesday evenings, including a celebratory meeting in the 10th week. The program will provide … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/27/2017

SMARTstart business wins award The team of Tracy Ingram, a SMARTstart business entrepreneur, won an award of $15,000 for a prototype of wearable technology that monitors an individual’s vital life signs, according to a news release from the Pasco County Economic Development Council. The funds will be used in 2018 to advance the technology. The team, which included David Hirschberg, … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/20/2017

YMCA expansion The Bob Sierra YMCA, at 4029 Northdale Blvd., in North Tampa, had a ribbon cutting Dec. 7 to celebrate a $2.2 million renovation and expansion project. The project included a renovated and expanded welcome center, wellness floor and Kid Zone. The project’s completion follows the YMCA’s introduction of new group exercise, cycling and mind & body studios. The larger … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/13/2017

New associate at Century 21 Steven Whiteside is a new sales associate for Century 21 Professional Realty. He will specialize in residential and luxury property sales in the central Florida area, according to a news release from Century 21. Whiteside recently completed training and licensing through Real Estate Express and Century 21 University. Whiteside’s passion is meeting new people … [Read more...]

Business Digest 12/06/21017

Pasco-Hernando Score can help business owners If you’re an entrepreneur and you need help with business issues, Pasco-Hernando Score has lots of potential ways to help. The organization has a website with information about workshops, ways to connect with a mentor and a library chock full of information on a wide array of topics. To find out more, visit … [Read more...]

Business Digest 11/29/2017

Twistee Treat ice cream Representatives of Twistee Treat have submitted a proposal to Pasco County officials for a shop of approximately 580 square feet on the southwest corner of State Road 54 and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. The location is in the Village Market of Wesley Chapel. According to the company’s website, the shops are 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide, twisted into a cone shape and … [Read more...]

Business Digest 11/22/2017

Wesley Chapel honors excellence The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce honored business and community leaders at its 2017 Celebrating Excellence in Business Awards Celebration on Nov. 9. The event was held at the Hilton Garden Inn Suncoast in Land O’ Lakes. The awards recognize the contributions of business and civic leaders to the regional economy. Categories included small … [Read more...]

Business Digest 11/17/2017

Lennar’s solar homes Lennar Homes is building 28 solar-powered homes in Bexley Courtyard, a new community within the Bexley master-planned development in Land O’ Lakes, off State Road 54 at Suncoast Parkway. Bexley Courtyard, at 17295 Brighton Lake Road, will be the home builder’s first solar-powered community in the Tampa Bay area. Its solar panels are from SunStreet, which uses an advanced … [Read more...]