New and renovated schools planned

The Pasco County School Board received an overview last week on projects planned to construct, renovate, expand and repair schools across the district. They also heard a wrap-up on projects in progress or finished this year. The presentation, by Chris Williams, director of planning services and Olga Swinson, chief finance officer, came as the district prepares to vote on a final capital … [Read more...]

Empty Nesters Find Bexley a Hidden Gem

With their children grown, Monique and Monty Trice were looking for a dream home that both they and their visiting families could enjoy. After months of searching in communities south of Tampa, they decided to focus on finding a place closer to their existing townhome in Westchase. Their search led them to Bexley in Land O’ Lakes.  After exploring the new Pasco County community, just off State … [Read more...]

Baby Boomers Await Del Webb Bexley

If you’re a baby boomer looking to retire in the next few years, imagine a 55-plus community that offers an active lifestyle located within one of Tampa Bay’s most desirable master-planned communities, where your children and grandchildren live just minutes away. This is the vision Del Webb is bringing to Pasco County, in the Land O’ Lakes’ community of Bexley — a 1,825-acre development by … [Read more...]

All aboard for a bus tour of Pasco development

A bus tour through Pasco County connected the dots, and highlighted both new development, and notable educational institutions, such as Saint Leo University. The Central Pasco Association of REALTORS sponsored the tour to offer professionals in real estate and area residents an up-close look at what’s happening in Pasco. The bus tour on June 7 was the first, but CPAR officers say they plan for … [Read more...]

ICI Homes Specializes in Affordable Customization

Many people would love to build a custom home for their family, but do not have the time or knowledge to properly oversee its construction, or arrange for construction loans needed in advance of closing. Instead, they compromise what they really want, and end up going with a traditional production builder that allows minimal customization of their floor plans, which often is expensive, and the … [Read more...]

State Road 54 West booming with development

State Road 54, east of U.S. 41, tends to hog the spotlight on new development. After all, it is home to premium commercial shopping meccas, including Tampa Premium Outlets and the now-rising star of Cypress Creek Town Center. Brightworks Crossing, an apartment and retail project, is going up at Wesley Chapel Boulevard and State Road 54. And, other area development includes Florida Hospital … [Read more...]

ICI Homes Wins Two Top Parade of Homes Awards

It was an exciting March for ICI Homes, which received two prestigious awards from the Tampa Bay Builders Association during its recent Parade of Homes. Two of the builder’s homes received top honors from Parade judges, including its Brooke model home at Bexley, which won a silver award for homes priced between $650,000 and $699,000. “The Brooke is a very flexible home with a unique, open … [Read more...]

Bexley Chef Invited To Wine and Food Festival

In February, Ashley Davis, Café Manager at Twisted Sprocket Café, participated in the South Beach Wine and Food Festival in Miami. It was the second year Bexley’s chef was invited to this prestigious event, hosted by Giada De Laurentiis, of the popular “Giada at Home” show on the Food Network. Davis participated in the event’s Italian Bites on the Beach. Her team served 1,500 portions of Rotini … [Read more...]

Suncoast Trailside Bicycles To Open Shop In Bexley

Pasco County is a well-known destination for cyclists, so it’s no surprise that Bexley, one of the county’s most popular housing communities, is attracting bike lovers from all over the region. The master-planned community by Newland Communities is located in Land O’ Lakes, just east of the Suncoast Parkway on State Road 54. It has earned numerous awards, including Best Master-Planned Community … [Read more...]

ICI Homes Ready For The Parade at Asturia and Bexley

Just in time for the 2018 Parade of Homes, ICI Homes has two beautifully furnished models and four move-in-ready homes for tour in Bexley and Asturia, two of Pasco County’s most prestigious communities along the in-demand State Road 54 corridor in Land O’ Lakes and Odessa. ICI Homes has been building in Bexley since the community opened in the fall of 2016. It addition to its beautifully … [Read more...]