Crystal clear lagoon at Epperson opens with a splash

Metro Lagoons, by Crystal Lagoons — the first Crystal Lagoon amenity in the United States —officially opened with a party on Dec. 16. About 400 invited guests and residents were expected to turn out, according to officials. “Residents have waited a few months to get in here, so we wanted to throw them a nice holiday party,” said Eric Wahlbeck, managing director of Metro Lagoons. “This … [Read more...]

Lack of building permits halts work

Pasco County issued a stop work order at Epperson, after a routine county fire inspection found 19 structures lacked building permits. The May 10 inspection came less than two weeks after Epperson kicked off the anticipated opening of the Crystal Lagoons amenity. The festivities, to mark the first development in the United States with this type of amenity, featured an appearance by Michael … [Read more...]

Pasco County’s development ready to take off

Dreams and visions for the redevelopment of Pasco County began more than two decades ago. Today, homes, shops, hotels, offices and medical campuses are coming out of the ground and redrawing the county’s future. On March 1, developers of four of Pasco’s master-planned communities updated more than 100 people who came to the annual Meet the Developers breakfast. The Pasco Economic Development … [Read more...]