Wiregrass Ranch names COO

Scott Sheridan is a familiar face at Wiregrass Ranch. As senior vice president of King Engineering Associates Inc., he has been involved from the start in the master-planned community’s development. Since 2004, he has taken on various roles with the planning, engineering and permitting of the project. Sheridan now is putting on a new hat for the Wiregrass Ranch development company Locust … [Read more...]

Connected city concept draws mixed reviews

Pasco County is the epicenter for a 10-year state-approved pilot program to create a “connected city” corridor of master-planned communities — built from the ground up with technology innovations. State lawmakers carved out about 7,800 acres in central and eastern Pasco as a special development district that will foster residential and commercial projects. The district’s development plans … [Read more...]

Pasco County is set to go super high-tech

Pasco County could soon be zooming through the 21st century’s technology revolution at lightning speeds as the nation’s first smart gigabit community. More than 7,800 acres in central and eastern Pasco County are slated to become a state-approved special development district, overseen locally and focusing on a land use plan that will embed state-of-the-art technology into future residential and … [Read more...]

Developers revive Epperson Ranch with Crystal Lagoon

The interchange connecting Overpass Road to Interstate 75 couldn’t come soon enough. With the housing market seemingly healed — at least as far as Pasco County is concerned — developers want to bring thousands of homes to an area known as Epperson Ranch, complete with a retail center, and America’s introduction to something known as Crystal Lagoon. “It would be the first of its kind in … [Read more...]

McDonald’s, office structure planned for Connerton area

People waiting for a new McDonald's restaurant on the northern part of Land O' Lakes Boulevard may not have to wait much longer. Planners are meeting with Pasco County officials this week to build a McDonald's, as well as a 5,000-square-foot office building on the northeast corner of U.S. 41 and Pleasant Plains Parkway. The nearly 6.5-acres of land is currently owned by Pasco Investment Land … [Read more...]