Don’t Miss ICI Homes’ Statewide Open Houses This Sunday

Visit Asturia, Bexley or FishHawk Ranch to Win $500 Area residents looking for a new home are fortunate to have one of Florida’s most unique semi-custom builders, ICI Homes of Daytona Beach, building in Tampa Bay’s most in-demand communities — Asturia in Odessa, Bexley in Land O’ Lakes and FishHawk Ranch in Lithia. And now, for the first time ever, move-in ready ICI homes in these … [Read more...]

Screenwriter premiers film in Bay area

When Andy Warrener went to Villagio Cinemas in Carrollwood last week, he wasn’t going merely as a movie patron. He was there to see the Florida premier of “The Black String,” a movie which the Odessa native co-wrote and co-created. For Warrener, the film’s Florida debut was a moment that was years in the making. “I’ve been in the screenplay format since I was 19,” he said. … [Read more...]

Under Construction 10/02/19

AutoZone shop Motorists will have another convenient spot to pick up automobile parts and accessories with the soon-to-come AutoZone shop. The 6,815-square-foot facility will be located at 12090 State Road 54 in Odessa. Construction began in September. The store is expected to open in November.             Checkers restaurant A Checkers … [Read more...]

Under Construction 09/18/2019

The Watermark at Trinity The Watermark at Trinity is constructing an independent living facility adjacent to the company’s assisted living and memory care units. Located at 1900 Blue Fox Way in Trinity, the five-floor building will consist of 117 residences. Amenities include a pool in the courtyard, a gym, salon, spa, dining and therapy rooms, as well as a theater. Construction began in February … [Read more...]

Under Construction 09/04/2019

Hampton Inn & Suites Hampton Inn & Suites currently is constructing a new hotel in Odessa. Located at 11780 State Road 54, the resort will hold 99 rooms on four floors. Amenities include an outdoor pool and a breakfast bar. Construction for the 59,352-square-foot structure began November of last year. It is expected to open in October.       Blue Heron … [Read more...]

New $4 million pharmaceutical project in Pasco

Fleda Pharmaceuticals has announced a two-phase $4 million project to build a manufacturing facility in Odessa, according to the Pasco Economic Development Council Inc. The company expects to open its doors on Byrd Legg Drive this winter. Fleda purchased an existing office building and a 9,600-square-foot warehouse to initiate the first phase of its plans, the Pasco EDC news release … [Read more...]

‘Wow’ Kitchen Makes New Model Top Seller For ICI Homes

In late June, ICI Homes opened its new Costa Mesa model in Asturia, and already it has become the community’s best-selling floor plan for this premium builder. “The reception to our new model has been overwhelming,” said Ron Ferguson, division manager for ICI Homes. “People absolutely love the huge kitchen and its extra-large island, which is a standard feature in this home. Plus, the model’s … [Read more...]

Park Square Homes Is New Builder In Asturia

Hines, developer of the master-planned community of Asturia in Odessa, is proud to announce the addition of Park Square Homes to its lineup of premier home builders. “We welcome Park Square Homes to the Asturia family, because they have a good reputation and bring over 35 years of experience building quality homes,” said Lane Gardner, senior managing director for Hines. “We look forward to Park … [Read more...]

Under Construction 08/21/2019

Chapel Creek Amenity Center The Chapel Creek residential community soon will have some new recreational options. The Chapel Creek Amenity Center is being built at 6405 Clifton Down Drive in Zephyrhills. The 1,258-square-foot facility will have a playground, a mail kiosk, a pool cabana, restrooms, utility rooms and a storage room. There is no official completion or open date … [Read more...]

Location, Beautiful Homesites And Excellent Schools at Asturia

Over the past three years, families of all ages and sizes have chosen Asturia as a place to call home, drawn to this master-planned community for its strategic location, beautiful homesites and excellent schools. Situated on 500 acres in Odessa along State Road 54, and located less than a mile  from the Suncoast Parkway, Asturia residents have fast and easy access to Tampa International … [Read more...]