Save-A-Lot opening at Zephyrhills Plaza

  Save-A-Lot grocery store will move into the vacant anchor spot at Zephyrhills Plaza on State Road 54. Sunshine Partners Development Corp., has filed a conceptual plan to redevelop the plaza, county records show. Save-A-Lot, and potential additional retail tenants, could give the plaza a new start. The approximately 52,000-square-foot discount grocery store will replace the former … [Read more...]

Local Hobby Lobby home sells for $4.1M

Merchant's Square, a Zephyrhills strip mall where Hobby Lobby opened earlier this year, is now under new ownership. RCG-Zephyrhills SPE LLC finalized its sale of the 75,000-square-foot shopping center on Gall Boulevard on July 23 for $4.1 million. RCG-Zephyrhills is affiliated with RCG Ventures in Atlanta, according to state corporate records. It is a real estate investment group that raised … [Read more...]

Dairy Queen, Tuffy land sold in Wesley Chapel

The land under a Dairy Queen and a Tuffy Service Center in Wesley Chapel has a new owner from Kentucky. An acre of land at 27329 Wesley Chapel Blvd., sold last week for $2.35 million to Monticello Properties LLC. That company is connected to Kentucky real estate developer and bank chairman Jack Sheidler. Its previous owner, J & J Wesley Chapel LLC, had originally bought the land in 2006 for … [Read more...]

Sweetbay closing in Zephyrhills, Dade City

There will be two less grocery stores for some Pasco County residents as the new owner of Sweetbay says its closing locations in Zephyrhills and Dade City. The stores, located at 36538 State Road 54 in Zephyrhills and 12530 U.S. 301 in Dade City, will close April 5, according to Bi-Lo Holdings LLC. They are two of more than a dozen stores in the southeast the Jacksonville company must close … [Read more...]

Sweetbay set to change its name … again

Life has not been good for a supermarket chain with roots in Tampa, as it prepares for its third name in the past 10 years. Sweetbay Supermarket will soon become Winn-Dixie, a brand that has also struggled in the region under the dominance of both Publix Super Markets, and later Walmart. The name change will mark the end of the Sweetbay brand, which was  introduced in 2004 as a way to refresh … [Read more...]