Fewer resources, tighter budget

Pasco County is estimating a $5.7 million hit to its general fund this fiscal year, due to impacts from the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, according to County Administrator Dan Biles. Biles shared that projection during the Pasco County Commission’s virtual board meeting on May 5 . “We think we have a plan in place to be within that revenue within the next six months, from an … [Read more...]

Five Models at Starkey Ranch Receive Top Parade of Homes Awards

Starkey Ranch, a 2,400-acre master-planned community in Odessa, received more recognition at the 2018 Parade of Homes in March than any other community in Tampa Bay. Five model homes at Starkey Ranch took either a grand or silver award for their floor plans, interior design and outdoor areas, winning in categories with homes priced from $350,000 to $1.2 million. “We are very proud of the … [Read more...]

Inland Homes Joins The Connerton Family

Young families are discovering the master-planned community of Connerton in Land O’ Lakes. Since the beginning of the year, more than 175 homes have been sold, with many buyers choosing homes between 1,500 and 2,000 square feet. “This is a perfect size for the first-time homebuyer looking for an affordable home in an established community with excellent schools and resort-style amenities,” said … [Read more...]

Not All Communities are Created Equal

It’s been such an exciting year at Connerton that visitors and residents continue to be amazed by “The Community of More.” The year began with Connerton being named the 2017 Showcase Community for the Parade of Homes sponsored by the Tampa Bay Builders Association. The month-long Parade brought hundreds of people to the Land O’ Lakes community for the first time in April, and many became new … [Read more...]

Pasco is real estate ready

The real estate market in Pasco County is thriving. And, evidence of that was on display at “Meet the Developers: The Future of Real Estate.” The annual breakfast meeting, hosted by the Pasco Economic Development Council, brought together developers, real estate brokers, investors and community leaders at the Residence Inn on March 2. Four examples of Pasco’s current and future … [Read more...]

Local communities come up big in Parade of Homes

Home and community developers from Pasco and northern Hillsborough counties picked up 14 awards recently as the Tampa Bay Builders Association named its 2014 Parade of Homes winners. The parade itself featured 143 model homes by 33 builders in more than 80 Tampa Bay area communities from Pasco, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk and Hernando counties. Judging was done by a panel of independent … [Read more...]

Connerton’s Homes are On Parade

The 2014 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes opened on Saturday, April 5th and will continue through Saturday, April 19th. Connerton is proud to showcase all 4 quality builders, Ryland Homes, M/I Homes, Taylor Morrison and Homes by WestBay. Six decorated models are available for viewing, with varied home styles for buyers of all ages. Connerton is located in central Pasco County, away from the hustle and … [Read more...]

Housing recovery proven by Connerton success

Connerton is trumpeting evidence of a housing recovery in Florida after selling 70 new homes in the past year, and projecting to do 120 more in 2014. The reason for its success has come from moves its developer, Hayman Woods, did during the housing crisis, according to a release. And it started with protecting the investments of the 300 families already living there, while at the same time … [Read more...]

Connerton boasts over 60 sales as ‘Home Town’ continues to grow

The past few months have been very exciting at Connerton! Since the Grand Re-opening in June, there have been over 60 sales, and new visitors stop by weekly to cash in on the enthusiasm. And speaking of “cashing in,” Connerton is currently offering the opportunity to win a $1,000 cash card just for visiting the builder’s models and Club Connerton. The Grand Tour of New Homes is taking place right … [Read more...]

New Town, New Homes, New Life

If you’ve been driving by Connerton recently, Central Pasco's “New Town,” and you were wondering what sounds you were hearing, it’s not just the honking of the sandhill cranes - you will hear hammers pounding, saws buzzing, powertools whirring and contractor trucks driving in and out, as the New Town awakens to a fresh economy. Connerton's developer, Hayman Woods, a Dallas-based development … [Read more...]