Bank branch to open in Land O’ Lakes

First National Bank of Pasco is expanding into the growing markets of central Pasco County. Bank officials filed an application to open their first Land O’ Lakes branch at the northeast corner of State Road 54 and Livingston Road, according to records filed with the Office of Comptroller of the Currency. It will be the fourth office for First National, which opened in Dade City in 1986. Two … [Read more...]

Land O’ Lakes to get Dairy Queen, apartments

A Dairy Queen and a long-planned apartment complex at Terra Bella are under construction on State Road 54 in Land O’ Lakes, between Livingston Road and Via Bella Boulevard. The fast-food restaurant is expected to open in two to three months, possibly by the Fourth of July weekend, according to Keith Bennett, owner of Retail Site Development. The Dairy Queen location is one of several … [Read more...]

Dairy Queen firming up Land O’ Lakes location

Ever get that hungry feeling for a frozen Mint Oreo Blizzard, but didn't want to drive all the way to Wesley Chapel to get it? The Terra Bella area of Land O' Lakes, where a new apartment community was just announced last week, could very well have a Dairy Queen come in on its coattails. Robin Kendall of EMK Consultants of Florida is set to meet with Pasco County officials next week behind … [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...]