Connerton in early planning stages for 150-bed hospital

Florida Hospital is inching closer to eventually building a new hospital in the Connerton community after developers there got initial approval for a 150-bed facility. Pasco County’s Development Review Committee gave the initial OK last week for Connerton to begin planning its second phase of the project, which could include 3,600 more homes, 190,000 square feet of retail and 725,000 square … [Read more...]

In Print: A hospital for Connerton, and a chat with St. Nick

An area has come into its own when it has added a hospital. And Connerton has taken a huge step in that direction. Pasco County's Development Review Committee has given an initial approval on the second phase of Connerton's overall project — and that includes early plans for a 150-bed hospital. "What we're doing right now is securing approval of the entitlement limits so that can decide … [Read more...]

Lowe’s wants to open with a big(ger) bang

When Lowe's opens its doors later this year, it wants to make sure drivers on State Road 54 just east of Land O' Lakes Boulevard realize it's there. The hardware store, now under construction in 152,000 square feet of space across from Village Lakes Shopping Center, is asking Pasco County's Development Review Committee to allow its wall sign on the building to be more than double the size the … [Read more...]

New Wendy’s planned for Sunlake Boulevard

Homes are popping up throughout the area surrounding the intersection of Sunlake Boulevard and State Road 54, and the business are coming with it. The latest one planned is a new 3,500-square-foot Wendy's fast food restaurant, complete with drive-thru service. It will be constructed on less than an acre of land currently owned by Sunlake Equity One LLC out of Miami, which has nearly 28 acres on … [Read more...]

Gates might be a problem at new Seven Oaks subdivision

A new townhouse community planned for Wesley Chapel's Seven Oaks subdivision is struggling to keep the neighborhood gated. Pasco County officials have recommended denying a request by The Ryland Group to allow for two gated access points to a planned 96-unit community near the intersection of Stockton Drive and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. The problem, they say, is that there isn't enough room to … [Read more...]