Rasmussen College moving to vacant Target store

Rasmussen College soon will bring higher education to a vacant Target Super Store — the shuttered anchor at Suncoast Crossing plaza, off State Road 54 in Odessa. The college plans to relocate from its current 25,000-square-foot education center at State Road 54 and Sunlake Boulevard, in Land O’ Lakes. Developers are proposing to repurpose the former Target store, which closed in … [Read more...]

International business increasing in Pasco

Pasco County has been making strides in the arena of international trade, and Pasco County Commissioner Kathryn Starkey provided a briefing on the topic at a recent North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce luncheon. In introducing Starkey, Hope Allen, president/CEO of the North Tampa Chamber said: “Kathryn Starkey is a huge advocate of Pasco County. “It’s wonderful that Pasco now has a seat … [Read more...]

Honoring Pasco County’s local businesses

The Pasco Economic Development 31st Annual Awards and Trade Show will honor local businesses on Aug. 31 beginning at 5 p.m., at Saddlebrook Resort & Spa, at 5700 Saddlebrook Way in Wesley Chapel. The event will have a new format, with a shortened awards ceremony, a brief report on Pasco County’s economic development progress, and a trade show. Instead of a sit-down dinner, there will … [Read more...]

Truflight expansion will add 100 jobs

TRU Simulation + Training makes flying as real as it gets for pilots getting a virtual experience of soaring into the skies. The company manufactures flight simulators, and provides the commercial and military markets with pilot training. The subsidiary of Textron Inc., also provides FAA-certified Part 142 OEM-supported pilot training. TRU Simulation + Training celebrated the opening of … [Read more...]

Lutz company plans $30 million expansion

TRU Simulation + Training has announced a nearly $30 million expansion of its Pilot Training Center in Lutz, along with the addition of 100 new jobs. The new jobs will evolve over four years as TRU Simulation + Training expands its ProFlight Pilot Training programs. Construction will add about 30,000 square feet for classrooms, flight training devices and four new full flight … [Read more...]