Sunday, January 19, 2014

Wiregrass Ranch in Wesley Chapel takes off in 2014


There are clear signs that Wiregrass Ranch will take off in 2014!  There is lots going on right now that will add to some pretty impressive development already in place including Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel and The Shops at Wiregrass.
The $45 million Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch opened this week:

Porter Campus (Soon to be renamed Pasco Hernando State College.), features a classroom building linked by a plaza to the library building, built above a three story parking deck.  It has four floors, 10 classrooms, four computer labs, four science labs, eight health labs, a library, teaching/learning center, and a career and testing center.  The new campus is located on 60 acres of property.  A name change for the school to Pasco Hernando State College is scheduled to be announced on January 21, 2014. Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrations that will be held on January 22, 2014 at each campus to commemorate this significant milestone in the College’s history. Refreshments will be served following brief presentations at the: Students, faculty, and staff are invited to a celebration to be held in the Conference Center (Building B) on January 22, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.  The new campus is located just south of SR 56 on Mansfield Blvd.

 
The Pasco BOCC approved an agreement for a $34 million sports park featuring 19 ball parks to be located northeast of the Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel.  If the developer arranges financing within six months, construction will take another 18 months and the park may be open for spring, 2016.

The first residential Wiregrass Ranch community is under construction and models should open this spring with approximately 1,200 homes planned to be built:
 
 

A 200,000 sq. ft. Walmart is under construction on SR 54 and Wiregrass Ranch Blvd. and should open within months:
 

A second residential community for Wiregrass Ranch is planned/under review with 585 projected homes:
 
Raymond James Financial continues discussions with Pasco County regarding the purchase of 65 acres of Wiregrass Ranch property for the purpose of a future campus. The multi-building campus is expected to be between 500,000 and 1,000,000 sq. ft. and bring 750 jobs to Wesley Chapel. The location under consideration is in the heart of Wiregrass at SR 56 and Wiregrass Ranch Blvd.:

 
 
Lastly, land has been purchased between The Shops at Wiregrass and Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel for the construction of medical offices.
 
Expect other announcements of additional development in the coming months.
 

 
Russ Perlowski, People's Choice Realty, 813.505.7460.
 

2 comments:

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Russ Perlowski said...

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