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Florida company is bringing another new industrial park to the Bradenton area

   BY JAMES A. JONES JR.   Once rare in Manatee County, state-of-the-art industrial space has been a hot commodity in recent years in the Bradenton area and across central Florida. Barron Collier Companies and Imminent Ventures announced this week they have begun construction of the Manatee County Logistics Center. It will be a 563,451-square-foot […]

Warehouses being built

Manatee county site sold; big centers coming Laura Finaldi Sarasota Herald-Tribune | USA TODAY NETWORK Two massive new warehouses are being built on a Manatee County par-cel off U.S.301 in Oneco. According to commercial building permit applications filed with the county in late March, the two warehouses are being built on an 18-acre site in […]

Harllee Family Helped Start Tomato Farming in Manatee

PALMETTO The Harllee family, who started farming in Manatee County shortly after the Civil War, and helped pioneer the Florida tomato industry, have sold the Harllee Packing House in Palmetto. The 18-acre property at 2308 U.S. 301 N., sold for $6,750,000, according to the Manatee County Property Appraiser’s website. The buyer is Yue Zhou Development […]

Look at What’s Coming to SR 64

Costco may be the biggest name currently in the works for State Road 64 east of I-75 in Manatee County, but there’s plenty more in the works. Anyone who’s driven down that stretch of Manatee County recently is probably familiar with the construction crews and flurry of “for rent” signs. There are many new developments […]

Chris Wille: Bullish on Bradenton

By Chris Wille Business and Real Estate Editor Posted Apr 8, 2019 at 5:09 PM Updated Apr 8, 2019 at 5:41 PM Source: https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20190408/chris-wille-bullish-on-bradenton Led by major construction projects set for completion in mere weeks, revitalization is booming Some years ago, Bradenton business and municipal leaders clamored for downtown housing as pivotal to breathing life into an underwhelming city center — mostly abandoned after the workday ended […]

This massive new development will help reshape Parrish – and bring new demands for services

BY JAMES A. JONES JR. APRIL 05, 2018 02:20 PM, UPDATED MARCH 14, 2019 10:12 AM Source: https://www.bradenton.com/news/business/article207941849.html PARRISH – During the course of his long career, developer Pat Neal has built more than 13,000 homes in Southwest Florida. But the 5,842 homes he’s planning north of Parrish with his son, John Neal, would be the granddaddy of […]

North Palmetto continues development boom. Coming soon: A new restaurant and hotel

BY MARK YOUNG / PALMETTO  APRIL 03, 2018 02:42 PM, UPDATED APRIL 03, 2018 02:42 PM Source: https://www.bradenton.com/news/business/article207813079.html Development in north Palmetto continues to grow with a new 140-room hotel, restaurant and mini-storage facility being planned as part of the same project at 1550 U.S. 301 N. New development surrounding the 7.5 acres includes the city’s largest subdivision, Sanctuary […]

Port Manatee Growth

PORT MANATEE — Berth 9 just got bigger, better and a little bit deeper. On Thursday, Port Manatee’s governing board held a ceremony to celebrate a $10.3 million reconstruction. The project took 18 months to complete and created 250 construction-related jobs. Three-quarters of the funding came from a Florida Department of Transportation grant. The remainder […]