Twin Rivers Estates & Cross Creek Planning Commission Hearing Results

The Manatee County Planning Commission held a public hearing on April 14th, 2022 and two items on the agenda brought plenty of citizens in opposition. The first item was a new residential project called Twin Rivers Estates, which would rezone approximately 42-acres to bring 126 single-family homes. This is within the existing Twin Rivers community, […]

Dollar General + H&H Nail & Spa Now Open at Trevesta

Dollar General and H&H Nail & Spa recently opened at the Trevesta Shopping Center on 69th St E at Buffalo Rd. Additional retail stores are under construction, including Dunkin Donuts and The UPS Store. Future tenants include a pool supply store, medical office, restaurant, dentist, daycare, and martial arts facility. Manatee County is planning a […]

Gateway Commons Apartments Begins Construction Off Moccasin Wallow near I-75

Land clearing and earthwork is underway for the 280-unit apartment complex called Gateway Commons Apartment Homes. This project has been delayed multiple times, but permits are currently in review with Manatee County. The apartments are on the south side of Moccasin Wallow Road, near Corporate Ladder Brewing, TK Grill & BBQ, American Honey, and Life […]

Fort Hamer Crossing 13 Acres Rezoned and GDP for 150,000 sq. ft. Commercial Approved

Fort Hamer Crossings Rezone & GDP An Ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida, regarding land development, amending the Official Zoning Atlas (Ordinance 15-17, the Manatee Land Development Code), relating to the zoning within the unincorporated area; providing for a rezone of approximately 13.35 acres from A-1/NCO (Suburban Agriculture/North Central Overlay) […]

Update on Fort Hamer Road Extension Between US-301 and Moccasin Wallow Rd

It’s difficult to see the construction progress from the ground at Ft. Hamer Rd. & US-301, but from the air you can see construction is well underway. This project will take Ft. Hamer Rd from Parrish Community High School to US-301 and should be completed by the end of 2023, at a cost of $20,984,478. […]

8 Firewood Retailers North of the Manatee River

January is our coldest month of the year and the perfect time to start up your fireplace or outdoor fire pit. Collected here are all of the places you can buy firewood north of the Manatee river. MN Tree Service3112 16th Ave E, Palmetto (also known as Canal Rd, north of Detwiler’s)941-212-7213, ask for ManuelMany […]

2nd Publix Coming to Moccasin Wallow Rd at North River Ranch

Publix filed paperwork to build a second grocery store on Moccasin Wallow Rd. This new grocery store at Ft. Hamer Rd. will be at 4 miles east of the Gateway Commons store. The 50,487-square-foot building will also have a liquor store and drive-thru pharmacy. The site is the southwest corner of the road intersection. Barbara […]