Business Briefs: Homes selling at Greyhawk Landing

June 22, 2013 

Homes selling at Greyhawk Landing

BRADENTON -- Eight new homes sold in the first month following Ryland Home's grand opening at GreyHawk Landing.

Mike Finley, vice president of sales and marketing for Ryland Homes in Tampa, attributes brisk sales to the community's location, 3.5 miles east of I-75 off State Road 64 and close to shopping, parks, dining and A-rated schools.

Multiple pools and playgrounds are scattered throughout the community's 950 acres. GreyHawk Landing also boasts a fishing dock on a private lake and a two-mile wilderness trail for biking, roller blading and exploring.

Ryland is building one and two-story single-family homes at GreyHawk Landing priced from the mid-$200s with three and four bedrooms and two and three-car garages.

Houses range in size from 1,853 square feet to 2,840 square feet.

Cross Fit Bradenton prepares for opening

BRADENTON -- CrossFit Bradenton will hold its Grand Opening from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 13 at 3220 59th Drive East, Suite 104.

CrossFit is a unique strength and conditioning program that uses constantly varied, high intensity functional movements, such as lifting, pulling, jumping, running and reaching.

While the workouts can be intense, CrossFit is designed to be scalable for everyone. Every workout can be tailored. CrossFit Bradenton offers small class sizes so coaches can offer individualized training.

The grand opening will include vendors, prizes, activities for children and two workouts of the day.

For information call 941.405.0023 or visit

2nd Generation Thrift Shop set to open

BRADENTON -- Renaissance on 9th will host a grand opening for its new 2nd Generation Thrift Shop from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 18.

The new shop will complement Generations Gift Shop, popular with guests, by offering them an option to find great bargains on gently-used merchandise.

In addition to browsing the new shop, attendees can enjoy happy hour with beer, wine and gourmet appetizers from the 9th Street Bistro. The 2nd Generation Thrift Shop will also accept donations of jewelry, accessories, home décor and housewares, but no clothing or shoes. Proceeds from merchandise sold at 2nd Generation Thrift Shop benefit the programs of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee.

"What's great about our new thrift shop is that it specifically features accessories, jewelry, home décor and housewares," said Judi Bjork, general manager of Renaissance on 9th.

Renaissance on 9th is located just south of Manatee Avenue West, near McKechnie Field, at 1816 9th Street West in Bradenton. Details are available at

-- Herald staff reports

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