EAST MANATEE -- Manatee County Commissioners have approved a land-use swap at Creekwood to allows development of 112 attached single family town homes, while decreasing previously approved office space by 125,000 square feet.
Wells Fargo, NA, asked for the change, according to county documents.
The town homes are proposed for an area near the entrance of Creekwood off State Road 70 and west of Interstate 75. The development for Creekwood originally approved in 1985 was for a 1,090-acre multi-use development.
Debbie Perron, listed as county planner for the project, said the subdivision still requires plat approval.
Misty Servia, planning department manager for King Engineering Associates Inc. of Sarasota, confirmed the project would be built in one phase. Information was not immediately available on timing of construction, square footage and cost of
Phases I and II of the Creekwood Development have been completed, and phases III and IV have been extended to Nov. 22, 2018, and Nov. 22, 2019, respectively.
In other business related to Creekwood, the county commission also changed the requirement for the developer to provide a 120-foot-wide right-of-way through the development for the 44th Avenue East extension. Under the revision, the developer would provide the right-of-way, except for the approach to the Interstate 75 bridge crossing.