On the drawing boards since 2007, ground has finally been broken for The Landings at Heritage Harbour, a 264,987-square-foot retail development. Speculation is running high that Costco will be the anchor. The company will neither confirm nor deny.
The median sales price for single-family homes sold in Manatee County in January 2018 was $300,145, up 7.6 percent from a year ago. It was the second time the median price for Manatee County home sales topped $300,000 since the Great Recession in 2008.
Carlos Buqueras, credited with putting Port Manatee back into the black, says the port’s potential has barely been scratched. One way to increase the economic impact on Manatee County would be to bring back cruise passenger service.
More than five months after Hurricane Irma made landfall as a Category 4 storm in the Florida Keys, the magnitude of the hurricane’s long-term effects continue to come into focus in the Bradenton area, specifically when it comes to paying the mortgage on time.
Gas prices across Bradenton-Sarasota as well as Florida remain on the decline, with the cost of a gallon of regular unleaded averaging $2.58 in the two-county region on Monday, according to AAA’s daily fuel tracker.