Summer has been anything but slow in Tarpon Springs. The City is welcoming new businesses, and undertaking new construction projects and studies. Have a comment? Send an e-mail.
City Property Values Continue to Rise
Tarpon Springs’ property values have risen for the fourth straight year, at an estimated 6.77%, according to Pinellas County. Property values within the CRA rose 5.44%. Click here to see how Tarpon Springs compares with other Pinellas County communities.
Save-A-Lot Food Store Opens August 4
A new grocery chain is arriving in the City as Save-A- Lot Food Store opens Friday, August 4 in the shopping plaza at 780 S. Pinellas Ave. Creating about 25 new jobs, Save-A-Lot is the nation’s leading hard discount grocery chain. The store offers private and national brands, as well as fresh meats, fruits and vegetables at up to a 40% discount from conventional stores. Save-A-Lot is a subsidiary of SuperValue, a Fortune 100 company and the third largest food retailing firm in the U.S.
N. Pinellas Ave., is open for lunch and dinner, and features daily specials. Mike’s Blue Crabs, 413 S. Pinellas, offers a variety of local seafood including live
blue crab and shrimp. Secret Stash, 540 N. Pinellas, has a wide variety of fun and trendy clothing, jewelry, and more. And on the Sponge Docks, Vinyl Vibes CD Shop is open in the Lighthouse Shops. Stop in and welcome them all to Tarpon Springs.
Economic Impact Study Underway
PMG Associates has been selected to perform an economic impact study of the city’s marine commerce and tourism industries. The analysis will be a key tool in ongoing planning, marketing, and development projects, including the Anclote River Dredge. The study will be completed and presented to the Board of Commissioners in November.
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