The purpose of local economic development is to build up the economic capacity of a local area to improve its economic future and the quality of life for all. It is a process by which public, business and nongovernmental sector partners work collectively to create better conditions for economic growth and employment generation.
Transportation affects economic conditions, and economic conditions influence transportation.
Tampa Bay Next is a program to modernize Tampa Bay’s transportation infrastructure and prepare for the future.
I-75 / SR 56 Diverging Diamond Interchange
This project will reconfigure the I-75/SR 56 interchange between CR 54 and Cypress Ridge Boulevard in Pasco County. The existing diamond interchange will be modified and converted to a diverging diamond interchange. This will help to reduce travel time for motorists in this rapidly growing area. Construction is anticipated to begin in January 2019. It is anticipated to take approximately 3 years to complete.
Economic Development Resources
Florida Economic Development Council
The Florida Economic Development Council is the professional association of economic, workforce and community developers who work in Florida’s 67 counties, over 400 cities, 24 workforce regions, 28 colleges, 12 universities, as well as utilities, ports, airports and industrial authorities.
The official economic development organization for the state of Florida
Pasco Economic Development
Pasco Economic Development Council is a public-private partnership comprised of dedicated business leaders working with Pasco County government to promote countywide economic development
Pasco Enterprise Network
Local Regulations in Pasco County
Small Business Development Center
Designed to provide substantive professional business consulting to qualified emerging and growth businesses in Florida
Current Projects in North Tampa Bay
Connected Cities Currently Under Construction
Fastest Speeds = Coolest City
With the successful launch of ULTRAFi, Metro Development Group has created the first and only residential environment with up to an incredible 1 Gigabit of speed throughout our neighborhoods and available inside every home.
Wiregrass Ranch Sport Complex- Under Construction - Completion- Summer 2020
The state-of-the-art 98,000+ square foot sports center features eight bio-cushioned hardwood regulation courts that can be utilized for basketball, volleyball, mixed martial arts, gymnastics, wrestling, soccer, futsal, cheerleading, dance and much more. The facility and amenities create a premier destination for local, regional and national competitions. Catering to players, coaches, referees, families, and fans looking for quality venues, the sports facility is the anchor draw for a community to capitalize on the growing amateur sports tourism market.
Cypress Creek Town Center - Under Construction
Cypress Creek Town Center offers prime retail locations and custom development lots in one of the most highly trafficked intersections in the state of Florida
Local Regulations in Pasco County
Hampton Inn-Odessa- Under Construction- Est. Completion Summer 2019 11780 State Rd. 54, Odessa, FL
Master Planned Communities
Starkey Ranch Currently Under Construction 2500 Heart Pine Avenue Odessa, FL 33556
Avalon Park West- Currently Under Construction 33613 SR 54 | Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 | P: 813-783-1515
Bexley Currently Under Construction 16950 Vibrant Way Land O' Lakes, FL 34638 | 813.425.7555