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New shopping plaza in Clermont to feature Planet Fitness

New shopping plaza in Clermont to feature Planet Fitness

Clermont residents who have been clamoring for a Planet Fitness location soon will get their wish. Developers are expected to break ground as early as November on a new shopping plaza that will include the chain fitness center, as well…
Olympus plans sports, wellness, fitness community with Clermont

Olympus plans sports, wellness, fitness community with Clermont

A proposed multi-use development encompassing sports, entertainment, and retail would bring a major economic benefit to the city of Clermont. Olympus Sports & Entertainment Group on Tuesday unveiled a 250-acre master plan for South Lake County’s Wellness Way area, close…
Groveland picks Dan Murphy to lead CRA and economic development

Groveland picks Dan Murphy to lead CRA and economic development

An economic development specialist with a long résumé of international experience will oversee the city of Groveland’s 1,000-acre Community Redevelopment Agency district. Dan Murphy is the new manager of the CRA and economic development projects, the city announced in a…
Victory Pointe project gets the economy flowing in Clermont

Victory Pointe project gets the economy flowing in Clermont

The recent opening of Victory Pointe in Clermont is only the beginning of an economic development boom for the city. Victory Pointe is considered the linchpin to the success of the city’s $30 million master plan. The innovative stormwater system…
Grand opening scheduled for Victory Pointe project in Clermont

Grand opening scheduled for Victory Pointe project in Clermont

The highly anticipated unveiling of a major economic project in Clermont is attracting interest on a statewide level. More than 200 people, including officials from the state, region, county, city, and St. Johns River Management will be on hand for…
Lake County picks Matulka to lead economic development and tourism

Lake County picks Matulka to lead economic development and tourism

A new executive will lead the charge of Lake County’s booming economic growth. Brandon Matulka was named Tuesday as executive director of Lake County’s Agency for Economic Prosperity, a news release states. The agency oversees the offices of Elevate Lake,…
Three Florida universities among leaders in patents

Three Florida universities among leaders in patents

The University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, and University of Florida all ranked among the top 50 universities worldwide in patents granted in 2016. The three universities, located in the growing Florida High Tech Corridor region, were granted…
Victory Pointe groundbreaking set in downtown Clermont

Victory Pointe groundbreaking set in downtown Clermont

The city of Clermont is ready to move forward with the linchpin of its waterfront master plan. The groundbreaking for Victory Pointe is scheduled for 10am June 14 on Victory Way beside the Clermont Historic Village, 490 West Ave. Victory…
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