Category: In the News

Moffitt CEO shares new details on major Pasco County project and cell therapies

Originally Posted By Alexis Muellner  –  Editor, Tampa Bay Business Journal on September 16, 2021 A clearer picture is emerging about the buildings to come in the first phase of Moffitt Cancer Center’s 775-acre, long-term development in Pasco County.  In January, Moffitt said it would transform undeveloped land into a significant mixed-use development and massive research and corporate…

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Discovery Behavioral Health opens teen treatment center in Dade City

The 24-bed facility opens amidst increased demand among teens for mental healthcare due to the pandemic. By Rose Wong Originally Published Aug. 19 Updated Aug. 19 on Tampa Bay Times DADE CITY — Discovery Behavioral Health’s new adolescent residential mental health treatment facility plans to welcome its first patients in the next two weeks. The Dade City Discovery…

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Pasco County’s budget picture is brighter than expected

Originally Posted JUNE 15, 2021 BY B.C. MANION Pasco County has received its preliminary assessed values from Pasco County Property Appraiser Mike Wells, and the news is looking good for county coffers. The preliminary numbers show that Pasco County has a $35 billion taxable assessed value, which represents a 10.8% bump over this year, according to Robert…

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Florida officials move forward on Pasco road project abandoned by contractor

Bids are expected this week to complete the diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 75 and State Road 56. D.A.B. Constructors left seven road projects from Hillsborough to Citrus County unfinished By Barbara Behrendt Published August 17, 2021 on Tampa Bay Times WESLEY CHAPEL — State transportation officials set this week as the deadline for receiving new bids…

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State finds road contractor in default on Pasco I-75 interchange project

The surety bond company of D.A.B. Constructors will now have to find someone to finish the work. By Barbara Behrendt Originally Published Jul. 7 in Tampa Bay Times. WESLEY CHAPEL — The Florida Department of Transportation has run out of patience with road builder D.A.B. Constructors and has found the contractor in default for delays in the…

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It’s A Done Deal; Moffitt Cancer Center Is Coming To Pasco County

Originally Posted by D’Ann Lawrence White  1/28/2021 PASCO COUNTY, FL — After more than a year of negotiations, the Pasco County Commission and H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute has finalized an agreement to build a 775-acre Moffitt campus in Pasco County, bringing 14,400 new jobs to the area. Source: © Pasco County Government The…

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