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Target seems to be following in the footsteps of Walmart and Amazon in building a giant warehouse. There’s a site in Pasco County they appear to be ‘targeting’.

The new facility in Pasco County would be a ‘logistics center’ off I-75. The site is over 160 acres, and according to Tampa Bay Business Journal, rumors point to Target planning on a 1.1 million-square-foot facility. Only and Target have been taking up space that large on their own.

The site is the northeast area of where I-75 and State Road 52 intersect. Target announced in March that it would be investing $5 billion in its operations. This would be considered a huge investment by Target in Pasco County. Target looking in Pasco County would be the second big win for Pasco following Amazon’s plan for a ‘robotic fulfillment center’ off State Road 52.

Walmart built facilities in Polk County totaling 2 million square feet. Amazon built a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Ruskin.

[Source: TBBJ]

Family Summer Vacation Trips Within Driving Distance Of Tampa

  • 1. Clearwater Beach:

    The Pinellas County beaches have lots of options from the bustle of Clearwater to the more serene Indian Rocks Beach.

    Clearwater Beach

    The Pinellas County beaches are the nearest place to go for the sun, the sand and the water.(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

  • 2. The most obvious, and possibly expensive: Walt Disney World and Universal

    Orlando area theme parks at Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. The tourist mecca of central Florida has seemingly anything you’d like to do. Add in Sea World Orlando and Legoland and there’s something for every age group.

    Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

    Walt Disney’s dream is still the most visited tourist attraction.
    (Photo by Olga Thompson/Walt Disney World Resort via Getty Images)

    Universal Studios Orlando Globe

    (Photo by Rachel Pitts/BBGI)

  • 3. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex:

    Some history, some technology, all coolness. If you plan the trip right, you might even be lucky enough to witness a rocket launch.

    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

    (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

  • 4. Weeki Wachee Springs State Park:

    Yes, it’s still there and so is the famous mermaid show!

  • 5. Cedar Key:

    It’s a small community on the Gulf of Mexico where you can find yourself enjoying getting away from the ‘big city’ and enjoy some of the best clam chowder in the country. We’re looking at you, Tony’s!

    Tony’s Platter for 2! Enjoy!

    Posted by Tony's Seafood Restaurant on Wednesday, May 12, 2021

  • 6. Silver Springs State Park:

    You can enjoy looking through the crystal clear waters from a glass-bottom boat. Bring the family to go canoeing or kayaking through the springs.

  • 7. Tarpon Springs

    Whether you visit for the food, or a dolphin cruise, or to learn the history of the sponge docks of Tarpon Springs, it’s a family trip that isn’t so far.

    Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

    (Photo by Geno/BBGI)

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