A new outlet mall will be opening in Tampa Bay in time for next year’s Christmas shopping season.Tampa Premium Outlets is under construction in Wesley Chapel, just off Interstate 75 south of State Road 56.There will be 110 stores, but so far Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th is the only one confirmed. Construction is already well underway with the outlet scheduled to open in October 2015. The location will have 441,000 square feet of retail space, with a relaxed Key West feel.
Bye Bye St. Pete Pier. Eight teams vying to rebuild or redesign The Pier in St. Petersburg will submit design concepts
Clearwater Beach megaresort to finally break ground. A high-end Wyndham Grand resort. It will be the largest structure ever built on Clearwater Beach, and one of the biggest hotels in the Tampa Bay area.