Retail explosion continues in Lecanto with a lot more retail store announcements | Area News

Previously this 7 days, Concentrate on and Aldi announced they had been coming to the intersection of County Streets 491 and 486 in Lecanto.

On Friday, the Chronicle learned the next suppliers are arranging to find there as nicely: Ulta Magnificence, 5 Down below, Ross Costume for Less, Petsmart, Old Navy and Skechers.

Corta Growth has submitted civil web-site and making options to the county for permit assessment.

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The new shops will be crafted on the southwest facet of the intersection – in the vacant property in back again of the new Mavis Tire Store and up coming to Walmart.

The Goal and Aldi will go on the northwest corner of that exact same intersection, in the new Beverly Hills Crossing.

Cory Presnick, a principal with Corta Progress, said Friday that Citrus County has been underserved with retail outlets for a prolonged time.

“This probably is just a catalyst and the beginning of continued expansion for the county and primarily this intersection,” he said.

That corner is in the center of the county, so it’s within just effortless driving length from Inverness, Crystal River, Beverly Hills, Homosassa – even Dunnellon, Presnick reported.

The planned extension of the Suncoast Parkway to County Highway 486 is also a big reason for the advancement there, he extra.

Presnick explained the six new suppliers ought to employ over 100 men and women.

For too long, Citrus Countians have experienced to journey to Ocala, The Villages and Spring Hill to shop, so this assures the gross sales tax stays nearby, he mentioned.

What is great about this mix of stores is they target specific specialized niche demographics, Presnick added.

Here’s a checklist of other merchants coming to the C.R. 491 and C.R. 486 intersection:

Panera Bread at Beverly Hills Crossing

7-Eleven at Beverly Hills Crossing

Culver’s on the southwest corner, in the vicinity of the new tire shop

Caliber Automobile Wash on the northeast corner by Circle K

Glory Times Grill on residence that fronts Walmart