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					            What’s New in SouthShore:
          Florida’s Fastest-Growing Area




                Dining, Entertainment & Health
   Brand-new Mall & 16-Screen Movie Theatre: SouthShore Commons, 1.5 million
    square ft. outdoor mall (see photo), to be among Central Florida’s largest outdoor
    shopping centers (Spring 2010)
   Brand-new Hotels: Two hotels adjacent to new mall totaling 250 rooms (2009)
   Brand-new Hospital: $216 million dollar state-of-the-art South Bay Hospital (opens
    2009-2010)
   Brand-new Upscale Bowling Alley: 32-lane bowling alley with 2 restaurants, ice
    cream parlor, pool tables & 100 games, and several bars (opened March 2008)
   Brand-new Restaurants: Cherry’s, Sonic Drive-In, Island Bar & Grille, Dockside Grill,
    Applebee’s, East Coast Pizza, Buffalo Wild Wings, Starbucks & Panera Bread (2007)
   Gyms: Anytime Fitness, a 24-hour gym (completed 2007)
   Manatee Viewing Center Expansion: 11-acre nature conservation area (early 2008)

                           Schools & Education
   Brand-new Christian High School: SouthShore High, one of Florida’s top
    entrepreneurial-focused schools, projected to be “Central Florida’s college prep school-of-
    choice” (Fall 201o)
   Brand-new College: Hillsborough Community College’s SouthShore branch (in May!)
   Apollo Beach Elementary: Given “A” rating (2007) & renovation complete Jan. 2009
   Brand-new Library: SouthShore Regional Library (completed 2007)

                                Tampa Bay......




   Super Bowl 2009 host city!
   #1 Place to Retire in the U.S. (Forbes & Kiplinger’s, 2007)
   Top 5 Fastest-Growing U.S. Cities (Chase Econometrics)
   2007’s Best U.S. Airport—Tampa International (Zagat)
   2007’s #1 U.S. Beach (Ft. Desoto) & renowned Clearwater, Sarasota & St. Pete beaches
   Centrally located to Tampa, St. Pete/Clearwater & Sarasota/Bradenton
   Amusement Parks: Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Florida Aquarium, & Museum
    of Science & Industry (MOSI)
   Entertainment Venues: Tampa’s Historic Ybor City, Channelside District, Raymond
    James Stadium, St. Pete Times Forum, Hard Rock Casino & Ford Amphitheatre

				
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