we’ve known this was coming, even before the announcement. Couldn’t be too long before Whiting Preston cashed in on his massive land tracts in southwest Manatee County.
And now we know: It’s named Lake Flores, with a host of homes, commercial development and recreational venues, all to take about 20 years or so to build out. Kind of a Lakewood Ranch for the Cortez Road at 75th Street West neighborhood.
Recent articles in both the Bradenton Herald (Here) and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune (Here) flesh out the story of what will likely become a traffic and service nightmare, particularly for drivers heading to Anna Maria Island.
What do you think?