Sprouts plans expansion into New Tampa, Westchase, and Tampa Heights

Tampa’s grocery game continues to expand. Publix continues its expansions into Tampa’s most bustling downtown neighborhoods, and now New Tampa will have a pivotal grocery store all its own. Additionally Tampa Heights, the district bursting with a massive food hall, residences and a even a paddle board shop, will have a Sprouts Farmers Market in 2021. The company also plans opening a store in Westchase this fall, according to the Business Observer.

How soon will the New Tampa store open?

August, 12, according to a press release from the grocery giant. Sprouts New Tampa shop will be located at 8620 Hunter Village Road.

Sprouts originally revealed its plans for Tampa Heights more than a year ago.

We were first alerted to the news courtesy of a post by URBN Tampa Bay on Facebook, which showed a proposal from SoHo Capital at “the block bound by Oak, Tampa, 7th Avenue, and Highland Avenue.”

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The developer revised its original plans, according to a report by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. New plans call for 273 new apartments, 153 hotel rooms, 8,664 square feet of retail and 1,433 parking spaces.

Written by Andrew Harlan

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