Thursday, January 31, 2013
Business owners at the northwest intersection of Bloomingdale Avenue and Lithia-Pinecrest Road have been asked to vacate for their stores to make room for the construction of a Wawa gas station and convenience store.
One of Bloomingdale's oldest buildings and one of its newest buildings reportedly will be razed to make room for a new Wawa gas station and food market. Store owners at the northwest corner of Bloomingdale Avenue and Lithia-Pinecrest Road said they have been told to vacate their stores to make way for a new Wawa. Attempts to verify the reports with Wawa have been unsuccessful. However, Lee Ann Kennedy with the county's Planning and Growth Management Department verified that three properties at the intersection, including the building housing Consign Dezigns and Lucky Day Emporium, the newly constructed Verizon Wireless store and Outdoor Impressions, have been zoned for a Wawa. That's also the understanding of Maria Gomes, owner of Consign …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Wawa is building a food market and gas station on Bloomingdale Avenue east of U.S. 301.
It won't be long before east Hillsborough County has its first Wawa. Construction is under way on a Wawa Food Market and gas station on the south side of Bloomingdale Avenue, just east of U.S. 301. The popular Pennsylvania-based convenience store offers fresh, built-to-order sandwiches and salads, soups, hot breakfast sandwiches, freshly brewed coffee along with gas services and ATM machines. The chain has more than 595 convenience stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and, most recently, Florida. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. There are now six Wawa stores in Orlando and Kissimmee…
Friday, June 15, 2012
The convenience store chain went before the zoning hearing master to request a beer and wine permit.
Wawa, the Pennsylvania-based convenience store, is proceeding with plans to build a market and gas station on the southeast corner of U.S. 301 and Bloomingdale Avenue. Wawa representatives appeared before Hillsborough County Zoning Hearing Master James Scarola on June 11 to request an alcoholic beverage permit for the proposed facility to enable it to sell beer and wine. Because the building is within 500 feet of the Mt. Zion AME Church on north side of Bloomingdale Avenue, Wawa will need waiver. Founded in 1803, Wawa now offers fresh, built-to-order sandwiches and salads, soups, hot breakfast sandwiches, freshly brewed coffee along with gas services and ATM machines. According to its website, the chain has more than 595 convenience stores…
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Construction will begin this spring on a new location for the popular Philadelphia-based convenience store chain, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Wawa is coming to Bloomingdale. The popular Philadelphia-based gas and convience store chain has plans for a location at Bloomingdale Avenue and U.S. 301, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Construction is set to begin this spring, according to the Times. Wawa is expanding its presence in Florida, with a half-dozen more locations expected to open around the bay area by this time next year, the newspaper reports. Are you a fan of Wawa? Post a comment below.