Lakeland Business of the Month:
Our featured business for September is Boomerang Escapes, a boutique
travel agency that specializes in trips to Australia and Beyond! Contact
info: Diana Crenshaw 901-487-0509, email
, and Facebook
. Congrats to Boomerang Escapes! Info on Business of the Month program, here
8/13: Krystal Grand Opening! Ribbon-cutting/prizes/proclamation by Mayor Bunker Photo: Jim Willis/Lakeland Currents
The Latest on the Concert Series (plus archives): LakelandTN.gov/stage
October 22: Seeing Red
Exciting News About the Old Outlet Mall!
A 160+ acre development is in the hopper!
...See link below for July 2016 updates.
California-based developer Gilad Development and local design firm A2H
recently revealed exciting plans for The Lake District, a mixed-use
development at the site of the former Lakeland Factory Outlet Mall off
Interstate-40 and Canada Road.
Conceptual plans feature a combination of uses such as luxury retail
stores, two hotels, restaurants, a farmer's market, office spaces,
residences, green space including parks and an untouched preserve area,
“The Lake District will have a huge impact on the city,” said Lakeland City Manager Jim Atkinson.
“It will be, by far, the largest development that Lakeland has seen
with 160-plus acres of high-scale residential and commercial
Atkinson explains that it's not a 20-year phase project. The plan is to
take it all down at one time. It’s all going to be done in one phase.
They start the formal process tonight of approval by the city.
Full story with more images: LakelandTN.gov/LakeDistrict.
Starbucks & Marco's Pizza Coming
to Country Bridge Shopping Center
October 3rd, 2016 (anticipated) opening, for both.
Sprouts Farmers Market
Located at 9050 Highway 64 in Lakeland and open 7 am - 10 pm daily.
For more information, visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SproutsLakeland.
Lakeland in Top Three TN Cities for Young Families!
Lakeland, named #3, was one of only four communities to receive a
perfect 10 from GreatSchools. Lakeland also earned a best risk rating of
“most safe,” and its 15-year income growth rate of 69.8% was
second-highest in the survey. http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/mortgages/best-places-young-families-tn-2015/
View a list of Lakeland rankings, here: LakelandTN.gov/rankings or LakelandTN.gov/buzz