Local Retailers, Neighbors Stop Walgreens in Tampa

Date: 1 Jul 2003 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

At the urging of a broad group of residents and local business owners, the Tampa City Council voted unanimously in June to reject a proposal to level a neighborhood shopping center to make way for a Walgreen pharmacy and a bank. The shopping center is currently home to nine locally owned businesses, including three restaurants, a fitness center, beauty parlor, and laundry. A developer sought to tear down the center, annex parts of two residential properties, and construct a large, box-like Walgreen’s and a bank. … Read More