A full-service restaurant and two healthcare facilities will come to The Shoppes of Moccasin Wallow, making it a fully leased mall.
The new mall is at the southwest corner of Interstate 75 and Moccasin Wallow Road.
The restaurant’s name is yet “to be announced,” said developer Primerica Developments, Inc. of Tampa.
The two healthcare companies are BayCare Medical Group and Face Dermatology.
Other tenants include:
▪ Corporate Ladder Brewing Company, which opened in the mall in 2018.
“We were the first business to open at this I-75 exit. We were hoping to be able to attract people here. There’s also a ton of new growth to come, and we were hoping to grow with it,” owner Blake Kleppe previously told the Bradenton Herald.
▪ TK Grill and Barbeque opened next to Corporate Ladder in January 2019. Gretta and Jimmey Shelton opened the restaurant after proving their recipes on the road with a food truck. The initials TK come from Traveling Kitchen.
▪ American Honey Creamery & Coffee Co., operated by sisters Mindy and Ali Converse, had an ice cream truck before moving into The Shoppes on March 2, 2021.
BayCare recently announced plans to open Manatee County’s first hospital north of the Manatee River by the end of 2025. The hospital would be located at the corner of The Shoppes on the northeast corner from Moccasin Wallow Road and Interstate 75.
A second, as yet unidentified hospital is planned on Moccasin Wallow Road east at North River Ranch.
The latest tenant to sign a lease, dermatologist Dr Alexandria Kongsiri, found The Shoppes of Moccasin Wallow after spending time riding boarding houses in Parrish.
“With rapid population growth in the area and very few skincare options, it seems clear that this is a great place to open another office,” she said.
The Shoppes’ two retail properties span over 19,000 square feet of space.
Also open are The Shoppes USA Nail Salon & Spa, Mann Orthodontics and Belt Hair Salon (Aveda).
“We are overwhelmed with the support we have received,” Laura Belt, owner of Belt Air Salon, said in a press release. “We are so happy to be part of this beautiful community. Really, we are very grateful.
The Belt Hair Salon opened in May.
“With such growth in the Manatee area, we are excited for all of the new businesses coming to The Shoppes of Moccasin Wallow,” said Richard Trzcinski, president of Primerica Developments, Inc., in the press release.
North River Growing Region
An estimated 25,000 homes have been allowed to build or are seeking approvals in the North River area of Manatee County.
A short walk from The Shoppes, Primerica Developments has Gateway Commons apartments under construction at The Woods of Moccasin Wallow.
The 280-unit community will feature concrete and block construction, a 9,000 square foot clubhouse/amenity center, dog park, solar carports and electric vehicle charging stations and is expected to open its doors in the spring of 2023.
There are still a few off-plot lots available along Moccasin Wallow Road at The Woods of Moccasin Wallow.
“With the announcement of BayCare Hospital’s location at the same I-75/Moccasin Wallow Road interchange, this community will only continue to thrive. We hope our projects will provide continued support to citizens of the Palmetto and Parrish communities by providing a place for local goods and services while creating business opportunities to further strengthen the local economy,” said Trzcinski.