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Considering a Move to Florida?
The North Tampa Bay area of Florida is one of the fastest growing regions in all of America. People come here because our climate is fantastic, our taxes are low (no state income tax) and the cost of living is still reasonable. Furthermore, we are right on the beautiful Gulf Coast, with great beaches just minutes away and we're less than two hours from all the Orlando attractions. In short, this is a great place to live and to raise a family!
Grace Church has recently purchased property in the northern part of the Tampa Bay area, right on a main
thoroughfare, State Road 52. We are within a few hundred yards from the new Suncoast Parkway, in Land-O'-Lakes, Florida. (Details here...)
We are poised to see an entire new metropolitan area grow up all around us. In 2003, the Tampa Tribune sited Pasco County as one of top 100 fasted growing counties in all of the United States. They further pointed to the West Pasco area, (where GBC is located), as the next huge developing area of the Tampa Bay region.
Some of the reasons for our rapid growth include:
Cost... Pasco County has some of the lowest taxes
and cost of living rates in the Tampa Bay metro area.
Climate... Yes there are seasons here, its just that they're just great!
It has never officially reached 100 degrees in the summer, and
it is seldom below freezing in the winter. It just doesn't get any better!
Close Proximity to Beaches... we're right on the Gulf of Mexico.
Just minutes from some of the top ranked beaches in all the world!
Clearwater Beach Fort DeSoto Beach #1 - 2005 Caladesi Island #1 - 2007
Close Proximity to Commerce and Culture...
We are about 35-40 minutes from either the Tampa or St. Petersburg metro area.
Tampa has a state of the art convention center with a picturesque location on the bay.
Close Proximity to Travel... our property is right at the Suncoast Parkway. From there it's about 30-35 minutes to the Tampa International Airport... several years ranked as the best and
most conveniently accessible major airport in the United States. Also, The Port of Tampa is Florida's Largest Port. It is home to some of America's major cruise ships.
Close Proximity to Higher Education...
The University of South Florida with the Moffitt Cancer Center and The University of Tampa... along with other smaller colleges are all here.
Close Proximity to Theme Parks...
Busch Gardens, The Lowry Park Zoo, The Florida Aquarium, Weeki Wachee Springs and many others are right here...
The Lowry Park Zoo is ranked the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in America