December 10, 2018

Developer secures site for Mote Marine Aquarium in Charlotte

PUNTA GORDA Fla.- Ever since Hurricane Charley knocked down the City Marketplace, the 7.5 acres of land where the shopping center sat has become known as the broken tooth on the face of downtown Punta Gorda. Litter, broken concrete and unattended trees pepper the landscape that is the center of downtown. But all that is about to change. Late last week, Florida Premiere Contractors which includes local developers Bruce Laishley and Joe Boff bought the property. Rob Humpel with Florida Premiere Contractors revelaed that they are looking for plans for some