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Wesley Chapel

Pasco County is ranked among the top 40 growing counties in the nation, and the primary spur of that growth is Wesley Chapel. Two three planned shopping developments launched in 2009: The Shops at Wiregrass and The Grove. As several expansive, luxury communities complete their development, among them Seven Oaks and Meadow Pointe, large blocks of new corporate parks are emerging along the area's major east-west roads, leading businesses and medical professionals to relocate their offices and in many cases, their families, to this thriving Tampa suburb.



Welcome to the 300th edition of 83 Degrees Media

To honor the 300th edition milestone and our 6th birthday coming up later in November, 83 Degrees presents authentic and sincere testimonials from a few of our readers. See if you agree with what they think about the stories we tell.

The Hurak family at their Safety Harbor home.

How much does it really cost to live in the Tampa Bay area?

Between housing costs, insurance rates, transportation and childcare, how much dough does it really take to live in the Tampa area? 83 Degrees sizes up cost-of-living indicators that have the biggest impact on young families.


Building boom sounds again in Florida suburbs: See South Pasco County

Six years after a global recession choked building in local suburbia, construction of new homes, retail, commercial and roads is again going gangbusters within a 40-mile radius of downtown Tampa. Read what’s happening in southern Pasco County just north of Tampa.

Team Moreno's app Tri-Jump for the Got Game competition.

Gaming app Tri-Jump wins Tampa Bay team $10,000

University of South Florida grad Matt Moreno and incoming USF freshman Amie Moreno won $10,000 from a gaming app competition hosted by GTE Financial in Tampa. The brother and sister from Wesley Chapel developed “Tri-Jump,” a fun, addictive app that will be available for free download on Android and iOs platforms by late February. 

Tampa Bay Rays play at Tropicana Field.

What are the most anticipated projects in the Tampa Bay area in 2015?

The Tampa Bay region of Florida continues to be a developer's paradise. Windows of opportunity are opening everywhere. Here is 83 Degrees Media’s list of the most anticipated projects coming up in 2015 and beyond.

Kerstin Kenty holds her son Mathew's hand on the day his adoption is finalized.

For Good: Portrait gallery changes hearts, minds, lives

A Tampa Bay area chapter of Heart Gallery, a national nonprofit adoption service, transforms lives by using portraits and support groups to help foster kids find parents and transition into permanent homes.


Tampa Startup Aims To Reshape Sales Of Children's Clothing

Kindermint, a Tampa Bay-based online retailer of children's clothing, seeks to solve a pain point for working parents nationwide.

Amber and Allie Malott. - Julie Branaman

Sister Fashionistas Debut TWIN Brand In Tampa

Fashion models often appear younger than they are, but fashion designers rarely seem older than they are. Meet Amber and Allie, twin 17-year-old sisters from Wesley Chapel who design clothing reflecting talent and experience beyond their years.


Getting To The Heart Of Advertising In Tampa Bay

Young professionals working within the advertising industry in Tampa Bay pool passion and energy to volunteer free services that make a difference for marketing a local nonprofit each year.


83 Degrees Media Welcomes RNC, Visitors To Tampa

Spend some time getting to know the people, the neighborhoods, the City of Tampa and the nearby cultural communities and you will find the Tampa Bay region as attractive as we do.


83 Degrees: Happy Birthday! Happy Holidays!

To celebrate the holidays and our second birthday on Nov. 17, 2011, 83 Degrees Media is partnering with Connect Your Cause to increase donations to Tampa Bay area nonprofits that so positively affect change in neighborhoods, the environment, the arts, families, community health and personal well-being.


What You Want: 83 Degrees Media Reader Survey

When we asked readers why they read 83 Degrees Media, the response was overwhelmingly reaffirming and encouraging, with repeated calls for us to do even more stories about talent, innovation, diversity and environment. "GO! GO! GO!'' says one reader. So we decided to share a sampling of reader comments.


Tim Watson: Former Football Great Gives Back In Tampa Bay, Leads Youth By Example

From successful college scholar and athlete to dedicated NFL pro, coach and motivational speaker, Tim Watson of Wesley Chapel in Pasco County now shares his strategies for success and excellence off the field, helping others realize their dreams.


Q&A: Michael Via And Stan Lifsey, Frantzen Tampa Bay Property Fund, LP

The newly formed Frantzen Tampa Bay Property Fund aims to buy, rent and sell distressed residential property in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties in Florida. The limited partnership was created by Frantzen Capital Management and Lifsey Real Estate & Holdings to take advantage of the subprime mortgage crisis and tight credit markets to put foreclosed homes back in circulation as rentals while returning a profit for investors.

Lane Mendelsohn

Trader Planet Revolves In Wesley Chapel

An innovative Wesley Chapel entrepreneur is connecting investors with information, other traders and organizations they can collectively support – and he's doing it all online.
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