Citrus County, FL Commercial Real Estate
Citrus County Commercial Opportunities
Everyone knows what an excellent location Citrus County Florida is to live. Endless acres of public lands devoted to parks, wetlands, nature preserves, state forests, wildlife sanctuaries, etc., provide ample outdoor activities for nature lover and water enthusiast alike.
Eco tourism, diving, snorkeling, swimming boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, golfing and fishing are just a few of the activities Citrus County residents enjoy.
But did you know that working in Citrus County and owning a business in Citrus County Florida can be just as rewarding. Citrus County has an abundance of undeveloped land in high traffic areas with great exposure, perfect for a commercial applications as well as a great investment opportunity.
Citrus County is divided by two main highways north and south and two main arteries east and west. US Highway 19 runs north and south along the west coast of Citrus County. This busy thoroughfare makes for an excellent location for a commercial business.
Any location on US Hwy. 19 is just minutes south to get on the Suncoast Parkway which connects Citrus County to the major metropolitan area of Tampa, Florida and St. Petersburg, Florida. North on US Hwy. 19 takes you into Levy County.
Commercial property on US Hwy. 19 will easily serve the traffic for a business in Crystal River, to a business in Homosassa, Florida.
Additionally County Road 491 runs right up the middle of Citrus County. To the south in Hernando County, County Road 491 extends north skirting the boundary of the Withlacoochee State Forest and leading all the way to State Road 200 and on north to the City of Ocala in Marion County.
Commercial property on County Road 491 will serve a Beverly Hills business to a business in Lecanto pulling residents from Pine Ridge to Citrus Springs, Florida.
Running from east to west and connection the town of Hernando and the exclusive area of Citrus Hills and Terra Vista to Crystal River and the West coast of Citrus County is County Road 486.
Largely undeveloped this area has great potential as it is centrally located to the ever growing population of Citrus Hills, Terra Vista, Pine Ridge Estates, Black Diamond, Lecanto and Beverly Hills.
Known as the "Gulf to Lake Highway" State Road 44 also runs east to west from one end of Citrus County to the other. It connects Floral City, Inverness, the county seat of government, Lecanto and Crystal River, Florida.
State Road 44 has already seen commercial growth with the development of a Super Walmart, Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse, and Ruby Tuesdays as well as many other small businesses.
The area near these great intersections offer some of the greatest investment potential in Citrus County. The intersection of 486 & 491 and the intersection of 44 & 491 are where the greatest investment opportunities exist.
As Citrus County continues to grow at break neck speed with over 12,000 new homes built in 2004 and over 15,000 built in 2005, the demand for commercial services has overcome the supply.
There is a tremendous need for business of all types from restaurants to retail and financial services.
Low crime, lower taxes, lower electric rates and a high quality of living make Citrus County Florida an excellent location for a business opportunity or investment.