Some Things Are Worth Waiting For

Salt Shack  (formerly Lilly’s On The Lake) will be opening in Downtown Clermont. Looking forward to Good Food, Good Views, Good Company. This is the second Salt Shack to open in Florida. Salt Shack On the Bay is located at 5415 W Tyson Ave, Tampa. (for further details, visit: Salt Shack.

Rendering of Crooked Can Brewing Company (Hills of Minneola)
Crooked Can Brewing Company will build a facility (approximately 40,000 sq ft) with a tap room, food hall, brewery, event space and headquarters in the Hills of Minneola area.  The facility will break ground once receiving approvals from the City of Minneola. 

Johnsons Village Marketplace, Opening Late Spring. A new open boutique market experience in downtown Clermont. It will offer a fun food experience for the entire family. The spacious, air-conditioned barn is set within a large plaza with umbrella-shaded tables. Airstream food trailers offer refreshing beer, wine, cider, and other beverages that pair with the market’s selections of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, pastas, and more.  Live entertainment, free Wi-Fi and a self-serve dog wash station names”Dirty Dogs Done Dirt Cheap”. 

Tesla has broken ground on a 9.8-acre piece of property lying north of SR50 and west of Autoplex Lane, abutting Carmax (west) and Toyota. Tesla, Inc. is an automotive and clean energy company that designs and manufactures electric vehicles, battery energy storage from home to grid-scale, solar panels and solar roof tiles, and related products and services. (see video:

Capital Tacos, a nationally-awarded casual Tex-Mex restaurant chain, will be opening at the Clermont Regional Shopping Center, 1042-1044 E Highway 50 in Clermont this spring.

A new Taco Bell on the west corner of Hwy 27 and Hammock Ridge Rd. will open soon. 

“Bojangles”, a Charlotte, NC-based, fast food chicken chain, submitted plans for a 2,858 -square-foot location with a drive-thru at the corner of Hwy 50 and Plaza Collina Blvd.  The restaurant will be part of the Plaza Collina Shopping Center in Clermont. 

COSTCO – Dirt is being moved around and Costco Wholesale Warehouse is definitely coming to Clermont. It will be located on a 20-acre site located on State 50 north of Magnolia Pointe.

Crumbl Cookes will open soon. It’s located next to KeKe’s Breakfast Cafe, on South Hwy 27, Clermont.




Aurelia Cole Academy Is Set To Open in Fall 2023!

The Aurelia Cole Academy, a school serving students in kindergarten through 8th grade on East Avenue and Clermont, is scheduled to open in Fall 2023, replacing Clermont Elementary and Clermont Middle schools. The school will offer a performing arts program and a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum.

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