Developer closes on land for townhouses in heart of Westshore

A developer is moving forward with plans to build townhouses on the southernmost portion of the former Without Walls church property in Westshore.

Icon Residential, based in Largo, paid $6.4 million for the 5-acre site in a deal that closed Thursday. Chris Bowers and Ryan Sampson of Eshenbaugh Land Co. represented the seller, Richman Group, in the transaction.

Richman Group acquired 13 acres on West Columbus Drive in fall 2014, paying $14.3 million. It has since sold off 2.2 acres fronting West… …read more