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With Walmart's riverfront property for sale, Tarpon considers options



After causing years of hand-wringing by residents and environmental groups, Walmart has finally decided to put its 74-acre riverfront property up for sale.

The property, thought to be home to bald eagles, gopher tortoises and sandhill cranes, is listed at $8.5 million.

"We've had several national homebuilders looking at it," said Daniel Earles, the real estate broker representing Walmart. "We want someone who will be responsible and sensitive to the environment and what is there."

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[Last modified: Sunday, September 15, 2013 8:26pm]


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