Apartment developer evaluating Gladiolus corner in south Fort Myers

An apartment developer is hoping to get the combined 31.5 acres at the southeast corner of Winkler Road and Gladiolus Drive in south Fort Myers rezoned to commercial before buying it. (CREDIT: GULFSHORE BUSINESS)

In this Gulfshore Business report, a big-box store wants to expand but with more housing developments going up it’s making it harder for some businesses to grow.

A Costco is not moving from the corner of U.S. 41 and Cypress Lake Drive to the farmland on the southeast corner of Gladiolus Road and Winkler Road.

While a Fort Myers Costco isn’t happening any time soon, that’s because Arlington Properties based in Birmingham, Alabama, planned to build a 319-unit apartment complex instead.

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