5800 Main Project to Set Stage For New Scene in Downtown New Port Richey

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on December 1, 2016

People Places, LLC and Jose Cardenas, LLC are proud to announce their new joint venture, 5800 Main, LLC, and its purchase of the former Cameo Antique Mall in Downtown New Port Richey. The roughly 9,500 square foot building, which will be renamed 5800 Main, is one of the largest buildings downtown and presents a significant opportunity to revitalize downtown retail.

“We are excited about the possibilities for new businesses and activities on Main Street and we hope this building will have a big positive impact on the city,” said Jose Cardenas, one of the principals in the venture. With 100 feet of storefront on Main Street and stretching all the way back to Railroad Square, the building will offer plenty of space for businesses to thrive.

Frank Starkey and Jose Cardenas of New Port Richey in the 5800 Main building.
Frank Starkey and Jose Cardenas of New Port Richey in the 5800 Main building.

People Places founder Frank Starkey adds, “Our goal is to get more people walking downtown with interesting merchants, inviting storefront design and things like seating and merchandise displays on the sidewalk.”

No tenants have been announced at this time, although the owners are already in negotiations with a potential anchor tenant, which they hope to announce soon. Other interested prospective tenants should contact Jose Cardenas, who is acting as the Leasing Agent, at 281-827-0223.

About People Places, LLC

People Places is a Real Estate development company that was founded by Frank Starkey with the goal to create vibrant, people-oriented residential and retail places in walkable settings.

Frank Starkey holds undergraduate and professional degrees in Architecture and Urban Design from Rice University, is CNU (Congress for the New Urbanism) Accredited, and a member of Urban Land Institute and Leadership Florida.  http://people-places.com

About Jose Cardenas, LLC

Jose Cardenas, LLC was founded by Jose Cardenas as a company that focuses on the acquisition, renovation/design and re-sale of high end single family residential properties. Jose is also a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Homes Services Florida Properties Group. Jose is the Chairman of the Design Committee of the New Port Richey Main Street Organization and a member of the current class of Leadership Pasco. The 5800 Main project is a complementary investment to parallel the upcoming downtown apartment project of the same ownership group of Jose and Frank, which is expected to break ground early in 2017. Jose believes the unique design features and history of New Port Richey combined with the near and long term potential of the downtown marketplace creates an excellent complement to the existingbusiness model of Jose Cardenas, LLC.

Jose Cardenas earned a Bachelor of Science in International Marketing from Madero University a Methodist college in Puebla Mexico. His background as the Arts Integration Manager and Social Studies coordinator for his campus at the Houston Independent School district, training at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, 20 years as a performer of traditional Mexican folklore dance, and extensive travel of the world has given him a unique perspective on design.



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