The growth of retail in Tradition/Gatlin Boulevard is
attracting shoppers from outside Port St. Lucie
The Landing, with its well-known national chain stores, is a destination for shoppers from all over St. Lucie County. All it takes to get there is a quick
trip down the interstate.
STORY AND PHOTOS BY SUSAN BURGESS
Young, beautiful, and newly crowned by the opening
of The Landing as the shopping destination in
St. Lucie County, the Tradition-Gatlin Boulevard
area of Port St. Lucie is brimming with shoppers
from all over the county and beyond.
On any day of the week The Landing, Town Square, along
with Sam’s Club, Wal-Mart and Home Depot on Gatlin
Boulevard are humming with activity, which is what Core
Communities envisioned when Tradition was planned.
“Our objective is to brand Tradition as a destination, as
a place to live, a place to work, a place to play, and yes, a
place to shop,” said Wes McCurry, president of Tradition
Development. “I believe it’s already becoming such a
Location and a strong variety of popular national retailers
who are found nowhere else in the county are a big part of