Carvana, an online used-car dealership with an inventory of more than 15,000 vehicles, has added Lakeland to the roughly 130 markets where it offers as-soon-as-next-day delivery. More
Lakeland-Winter Haven has had the nation’s second-highest rate of new foreclosure filings among metro areas this year, according to a new analysis that finds the filings down from last year nationally but up significantly in Florida. More
Lakeland Electric customers can thank a warm winter and dropping natural gas prices for a slight dip in their electric bill over the next three months. The utility’s fuel charge will drop from 3.875 cents per kilowatt hour to 3.750 cents for April, May and June. That’s a $1.25 decrease for the “typical” residential customer using 1,000 kWh of power.
A consumer tip comes via a Lakeland Water Utilities customer who discovered he was paying a $35.15 monthly base rate instead of $13.13 because his house had a larger-than-standard meter: Check your water bill; understand what you are being charged for.
The eagerly anticipated GreenWise Market planned for south Lakeland is projected to open in the first quarter of 2020 and will take up nearly one-third of a shopping center that will include another anchor store, Publix Super Markets executives said this morning. More
Lakeland moved from 26th last year to 10th this year in U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best Places to Retire in the U.S. Other Florida cities in the top 10 are Fort Myers at No. 2 and Sarasota, which dropped from the top spot last year to 3rd this year. More