STORY AND PHOTOS BY GREG GARDNER
Leading the way in Port St. Lucie for the
explosive residential growth south of
Tradition is Valencia Cay at Riverland. The
1,087-unit development by GL Homes will
be the tip of the spear for an L-shaped parcel with
more than 3,800 acres proposed for Riverland residential
communities south of Tradition.
Valencia Cay is just southwest of the entrance into
Tradition at Interstate 95, featuring boulevards with
streets that wind in and back around some of the 21
man-made lakes in the 55-plus community.
Located on 385 acres of former citrus groves, Valencia
Cay is the flagship development for the 3,800-
acre Riverland Development of Regional Impact.
Riverland’s six square miles will be Port St. Lucie’s
second largest DRI after St. Lucie West and twice the
size of Tradition.
Connected communities will be home to 11,700
approved units in the five miles south, ending at >>
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