More boat trailer parking coming to Pine Island? | News, Sports, Jobs


Overflow boat trailer parking at the Lee County Commercial Marina on Pine Island could soon be much better.

A new business is coming to Pine Island that will provide island residents, contractors and service providers with additional additional parking on Maria Drive.

The Upper Captiva Carriage Club LLC recently purchased 3.7 acres at the northwest corner of Stringfellow Road and Maria Drive with the intent of creating private vehicle parking and a logistical staging area for residents and owners Upper Captiva barrier islands and other local residents of the island.

UCCC will provide island residents and businesses using the Lee County Commercial Marina with additional parking on its Maria Drive property. Residents of Pine Island will benefit from half price parking for boat trailers. There will be ample parking and staging for businesses and technicians who provide service and repairs to homeowners on the barrier islands

The property will require rezoning and UCCC is expected to present the draft proposal at the September 6 meeting of the Greater Pine Island Civic Association.

For more information, contact Chuck Wainright at 239-940-3697.


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