Manatee County's first Costco is expected to open in late August. According to the  webpage of the new Bradenton Costco, the store will open on Aug. 21. Costco will anchor the Marketplace at Heritage Harbour plaza at State Road 64, and Interstate 75.

Costco, a membership warehouse club, is known for its bulk merchandise of everything from clothing to produce, to gas.  The company opened a very popular warehouse at Sarasota Square mall in 2012.