A former New York resident now living in the Tampa Bay region is designing million dollar brownstones to fit the urban lifestyle surrounding Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg.
Ashworth Artisan Chocolate finds a new home within Duckweed Urban Market at the Element in downtown Tampa. Duckweed will also feature Ashworth Artisan Chocolate in its new Channel District location, which opens this winter.
New construction and campus improvements await Tampa Bay area college students at Hillsborough Community College, the University of Tampa and Eckerd College.
South Tampa is experiencing a mini development boom as T.J. Maxx plans to move into a Henderson Boulevard shopping center between Fresh Market and First Watch. Several restaurants also have opened in nearby neighborhoods, including Four Rivers Smokehouse, Acropolis Greek Taverna and Cask.
There's a new alternative for homebuyers looking to live in downtown St. Petersburg as Regent Lane townhomes are currently under construction. The unique townhomes feature private elevators, rooftop terraces and over 2,300-square-feet of living space.
Commercial Development Company purchases the old Raytheon site in St. Petersburg with plans to redevelop the area for multifamily housing, retail or mixed-use.
The building boom in Pasco County continues a the latest planned community, Starkey Ranch, opens its first model homes to the public. When completed, the community will feature multiple neighborhoods with new homes, a grocery store, shops and restaurants.
SkyHouse Channelside apartment building opens in downtown Tampa with lots of upscale amenities designed to attract young professionals and empty nesters.
Theater lovers will be happy to hear a new theater is coming to West Tampa. The Space at 2106 Main is unique in its design as it is an old restaurant being renovated into an immersive theater with moving chairs, booths and tables making a completely different experience for the audience.
Grady Square, a $56-million luxury apartment building, is under construction in Tampa's Westshore district. The development adds to the Westshore area's ongoing pattern of growth, joining the Crescent, the Hampton Inn & Suites, the World of Beer and the Laser Spine Institute.
A new interactive water fountain, concert/festival space, basketball courts, picnic shelters and skate park are under construction at Perry Harvey Park in downtown Tampa. The futuristic park will include public art depicting the neighborhood's traditional culture and historic past.
Aging bridges catch the eye of Pinellas County officials as San Martin Bridge in St. Peterburg and the Dunedin Causeway meet and surpass their 50-year lifespans. Plans are in the study phase right now, however, construction could start as early as 2018 if funding is in place.
NorthStar Bank offers customers human contact with brick and mortar branches and a new loan production office in St. Petersburg. The bank targets professionals and business owners who require a person rather than a machine to complete transactions.
Niche, a national ranking website, lists Tampa Bay on five lists including best suburb to raise a family, buy a home and easiest commute. Rankings based on factors including schools, jobs and housing.
History will be restored as JMC Communities renovates the lobby and surrounding rooms of the Belleview Biltmore Hotel and builds condos and carriage homes in the surrounding areas. The new community will be known as Belleview Inn & Place and will feature a 33-room boutique hotel, 104 luxury condos and 28 carriage homes.