Innovative nonprofit program helps low-income families achieve the American dream of home ownership by assisting with building their own homes.
An 18-story tower called Bliss is under construction on Beach Drive in St. Petersburg. Features include two residences per floor, vehicular elevator, sky lounge, fitness center and pool. Construction is expected to be completed by 2016.
Cyclists, runners and pedestrians can more safely commute and take in the breathtaking views of Tampa Bay from the now complete Courtney Campbell Trail connecting Tampa and Clearwater.
The City of Tampa plans to build new park in the Channel District next to Martin at Meridian. The park will feature a dog park, event space, water features and courts to play various sports. Construction is expected to begin in 2016.
Residents can live, work and play in Westshore as the business district adds a new luxury apartment complex, Crescent Westshore, a 374-unit complex with amenities including saltwater pools, athletic center and a two-story lounge with outdoor patio.
BLUE Ocean opens its headquarters in St. Pete as it prepares for the 2016 film festival.
After receiving approval from the city, SoHo Capital starts redevelopment on The Heights in downtown Tampa along the Hillsborough River. Redevelopment plans include restoring the historic Armature Works building, and attracting new restaurants, shops and residential areas.
Old Seminole Heights attracts Ichicoro, a Japanese noodle restaurant, and Jug & Bottle Dept. a specialty store that will sell world class beer and wine.
The Gator Nationals in October will be the first event to showcase a new BMX supercross facility being built in Oldsmar. The event is sponsored by USA BMX.
Three new retailers are moving into downtown, including a luxury salon in Park Tower, a niche perfume store in studio K and an interior design lab at the base of SkyPoint.
Two new restaurants and two new shops are moving into trendy Hyde Park Village in South Tampa.
The City of Clearwater aims to model the Westshore business district in Tampa in terms of economic development as it sets forth plans for the U.S. 19 corridor through Pinellas County.
The tallest building in downtown St. Pete is under construction. ONE St. Petersburg, a condo building, retail space and hotel, is taking up one whole city block and is set to open in early 2016. Several other condo buildings are set to open as downtown St. Pete experiences a real estate boom.
The Urban Development team at the City of Tampa engages neighborhood residents to get community feedback as they propose a redevelopment plan for historic West Tampa.
Calling all artists! The city of Tampa is actively seeking artists to pour their creative juices into public art projects in the final phase of the Tampa Riverwalk and new Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park. The objective is to create public art that is innovative and engaging, to attract residents and visitors to enjoy the local outdoors.