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Clearwater designs investment in U.S. 19 corridor to stimulate local economy

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.

ONE St. Petersburg tops city's building boom

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. 

Redevelopment plan for West Tampa looks to brighter future

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. 

Seminole Heights tour of homes showcases renovations, historic preservation

Proceeds from the 2015 Seminole Heights tour of homes benefit Community Stepping Stones, a nonprofit that serves residents of the nearby Sulphur Springs neighborhood.

The Ella at ENCORE! Tampa earns Gold LEED certification

Sustainability is a primary goal in the design of all the buildings in ENCORE! Tampa, a planned community being built on 40 acres just north of downtown Tampa.

Vinik hires top urban planners to design waterfront properties in downtown Tampa

World-renowned urban planners Jeff Speck and David Dixon will lead the design of 40 acres of mixed-use retail and development along downtown Tampa's southern waterfront.

New Montessori School to open in Trinity, Pasco County

A mother in search of an appropriate school for her young children opens a new Montessori School in the growing West Pasco County neighborhood of Trinity.

Art party studio under construction in Oldsmar, Pinellas County

A new art party studio in Oldsmar encourages adults to unleash their artistic energy in the company of other creatives while their kids play nearby with crayons and other arts projects. 

Adventure Island opens new water slide in Tampa

Colossal Curl opens as the first new water slide at Adventure Island since 2006, continuing a tradition of sustainable building at SeaWorld Parks, including Busch Gardens in Tampa.

'Building a Healthier Sulphur Springs' project aims to create safe, energy-efficient Tampa homes

The new “Building a Healthier Sulphur Springs” project launches on March 19 at the Abundant Life Worship Center, 8117 N. 13th St. Services aim to make homes in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood safer, healthier and more energy efficient.

Luxury cigar retailer to open flagship Tampa store

Luxury cigar retailer Davidoff of Geneva will join forces with Orlando-based Corona Cigar Company to open a 5,000-square-foot flagship store in the MetWest International Retail Village in Tampa's Westshore Business District by late 2015.

Downtown Tampa quiet zone silences train horns with FDOT grant funds

A new 'quiet zone' will prevent trains from sounding horns in downtown Tampa as a result of the Florida Department of Transportation awarding the City of Tampa a $1.35 millon grant to create the 'quiet zone' along CSX railroad tracks throughout downtown Tampa.   

Luxury condo, The Salvador, headed for ground-breaking

DDA Development is ready to break ground on the 13-story luxury residential tower, The Salvador. The luxury condominiums are bucking a trend toward more apartments but Smith & Associates director of development, David Moyer, says about 30 percent of condos have pre-sold.

McAlister's Deli will add Tampa/Hillsborough County restaurants

McAlister's Deli is adding 30 restaurants around the country. About 10 to 12 of those will be in Tampa and Hillsborough County, where McAlister's representatives see "robust growth" and opportunities in business districts and new residents moving into apartments.

Tampa invests $30M in water lines, cycle track

The exploding growth of new residential towers, hotels and restaurants in downtown Tampa will require improvements to the city's utility services, including water delivery and water pressure. Tampa will spend about $30 million on three infrastructure projects over the next year and a half.
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