The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) is developing a task force to plan, design and raise funds for a new science center in the Channelside District near Amalie Arena. The move is part of Jeff Vinik's redevelopment plan for downtown Tampa.
Tampa International Airport is undergoing a $953-million renovation which includes adding 65 new shops and restaurants. Approximately 40-percent of the restaurants are local, includiing Columbia, Cigar City, RumFish Grill, Buddy Brew and the Café by Mise en Place.
At least three new multi-family communities are planning to open in 2016 in South Tampa. Waverly Courtyard Villas, Grant Place and Casa De Leon offer unique amenities to those looking to move to South Tampa neighborhoods.
Global Aquaponic Inc. will be opening a facility in the Tampa Bay area within the next year.. The facility will use an innovative technique to grow produce and farm fish that uses 90 percent less water than traditional soil-based farming.
HART and SPC students enrolled in the Sustainability Management program team up to find innovative solutions to reducing solid waste produced by HART.
The new Waterline Resort on Anna Maria Island will feature waterfront suites, a marina and a restaurant. The Waterline marina will have 50 boat slips for charters, eco-tours, guided fishing excursions or daily sunset cruises.
New construction and campus improvements await Tampa Bay area college students at Hillsborough Community College, the University of Tampa and Eckerd College.
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.
Heritage Village becomes more eco-friendly as KB Industries (KBI) installs its signature product Flexi®-Pave. The product is a porous pavement made of recycled tires making it environmentally friendly, as well as eliminating standing water, reducing pollution and controlling erosion.
BLUE Ocean opens its headquarters in St. Pete as it prepares for the 2016 film festival.
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.
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.
New Harvest Hope Center Kitchen serves as a classroom for residents of the University Area community in Tampa, Florida.
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.
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.