Pier 60 Park on Clearwater Beach undergoes expansion to accommodate visitors and tourists. Renovations include extension of Beach Walk and installation of benches around playground.
The notable One Progress Plaza in downtown St. Petersburg has been renamed to Priatek Plaza. The building is named after one of its tenants, Priatek, a performance-based digital signage company.
The Westchase area of Tampa welcomes two unique dining options as Tampa Bay Brewing Company opens a second location in the suburbs, and co-founder of Bonefish Grill, Tim Curci brings an innovative twist to the farm-to-table concept.
Redevelopment plans for downtown Temple Terrace are underway based off a master plan dating back to the 1920s. Plans include new multi-family housing, a performing arts center and small business retail.
Development is returning to Oldsmar, a suburb of Tampa, where a vegan organic raw cafe recently opened, and a Walmart Neighborhood Market and Craft Street Kitchen's second location are set to open this fall..
The Courtney Campbell Causeway is lined with more palm trees as the FDOT includes the span in its Bold Beautification Program. Plans for more landscaping on the Pinellas side of the causeway are in the development stages.
Stantec and the city of Clearwater are working together to build a master plan for the North Marina area. The city is seeking feedback from the community by hosting three meetings in August, September and October.
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.