Tampa Bay Business News & Commentary

When Small Business is Big Business   USF’s Small Business Center is focused on helping companies grow and succeed in a changing global environment.Located inside the Tampa Port Authority building in the city’s downtown and offering a broad spectrum of no-cost business consulting and low-cost training services…continue reading   Create an achievable vision for ‘Suitcase […]

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Lightning owner Jeff Vinik emerges as frontrunner to buy troubled Channelside Bay Plaza

Vinik’s group has been asked to make a formal presentation to the Tampa Port Authority, said Lightning spokesman Bill Wickett. He declined to discuss the presentation or the group’s plans for Channelside. The port prefers a local buyer with deep pockets to rejuvenate the center, which could also spur more development in the Channel District. […]

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Adjusting Expectations: A Discussion on Lease Types

It is the nature of the beast in our business of commercial real estate, that adjusting and then meeting or exceeding expectations, is critical to not only consummation of any given deal, but also to long term success in the business.  In dealing with new tenant rep clients, there is an enormous amount of education […]

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Tampa Bay Restaurants

Corner Bakery Cafe Signs 30-Unit Deal With Yum & Chill Restaurant Group Plans call for 20 cafes in New Jersey and 10 cafes in the Tampa/St. Petersburg market. The new restaurants will help boost the local economy in those states by adding more than 1200 jobs locally. Growth will be focused in Northern and Central […]

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Florida Commercial Real Estate

Boom goes BayWalk: A look at demolition progress Businessman Bill Edwards, who bought downtown St. Petersburg’s BayWalk last year for $5.2 million, decided to open up the complex’s layout to make it more inviting for shoppers and high-end tenants…continue reading Contact us at 813.514.1070 for more information on Sales and Leasing Commercial Property in Greater […]

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2012 1st Quarter Sales of Interest – Hillsborough County

Address 8206 Citrus Park Dr Property Type FedEx & Verizon – Store Building Sales Date 01/31/2012 Sales Amount $3,500,000 Amount/Sq Ft $531.67 (price includes .29 acres of adjacent parking) Prior Sale Amount $1,750,000 Prior Sales Date 05/11/2007 Exterior Wall Brick Address 15412 N. Dale Mabry Hwy Property Type Sonny’s BBQ – Restaurant Building Sales Date […]

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Tampa Bay Business News and Commentary

Chicago group’s $4 million bid for Channelside complex rejected Two weeks ago, the Tampa Bay Times reported that at least two well-connected local groups have submitted bids to buy Channelside. Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik has teamed with Andrew Wright, head of Tampa commercial real estate firm Franklin …continue reading Breakfast menus serve up […]

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