Lunch with Gray Swoope, Commerce of Secretary, CEO, Enterprise Florida

  Some are still trying to figure out how Gray Swoope can help reinvigorate Florida’s economy.  These are some bullet points from Swoope as he addresses those concerns in a conversation with the members of FCGAR July 19th at the Centre Club in Tampa. Swoope jumps right in with jobs: Digital Risk, LLC a Maitland company chose to stay […]

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ULI Florida Summit 2012 Recap with James Moore

  Attendees:      Eric Odum with James Moore, ULI Tampa Bay District Council Chair and SVP &  Director of Intl Urban  HDR, Inc Date:                 July 6, 2012 Subject:            The Market Minute James A. Moore is a Senior Vice President and Director of […]

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A 3.8% sales tax on real estate in the health care law?

The Affordable Health Care Act is widely criticize piece of legislation.  It is a flash point in the upcoming election.  Whether it is just misunderstood and poorly explained or just another bad piece of Washington legislation is yet to be determined.  What is undeniable is there is a staggering amount of misinformation that is being floated […]

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ROI Market Stats

  Tampa / St Petersburg’s Office Vacancy Stays at 13.8% Net Absorption Positive 8,498 SF in the Quarter The Tampa/St Petersburg Office market ended the second quarter 2012 with a vacancy rate of 13.8%. The vacancy rate was unchanged over the previous quarter, with net absorption totaling positive 8,498 square feet in the second quarter. […]

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CENTRO YBOR LISTED FOR SALE

The owners of Centro Ybor are ready to sell, or at least find out what the complex is really worth on the open market. Officials with the company that specializes in acquiring, improving and selling retail complexes said Thursday they will start a bidding process to attract potential buyers for the complex in the heart of Ybor […]

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University Area Rental/Redevelopment Study

  The University Area Rental/Redevelopment study, a joint effort between the Planning Commission and the Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Services, was recently completed. The study analyzed the rental housing market and the redevelopment potential of properties in this area. The housing stock in this University Area is predominately older rental units that were built between […]

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