3 Reasons Why Property Managers Love Short Term Office Rentals

If you’ve ever had to look for office space, you know it can be sometimes prove to be a hassle. In Tampa Bay, we’re seeing a tightening of the office market, with low vacancy and little incoming development. Even after you’ve found the right office to lease there may be some kind of waiting period – […]

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Tampa is Building for Its Future, But There Are Still Hurdles to Cross

Tampa has been experiencing a developmental boom. In downtown, in the up-and-coming Heights, an in Westshore, projects are underway. From office to residential and mix-use, Tampa has put itself on the map with the promise of new growth and direction. But with so much development coming down the pipeline, concern is growing among politicians, residents […]

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Top 6 Things to Expect During a Commercial Relocation in Tampa Bay

Commercial relocation: it’s a fact of life. Companies — both large and small — are always moving their offices throughout Tampa Bay and the rest of the state. Those moves might be within the same building, within different floors of a building or across town. Because of the complexity of some of these moves, most […]

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Mobility Fees Move Forward Despite ‘Go Hillsborough’ Rejection

Hillsborough County commissioners recently approved a new mobility fee ordinance that will impact commercial and residential developers in Tampa and surrounding neighborhoods in Hillsborough County. The new ordinance will require developers to submit to a one-time capital charge on any new developments in the county based on size and land-use of the projects. Fees will […]

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Tampa Bay Business News and Commentary

Tampa’s Rotating Airport Restaurant Closing After 40yrs    40-year-old steak and seafood restaurant,  The View at CK’s, located at the rotating rooftop of the Tampa International Airport Marriott, is closing it’s doors on June 29. Zach Curry,  GM of the Tampa Airport Marriott, said the plan is to turn the hotel’s rotating restaurant into a special event/catering venue…Continue […]

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Port of Tampa Receives an A+ Rating

The Port of Tampa’s has a strategic location, its proximity to downtown Tampa, has access to 8 million plus people within 100 miles of the city. The Port’s competitive position as the deepest port in Florida, sustains its cruise and cargo businesses that have shown modest resilience during economic recession. The port’s modest exposure to […]

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Tampa Bay Business News and Commentary

  Shops at St. Pete (Bay Walk) tenants to include Soma, Luxottica, consultant says   Names in the tenant mix are emerging for the Shops at St. Pete, formerly BayWalk. Deals include existing tenants Muvico, Chico’s, White House Black Market, and newcomers Island Co., Luxottica, and Soma Intimates, said Faith Hope Consolo, the New York-based retail brokerage expert who was hired […]

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Tampa Bay Business New & Commentary

City of Tampa Seeks Members for Community Redevelopment Areas Community Advisory Committees The Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa is seeking individuals to serve on Community Advisory Committees for four Community Redevelopment Areas: Channel District (3), Downtown (5), Drew Park (2), and Tampa Heights Riverfront (1). The purpose of the Community Advisory Committees […]

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Tampa Commercial Real Estate News & Commentary

St. Pete Beach development plan wins legal battle A judge on Tuesday rejected a challenge to a St. Pete Beach plan to allow more development and larger hotels. Four years ago, St. Pete Beach voters endorsed a referendum that allows hotels to be built to a height of 146 feet, or about 12 stories, the Tampa […]

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Market Minute: Patrick Manteiga Recaps the RNC Convention in Tampa

Eric:     Hello and welcome to the Market Minute, my name is Eric Odum, Principal Broker for ROI Commercial Property Brokerage in Tampa, Florida. Today, we have with us Patrick Manteiga and we like to say, six weeks ago we interviewed Patrick before the RNC (Republic National Convention). We promised we’d come back and interview […]

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