Marcus & Millichap Sells $88M FL Portfolio

Mallards of Brandywine The Tampa office of Marcus & Millichap has overseen the sale of the Tripointe Value-Add Portfolio, a six-property, 1010-unit Florida multifamily portfolio. The sale price was $88.4 million, or $87,524 per unit. The portfolio of six well-located Central and North Florida properties attracted more than 500 registered buyers and drew 60 offers. … [Read more…]

They fled Maria in Puerto Rico; now they’re in motels

With no running water, no power and no school for her kids, Carmen "Millie" Santiago fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean last fall. Like thousands of evacuees, she landed here in central Florida. And, like hundreds, she’s still stuck in a motel. Seven months after the storm, the quick-witted 50-year-old with chestnut … [Read more…]

Wooden cigar factories opening as Ybor City apartments

TAMPA, Fla. — Interior walls are still being painted, scaffolding surrounds the exterior, and some amenities await installation, but restoration of Tampa’s oldest wooden cigar factory and its conversion into an apartment building is nearly complete. “Just the finishing touches now,” said Ariel Quintela, who along with business partner Darryl Shaw is the developer. On … [Read more…]

Kay Properties has Successfully Completed the Tampa International Business Center 1 DST in Tampa, FL on Behalf of 1031 Exchange Investors

LOS ANGELES and TAMPA, Fla., March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kay Properties has successfully completed the Tampa International Business Center 1 DST in Tampa, FL. This DST property was made available to accredited investors under Regulation D Rule 506c and had a total offering equity raise of $9,300,000. The Tampa International Business Center 1 … [Read more…]

Lots Going On In Tampa, City Urges Patience

TAMPA, FL — Traffic is expected to be heavier than normal this weekend in and around downtown Tampa and at Raymond James Stadium and Steinbrenner Field due to multiple events taking place. The City of Tampa is urging drivers and pedestrians alike to allow for extra travel time and to travel through the areas with … [Read more…]

Property Details for 1204 W Charter St

1204 W Charter St, Tampa, FL 33602 1204 W Charter St, Tampa, FL 33602 Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own prime waterfront near downtown Tampa. Tucked away in highly sought after Riverside Heights, this 1926 vintage bungalow estate sits on 1/3 acre on the east side of the Hillsborough river just north of downtown. … [Read more…]

The Most Affordable Places To Travel For Spring Break

Right around this time every year, there is one thing travelers have on their minds: Spring Break. It’s time to take off on a trip in search of sprawling beaches, lively nightlife, and inspiring culture. Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, dug deep into its … [Read more…]

Here’s how some companies active in Tampa Bay are spending tax savings

Addessi Financial Partners, a Lutz-based financial services firm, is giving its 10 employees bonuses up to $1,000 because of the new federal tax overhaul. [Courtesy of Addessi Financial Partners] Businesses are suddenly finding themselves with unexpected cash on hand thanks to the recent federal tax overhaul. And they’re making big promises for the money: employee … [Read more…]

Tampa Patch Editor Sherri VandeSande Lonon Dies

LAND O’ LAKES, FL – Sherri Marie VandeSande Lonon, a longtime newspaper and digital editor who was dedicated to community journalism in the Tampa Bay area, died after a short battle with cancer. She was 46. She covered the area as an editor and reporter for the Tampa Patch news sites for six years. Sherri … [Read more…]