Tag: Water Street Tampa

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 5, 2018
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Strategic Property Partners will break ground on its dual-tower residential building Thursday at 9 a.m., the group announced Wednesday. The buildings will house 420 rental units and 35,000 square-feet of ground-floor retail space at the intersection of Channelside Drive and Water Street. “We are excited to begin construction on the first of many homes in […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 27, 2018
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A new route is in store to connect the downtown Tampa’s central business district to the Channel District, along Cumberland Avenue from Meridian to Brorein avenues, a coalition of partners announced Friday. Strategic Property Partners, the Jeff Vinik-affiliated group behind the $3 billion Water Street Tampa project in the Channel District, partnered with the Ardent […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 23, 2018
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Sparkman Wharf is opening its dining garden, outdoor beer garden and lawn November 30, developers announced Tuesday. That’s later than original launch date expected this month. Sparkman Wharf is a mixed-use development in downtown Tampa where Garrison Channel, the Ybor Turning Basin and Sparkman Channel meet. It’s part of the $3 billion Water Street Tampa […]

Drew WilsonAugust 6, 2018
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Downtown Tampa’s upcoming Sparkman Wharf development unveiled another restaurant Monday that’s sure to hit all the right notes with the crowd who capped off their weekend by celebrating National Oyster Day. Boat Run Oyster Company, billed as a “tide-to-table concept,” has joined Foundation Coffee, Whatever Pops and Gallito on the slate of restaurants opening in […]

Staff ReportsAugust 2, 2018
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Gallito, a twist on Mexican street food, is the latest addition to Sparkman Wharf, an expansive waterfront retail, dining and recreation center at the center of the billion-dollar Water Street Tampa project. The modern taqueria concept is the creation of chef Ferrell Alvarez and restaurateur Ty Rodriguez. Alvarez, a 2017 James Beard Best Chef South […]

Drew WilsonMay 24, 2018
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Hopping Green & Sams reeled in up to $300,000 in lobbying pay during the first quarter of 2018, keeping pace with its earnings during the same three-month stretch in 2017. The full-service law firm reported earning up to $250,000 for its legislative efforts and up to $50,000 for executive branch work. Median compensation estimates peg […]

Drew WilsonApril 24, 2018
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The development company behind Water Street Tampa said Tuesday that construction is underway on the first of 10 buildings planned for the 55-acre district in Downtown Tampa. The first project in the pipeline for Strategic Property Partners is a 26-story, 519-room JW Marriott Hotel that’s set to open in 2020. The JW Marriott brand is […]

Joe HendersonApril 2, 2018
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While he certainly had controversial moments, Bob Buckhorn will go down as one of the most effective mayors in Tampa’s history. During his seven years on the job, Buckhorn’s signature achievement has been his relentless prodding and salesmanship that helped transform a once-sleepy downtown into a thriving, vibrant urban center. But he will leave office […]


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