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The Heights Market concept will be the first of its kind in Tampa Bay

The Heights Market concept will be the first of its kind in Tampa Bay

When developers of The Heights set out to create something new on a 40-plus acre plot along the Hillsborough River just north of downtown, they knew they wanted to do something no one in the bay area had seen before.
Published: 07/29/16
Tampa Bay gas prices falling below $2 a gallon — and then some

Tampa Bay gas prices falling below $2 a gallon — and then some

Gas prices typically spike in the summer, and with travel this month pushing record levels, you’d expect more of the same.
Published: 07/28/16
James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

LAKEWOOD RANCH — James Nozar has had a busy five months.
Published: 07/28/16
James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

LAKEWOOD RANCH — James Nozar has had a busy five months.
Published: 07/27/16
Tampa seeks buyer for ‘Cold Storage’ block in center of downtown

Tampa seeks buyer for ‘Cold Storage’ block in center of downtown

It’s been nearly 20 years since the Cold Storage Cafe — a lively coffee shop, bar and hub of political gossip — was closed and demolished.
Published: 07/27/16
Carlton: What do we call not-Vinikville? Give the baby a name already

Carlton: What do we call not-Vinikville? Give the baby a name already

Buzz has long been building over Lightning owner Jeff Vinik’s plan to transform, rebuild and revitalize a southern swath of downtown Tampa. It just got a big buy-in from the City Council, and shovels will soon hit the dirt to get things starte...
Published: 07/27/16

Tampa’s Robbins Property Associates buy 12 apartment complexes worth $400 million

Tampa-based Robbins Property Associates and an investment partner have acquired 12 apartment communities in Virginia and North Carolina valued at a total of more than $400 million.
Published: 07/27/16

Convergys Corp. to lay off 375 call center employees this fall

TAMPA — Convergys Corporation intends to lay off up to 375 employees this fall, according to paperwork filed with the state.
Published: 07/26/16
Tampa International Airport lands nonstop flight to San Francisco

Tampa International Airport lands nonstop flight to San Francisco

TAMPA — Tampa International Airport has landed nonstop service to San Francisco, finally connecting Tampa Bay entrepreneurs to the tech capital of the world in Silicon Valley.
Published: 07/26/16
Trigaux: Tampa Bay’s rising tech scene helps secure nonstop San Francisco flight

Trigaux: Tampa Bay’s rising tech scene helps secure nonstop San Francisco flight

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett can still leave his heart in San Francisco. But Tampa Bay startups may soon find both vital California venture capital funding and collaboration with Silicon Valley are about to get easier for young companies here.
Published: 07/26/16