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Owner fuses downtown Tampa coffee bar with real estate agent hub

Owner fuses downtown Tampa coffee bar with real estate agent hub

DOWNTOWN — On Sept. 8, RE/MAX Bay to Bay owner James Ramos rolled out a new concept that combines real estate and coffee, called Indigo Coffee House + Social Bar/RE/MAX Bay to Bay.
Published: 09/16/16
Tampa Bay is dead last in median household income among the nation’s largest metro areas

Tampa Bay is dead last in median household income among the nation’s largest metro areas

Alas, new and frustrating numbers are out from the U.S. Census Bureau Thursday that cast a harsh light on Tampa Bay and other major Florida metro areas.
Published: 09/15/16
Publix finalizes plans for much-needed location in Tampa’s Channel District; St. Pete store coming

Publix finalizes plans for much-needed location in Tampa’s Channel District; St. Pete store coming

Construction is moving forward on two of the most eagerly awaited Publix stores in Tampa Bay.
Published: 09/15/16
Sale price of Tampa’s Westin Harbour Island hotel: $42 million

Sale price of Tampa’s Westin Harbour Island hotel: $42 million

TAMPA — A Chicago real estate investment firm paid $42.35 million for the Westin Harbour Island, according to the deed recorded in Hillsborough County.
Published: 09/15/16
Tampa Bay now ranks third in the nation in house flipping

Tampa Bay now ranks third in the nation in house flipping

In the Tampa Bay area, there’s a whole lot of flippin’ going on.
Published: 09/15/16
Hillsborough closes in on ability to raise bed tax, which could help fund Tampa Bay Rays stadium

Hillsborough closes in on ability to raise bed tax, which could help fund Tampa Bay Rays stadium

TAMPA — Hillsborough County is ahead of schedule for meeting the $30 million bed tax threshold that it needs to become a “high impact tourism” area — a designation that could bring an important funding source for a new Tam...
Published: 09/14/16
Big, new warning labels may doom Tampa’s cigar box art

Big, new warning labels may doom Tampa’s cigar box art

When is a cigar box more than a cigar box? When it holds premium handmade cigars.
Published: 09/14/16
Starbucks to open a cafe inside a Publix store in Tampa

Starbucks to open a cafe inside a Publix store in Tampa

The Publix store in the Gandy Shopping Center will be among the first in the chain to get a Starbucks inside.
Published: 09/14/16
Shared work space ‘lands’ on Oakfield Drive

Shared work space ‘lands’ on Oakfield Drive

BRANDON — Shannon Carlton has always worked to bring people together.
Published: 09/14/16
Three developers bid for prime downtown Tampa city block

Three developers bid for prime downtown Tampa city block

TAMPA — Three companies have made offers to develop a prime downtown city block that City Hall has owned for nearly 20 years.
Published: 09/13/16