ST. PETERSBURG — Cranes have become a familiar sight downtown this summer as four apartment buildings, a hotel and the renovation of the BayWalk entertainment complex got underway.
By the end of this year, two of the apartments are expected to be finished, bringing an influx of several hundred new downtown residents.
More than 800 new housing units will be available downtown by next summer.
The concrete shell of the five-story Urban Landings/Harbour Edge apartments at Fourth Avenue South between Third and Fourth Streets is finished, with windows appearing on many of the units. The 85 senior units in the complex will be ready by November, with another 40 family units ready in December.
Just west on Fourth Avenue South, Campbell Landings, another senior housing project, should also be ready by the end of the year.
South near Interstate 175, a Staybridge Hotel is expected to open by January, with 120 rooms at 950 Fifth Ave. S, adjacent to Bayfront Medical Center and All Children’s Hospital.
Here’s an update on the four major residential developments underway downtown.
365 Sixth Street S.
Five stories, 96 senior apartments
Expected completion: December
Modera Prime 235 (Formerly Bayway Apartments)
235 Third Avenue N.
Eight stories, 309 apartments
Expected completion: early 2014
Beacon 430 (Formerly The Sol)
430 Third Avenue S.
Four stories, 325 apartments
Expected completion: spring 2014
Urban Landings/Harbour Edge (Formerly Urban Edge)
320 Fourth Avenue S.
Five stories, 85 senior units and 40 market-rate apartments with ground floor retail
Expected completion: November or December