Media Coverage

Three more buildings now open in ENCORE!

07.18.14

TAMPA — Music resonates from a low-lying plot of land on the fringe of downtown, once known as the Scrub.

Earlier this week it was a trumpeter, playing as guests toured apartments at a grand opening for The Trio, the second project completed within ENCORE!.

Mechelle Arnold appreciated ample closets as she explored a two-bedroom unit with a view of the city skyline she called beautiful.

First residents moved in last month. These 49 households are the newest additions to an ambitious mixed housing redevelopment plan. Find them at 1101 Ray Charles Blvd., named for the legendary music artist… Read more

The Trio At ENCORE! Tampa Welcomes First Residents

07.15.14

Even as construction continues on The Reed, and The Tempo waits in the wings for its start date, the ENCORE!® Tampa community is celebrating its second multifamily apartment complex — The Trio.
The Tampa Housing Authority will hold a grand opening today (July 15, 2014) at 2:30 p.m. at 1101 Ray Charles Blvd., with live jazz and tours of The Trio.
The 141-unit apartment building joins The Ella, 161 senior apartments that opened in 2012 and are fully occupied.

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Work nears on hotel at downtown’s ENCORE! project

06.20.14

TAMPA — A Tampa developer is getting closer to beginning work on a hotel planned for ENCORE!, the Tampa Housing Authority’s ongoing redevelopment of land on the northwest edge of downtown. …

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Sneak Peek of The Trio at ENCORE! Apartments in Downtown Tampa

Sneak peek of The Trio at ENCORE!® in downtown Tampa
05.14.14

Baker Barrios’ architect and Tampa principal, Rob Ledford, recently took Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Alexis Muellner on a tour of The Trio at ENCORE!® and captured the pictorial slideshow presented on the Business Journal’s website.

The Trio is a public-private partnership between Banc of America Community Development Corp. and the Tampa Housing Authority. Next week, as many as 70 residents will move into upper floors at The Trio, the latest building in Tampa’s ENCORE! redevelopment project on 40 acres …

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Where to Live in Downtown Tampa?

The Trio at ENCORE! Now Pre-leasing
04.15.14

Developers are bringing in cranes and handing out hard hats, eager to deliver the next wave of residential towers for Tampa’s urban dwellers-in-waiting. Financial deals that Tampa hasn’t seen since the Great Recession crushed the Florida real estate market are on the rebound.

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