Media Coverage

Concrete and Glass: Downtown Tampa’s building boom


You can feel the buzz in Tampa. Downtown on the verge of a massive building boom.

You can already count the cranes dotting the skyline as new businesses, housing and hotel rooms are going up. Tampa is flexing its economic muscles, and driving the development is Mayor Bob Buckhorn.

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Leasing begins for ambitious new apartment complex in Tampa


Leasing has begun for The Trio at ENCORE!®, the second apartment complex in downtown Tampa’s ambitious 40-acre redevelopment project.

Scheduled to open in April, the $29 million complex will house 141 one- to four-bedroom apartments priced between $850 and $1,310 a month. It will host an open house for prospective residents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1210 Ray Charles Blvd.

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ENCORE! Tampa Takes Big Strides Toward Sustainability


Signs of clean green progress are taking shape at ENCORE!®, downtown Tampa’s heralded 30-acre redevelopment project and one of the first master-planned developments in Florida to seek LEED® Neighborhood Development certification.

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Pre-Leasing Underway for The Trio at ENCORE!®


The second multi-family residence at ENCORE! in Downtown Tampa is now pre-leasing for a March 2014 grand opening, according to community developers Banc of America Community Development Corporation (BACDC) and Tampa Housing Authority. The Trio at ENCORE!, 1101 Ray Charles Blvd., will offer one- to four-bedroom designer apartment homes with monthly market rate rents ranging from $850 to $1,310.

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“Not Your Average Speakers” Share Urban Vision


Imagine a day in the not-too-distant future when downtown Tampa buzzes with people who call Encore!, the Channel District and Tampa’s Riverwalk home. A day when an upscale urban shopping market or food hub becomes a destination for residents as well as tourists.

A day when choosing among new apartments in the center of the city for $900 to $1,500 a month isn’t out of the question. A day when automobile drivers habitually slow for pedestrians and bicycles, when the Green Artery connects downtown neighborhoods with well-lighted paths and the Hillsborough River… Read more