Media Coverage

ENCORE! Tampa Takes Big Strides Toward Sustainability

10.29.13

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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Source: 83 Degrees Media… Read more

Pre-Leasing Underway for The Trio at ENCORE!®

10.28.13

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

10.01.13

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 and Bay… Read more

Building pace picking up on Encore development in Tampa

09.26.13

The building pace is quickening at Encore, where one apartment complex is fully leased and three more are under construction or nearly ready to build.

The redevelopment on 28 acres just north of downtown Tampa, where public housing once stood, is expected to be completed in five to seven years. The enterprise is a $425-million planned community that will honor the segregation-era Central Avenue district of black-owned businesses, restaurants and nightclubs where entertainers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles and James Brown performed.

Encore also could be one of Florida’s first master-planned communities… Read more

The Trio at ENCORE! Named Among Top 10 in Tampa Bay

09.13.13

Multifamily makes a comeback for new construction, but public infrastructure projects continue their prominence on the list of the 30 highest-value projects from Tampa to Naples.

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Source: Business Observer… Read more