Pre-Leasing Underway for The Trio at ENCORE!®

The Trio at ENCORE! Now Pre-leasing

Oct. 28, 2013 – (Tampa, FL) 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.*

“The Trio will have broad urban lifestyle appeal to professionals, families and active seniors, with apartment homes in the heart of the emerging ENCORE! neighborhood,” said Eileen Pope, senior vice president in… Read more

Banc of America Community Development Corporation Announces Construction Start of The Reed


Sept. 10, 2013 – (Tampa, FL) Construction of The Reed at ENCORE! is now underway. This 7-story, 158-unit building located at ENCORE! in downtown Tampa will become home to active senior families by late 2014, according to Banc of America Community Development Corporation (BACDC).

“Bank of America is committed to projects that are catalysts for increasing affordable and mixed-income housing and attracting additional investment to urban communities,” said Eileen Pope, senior vice president, BACDC. “We’ve been investing in the ENCORE! project and working with our partners, the Tampa Housing Authority, since 2006. Since the start of this… Read more

City of Tampa’s September edition of “Spotlight” includes an ENCORE! development update


City of Tampa’s September edition of “Spotlight” includes an ENCORE! development update. Taking center stage is The Trio, the second of four multi-family buildings at ENCORE!, as these 141 residences with 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom floor plans move toward an April 2014 completion.

Once upon a time, Central Avenue was a thriving Black business district in Tampa, Florida. But, during the late 1960s, a federally funded program called Urban Renewal would change the area forever. Much of Central Avenue was demolished to make room for the Construction of Interstate 4 and Interstate 275. This left many… Read more

Mayor Buckhorn Will Ring Dinner Bell at ENCORE! as Host of World’s Largest Food Truck Rally Parade


In an attempt to break the Guinness world record of 62 food trucks set at Magic City Casino in Miamiearlier this year, the World’s Largest Food Truck Rally Ever will start at Encore in Downtown Tampa. The Rally will then caravan from Encore to the Florida State Fairgrounds and continue from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. The event is being planned by Generation Food Truck, Florida State Fair Authority,, and local food blog, Carlos Eats. Expect more than 85 food trucks around the country at the festival and 15+ live bands. Media partners include the Tampa… Read more

Trio at ENCORE! Topping Out Ceremony


Trio at ENCORE! rises! Trio, the second building under construction at ENCORE! – Downtown’s Tempo District – where CORE Construction is adding to the City’s skyline with beautiful new apartments.

View photos from the event where construction workers and other partners were thanked with a BBQ lunch to commemorate this milestone of completion… Read more