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

09.04.13

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

08.27.13

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, Truckspotting.com, 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

08.09.13

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

Design Plans for The Tempo at ENCORE! to be Unveiled During Community Meeting

07.22.13

Meeting Open to the public to unveil proposed design plans for The Tempo, a 203-unit apartment of 1-4 bedroom floorplans designed for families and residents of all ages.

Community meeting open to the public to unveil proposed design plans for The Tempo, a 203-unit apartment building of 1-4 bedroom floor plans designed for families and residents of all ages.

Construction on the 265,723 sq. ft. applicant for LEED® for Homes Silver certified building will begin first quarter 2014. Rich with amenities including a 5,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, multi-level parking garage, secured access, 3… Read more

Girlstories Leadership Theatre Performs to Residents at The Ella at ENCORE!

07.19.13

This past Friday, 15 girls from Tampa’s Girlstories Leadership Theatre performed a dress rehearsal of their upcoming show “Dreams So Bright” to residents of Ella – the new home to 160 active seniors in Downtown Tampa’s mixed-use development, Encore. The girls, whose ages range from 11 to 13, were excited to perform this compilation of true stories from their lives to the friendly, supportive audience of residents.

“I want you to know how proud I am of you and I hope you all have very successful lives,” one 91-year-old resident stood up to tell the girls… Read more