Due to tremendous interest in the ENCORE!® project, Central Park Development Group, LLC is releasing the following project timeline update. Information included within the timeline is subject to change. We encourage you to check back often for updates related to progress at the ENCORE! site.
4th Quarter 2016:
- The Tempo at ENCORE! is expected to be complete.
2nd Quarter 2015:
- The Reed at ENCORE! was completed and the first residents began moving in.
4th Quarter 2014:
- The Tempo began construction.
- The Trio at ENCORE! was completed and the first residents began moving in.
- The Reed began construction on 158 units of housing serving elderly families.
- The Trio construction commenced on 141 units of housing for families.
- The Ella at ENCORE! completed construction on 160 units of housing for active senior families.
- Infrastructure improvements throughout the ENCORE! site were completed.
- Construction began on The Ella, a 160-unit apartment building for seniors.
- New road work began.
- Between 350 and 400 jobs were created to complete the (14 – 16 month) infrastructure project.
- Underground piping installations began and continued through the remainder of the year.
- Infrastructure permit issued and mobilization of pipe crews began.
- Anticipated issue of permits
- Anticipated start of the infrastructure construction
- Clearing and grading of the site commenced.
- Week of May 3rd – second phone blast to all applicants updating the process
- Groundbreaking ceremony, May 11
- Subcontractors and construction manager commenced hiring of key managers.
- 80 – 100 interviews with candidates anticipated week of May 15
- Permitting process continues
- First contract (infrastructure) executed April 11th
- Hiring and final qualifications of subcontractors
- Final contracts concluded with all subcontractors
- Job fair on March 25th for all aspects of construction received more than 5,000 applicants.
- All job fair attendees catalogued by employees at The Women’s Centre in Tampa; Tampa’s first jobs created by ENCORE! redevelopment.
- Phone blast sent to all job fair attendees with more than 99% of attendees reached.
- Job fair for infrastructure contractors on February 19th reached more than 700 applicants.