Nearly 200 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the first apartment community, The Ella at ENCORE!®, which will welcome senior residents to ENCORE! in late 2012. The event held special significance, not only for the new vision about to be realized, but also for all the progress that has already been made. We want to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to the City of Tampa, political officials, former residents, neighborhood stakeholders, and friends. Your efforts and support are invaluable as we work together to build ENCORE – Downtown’s Tempo District… Read more
In February, more than 700 subcontractors attended the first ENCORE! job fair, which was held at the construction site located at Cass & Nebraska in downtown Tampa. The following month, more than 5,000 people attended the second ENCORE! job fair. Today, ENCORE! is moving forward as planned with permitting, and follow-up construction interviews are scheduled for May. The first contract to be executed – the infrastructure contract – was signed April 11. By the fall of 2010, an estimated 350 – 400 jobs will be created to complete the 14 – 16 month infrastructure project.
ENCORE!® represents urban renewal in harmony with… Read more