Real Estate Rebirth

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Leroy Moore and the Tampa Housing Authority have teamed up with Bank of America to transform a former public housing project into a thriving 28-acre commercial and residential area.

Leroy Moore is hoping the third time is the charm.

Moore heads the team working on the 28-acre mixed-use development called ENCORE!, the eastern portion of downtown Tampa seen as the gateway to Ybor City and the Channel District.

ENCORE! was once the Central Park Village public housing area, but today it is a vacant stretch of land with one building, an old abandoned Episcopal Church, sitting between downtown Tampa and Ybor City, on Cass Street and Nebraska Avenue. Running along the Amtrak station and its tracks, it is the area’s largest urban redevelopment project.

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Source: Business Observer