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Thursday, December 20, 2018   /   by Aaron Barker

Water Street Development

There has been a lot of talk about the billions of dollars pouring into Downtown Tampa’s Water Street District, but it is surprisingly difficult to find a cohesive plan of what buildings will be built. Let alone where they will be located. So, we thought we would do the legwork for you, here are the buildings getting the biggest buzz:
(the tab number corresponds with the location on the map above)


 
1. Marriott Waterside: The existing Marriott Waterside is joining in on the development with a $40-million renovation, changing everything from their rooms and restaurants to the landscaping—taking advantage of the hotel’s prime waterfront location. When the Waterside was first built in 2000, the concept of a sports bar was still unique and drew patrons in for big games, but with expansive cable packages available to everyone in their own home these days, that concept has become worn and dated. So, say good-bye to “Champions,” and sa ...

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Thursday, December 20, 2018   /   by Aaron Barker

The Selmon Expressway Extension

The Selmon Extension has been causing traffic havoc on Gandy Boulevard for months, but here’s the plan.



A 1.9-mile toll lane will be in the median of Gandy Boulevard connecting the Selmon Expressway to the Gandy Bridge. Towering 30 feet above the median with one lane in either direction separated by a median to allow emergency service access (see the diagram below for dimensions and details), the new bridge is scheduled for completion in early 2020. In virtual town hall meetings hosted by the builder, local residents voiced concerns that the overhead, which extends over the entirety of Gandy Boulevard, is turning one of South Tampa’s major thoroughfares into an eyesore. Residents also expressed concern that sound intrusion into nearby neighborhoods might lower property values. The builders believe they have addressed all concerns.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018   /   by Aaron Barker

South Tampa Development

South Tampa has turned into a giant construction zone with continuing road projects, new condominium development along both the southern stretch of Westshore Boulevard and Bayshore Boulevard, and the Selmon Expressway extension. Luxury condos seem to be the name of the game in builder development as developers try to distinguish themselves with exclusive design features. Here are the most talked about residential construction projects soon to hit the South Tampa market.

The southern stretch of Westshore Boulevard has been experiencing a construction boom where builders and developers are turning old and abandoned stretches of land or condo buildings into luxury condos and townhomes:



The Westshore Marina District: is being built just south of Gandy Boulevard and will be a truly luxury escape. The Marina District will feature waterfront condominiums, luxury townhomes and apartments, a waterside bar,adeep-waterdock, a guest dock, a second waterfront restaurant and bar ...

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