Last month, the construction projects currently transforming the Tampa Bay area made a lot of progress! Ranging from Virage Bayshore - a luxury condo tower on Bayshore Boulevard - to apartments in downtown Tampa, to a boutique hotel in Ybor City - the region's biggest new developments are certainly taking shape.


Here are the details on some of these developments:

Altis Grand Central

Where: Across Grand Central Avenue from Oxford Exchange


Site: 2.5 acres bound by Grand Central Avenue to the north and Cleveland Street to the south, Cedar Avenue to the east and Magnolia Street to the west

Project: 314 residential units and 9,750 square feet of retail space

Developer: Altman Cos. of Boca Raton

Manor Riverwalk

Where: 202 S. Parker St.

Site: 4.4-acre former Tampa Tribune property

Project: 400 apartments and 10,000-square-foot restaurant

Developer: Related Group of Miami

Channel Club

Where: 1105 E. Twiggs St.

Site: Between Grand Central at Kennedy and Bell Channelside

Project: 21-story, 323-apartment tower and Publix Super Markets Inc. store

Developer: Mercury Advisors of Tampa

The Cove at Rocky Point

Where: 4050 Dana Shores Drive

Site: Former A La Carte property

Project: 16 single-family homes beginning at $1.25 million; 40 townhouses in the $500,000s

Developer: Taylor Morrison

Virage Bayshore

Where: 3401 Bayshore Blvd.

Site: Former Colonnade Restaurant

Project: 24-story, 71-unit condo tower with units beginning at $1 million

Developer: Ascentia Development Group and Batson-Cook Development Co.

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