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
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
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
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.