Monday Morning Memo

Monday, April 10, 2023

Tampa Downtown Partnership CEO & President retires

Lynda Remund, the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has retired after being at the helm for 5 years as CEO. Lynda has been with the Partnership for over 23 years. Shaun Drinkard, a longtime senior staff member, will serve as interim president while a nationwide search for Lynda’s replacement is conducted.


Thank you Lynda for your dedication to making Tampa’s Downtown the best place to live, work, and play! Congratulations on your retirement!


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Speakers announced for Wednesday's Downtown Debriefing

Join us for the April Downtown Debriefing breakfast at the Tampa Bay History Center. We will hear from historic preservation experts as we learn all about the history of Tampa’s Downtown and how to advocate for preservation in the urban core.



– Dennis Fernandez – City of Tampa
– Stephanie Ferrell – Ferrell Redevelopment
– Rodney Kite-Powell – Tampa Bay History Center
– Manny Leto – Preserve the ‘Burg


Thank you to our sponsors!

GOLD – Tampa Housing Authority
Location – Tampa Bay History Center


To register, click here!

Travel + Leisure names Downtown Tampa hotel to its 'Best Hotels in the World' list

Travel + Leisure named Tampa Edition to its 18th annual “Best New Hotels in the World” list. The list features hotels spanning 37 countries across six continents and representing various categories, such as beach getaways, affordable luxury, wellness resorts and luxury city hotels. According to a release, the editors of Travel + Leisure reviewed hundreds of new and renovated properties worldwide and then narrowed them down to 100.


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Winter Village Tampa vendor applications are now open!

Calling all small business owners! The application for the 2023 Shops of Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park is now open. These pop-up shops are an excellent way for makers and entrepreneurs to be a part of Tampa’s Downtown retail market. Applications are due on May 31.


To apply now, click here.

City of Tampa offers residents e-bike vouchers in hopes of easing traffic, reducing carbon emissions

“The main goal of this program is to offset our carbon emissions as a city, reduce traffic, make sure that people are getting around safely and more efficiently within our city, and also making sure that both vehicles and bicyclists are prepared for a future of sustainable, reliable, transportation,” said Austin Britt, the city of Tampa’s park and planning coordinator.


Residents can register for an electronic bike voucher through April 14th.


To learn more, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: 2023 Downtown Development Forum

The 27th Annual Downtown Development Forum returns on Friday, May 19th at the Hilton Tampa Downtown. Breakfast and networking are from 8:00-8:30am, with the program running from 8:30am to noon.


Join us for a morning of learning from leading experts on topics including transportation, leadership, planning, real estate trends, development projects updates, and much more!


To register now, click here.

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