Monday Morning Memo

Monday, August 16, 2021

The Partnership offering a boost to Downtown businesses

Bay News 9 spoke with Partnership’s President and CEO, Lynda Remund about the changes to the grant program. During the month of August, the Partnership will be giving out free $5,000 grants to businesses looking to improve the exterior of their location. The purpose of the Storefront and Sidewalk Café Grant Program is to support and encourage more investment in the street level appearance and activation through storefront and sidewalk café improvements.


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Software firm ConnectWise relocating global HQ to Tampa's Downtown

ConnectWise will occupy just over 65,000 square feet in the Park Tower Building at 400 N Tampa St., adjacent to Lykes Gaslight Square Park. The company will have offices on four floors, plus a ground-level retail showroom and signage atop the building.


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Poppo's Taqueria set to move into Downtown Tampa

After success in St. Petersburg and Manatee counties, Poppo’s Taqueria is set to open its doors in Downtown Tampa on August 16. The fast-casual restaurant, inspired by an eclectic San Francisco neighborhood with Latin heritage, will offer Mexican street food.


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The Shops of Winter Village vendor applications are now open!

Apply today to be a vendor at Winter Village 2021! The Shops of Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park offer holiday shoppers an affordable and unique retail experience with local sellers of garments, personal products, artisan goods, gourmet packaged foods, and holiday decor.


To apply now, click here.

Register today for the International Downtown Association's 67th Annual Conference & Marketplace!

The Tampa Downtown Partnership is happy to host the 67th International Downtown Association’s Annual Conference and Marketplace October 20-22, 2021!


This year’s theme, “Modern Momentum,” will focus on the ways in which urban districts have creatively embraced new challenges to better support economic development, placemaking and communications in their community.


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