Monday Morning Memo

Monday, February 7, 2022

Dohring Group buys new building in Downtown Tampa, changes name

The Dohring Group — which is changing its name to Dohring Ahern Appraisal and Brokerage — has paid $3.6 million for the 10,759 square-foot building at 1110 N. Florida Ave. Abbey Dohring Ahern, principal of the firm’s commercial brokerage division, serves as vice-chairperson of the Tampa Downtown Partnership.


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The 2022 Urban Excellence Awards Finalists have been announced but did your favorite make the list?

The 2022 Urban Excellence Awards are only two weeks away. Each ticket includes entrance to the awards program with plated dinner, live music, entertainment, drinks, and a night to remember. Buy your ticket today to show your support.


FYI – today’s the last day to vote for People’s Choice!


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South Tampa Chamber names USF Health’s Dr. Charles Lockwood Citizen of the Year

Lockwood is the senior vice president for USF Health, as well as dean of the Morsani College of Medicine. There, he works as a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and public health. He also serves as an executive vice president at Tampa General Hospital and is on the Board of Directors for the Tampa Downtown Partnership.


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Tampa's 'X-factor' is driving sales interest in Pendry hotel-condo tower

Reid Boren is managing partner of Two Roads Development, which is behind the 37-story hotel-condo proposed at Ashley Drive and Brorein Street. Both the hotels and condos will bear the flag of up-and-coming hospitality company Pendry, which is based in San Diego.


“There’s an X-factor to Tampa that you just can’t make up,” Boren said.


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The SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament returns to Tampa's Downtown for the first time since 2009

The SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament will take place March 9-13, at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay!


A limited number of all-session ticket books to the event are now on sale! All-session ticket books will permit admission to all seven sessions, which include 13 games total.


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There are two new exhibits opening at the Tampa Museum of Art on Wednesday

Verde: Poetics of Shade and Paul Jenkins: From America’s Heartland to an International Journey will be on display at the museum until the summer.


Featuring five artists regional to the Tampa Bay area, Verde celebrates the work of rising contemporary artists Nneka Jones, Kendra Frorup, Princess Smith, Shannon Elyse, and Jodi Minnis.


Twenty-five influential paintings highlight the artist’s career in the exhibition Paul Jenkins: From America’s Heartland to an International Journey. This exhibition traces the evolution of Jenkins’s oeuvre spanning almost sixty years of painting, from 1951 to 2007.


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