Monday Morning Memo

Monday, January 3, 2022

Breaking News: Manor Riverwalk sold to Denver firm for over $200 million

Tampa Bay Bussiness Journal reports that Manor Riverwalk, the luxury apartment community built on the site of the former Tampa Tribune, has sold to a Denver investment firm in a record-breaking deal.


An entity linked to Denver-based Ares Real Estate Income Trust paid $225 million for the 400-unit Manor Riverwalk in a deal that closed Dec. 28, according to Hillsborough County property records. Miami’s Related Group, the property’s original developer, was the seller.


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2022 Urban Excellence Awards Nominations Close Tonight! Nominate Your Favorites Today

The Urban Excellence Awards celebrate businesses, organizations, individuals, events, and projects that have made a lasting, positive impact on Downtown Tampa.


This is your chance to recognize those that helped make 2021 better for our Downtown and all that experience it!


To submit your nomination today, click here!

Rock the Park set to bring live music to Tampa's Downtown this Thursday

Rock the Park is kicking off 2022 with a fantastic lineup including The Wandering Hours, Summer Hoop, and Guianna B. Hang out with us in person or click the “Check It Out” link below to catch the live-stream on our Facebook page.


Check it out by clicking here.

Downtown Tampa based music distribution firm secures $37M funding deal

Symphonic Distribution, a Downtown Tampa-based music distribution firm, has closed a $37 funding deal. The company, which was founded in 2006 by Jorge Brea, is a software as a service company that provides distribution services for musicians to companies such as Apple Music and Spotify.


Symphonic Distribution is also a partner of Rock the Park and the Partnership’s Downtown-themed Spotify playlists.


To read more, click here.

New year, new mural. Tampa Downtown Partnership's new office shows its love of Downtown

The offices of the Tampa Downtown Partnership are brighter with the debut of a new mural by local artist Juan Pablo Parra of CAPco. The mural uses elements of Tampa’s Downtown such as water, palm trees, the street grid, and bright colors to show our Downtown pride.


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Congratulations, events coordinator Ivy Lucpo on new endeavor

Please join us in wishing our events coordinator, Ivy Lupco, all the best as she begins a new endeavor and the next step in her career. Ivy joined the Partnership in May 2018 and elevated our events to a new level with her creativity and collaboration. She will be missed and we wish her the very best in her new position. Ivy’s last day with the Partnership will be Friday, January 7. A job posting to fill the position will be posted soon.

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