Monday Morning Memo

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tampa’s Downtown waterfront is open except for this stretch. Why?

Tampa Bay Times reporter Sue Carlton asked local leaders about a portion of Port Tampa Bay cruise terminal space behind the Florida Aquarium and its connection to the Tampa Riverwalk.


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Join us for May's Downtown Debriefing Series - New Regional Leaders

Join us for the next installment of the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Downtown Debriefing series at the Hyatt Place Hyatt House Tampa Downtown on Tuesday, May 24th. We will hear from a few of the Tampa Bay region’s newest leaders: Bemetra Simmons, President & CEO of the Tampa Bay Partnership, Greg Slater, Executive Director/CEO of Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority, and Michael Maurino, Executive Director of the Westshore Alliance.


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Up to Speed: Alternative transit options becoming more popular in Tampa Bay

Whether you’re new to the Tampa Bay area or a longtime resident, local leaders are finding more people are taking advantage of alternative transit options. Things like the Cross Bay Ferry or the TECO Line Streetcar are breaking records for ridership, with the streetcar on track for 1.1 million rides in FY22.


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Take a sneak peek at Asher, Water Street Tampa's newest residential property

New residents have started moving into Asher, the latest residential tower to open at Water Street, which adds 490 new upscale units to the rip-roaring Downtown Tampa real estate market. Billed as the most affordable of Water Street’s towers, Asher offers 386-square-foot studio apartments starting at more than $2,000 per month.


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Downtown Tampa apartment tower sells for $184 million to Goldman Sachs

A Downtown Tampa apartment tower has sold for $184 million — just two years after it sold for $120 million. The Nine15 apartments at 915 Franklin St. were sold on May 6 to a limited liability corporation owned by investment giants Goldman Sachs.


The 23-story, 362-unit building opened in 2017 and has studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments starting at 572 square feet.


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Register for the Partnership's 36th Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Join us on June 22, 2022, at the JW Marriott Water Street for the 36th Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Annual Meeting and Luncheon. Hear from keynote speaker, Tami Door, the CEO of Q Factor.


Tami is a nationally-regarded city builder with extensive experience in placemaking, public-private partnerships, and real estate development. Previously serving as the CEO of the Downtown Denver Partnership, she helped to steer the city through a period of unprecedented growth.


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