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Tampa International Airport’s expansion readies for second phase, including 17-acre commercial area

    With the $971 million initial phase of Tampa International Airport (TIA)’s master plan on track for completion next year, the airport is gearing up for Phase 2. In May, TIA shared details for the next phase, which includes the construction of the 17-acre Gateway Development Area and the demolition of the red parking garage and Airside D guideway. The Gateway area, which TIA CEO Joe Lopano envisions will bring more revenues and opportunities for the airport, will feature … Continued

$3B downtown development project moves forward, gets name: Water Street Tampa

    The first phase of Water Street Tampa – the $3 billion Strategic Property Partners (SPP) and Cascade Investment-backed redevelopment project in downtown Tampa – will begin concurrent vertical construction on 18 buildings in early 2018. Phase one will comprise 4 million square feet spanning 10 city blocks and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2020.   SPP has hired seven general contractors for the project, which will employ up to 2,000 workers on site per day, … Continued

Port Tampa Bay steel business gets a boost

    Tampa’s port is already the largest economic driver in the region, with an estimated economic impact of more than $17 billion. With the addition of two new post-Panamax cranes last year, the approval of a project to deepen and widen the Big Bend Channel to allow larger ships to serve Port Redwing, and a new lease agreement with a steel manufacturing company, Port Tampa Bay is poised to play an even larger role in the shaping Tampa’s manufacturing … Continued

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Tampa International Airport’s expansion readies for second phase, including 17-acre commercial area

    With the $971 million initial phase of Tampa International Airport (TIA)’s master plan on track for completion next year, the airport is gearing up for Phase 2. In May, TIA shared details for the next phase, which includes the construction of the 17-acre Gateway Development Area and the demolition of the red parking garage and Airside D guideway. The Gateway area, which TIA CEO Joe Lopano envisions will bring more revenues and opportunities for the airport, will feature … Continued

$3B downtown development project moves forward, gets name: Water Street Tampa

    The first phase of Water Street Tampa – the $3 billion Strategic Property Partners (SPP) and Cascade Investment-backed redevelopment project in downtown Tampa – will begin concurrent vertical construction on 18 buildings in early 2018. Phase one will comprise 4 million square feet spanning 10 city blocks and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2020.   SPP has hired seven general contractors for the project, which will employ up to 2,000 workers on site per day, … Continued

Port Tampa Bay steel business gets a boost

    Tampa’s port is already the largest economic driver in the region, with an estimated economic impact of more than $17 billion. With the addition of two new post-Panamax cranes last year, the approval of a project to deepen and widen the Big Bend Channel to allow larger ships to serve Port Redwing, and a new lease agreement with a steel manufacturing company, Port Tampa Bay is poised to play an even larger role in the shaping Tampa’s manufacturing … Continued