Real estate developer proposes massive downtown St. Pete project

While plans are still preliminary, the new building could have 100,000 square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet of retail, a 200-plus room hotel, 500 residential units and 1,000 parking spaces, according to a proposal sent to Mayor Rick Kriseman by Property Markets Group, a real estate development firm with offices in New York and Miami.

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St. Pete City Council gives go-ahead to Edge Collective hotel, The Perry condos

Two downtown St. Petersburg development projects have won backing from the St. Petersburg City Council.

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St. Petersburg ranks in Top 50 U.S. cities on Clean Energy Scorecard, progress in sustainability

Earlier this year, St. Petersburg became the first city in Florida to commit to achieving 100 percent renewable energy by 2035. That’s an audacious goal, especially for a city where curbside recycling wasn’t fully implemented until 2015.

But St. Petersburg is making strides, a fact exemplified by its no. 39 ranking on the American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) City Clean Energy Scorecard and its no. 37 ranking on the list of 50 U.S. Cities Ranked by Progress of Urban Sustainability by commercial real estate blog, Commercial Cafe.

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PitchLyst Startup Report Episode #048: SoleVenture

Eve Epstein & Robyn Rusignuolo join Joe Hamilton in the studio.

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Underdog story: St. Pete screenwriter Tom Flynn and Disney’s ‘Togo’

Tom Flynn spent 28 years toiling away as a screenwriter in Los Angeles; in all that time, exactly one of his scripts got produced. The film, which he also directed, was not a success, and finally, by 2010, a somewhat bitter Tom Flynn decided it was time to paraphrase the old Irving Berlin song: He had no business in show business...

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The Shuffle

Brian Lichtlin


The Hustle

Bree Swezey (Authentic Edge)

Bree Swezey developed her love for graphic design in high school. She traded the North Star State's brutal winters for the Sunshine State's endless summers more than a decade ago, and began her work in the Tampa Bay area.

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Tampa eLearning firm names new CEO

Vector Solutions, a Tampa company that provides online learning and performance solutions, will start 2020 with a new CEO.

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Chuck Egerter
Guardian Eagle

Focus: Hippies

Hippie Inc: how the counterculture went corporate [1843 Magazine]

Half a century on from the summer of love, marijuana is big business and mindfulness a workplace routine. Nat Segnit asks how the movement found itself at the heart of capitalism.

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Worker-Owned Apps Are Trying to Fix the Gig Economy's Exploitation [Vice]

A network of cooperative alternatives are replacing rampant exploitation with decent work.

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