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.
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.
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...
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.