Kriseman picks EDGE Central to redevelop old St. Pete Police site

EDGE Central, led by four veteran real estate entrepreneurs, plans a mixed-use project that will dramatically expand office space and parking in the downtown area, answering two of the biggest challenges the city has faced in attracting and retaining businesses.

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‘Local boys’ take on major development in the EDGE District

Hometown roots are a big part of the reason Jay Miller, president of J Square Developers, is excited about developing a $70 million mixed-use project in the EDGE District.

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Biopharma manufacturer completes construction on Pinellas County plant

Saint-Gobain Life Sciences has completed construction on an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility near Largo.

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Gypsy Gallardo talks Inclusive St. Pete, moving the needle on economic growth in South St. Pete

In early November, a new partnership was launched to expand supplier diversity efforts in St. Petersburg. Cities like Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville and Tallahassee have strong supplier diversity and inclusion programs among both government agencies and corporations, said Gypsy Gallardo of Power Broker Magazine, The 2020 Plan and One Community Plan. Those programs have been missing in St. Petersburg – until the launch of Inclusive St. Pete.

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Susan Maris gazes into American Stage’s stellar ‘Sky’

Many years before she graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BFA in Musical Theater, Milwaukee native Susan Maris was enrolled in the school’s ambitious “College For Kids” program...

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The Shuffle

Leanna Jackson
Tampa Bay Watch


The Hustle

Steven Fage

Steven Fage is a robotics engineer turned entrepreneur. In 2010, he gave up a life as programming industrial robots, sold everything, and moved to Tampa to study Entrepreneurship at the University of South Florida.

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Smith & Associates partners with tech company to evaluate ‘instant offers’

Real estate brokerage Smith & Associates has a new technology tool to help homeowners evaluate purchase offers from direct home buying companies Opendoor and Offerpad.

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Taylor Precourt
WholeHealth Medical Group

Focus: Community Voices

Maintaining a sense of place

It’s a classic urban development challenge.

A once-blighted neighborhood attracts artists, breweries and innovative entrepreneurs looking for cheap rent. The energy that is generated from a concentration of hip and creative folks attracts increasingly upscale businesses like restaurants, galleries, boutiques and high-end housing. Eventually, rents rise, and many of the quirky businesses who helped to make the neighborhood attractive in the first place get priced out.

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ICYMI: PitchLyst Startup Report: Tampa Bay Wave

Linda Olson joins Joe Hamilton in the Catalyst studio.

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