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Places This Week: Former home of NFL star Mike Alstott sells

Veronica Brezina



The home at 7800 9th Ave. S. All images: GoogleMaps.

A weekly roundup of local real estate deals.


NFL player’s former home sells 

The home of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers legend Mike Alstott has sold. 

The waterfront estate at 7800 9th Ave. S. in the Yacht Club Estates community has sold in a $4.1 million deal. 

Alstott and his now ex-wife Nicole sold the home in 2012 for $1.9 million to Teresa Bratcher-Evans. She sold the 6,032-square-foot estate to the new owner.

Melinda Pletcher, an agent with Smith and Associates Real Estate, said the buyer, who is from the Midwest, has a vacation home in St. Pete. The buyer’s family fell in love with the area and wanted a larger home. They discovered the estate as the listing price dropped from $4.9 million to $3.9 million. 

The five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home, built in 1961, was remodeled by Alstott, according to the listing. 

Pletcher said the new owner plans to do some additional remodeling. 

The Tuscan-designed home has red oak flooring and floor-to-ceiling glass windows that offer panoramic views of Boca Ciega Bay. 

It also features a game room with a full bar, a multi-level office with a gym, a saltwater pool and spa, two covered boat/jet ski slips and a boat lift. 

Jon Fincher with Compass represented the seller.  


Mixed-use building sells

The mixed-use retail and residential Harbor House complex at 101 Philippe Parkway in Safety Harbor has sold. 

Tampa-based REIT4 sold the 31,920-square-foot building to Orlando-based Concord Syndicate LLC in a $8.45 million deal. 

Harbor House at 101 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor.

The buyer assumed a $6.76 million mortgage from Citizens Bank and Trust. 

The building, built in 1926, has multiple ground-floor retail tenants including a flower shop and a bookstore. The second and third levels of the building are designated for senior housing, according to a listing of the property. 

RIPCO Investment Sales was involved in the sale. 


Duke Energy sells building 

Duke Energy, one of America’s largest energy holding companies, has sold its Clearwater office building. 

Duke Energy’s Clearwater office. 

The energy provider sold its building at 5225 Tech Data Drive to Delaware-based Azzam Properties Corp. in a $5.35 million deal. 

The 70,000-square-foot building, constructed in 1988, was last renovated in 2015. 

The buyer, Azzam Properties, is the same entity that purchased Squaremouth’s former HQ on Central Block two years ago. 


Clearwater retail plaza sells 

The Northside Square retail plaza in Clearwater has sold in a $6.35 million deal. 

Northside Square plaza in Clearwater.

Melrose Clearwater Holdings sold the 35,774-square-foot plaza at 9245 U.S. Highway 19 to an entity connected to Spring Hill-based Auro Property Management. 

RIPCO Investment Sales was involved in the sale. 

The Pinellas County Property Appraiser, which has multiple offices in the county, and Labcorp, an outpatient clinical laboratory that provides diagnostic testing, are among the tenants in the plaza. 


Beachfront condo sells for over $9 million 

A condo is in the Residences at Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater has fetched $9.2 million.

The 5,349-square-foot condo, at 11 Baymont St., has floor-to-ceiling glass doors and three private terraces, revealing views of the Gulf of Mexico.  

The unit has four bedrooms, four baths and a wine room, according to the listing

The unit was previously listed with an asking price of $10.5 million. It last sold in 2008 for $4.4 million. 

Sophia Vasilaros of Smith and Associates Real Estate represented the buyer.

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