Summit Real Estate Group bought a 230,586-square-foot, five-property industrial portfolio in St. Petersburg. The properties are in the Westbay Corporate Center and the Metropointe Commerce Center. Farallon Capital Management sold the facilities for $17.4 million.
Staples Inc. signed a deal to buy Dex Imaging in Tampa. Financial terms were not disclosed. Dex sells document imaging equipment and software and had $228.6 million in 2017 revenue. Dan Doyle Sr., Dex chaiman; Dan Doyle Jr., president and CEO; and their executive team are expected to stay on after the deal closes.
Bolstered by the new Flair Airlines service to Winnipeg, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport served 155,444 passengers in January. Overall traffic increased by 8 percent compared to January 2018, although domestic service dipped 4 percent.
The Auto Club Group plan to build a 17,000-square-foot Car Care Plus facility in Westshore. The structure will offer car care, travel, insurance, banking and membership services. A groundbreaking is scheduled Thursday.
Marisol Hughes, EVP and general counsel at Tampa recruiting firm WilsonHCG, was named a Diversity Leader by Profiles in Diversity Journal. The award recognizes a strong commitment to expanding and improving diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace and beyond.
The ground transportation lot at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport will close beginning Feb. 11 for 30 to 60 days, as part of an ongoing project. Passenger pickup will be in front of the terminal. Beginning Feb. 18, the short-term parking lot will close for six months.
Kforce, one of the largest companies headquartered in Tampa, won the Best of Staffing Client and Talent awards from ClearlyRated, an organization that recognizes staffing agencies that provide superior service based on ratings from client and job candidates. Read more about the awards here.
Greenway Health, a Tampa electronic health records developer, will pay $57.25 million in a settlement with the U.S. Attorney in Vermont. Prosecutors said Greenway caused users to submit false claims to the government by misrepresenting the capabilities of one of its products.