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Downtown gateway sign plans progress

A downtown group hopes to erect a landmark sign near a main entry point to the urban core. The Downtown Improvement District continues to pursue a project that would construct a gateway sign welcoming visitors to downtown near the intersection of Main Street and U.S....

US Rental Demand Begins Rebound, Helped by Seniors

Empty Nesters, Retirees Trading Homes for Apartments The profile of potential renters has long leaned toward recent college graduates, but empty nesters and retirees are drawing increasing interest from apartment developers across the country. Those consumers aren’t...

First Watch to expand corporate HQ near Mall at UTC

Nationwide breakfast-and-brunch chain First Watch is expanding its corporate headquarters as it continues to grow. First Watch Restaurants Inc., which is currently located in University Park, will build a new 39,000-square-foot headquarters in the University Town...

US Cold Storage Demand Expected to Heat Up in Next Five Years

An Estimated 100 Million Square Feet Could Be Needed As Online Grocery Sales Rise Rising online grocery sales and the potential need to refrigerate massive quantities of meats and other fresh goods amid escalating trade tensions with China are expected to help turn...

Sears Emerges From Bankruptcy With New, Much Smaller Stores

Sears has gotten its second chance, and the department store giant is going lower case. In the past few weeks, Sears Holdings has opened the first three locations for its new Sears Home & Life stores in Overland Park, Kansas, Lafayette, Louisiana, and Anchorage,...

Construction to Start at Landmark Midtown Tampa

Mixed-Use Project Aims for Completion in Time for Tampa's Super Bowl LV The $500 million Midtown Tampa is finally going vertical, 22 years after the Bromley Cos. first imagined a development on North Dale Mabry Highway near Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. It...