Author: Melvin Stephens

7 Tampa Bay area nursing homes included in secret list of poorly-performing nursing homes

7 Tampa Bay area nursing homes included in secret list of poorly-performing nursing homes

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Work Underway On 444-Unit Apartment Complex On Old Tampa Bay

Work Underway On 444-Unit Apartment Complex On Old Tampa Bay

A groundbreaking ceremony May 22 marked the start of construction for The Pointe on Westshore. (Index Investment Group) TAMPA, FL — Index Investment Group, an international real estate investment and development company with local headquarters in Jupiter, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony May 22 to mark the start of construction for The Pointe on Westshore, a…

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Lakeland facing affordable housing dilemma

Lakeland facing affordable housing dilemma

@SaraWalshFL A household is considered affordable if the total cost of rent or mortgage payments, taxes, utility fees and insurance make up no more than 30% of the household’s gross income. That’s not happening in Lakeland. LAKELAND — The nation is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis, and Lakeland is not an exception.…

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Tampa Home of Late Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Available for $5.75M

Tampa Home of Late Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Available for $5.75M

The mansion of the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and his wife, Joan Steinbrenner, is now in play. The gated estate in Tampa, FL, is available for $5.75 million. Known simply as "The Boss," George died in 2010, and Joan in 2018. Purchased in 2000 for $3.8 million, the place has been kept…

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Central Florida one of the worst in nation for affordable housing, report shows

Central Florida one of the worst in nation for affordable housing, report shows

TAMPA, Fla. — While Tampa Bay has been thought of as having an affordable cost of living, Central Florida has found itself on the not-so-affordable list of housing. The Affordable Housing Gap Analysis gives an annual report on the availability of affordable housing to people living near or below the poverty line. The 2019 poverty…

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Tampa apartment community sells for $23.5 million

Tampa apartment community sells for $23.5 million

University Gardens in Tampa [Courtesy of Franklin Street] TAMPA — University Gardens, a 292-unit apartment community near the University of South Florida, has sold for $23.5 million. The Tampa brokerage Franklin Street arranged the sale from a local limited liability company to Uptown Ambrus Investments, a private equity investment group. The sale of the property,…

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Jeff Dervech of Dervech Real Estate, Inc. Arranges Prominent Sale of Kennedy Blvd in Tampa, FL

Jeff Dervech of Dervech Real Estate, Inc. Arranges Prominent Sale of Kennedy Blvd in Tampa, FL

TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Jeff Dervech, President of Dervech Real Estate Inc., arranges the sale of prominent Kennedy Blvd shopping plaza in Tampa’s Westshore District. The 18,325 SF retail strip center sold for $4,100,000, or $223.74 per square foot. The neighborhood retail plaza included the following tenants: a UPS Store, McNatts’s Cleaners,…

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Sure And Begorrah: Tampa 5th In Nation For Celebrating St. Pat’s

Sure And Begorrah: Tampa 5th In Nation For Celebrating St. Pat’s

Each year for St.. Patrick’s Day, the Hillsborough River is dyed a vivid green. (City of Tampa) TAMPA, FL — Tampa’s famous River O’ Green helped seal the deal. WalletHub released its report on 2019’s Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations, and Tampa earned honors as the nation’s fifth best city. With St. Patrick’s…

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