Mosquito Season: Tampa Among Worst In Nation For Pesky Bugs

TAMPA, FL – The warmer temperatures of summer mean more unpopular guests – mosquitoes – are certain to appear in greater numbers. According to a new report, Tampa ranks ninth among the cities across the nation most bothered by mosquitoes ruining time outdoors. Atlanta is the worst city for mosquitoes, according to the report by TruGreen. Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Boston and Trenton, New Jersey, round out the top five, according to the lawn care service provider. The company compiled its rankings based on customer sales data from January 2017 to December 2017. Mosquito season can last from five to seven months in most states, according to TruGreen. But in Florida,… Read More

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Downtown Orlando apartments planned by Camden, Jefferson Apartment Group – Orlando Business Journal

Construction finally is set to kick off on a Thornton Park luxury apartment complex that’s been in the works since 2015. Houston-based Camden Property Trust (NYSE: CPT) has joined forces with McLean, Va.-based Jefferson Apartment Group as co-developers of the $100 million, 364-unit project dubbed the 520 complex, which is planned for the southwest corner of East Church Street and South Eola Drive in downtown Orlando. Work is set to begin by mid-May or early June, since permits already have been secured, real estate sources said. The 12-story 520 — a sister property to Jefferson Apartment Group’s $45.5 million, 299-unit 420 East complex that was completed last year — will… Read More

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