Editorial: The Florida Legislature’s misguided spending priorities

With state budget negotiations under way, lawmakers are short-changing public schools, universities and health care. Local school districts, the University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital could be among the losers. SCOTT KEELER | TimesLeft to Right: House Speaker Jose Oliva, R- Miami Lakes and Senate President Bill Galvano, R- Bradenton, watch lawmakers before a joint session of the Florida Legislature in the Florida House, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The negotiations among Florida’s legislative leaders over the roughly $90 billion state budget are moving behind closed doors, and the outcome will have a significant impact on Tampa Bay in areas such as local school districts, hospitals and the University… Read More

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Kay Properties Completes Another Successful 1031 DST in Tampa Florida

LOS ANGELES and TAMPA, Fla., March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kay Properties and Investments, LLC has successfully completed the equity raise for the Sabal 6 DST in Tampa, FL. The Sabal 6 DST owns a 100,001 square foot, multi tenant, office property which is currently 100% occupied and located in Tampa, FL. The offering was made available to accredited investors under Regulation D Rule 506c and had a total offering cost of $18,250,000. Dwight Kay, the Founder and CEO of Kay Properties and Investments, commented, “The Sabal 6 DST is another example of a successful equity raise by the Kay Properties team from multiple high net worth accredited investors… Read More

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WWN Live Experience 2020 details, shows to be held at a legendary Tampa venue

WWN issued the following press release to announce the 2020 WWNLive Experience host venue. TAMPA, FL – WWN, Inc. (WWN) is proud and excited to announce that the 2020 WWNLive Experience will be held at The Bryan Glazer Family JCC, which in on the historic site of the Fort Homer W. Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Florida. It will take place April 2nd-4th, 2020. The Bryan Glazer Family JCC is a state-of-the-art facility located approximately two miles from the Tampa Convention Center & the Amalie Arena. The address is 522 N. Howard Ave in Tampa, FL. This is in close proximity to all the Wrestlemania activities. “Tampa Bay has been our… Read More

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Property Details for 8719 McAdam Pl

8719 Mc Adam Pl, Tampa, FL 33634 8719 Mc Adam Pl, Tampa, FL 33634 This beautiful 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 2-car garage home has 1475 SF of living space and is conveniently located in the Town N Country area just off the Veterans Expressway. This home features spacious living room / dining room combo, blinds, ceiling fans, and fenced back yard. Washer and Dryer hook-ups. The flooring is ceramic tile and wood laminate throughout. The kitchen includes plenty of cabinet space and granite counter tops with stainless steel appliances. There is a refrigerator, stove and microwave. The master bedroom suite has a very large walk-in closet. Property Features Bathrooms Total Interger: 2… Read More

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Property Details for 507 E Idlewild Ave

507 E Idlewild Ave, Tampa, FL 33604 507 E Idlewild Ave, Tampa, FL 33604 You’ve been waiting for your perfect Seminole Heights home, and this darling craftsman is even better than you could have imagined. Live the Heights life in the heart of the Old Seminole Heights Historic District, where homes are charming, tree-lined streets are lovely, and local businesses are within short walking distance — walk your pups to Health Mutt just down the street! Once you open the front door, you’ll be impressed by how spacious this sweet home feels. The open layout, streaming natural light, and high ceilings contribute to a spacious yet cozy feel. The original… Read More

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Sheriff Seeks Public’s Help To Find Endangered Mother, Children

TAMPA, FL – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help to locate two endangered children whose father may be trying to take them to Saudi Arabia. Talia Alsubhi, 7 months old, and Mayar Alsubhi, 5, had been ordered removed from their home by a Hillsborough County judge after the girls’ father, Rami Abdulrahman Alsubhi, 36, of 6218 Paddock Glen Drive in the Westly Shores Apartments in the Westchase area, assaulted their mother, Amerah Salem Alghamdi, 33. Alsubhi reportedly struck and choked Alghamdi on April 30 and was arrested for domestic battery. Because of the degree of domestic violence in the home, a Hillsborough judge ordered the children… 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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Bizarre death of real estate veteran leads to million-dollar court battle

Andrea Greenberg photographed at an event at Jade Ocean on Nov. 16, 2010. Seth Browarnik WorldRedEye.com The 911 call came in shortly after 1 a.m. on a steamy October night. Alejandro Aparicio told the operator he had fallen asleep on the couch alongside his longtime girlfriend Andrea Greenberg inside their home in Morningside. When he woke up, Greenberg was unresponsive. Aparicio performed CPR until a Metro-Dade Fire Rescue team arrived and transported Greenberg to Jackson Memorial Hospital. She was pronounced dead at 1:37 a.m. Oct. 10, 2017. The apparent cause: cardiac arrest. A shaken Aparicio, 60, spent the rest of that day receiving visits from stunned friends. How could Greenberg,… Read More

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Apartment complex trades for $110.5 million

BRADENTON — A Jupiter-based firm has acquired a waterfront Bradenton apartment community for $110.5 million, the largest sale of a multifamily rental complex in the Sarasota or Bradenton markets in the past decade. FLF Holdings’ purchase of the Carlton Arms of Bradenton marks the latest in a series of acquisitions for the 15-year-old firm, which owns properties in Florida, Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Ohio, according to its website. The 900-unit complex, at 5200 Riverfront Drive, had been owned and managed for nearly four decades by The Mahaffey Apartment Co., of Winter Park, property and state records indicate. In addition to being among the few multifamily rental complexes on the water… Read More

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