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Tampa Bay home sales and prices climbed in September

Planning to sell a house? Now could be a good time. Sales of single-family homes in the Tampa Bay area in September jumped nearly 11 percent over the same period last year. The median sales …

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Tampa Port Authority votes to delay trolley subsidy

TAMPA — The Tampa Port Authority voted Tuesday to delay paying a six-figure subsidy to the city's struggling trolley until its nonprofit operator, Tampa Historic Streetcar Inc., shows the bo …

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Group offers cash, free dinner to Duke Energy protesters

Still hoping for a refund from Duke Energy Florida for the $3.45 its customers pay each month for a nuclear plant the utility decided not to build? Don't expect Duke to fork over the money. …

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  1. Convergent Capital Partners pays $10.5 million for St. Pete office space

    Real Estate

    Convergent Capital Partners confirmed Tuesday that it paid $10.5 million for the former headquarters of bankrupt Universal Health Care in downtown St. Petersburg.

  2. Triad Retail Media CEO steps down

    Business

    Greg Murtagh, founder of Triad Retail Media, is stepping down as CEO of the St. Petersburg company to pursue other opportunities.

    Greg Murtagh, founder of Triad Retail Media, is stepping down as CEO of the St. Petersburg company to pursue other opportunities. [Company photo]
  3. Tampa Bay home sales and prices climbed in September

    Real Estate

    Planning to sell a house? Now could be a good time.

  4. Tampa Port Authority votes to delay trolley subsidy

    Economic Development

    TAMPA — The Tampa Port Authority voted Tuesday to delay paying a six-figure subsidy to the city's struggling trolley until its nonprofit operator, Tampa Historic Streetcar Inc., shows the board a news business plan to turn around the streetcar system.

  5. Group offers cash, free dinner to Duke Energy protesters

    Energy

    Still hoping for a refund from Duke Energy Florida for the $3.45 its customers pay each month for a nuclear plant the utility decided not to build?

    Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano
  6. Survey: Florida second only to Texas as having best business climate

    Economic Development

    Florida came in second to Texas as having the best business climate in a new survey of corporate executives released Monday at the International Economic Development Council's annual conference. Texas easily trumped all comers, picked by 49.7 percent of 356 execs as having the best climate. Florida, with 18.1 percent of …

  7. Trigaux: Tampa Bay needs to attract the 'Young and the Restless'

    Economic Development

    Tampa Bay ought to pool its smartest demographic and marketing experts and come up with a fresh, focused campaign to recruit well-educated young adults to this metro area. That will work, of course, only if we can offer more and better jobs here. Those jobs are coming, but too slowly.

    Sasha Gandolfo, 24, and Samson Adams, 23, enjoy an afternoon workout Monday at Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa.  "The downtown area is great because this is where all of our friends are, and people our age live. There are a lot of restaurants and places to hang out," said Gandolfo. [DEMETRIUS FREEMAN   |   Times]
  8. Luxury downtown Tampa apartments Crescent Bayshore sold

    Real Estate

    TAMPA — Crescent Bayshore, a new luxury apartment complex adjacent to Hyde Park with views of Hillsborough Bay, has been sold for $111.5 million.

    An artist's rendering from the Crescent Bayshore website. [crescentbayshore.com]
  9. TECO Energy announces agreement to sell its coal mining operations

    Energy

    Tampa-based TECO Energy announced an agreement Monday to sell its coal subsidiary in a $170 million deal that is expected to close by the end of the year.

    CEO John Ramil says the sale will complete TECO’s return to its core businesses.
  10. With market in turmoil, here's what you should do

    Personal Finance

    The recent tremors in the stock and bond markets are unnerving — and may leave average investors feeling as if they should be doing something to protect themselves.

    New York Times