High interest rates, rising repossessions and severe mechanical issues — for consumers with bad credit, buying a car can be a minefield. Through interviews with a dozen borrowers who used subprime loans to buy vehicles and reviews of more than 100 online complaints, the Tampa Bay Times found some troubling practices in a little-supervised industry.
High interest rates, quick repossessions dog auto buyers with poor credit
Hillsborough commissioners are not recommending a realignment of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail to make room for a 300-unit apartment block. But whether trail users can claim victory is unsure.
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Seattle-based Amazon decided to open a second headquarters, splitting it between New York City and the Washington, D.C., area. Tampa Bay never had a chance.
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Allegiant Air is opening nine new nonstop routes from the Sarasota area to destinations such as Baltimore.
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Tuesday's vote to give Port Tampa Bay CEO Paul Anderson a 4.5 percent raise was unanimous. The vote to extend his contract two years? Not so much.
Tampa's combination of low taxes and cheap domestic flights make it an attractive choice for retirees.
An experimental tool to provide forecasts for which beaches have bad air because of Red Tide seems to be working, but users are having trouble finding its important information.
Of the 96 Tampa Bay ZIP Code areas surveyed, more than half have a higher percentage of equity rich properties than the national average.
Embarc Collective, the planned innovation hub backed by Tampa Bay Lightning owner and entrepreneur Jeff Vinik, has a different model than you might expect from a startup accelerator or incubator.
Amazon will open major new outposts in northern Virginia's Crystal City and in New York City, splitting its much-sought investment of up to 50,000 jobs between the two East Coast sites.
Millennials want to buy homes, but they are cautious, waiting to see if prices might fall.