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Champions Club, 10330 Pontofino Circle, Trinity, announces that Costanza Homes and Campagna Homes each earned Grand Awards at the 2008 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes, sponsored by the Tampa Bay Builders Association. Costanza Homes won for its Summerfield Grand estate model at the village of Mirasol in southwest Pasco County, in the single-family homes priced from $1-million to $1.499-million category. The design is 4,565 square feet and includes four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, 12-foot ceilings in the main living areas, a three-car garage and exterior elevation highlighted by Gothic windows; Campagna Homes won for its green-certified Villa Sorrento estate model in the village of Florencia in the single-family homes priced from $1.5-million to $1.999-million category. The Villa Sorrento is a two-story home with 5,763 square feet, five bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms, a 20-foot-diameter rotunda foyer, accented by plaster crown moldings, maple beams and ceiling panels, a spiral staircase and an elevator.

Grubb & Ellis|Commercial Florida, 3030 N Rocky Point Drive W, Suite 560, Tampa, has been retained as the exclusive landlord representative and marketing assignment for Interstate Business Park, a 176,000-square-foot business at 8402 Laurel Fair Circle, Tampa.

Osprey Real Estate Services, 360 Central Ave., Suite 1230, St. Petersburg, announces these lease transactions. Focus Inc., 30,832 square feet, new lease, Westlake I Building, 9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Tampa; Tierra Holdings Ltd. to Coleman & Klymenko LLC, 909 square feet, new lease, Mercantile Center, 425 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg; Merrill Lynch, 19,361 square feet, lease renewal, Sarasota City Center, 1819 Main St.; Tierra Holdings Ltd. to CBD Training Inc., 1,355 square feet, new lease, Mercantile Center, 425 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg; HDR Engineering, 7,683 square feet, lease expansion, Live Oak Corporate Center II, 2621 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota; BB&T, 4,090 square feet, lease renewal, Cattleridge Office Center, 5969 Cattleridge Blvd., Sarasota; Total Document Management, 2,650 square feet, new lease, 2006 Second Ave. S, St. Petersburg; and Fleischman Garcia Architects, 2,125 square feet, lease renewal, Live Oak Business Center, 5967 Cattlemen Lane, Sarasota.

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, 7650 Courtney Campbell Parkway, Suite 920, Tampa, announces the sale of Bardmoor Assisted Living. Perfect Healthcare FP LLC sold the property to Senior Management Solutions for $3-million. It is a 32-unit, 55-bed assisted living and Alzheimer's community.


Creative Contractors Inc., 620 Drew St., Clearwater, announces the completion of its first LEED (leadership in energy and environment design) school, Gulf Trace Elementary, a 90,000-square-foot elementary school in Holiday in Pasco County. Construction cost was $13-million.


Bessolo Design Group Inc., 556 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, has been awarded the following contracts. Kelly Residence, a residential interior design renovation project. Contract includes the design of an open plan kitchen, an indoor-outdoor area, finishes, furniture and construction administration; Physicians Aesthetic & Laser Institute, for interior design services to include finishes, furnishings and coordination design.


Republic Bank has opened a new banking center at 11502 N 56th St., Temple Terrace. The office will be headed up by Diane Tone, vice president, business development officer, and Linda Hester, business development assistant.


Kforce Professional Staffing, 1001 East Palm Ave., Tampa, has received the Dale Carnegie Leadership Award. The award recognizes companies that exemplify commitment to staff development, possess strong management leadership and practice high levels of community involvement.


Elysium Internet Inc., 300 State St. E, Suite 226, Oldsmar, announces the launch of its first online directory brand: This new platform will allow Elysium to launch two to four industry-specific online directories each month for the next two years.

GPS Fleet Solutions, 12108 N 56th St., Suite 3, Tampa, announces its agreement with the U.S. Postal Service to begin a GPS vehicle tracking project. The 500-unit pilot will be installed in Chicago, and expectations from the project include improved route efficiency, driver safety, customer service and reduced vehicle costs.

Company notes 05/24/08 [Last modified: Saturday, May 24, 2008 4:35am]
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