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CKR Group, 105 E Giddens Ave., Suite 1, Tampa, has changed its name to CKR Interactive.


Simpson Mechanical, 12302 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa, an air conditioning contracting company, has formed its residential division, Simpson Air, and launched the new division Web site at


Audio Visual Innovations Inc. and Signal Perfection Ltd., an integrator of audio and video systems, in Columbia, Md., have merged and formed AVI-SPL. AVI-SPL is headquartered at 6301 Benjamin Road, Suite 101, Tampa.


Recycled Cycle Inc., a consignment shop of clothing, gear and accessories for motorcycle enthusiasts, has moved from 39320 U.S. Highway 19 N, Tarpon Springs to 6837 State Road 54, Tanglewood Plaza, New Port Richey. The phone number is (727) 815-1900 and the Web address

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Good Shepherd Medical Clinic PA, 8425 Northcliffe Blvd., Spring Hill, has formed Good Shepherd Hearing Center at the same location.


Stinger Systems Inc., 2701 N Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, announces that the Henry, Ill., Police Department has bought Stinger S-200 projectile stun devices.


Colonial Properties Trust, 4300 W Cypress St., Suite 850, Tampa, announces these lease transactions: Colonial Place I, 4350 W Cypress St., Tampa: Blue Cross Blue Shield, 6,000 square feet, class A office space, lease expansion, Suite 940; Lee Hect Harrison, 2,559 square feet, class A office space, Suite 640; U.S. Navy, 3,000 square feet, class A office space, new lease, Suite 910; and Vanus Gray, 9,808 square feet, class A office space, lease expansion and renewal. Leases at Colonial Place II, 4300 W Cypress St., Tampa: Lincoln Harris Properties, 2,400 square feet, class A office space, lease renewal, Suite 350; Williamsburg Travel, 1,100 square feet, class A office space, lease renewal, Suite 200; and Personnel One, 2,034 square feet, class A office space, lease renewal, Suite 175. Leases at Concourse III, 3505 E Frontage Road, Tampa: Strategic Outsourcing Inc., 3,400 square feet, class A office space, new lease, Suite 145; Guarantee Co. of North America USA, 1,100 square feet, class A office space, new lease, Suite 130; and Nations Title of Florida, 1,800 square feet, class A office space, new lease, Suite 165.

Grubb & Ellis | Commercial Florida, 3030 N Rocky Point Drive W, Suite 560, Tampa, announces these lease transactions. Vanderbilt Commercial Group to Monster Golf, 10,172 square feet, retail space, new lease, Vanderbilt Plaza, 6429 U.S. Highway 19, New Port Richey; and Urban America to Suite World/Urban City, 4,500 square feet, retail space, new lease, Tampa Festival Centre, 2525 E Hillsborough Ave., Tampa.


Data Balance, 4500 140th Ave. N, Suite 214, Clearwater, has recieved the Channel Innovator Award for Managed Services. Given by Business Solutions Magazine, the award recognized Data Balance's unique and proactive delivery of IT monitoring, maintenance and support services via its ProBalance solution.

Pilgrim Software Inc., 2807 W. Busch Blvd, Suite 200, Tampa, has been named the 2008 North American Enterprise Compliance & Quality Management Company of Year in the Life Science industry. Given by Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting firm, Pilgrim was recognized for leadership in the medical devices segment.

News about Tampa Bay area companies 04/27/08 [Last modified: Sunday, April 27, 2008 4:30am]
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