Channelside Bay Plaza will be redeveloped by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, but his team does not yet have a master plan for the property. The team will seek public input for the long-term project while focusing on making short-term fixes before the hockey season starts in October.SKIP O’ROURKE | Times

Vinik starts master-planning a master plan for Channelside

TAMPA — Jeff Vinik does not have a secret plan. The Tampa Bay Lightning owner doesn't have new designs ready to go for his latest downtown acquisition, Channelside Bay Plaza. He doesn't have a grand plan to tie Channelside and his 24 acres of undeveloped land together with his crown jewel, the Tampa Bay Times Forum …