Today vs. the future? Drag the slider left and right to compare artist's renderings of Tampa's current downtown waterfront to Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik's vision.
Artist's renderings from STRATEGIC PROPERTY PARTNERS LLC / Times interactive by KEN WALKER
TAMPA — In December, when Jeff Vinik unveiled his plans for a $1 billion waterfront development near Amalie Arena, the idea was to start moving dirt this summer, after the Tampa Bay Lightnin …
TAMPA — In 2010, a Boston hedge fund manager bought a failing hockey franchise, the lease to its arena and some vacant land next to it. That's because Jeff Vinik saw something in the …
Analysts at Morningstar, the mutual fund consulting firm in Chicago, are so dazzled by Jeff Vinik that they call him ''Amazin' Jeff.'' At 32 years of age, Mr. Vinik has a limited track record. …
TAMPA — Developers envisioned a bustling entertainment and dining district on the edge of downtown Tampa when Channelside Bay Plaza opened 15 years ago. Built along Tampa's seaport, there wasn't anything like it downtown.
TAMPA — You might think that by now Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Cascade Investment would own or control all the land they need for their 40-acre megadevelopment near downtown Tampa.
TAMPA — Imagine dinner at Ulele, then a water taxi ride to a concert or hockey game at Amalie Arena.
TAMPA — When it comes to picking battles, Mayor Bob Buckhorn appears more focused on achieving his goals as mayor than on running for governor in 2018.
TAMPA — A new report with a national scope calls the controversial Tampa Bay Express interstate expansion one of the 12 worst highway projects in the United States for expanding roads to little benefit.
TAMPA — As the focus intensifies on the Tampa Park Apartments as a potential Hillsborough stadium site for the Tampa Bay Rays, another once-much-talked-about site, the ConAgra flour mill, may be poised for a fade-out.
TAMPA — Hillsborough elected officials Thursday welcomed a St. Petersburg City Council vote setting the stage for a Tampa Bay Rays stadium search that Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn described both as a "big step forward" and the start of "a long, complicated process."
TAMPA — Strategic Property Partners went out to bid Friday for a contractor to do up to $35 million worth of work on roads, utilities and amenities for its $2 billion downtown redevelopment project.
TAMPA — Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik's real estate venture has hired a Dallas-based parking company to handle lots during games, concerts and other events at Amalie Arena.
TAMPA — Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik said he and his Cascade Investment partners are "making good progress" on signing a tenant for half of a 650,000-square-foot office building planned for the first phase of their downtown redevelopment project.