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Design Graphics Inc., 6902-B Commerce Ave., Port Richey, has been selected by Springwall Sleep Products Inc., which has moved its headquarters from Akron, Ohio, to Clearwater.


Harvard Jolly Clees Toppe Architects, 5201 W Kennedy Blvd., Suite 515, Tampa, has been selected for additions and renovations at Temple Terrace Library.

Klar and Klar Architects Inc., 28473 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater, has completed architectural services for Bally's Transportation Center in Atlantic City, N.J.


Angle & Schmid Inc., 2150 34th Way N, Largo, has announced the following contract: SouthTrust Bank, construction of a full-service branch in New Port Richey, 4,000 square feet, $548,800.

HCB Contractors, 5100 W Kennedy Blvd., Suite 150, Tampa, has announced the following contract: The Crescent at Primera, construction of a six-story office building in Lake Mary, 150,000 square feet, $9-million.


Parsons Brinckerhoff, 1408 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa, has been selected by Florida Department of Transportation to complete environmental permitting and final design for a lane-widening project of a 10-mile portion of State Road 500 in Brevard County.


St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute based in Tarpon Springs has announced it is opening St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute of St. Petersburg at 3160 Fifth Ave. N, Suite 135, St. Petersburg.


David Conner & Associates, a planning, urban design, landscape architecture and construction management firm, has moved to 1315 S Howard Ave., Suite 202, Tampa.

Geonex Corp., 8950 Dr. M.L. King (Ninth) St. N, St. Petersburg, has been selected to provide mapping for Mecklenburg County and Charlotte, N.C. The company also announced its Chicago subsidiary will spin off and become an independent company, Chicago Aerial Survey Co.

Physician Business & Support Services Inc. has moved to 8081 38th Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

Tampa Bay Mutiny of Major League Soccer, 1408 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 1004, Tampa, has selected United HealthCare of Florida as its health care benefit sponsor.


Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce has announced the following winners in its Small Business of the Year awards: Deja'Vu Laser Services, for companies with one to 15 employees; Family Dentistry, 16 to 29 employees; and McEnany Contracting, 30 or more employees.


Colliers Arnold Inc., 121 Osceola Ave. N, Clearwater, has announced the following lease transactions: BMI Inc., 4030 Warehouse Road, Fort Myers, 10,500 square feet; Business Storage Systems, 5158 E Shadowlawn Ave., Tampa, 2,500 square feet; Hydrotemp Manufacturing Inc., 3071 Warehouse Road, Fort Myers, 11,700 square feet; Progressive Custom Wheels, 5150 E Shadowlawn Ave., Tampa; and S & G Enterprises International Inc., 5142 E Shadowlawn Ave., Tampa.

Garcia, Meyers & Co., 15950 Bay Vista Drive, Suite 250, Clearwater, has announced the following lease transactions: Microtech USA and Associates Inc., 5501 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 5501, Largo, 6,734 square feet; HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 1499 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Suite 100, Clearwater, 5,360 square feet; Midland Mortgage Investments, 33 N Garden Ave., Suite 1100, 5,000 square feet, Suite 100, 3,407 square feet, Clearwater; state of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 4508 Oak Fair Blvd., Suite 200, Tampa, 5,547 square feet; Scientech Software, 7551 Ulmerton Road, Suites E-F, Largo, 2,496 square feet; GVN Technologies, 7431 114th Ave. N, Suite 208, Largo, 2,100 square feet; Innovative Cleaning Supply, 7431 114th Ave. N, Suite 504, Largo, 7,500 square feet; Pinellas County Library, 12345 Starkey Road, Suite L, Largo, 6,240 square feet; and Diversified Technologies Inc., 12345 Starkey Road, Suite A, Largo, 3,300 square feet.

The Krauss Organization, 711 N Sherrill St., Tampa, has announced the following lease transactions: Tampa Tribune, 4302 Gandy Blvd., Tampa, 12,692 square feet; Chiro-med Chiropractic, 205 W Busch Blvd., Tampa, 2,350 square feet; and Efficiency Production, 8504 Adamo Drive, Tampa, 2,000 square feet. The company also announced the following sales transactions: East Bay Sanitation Service, 5120 W Linebaugh Ave., Tampa, 10,390 square feet; and J&J Accardi, 1012 Cass St., Tampa, 7,150 square feet.

The Sembler Co., 5858 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, has announced the following lease transactions: Pizza World Gourmet Pizza, 1520 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, 2,550 square feet; and Megaflicks II Inc., 5324 Little Road, New Port Richey, 3,000 square feet.


Lucent Technologies has announced plans to move its NetCare Services Center in Largo to a 100,000-square-foot building in the Gateway area of St. Petersburg. The move, which will involve 325 employees, is expected to be complete by the end of this year. The Murray Hill, N.J.-based company said it plans to add 70 employees to the NetCare operations in 1998.

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