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Published Feb. 15, 2008


Guckenberger'N Partners Advertising, 14906 Winding Creek Court, Suite 101-D, Tampa, has been named the agency of record for the Realtor Association Joint Venture, comprised of the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors, the Pinellas Suncoast Association of Realtors Inc. and the West Pasco Board of Realtors. Guckenberger'N Partners will provide the development, media planning and placement for the Realtors' awareness campaign, which includes outdoor and radio advertising and Web marketing.


Williamson Dacar Associates Inc. Architects, 935 Main St., Suite C-4, Safety Harbor, has been retained by Lake Sumter Community College's Leesburg campus to design a performing arts facility, which will include a 2,000-seat performing arts theater, black box theater and instructional spaces. Estimated cost is $28-million.


Monroe & Giordano, 777 S Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 140, Tampa, has arranged $28.68-million in financing for three manufactured home communities in Florida and Arizona.


Sempermed USA Inc., 13900 49th St. N, Clearwater, announces its contract renewal with MedAssests Supply Chain Systems, the group purchasing division of MedAssets Inc., for Sempermed'sline of examination gloves.


Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, 7650 Courtney Campbell Parkway, Suite 920, Tampa, announces these sales transactions: FortGroup Development Corp. to Excelsior LaSalle Property Fund, four Class-A student housing complexes: the 504-unit Cabana Beach, Gainesville; the 276-unit Cabana Beach, San Marcos, Texas; the 192-unit Campus Lodge, Columbia, Mo.; and the 240-unit Lodge of Athens in Athens, Ga., all totaled $148.5-million; and Manatee Town Center LLC to EJ-Manatee LLC, Manatee Town Center, Bradenton, 80,013 square feet, retail space on 16 acres, $10.25-million.


Bayshore Solutions, 600 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 700, Tampa, has launched Web sites for C.A.M.P. Technologies, a recreational vehicle company at, which showcases the company's camping products; and for the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors at, which features a searchable directory of real estate service providers and a database of the association's resource center.

Magnetic, 5325 Primrose Lake Circle, Tampa, has launched these Web sites: The Hitting Academy (, an indoor baseball and softball training facility in Clearwater. The site features information on membership packages, facilities, sporting goods stores, clinics, tournaments and franchise opportunities; and LocalUGo (, based in Tampa, which provides a nationwide database of events.

TRAK Microwave Corp., 4726 Eisenhower Blvd., Tampa, announces its contract with Harris Corp.'s Government Communications Systems Divisions in Melbourne for the design and development of a high- performance-integrated Ku-Band converter assembly for the Hawklink Tactical Common Data link used on airborne and shipboard platforms.


Chapter 7 liquidationMorr Services Inc., 3180 47th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (08-bk-00619)

Freedom by the Bay Inc., 125 Mystic Lake Ter. N, St. Petersburg. (08-00822)

Concept Cellular Inc., 17525 First St. E, St. Petersburg. (08-00874)

MAPSource Inc., 14821 Feather Cove Lane, Clearwater. (08-00987)

Chapter 11 reorganizationArgue Automotive Accessories LLC, 3670 131st St. N., Clearwater. (08-01011)

The Towers of Channelside LLC, 204 E Terrace Drive, Plant City. (08-00939)

B C Property Group Inc. P.O. Box 261087, Tampa. (08-00730)

North Shore Tanning LLC, 3771 Derby Drive, No. 603, Palm Harbor. (08-00451)

Beachnutz Tanning Resort Inc., P.O. Box 2184, Tarpon Springs. (08-00633)

The listed businesses have filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Tampa. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Chapter 7 filings are for companies whose assets are being liquidated to pay creditors. Chapter 11 is for businesses seeking to reorganize while under bankruptcy court protection from creditors.