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Emily L. Mahoney - Real Estate Reporter

Real Estate Reporter

I cover real estate, which means I get to report on what is most people's biggest purchase in their lives: their home. I'm interested in the twists and turns of the real estate market, but also how our living situations — good and bad — play a massive role in our lives. I want to tell the stories of those who don't have a comfortable place to call home, of renters getting scammed, how our warming earth is changing the way we build. I previously covered politics in the Tallahassee bureau, which means I have some war stories to tell. Want to hear them? Talk story ideas? Send me an email.

  1. The Coquina Key Plaza in St. Petersburg as seen on Wednesday April 7, 2021 has been sold. Some of the businesses remaining include a night club, event rental space, and a Chinese restaurant.
  2. Bella Salla of St. Petersburg submits a comment card during the public comment session for city residents to weigh in on the four finalist proposals for the Tropicana Field redevelopment project at the Coliseum on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
  3. The historic home is located at 801 28th Ave. N.
  4. The four shortlisted development companies made their pitch to the public during a virtual listening session on Monday.
  5. An exterior of the  Davis Islands home owned by Kayleigh McEnany and Sean Gilmartin, which was listed on the market Monday.
  6. Bonnie Strickland
  7. La entrada a los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades en Atlanta.
  8. A rendering is displayed during a groundbreaking ceremony for 334, a new downtown tower, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in St. Petersburg.
  9. Corina Lessa Silva
  10. A sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. [Associated Press]
  11. Real estate broker Craig Beggins, of Century 21 Beggins, leads a daily training session for agents via Zoom from his home office in Apollo Beach on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
  12. Palliative care physician, Dr. Nicholas James, center, works to manage pain for patient James Ford, 95, left, with the help of LPN Laura Sivley, right, on Monday, March 8, 2021, at Chapters Health System’s Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace. Chapters Health Systems is a Top Workplace. Employees said they love working for Chapters because they feel called to the mission of hospice work, and helping people die with dignity and comfort.
  13. Dental hygienist, Alesia Rockwell, checks notes before treating a patient at Klement Family Dental on March 8 in St. Petersburg.
  14. The Tampa Palms estate of USF football coach Jeff Scott, which formerly belonged to Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith, is on the market for $3.35 million.
  15. The Pinellas Trail runs through the intersection of 5th Ave. S and 22nd Street in the Warehouse Arts District as shown on March 23, 2021 in St. Petersburg. A plan being spearheaded by a Miami developer proposes to create a new zoning category here that would allow some industrial buildings to stay but also add commercial and residential space.
  16. A for-sale sign sits outside a home at 350 Beltrees St., on Jan. 28 in Dunedin.
  17. Apartments and businesses seen on East Kennedy Blvd. on in Tampa's Channel District on Friday, March 19, 2021.
  18. A rendering of the Rome Yard development submitted by the Related Group
  19. A foreclosure sign stands on top of a sale sign in this file photo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
  20. Traffic has been noticeably busier on The Deuces shown here at 22nd St and 9th Ave. S. in St. Petersburg. This view is facing south.
  21. A new rendering shows the view from the balcony of one of the Ritz-Carlton Residences. The project is expected to break ground late in 2021.
  22. Realtor Carol Hasbrouck poses for a photo at a home she recently sold in the Allendale neighborhood, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 in St. Petersburg. The house went under contract less than three days after she formally listed it, a quick turnaround that has become typical in today's market.
  23. Fred Akers, 63, in front of his Tampa rental home. His home is one of many rental homes in the area that is owned by a real estate investment company that counts several heirs to the French luxury goods company Hermès among its investors.