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Investment firm Baird will move its Tampa office from 201 N Franklin St. into Thousand and One, the new Water Street Tampa office tower at 1001 Water St.
The company will move one of its two Tampa offices downtown.
During the month of October, you can take the kids on a free train ride around Largo Central Park or make a cheap date night of a free jazz show at USF.
Sen. Rick Scott weighed in, too, saying better building codes are the answer since people will always want to live in “beautiful places.”
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  1. Investment firm Baird will move its Tampa office from 201 N Franklin St. into Thousand and One, the new Water Street Tampa office tower at 1001 Water St.
  2. The University of South Florida has announced that college of arts performances are now free. The USF Jazztet will perform Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Barness Recital Hall.
  3. The destroyed bridge leading to Pine Island is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Spring Hill, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. The only bridge to the island is heavily damaged so it can only be reached by boat or air.
  4. Damage caused by Hurricane Ian seen at Charlotte Sports Park located on the grounds of the Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training complex seen on Thursday. The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening the first of several recovery centers to help residents, businesses and nonprofits apply for loans.
  5. Danny Rice of Colliers
  6. (From left) Kenny King, a handyman in Safety Harbor, and Jon Walker, the co-owner of Tides Seafood Market & Provisions, board the Safety Harbor market’s entrance on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, ahead of Hurricane Ian’s arrival.
  7. Tim Mullen, 47, and Michael Brissette, 11, cover their windows with hurricane shutters in preparation for Tropical Storm Elsa, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in Tampa.
  8. On Nov. 8, voters will decide whether the city should sell its vacant City Hall to build two apartment towers, shaded at right, and the former Harborview site to build a 13-story hotel, shaded at left. The project also would include a two-story building with commercial space. The parcels border the city's $84 million ongoing renovation of Coachman Park, shown in the rendering's foreground.
  9. Known for its rooftop bar, Hotel Zamora at 3701 Gulf Blvd. in St. Pete Beach has been sold to a Minnesota real estate investor and developer for $34.7 million.
  10. This property at 3535 Safford Road, Wimauma, is scheduled to be acquired by Hillsborough County through the Jan K. Platt Environmental
Lands Acquisition and Protection Program..
  11. The city's former Fire Station No. 45 is in the foreground on Franklin Street with the Church of Scientology's Flag building to the west.
  12. Jeter House 001. Tampa, Fl. 7-19-11. New York Yankee Derek Jeter recently finished building this house on Davis Islands.  PETER MASA/STAFF
  13. This rendering shows a proposed 87-unit development called Beach Park Townhomes that is proposed for 200 S Hoover Blvd. in Tampa. That property sold Sept. 14 for $16 million, clearing the way for the project.
  14. The Enclave at Tranquility Lake, a 348-unit apartment complex off Interstate 275 in Riverview, has sold for $98 million to a Philadelphia real estate investment firm.
  15. Sir Henry himself, owner Zach Glaros, poses near one of his custom-made haunted houses in 2019. There are three outdoor haunted mazes to choose from at the Plant City attraction.
  16. Employees of Delma’s, The Flower Booth, work on Sept. 8, 2022, in St.Petersburg. The florist shop’s landlord sold the building to a developer, forcing the nearly 70-year-old business to relocate.
  17. The city's former Fire Station No. 45 is in the foreground on Franklin Street with the Church of Scientology's Flag Building to the west.
  18. This rendering shows a development planned for 39 waterfront acres in the 12000 block of Gandy Boulevard in St. Petersburg that was purchased Sept. 9 by Miami developers Key International.
  19. The home at 1121 23rd Ave N. (left) and the home at 1111 23rd Ave N. (right) in St. Petersburg are similarly sized at under 1,000-square-feet, but have vastly different property tax bills. The house at 1121 has a market value of $281,553 and has a proposed tax bill of $4809.26. The home at 1111 has a market value of $274,230 and has a proposed tax bill of $772.82.
  20. Roy Brightwell was fighting off foreclosure, so when MV Realty offered to pay him $879 on the spot, it seemed like a godsend. Two years later, his home has been foreclosed on and MV Realty may be able to collect around $9,000 from the sale, leaving him nothing. Brightwell is pictured here with his dog Kayla at his home in Tarpon Springs in July.
  21. Red Mesa Mercado, at 1100 First Ave. N, is opening a second location in west St. Petersburg, inside the old Two Graces spot.
  22. Kosen, a new high-end Japanese omakase restaurant, will open in Tampa Heights this winter.
  23. The pool and tiki bar at Tampa's Tahitian Inn, shown here in 2012, have been popular South Tampa hangouts for generations. The family that's owned the hotel since the early 1950s sold it Aug. 29, 2022, to a Tampa investment firm.
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