As urban land gets scarce, residential projects get smaller — and some get taller

Several residential projects proposed around Tampa in recent days illustrate the scarcity of urban land.

The owner of prime property in South Tampa is looking to rezone it to make way for just 15 multifamily units. Townhouses proposed in Westshore will be up to 3,000 square feet — but stacked over a garage in three or four stories.

Here are some of the mostly recently proposed projects in urban Tampa:

Townhouses in Westshore

Icon Residential is proposing 93 townhouses in the heart of Tampa’s… …read more