Entries by DomresRealEstate

31-story AER apartment tower in downtown Tampa, nearly a decade in the works, will finally break ground

An apartment tower first proposed in downtown Tampa in 2013 will finally celebrate its groundbreaking Thursday. Coastal Construction, the general contractor on the project, said Wednesday it will hold a ceremony to commemorate the beginning of construction for Arts and Entertainment Residences. The developer is a partnership of Miami-based American Land Ventures and the North American affiliate of Tel Aviv-based Gazit Globe Ltd. Jeff Mooallem, president and CEO of Gazit Horizons Inc., first confirmed…

DeSantis to sign off on housing money

As he prepares to act on a proposed state budget, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday backed a new $100 million program to help people such as teachers, health care workers and police officers buy homes. Amid soaring housing costs in many parts of Florida, DeSantis said during a news conference at the Cape Coral Police Department that the “Hometown Heroes” program is needed so people in a number of professions can live in or close to the communities they serve. “It really matters if they can afford…