Entries by DomresRealEstate

Boston Calling, Tampa Bay should answer

I apologize, dear Tampa Bay, for not staying local my first Memorial Day weekend as a Tampa resident. I didn’t enter your stores. I didn’t dine in your restaurants. My money went to Boston. Granted, this weekend you did not have the Boston Calling music festival. Beck, St. Vincent and Run the Jewels played. Could […]

Pending home sales hit highest level since 2006

Pending home sales hit their highest level in nine years in April, a sign that last month’s sales decline for existing homes may be only temporary. The National Association of Realtors’ Pending Home Sales Index, which is based on contract signings, jumped to 112.4 in April, rising for the fourth consecutive month. That’s its highest […]

First Watch acquires Colorado-based breakfast chain

First Watch is still hungry. The Bradenton-based breakfast/lunch/brunch chain has acquired The Egg & I chain of 114 units, which also specialize in breakfast. Terms were not disclosed. The Egg & I, founded in Colorado in 1987, is the latest in a buying spree by First Watch. In 2014, the chain, majority-owned by the private […]

$45M Westshore apartments to break ground Thursday (Rendering)

A North Carolina developer will celebrate the construction of a luxury apartment community in Tampa’s Westshore business district on Thursday. Crescent Communities, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for Crescent Westshore at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The 374-apartment complex will be built at the intersection of West Boy Scout Boulevard and […]

EPA finalizes ‘waters’ rule; businesses say it will lead to more land use regulation

The Environmental Protection issued final regulations defining what bodies of water would be subject to Clean Water Act permitting requirements, upsetting business groups that contend the rule will expand federal control over how land is used. The EPA contends the Clean Water Rule simply provides more precise definitions are what types of waters are subject […]