Developer reveals more details on Publix, 21-story apartment tower for Channel district (New rendering)

Tuesday morning’s news was a long time coming for Ken Stoltenberg.

Stoltenberg, principal of Tampa-based Mercury Advisors, has been working on a grocery store and apartment tower in downtown Tampa’s Channel district for years. On Tuesday, Lakeland-based Publix Supermarkets Inc. confirmed the grocery store and Mercury Advisors filed permits for the tower and retail store.

The 37,600-square-foot Publix will be built at the corner of East Twiggs Street and Meridian Avenue (see map below); the 21-story,… …read more