Groundbreaking of $100M tower was more than 20 years in the works for Tampa real estate veteran

For Jeannette Jason, Thursday morning was more than two decades in the making.

Atlanta-based Carter celebrated the groundbreaking of Nine 15, a $100 million, 23-story apartment tower at 915 N. Franklin St. Jason and her father, Miami-based Doran Jason, purchased the site where the tower will be built in 1996; she was the exclusive listing agent for the property for several years before they bought it.

The Jasons sold the site to Carter in September for $6.4 million.

“It’s a very proud, happy moment,”… …read more