Port’s ambitious Channel district real estate plan includes retail, residential and commercial

The expanse of pavement that lines Channelside Drive could some day be home to a glitzy mix of residential towers and retail and commercial space — a total of 9 million square feet of space and $1.5 billion in development costs.

Port Tampa Bay on Thursday unveiled a “vision plan” for its Channel district real estate that would redevelop 45 acres of port-owned land along Channelside Drive and the Ybor Channel, north of the Florida Aquarium. It will be divided into four districts: the cruise… …read more