‘A very good day’: Construction starts on downtown Tampa’s 31-story AER tower

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor addressed the city's red-hot real estate market and affordability crisis before turning the microphone over to former Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who started working on the tower halfway through his first term in office.

Florida lawmakers sign off on condo safety requirements

Florida lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a plan to bolster the safety of condominium buildings, after the devastating collapse last year of the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside.

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…

Apartments in Skyway Marina District sell for $123 million

The 308-unit apartment complex has been sold to a group connected to to Denver-based Treeline Partners.

Florida condo regulations in response to Surfside tragedy could be passed as soon as Wednesday

While the Legislature couldn't get a deal together during the regular session, negotiations resumed in special session.

Insurers, trial lawyers clash as Florida insurance bills move forward

“I see this as an industry that essentially has Stage 4 cancer and is failing. The solutions here are as if we’re treating it with Stage 1 cancer.”