The risk and rewards of being a pioneer

Larry Feldman has been in Tampa Bay for five years, but his latest real estate play is definitely a nod to his Manhattan roots.

The CEO of Feldman Equities Inc. has proposed a 52-story mixed-use tower in downtown Tampa, on a vacant lot at the intersection of South Ashley Drive and East Brorein Street.

In 2005, another developer had licensed Donald Trump’s name for a 52-story condominium tower on the site, but those plans crashed along with the real estate market.

Feldman’s concept — stacking… …read more