The view above the Colonnade: Virage Bayshore, on site of former Tampa institution, tops out (Photos)

Virage Bayshore, the luxury condo tower on the site of the former Colonnade restaurant in Tampa, has reached its full height of 24 stories. Of Virage's 71 units — ranging in price from $1 million to $5 million — only four remain, the developer, a partnership of Ascentia Development Group and Batson-Cook Development Co., said Tuesday. The developer celebrated the tower's topping out on Tuesday. It's a construction tradition to place a tree on a topped-out tower; for Virage, the developer chose…Original Article