18-story condo tower breaks ground in downtown St. Petersburg (Rendering)

Construction is underway on an 18-story condo tower with panoramic views of the St. Petersburg waterfront.

Twenty six of 29 units in Bliss have been presold, with buyers putting down nonrefundable deposits. Site work began at 176 Fourth Ave. NE in recent weeks, and the development team will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on June 17.

The average price is around $1 million, said Dave Traynor, vice president of real estate and developer services for Smith & Associates, which is marketing the units.… …read more