Chinese, Middle Eastern capital chasing real estate deals in Tampa Bay

International investors are seriously looking at Tampa, adding a new source of financing that could bolster the city’s growth.

“Tampa is just very well received right now,” said Daniel Peek, senior managing director of the hospitality group with HFF LP in Tampa. “Tampa presents a great growth story right now, and it’s nice to see.”

Tampa Bay Lightning Owner Jeff Vinik’s plans to build a billion-dollar, mixed-use district on the southern fringe of downtown Tampa are creating some buzz among investors,… …read more