Developers and Tampa leaders turn dirt on Midtown Tampa site (Photos)

Vertical construction officially began on Wednesday on the 22-acre mixed-use Midtown Tampa project as developers, local executives and city officials came to mark the occasion. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor joined William “Bill” L. Haines, president of developer The Bromley Cos., and Nicholas Haines, CEO of Bromley, at the $500 million development site Wednesday morning. Also on site was Chef Chris Ponte, who will have a restaurant in Midtown. Read more about Midtown here: With big chunks of…Original Article