Here’s what Blake Casper would rather see built on Grand Central site

For Blake Casper, his opposition to the apartments proposed across from Oxford Exchange is more than a personal crusade. It’s a conversation he thinks Tampa needs to have.

“We’re not against development. We’re pro-development — it’s about how we develop as a city,” said Casper, who owns the Oxford Exchange with his sister, Allison Adams. “This is a good dialogue to have. Regardless of what happens on this site, we need to think, as a city, about how things are getting built.”

Casper on Thursday… …read more