More apartments in the works for North Hyde Park

A Clearwater developer is proposing a small apartment project in North Hyde Park.

Southport Financial Real Estate LLC has asked the city to rezone 1.7 vacant acres at 707 N. Rome Ave to make way for 86 apartments ranging from 750 to 1,150 square feet.

Sixty units will be 900 square feet with two bedrooms; 12 units will have one bedroom and 14 will have three bedrooms.

The North Hyde Park area is seeing an influx of multifamily development as land becomes more scarce — and more expensive —… …read more