Straz, city officials expect 34-story tower to break ground soon

A residential tower in the works for years could break ground in the coming months, according to officials with the city of Tampa and David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.

The tower, named Arts and Entertainments Residences and adjacent to the Straz Center, was first proposed in 2013. The city has spent millions reconfiguring Tyler and Cass streets to create a 1-acre parcel where the tower will be built.

Neither Greg Minder, principal with Intown Group LLC, nor executives with Miami-based… …read more