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CABA Power Lunch

The Carrollwood Area Business Association hosts a CABA Power Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar, 14306 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. This networking event is available to CABA members only (one representative per company). Prepar...
Updated: 18 hours ago
Jannus Award winner, Copa CEO, praises Tampa business community

Jannus Award winner, Copa CEO, praises Tampa business community

TAMPA — Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron said his company’s experience in the Tampa Bay area has been nothing but positive over the past two years. He foresees growth here in the future for the only airline that provides direct flights ...
Updated: 19 hours ago

Tampa City Center tower sells for $128 million

The 38-story Tampa City Center tower in downtown Tampa has changed hands in what brokers call the largest transaction in the area in recent memory. The tower at 201 N. Franklin St. sold for $128 million.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Harold Gary Morse, developer of The Villages, dies at 77

THE VILLAGES — Harold Gary Morse, developer of The Villages — one of the world’s largest retirement communities — and one of the biggest Republican donors in Florida, has died. He was 77.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Upscale SkyHouse tower on the rise in downtown Tampa

Upscale SkyHouse tower on the rise in downtown Tampa Video

TAMPA — Construction project manager Carl Giovenco carefully walks atop a freshly laid concrete pad that forms the top, 23rd floor of the SkyHouse tower as welders and steelworkers form a frenzy of buzzing and pounding all around — seemin...
Published: 10/30/14
Protesters skewer Duke Energy over rates, billing, politics, policies

Protesters skewer Duke Energy over rates, billing, politics, policies

ST. PETERSBURG — Dozens of people gathered in downtown Williams Park for a “pitchfork” protest Wednesday aimed at utility giant Duke Energy, whose headquarters is across the street.
Published: 10/29/14
Nordstrom Rack opening Clearwater location next fall

Nordstrom Rack opening Clearwater location next fall

Nordstrom Rack will open its third location in the Tampa Bay region next year when it moves into the former Sears Auto Center at Westfield Countryside Mall in Clearwater.
Published: 10/29/14
Fed keeps rate at record low, ends bond buying

Fed keeps rate at record low, ends bond buying

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that’s improving but still isn’t fully healthy and to help boost unusually low inflation. As expected, it’s al...
Published: 10/29/14
Developer resurrects Gandy project on Tampa Bay

Developer resurrects Gandy project on Tampa Bay

TAMPA — A grand development vision for more than 50 acres on Tampa Bay, like so many other land projects, flat-lined as the Great Recession put a strangle-hold on Florida real estate.
Published: 10/29/14
St. Lawrence in Tampa helping found church in Cuba

St. Lawrence in Tampa helping found church in Cuba

St. Lawrence in Tampa is raising funds for Cuba's first Catholic church since the island nation embraced Communism in 1959.
Published: 10/28/14
Updated: 10/29/14