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Mayor Bob Buckhorn The Weekly View
Monday September 19, 2011
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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn with employees at C.H. Robinson's new home in Centro Ybor. The mayor cut the ribbon to officially open the 13,475 sq.ft. office last Tuesday. The Weekly View
News Review
  9/18/11 Buckhorn joins county and private sector leaders to pitch Tampa in the Big Apple
  Last Monday, the mayor joined County Commission Chairman Al Higginbotham and Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation Chairwoman Rhea Law on an unprecedented trip to New York City. The delegation visited with 10 site locator consultants to pitch Tampa as a destination for companies looking to relocate or expand. Additionally, the delegation met with businesses that already have Tampa locations to encourage new development. This is the first time in recent history that the city, county, and private sector have coordinated this kind of effort.
  9/13/11 C.H. Robinson relocation energizes Centro Ybor
  C.H. Robinson, one of the world's largest third party logistics providers, is the newest tenant in Centro Ybor. Mayor Buckhorn and Councilman Reddick were on hand for the ribbon cutting of the 13,476 square foot modern office space that will house 73 employees. With the addition of C.H. Robinson, Centro Office’s 45,000+ square feet of first class office space is now 82% occupied.
  9/13/11 Mayor Buckhorn seeks restaurant for historic Tampa Heights landmark
  The City of Tampa released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the acquisition (long-term lease or lease with option to purchase) and redevelopment of a portion of the Water Works Building as a café or restaurant. The building, located along the east side of the Hillsborough river in the Tampa Heights neighborhood, is also a local historic landmark. "This is a great opportunity to energize the neighborhood and make Tampa Heights a real destination location," said Mayor Bob Buckhorn. Learn more
Today's Schedule
  Mon Sept 19, 6:30 p.m. Proclamation - Tampa Bay Builder's Association 50th year celebration & dinner
  Tue Sept 20, 11:15 a.m. Groundbreaking - Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  Wed Sept 21, 4 p.m. Ribbon Cutting - Urgicare Tampa
  Thurs Sept 22, 11:45 a.m. Welcome - HARC 8th Annual Fashion Show & Luncheon
  Fri Sept 23, 7:30 a.m. Sykes College of Business-2011 Tampa Bay Ethics Award Breakfast honoring Pam Iorio
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