Completed Projects

Completed Projects

7TH AVE DEVELOPMENT

CENTRO YBOR PARKING GARAGE

First Vertical Parking Structure for Ybor

1205 space parking garage one block south of Centro Ybor

Location is South of 6th Avenue, between 15th & 16th Streets

$12 million project

EDA GRANT/ INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

$750,000 EDA Grant received, $1.8 million infrastructure programthat includes:

1. 7th Avenue Streetscaping Project

Facelift for 10 blocks of 7th Avenue

Removal of the existing planters

Addition of Washington Palms

Art in Public Places component that entails decorative pavers along thesidewalk with tobacco leaf shapes andgranite inscriptions from Ferdie Pacheco's book "Memoirs"

Addition of street furniture (i.e. benches) to complement thehistoric lights and trash receptacles

2. Gateway

Serves as an identifiable symbol for Ybor City

This landmark gateway is located at the intersection of 7th Ave.& Nick Nuccio

A smaller gateway, complimentary in design, is located in the medianof Palm Ave at Nebraska

3. New District Signage Program that creates a new logo and look for YborCity.  All of the vehicular and pedestrian signs will be replaced by newsigns.  The program includes overhead signs, parking signs, destinationsigns, street name signs, bus parking, and coordination of existing signs withnew poles.

4. Parking lot landscaping improvements to the public lots in Ybor City.

5. New historic lights (23) were installed on 8th Ave.

6. New traffic signal was installed at 8th Avenue and 21st& 22nd Streets

7. District wide sanitary sewer improvements.

8. Water vault improvements in deficient blocks for fire sprinkler operation.


8TH AVENUE DEVELOPMENT

STREETCAR

Major economic development tool for the revitalization of thegreater downtown Tampa area.

The streetcar will connect three districts: Ybor City, ChannelDistrict and Downtown

Transportation link will encourage remote parking, promote tourism,contribute to the City’s ambiance and reinforce Tampa’s unique history

$55 million project

CENTENNIAL PARK IMPROVEMENTS

Addition of privately operated Alessi’s Cafe Beignet at westend

Improvements have included new restrooms with covered events area, improvedlighting and removal of fountain at center of park.

Enhancement of park includes a new south entry with the addition ofthe Nick Nuccio Statue

Site of many special events as well as the weekly Ybor City Fresh Market,Main Street Quarterly Arts and Crafts Festivals, Festa Italiana, Super Paellaand others.

CASITASPROJECT

Florida Department of Transportation is coordinating the relocation andrenovation of  5 casitas near I-4 to the east side of 19th Street between8th and 9th Avenues.  The casitas will be dedicated to the City of Tampa todevelop and then managed by the Ybor Museum as retail spaces. Rents will go to support Ybor City Museum Society.


9TH & PALM AVE DEVELOPMENT

YBOR HILTON GARDEN INN

First Hotel in Ybor City

90 Guestrooms, Conference Rooms and courtyard to be built at the1700 block of 9th Avenue and Palm Avenue

Project cost is $6 million

K & K DEVELOPMENT

14,000 s.f. office development project at southwest corner of 9th Avenue and 18th Street

$1.5 million project

CC PUBLICSERVICES TECHNICAL BUILDING

77,400 s.f. new college building for programs that serve thecollege’s link to the public agencies

Building supports 22 police, corrections and fire academiesconducted each year

$9.4 million project

TECO CHILLER

Advanced Cooling System for Ybor City

Located on 16th Street at Palm Avenue, adjacent to the new HCCbuilding

$1.8 million project

YBOR SQUARE RENOVATION

90,000 s.f. renovation of the historic Ybor Square into build to-suit officespace. 

ZOM Corporation is the developer

$2.7 million

GERMAN AMERICAN CLUB

One of the last historic social clubs to be renovated

$2.1 million project

Developed by Tampa Bay Economic Development Corporation in 1997.  Homeof the Ybor Service Center, City of Tampa offices.

THE PARK ATYBOR CITY (APARTMENTS / RETAIL COMPLEX)

Developer: Camden Subsidiary, Inc.

Located on the 5 Vacant Blocks north of Palm Ave

462 Upscale Apartment Units, 15,000 s.f. Commercial

Approximate Cost: $33 million

DON VINCENTE DE YBOR INN

Renovation of the 20,000 s.f. Gonzalez Clinic building into a 16room luxury hotel with a restaurant and bistro

Southeast corner of 14th Street and 9thAvenue, across from Ybor Square

$1.7 million project

KFORCE.COM OFFICE DEVELOPMENT

Kforce.com (formerly Romac International, Inc.), an internationalpersonnel staffing company, developed the nine acre site behind TECO for theirinternational headquarters.

Phase I:  $12 million project with an additional $18 million phase IIplan.  The project brings 900+ new employeesto the Ybor City area.

NICK NUCCIO PARKWAY DEVELOPMENT

PALM AVENUE PARKING GARAGE

Joint development project with Hillsborough Community Collegeand the City of Tampa, where as HCC contributed $6 million plus land

1500 space parking garage, the second vertical parking structurefor Ybor City

$15 million project

FLORIDA BREWERY OFFICE BUILDING

Renovation of the historic Florida Brewery Building into officespaces

$5.2 million project

CENTRO YBOR

Renovation of the Historic Centro Espanol Building

210,000 s.f. retail entertainment complex with 20 screen/4000 seat theater

$45 million ($5 million for Centro Espanol Bldg.)

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