Groundbreaking Set for Apartment Tower in Downtown Tampa

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For Immediate Release   

For additional information, please contact:
Ashley Bauman, Public Affairs Director
(813) 274-8262

WHAT:            A groundbreaking for a new apartment building in Downtown Tampa.  The 23-story tower will house 362 apartment units and 8,000 square feet of street-level retail. Additionally, the site will include a fitness center and an eight-story, 460-space parking garage topped off by an eight-story amenity deck that will include a pool and garden area and club room.

      • Compelling visuals for photos/b-roll
      • Commentary from Mayor Bob Buckhorn
      • Interview opportunities with Carter, DPR Construction and RJT+R Architecture representatives.

WHERE:          915 Franklin Street
                         Tampa 33602
                         Parking is available on Franklin and other nearby streets.

WHEN:            February 11, 2016, 10 – 11 AM

WHO:              Carter is one of the country’s leading real estate investment, development and advisory firms with mixed-use, multi-family, office, student housing and education/institutional projects under construction around the country. The company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in Atlanta and has a proven history of creating values for its partners, investors and clients. Carter’s real estate professionals use a team-based approach that leverages strong expertise and a deep knowledge base in a wide variety of markets. Carter specializes in developing mixed-use, multi-family and office developments in urban infill locations and developing student housing adjacent to universities.  Carter also invests in value-add real estate investment opportunities, having invested over $1 billion in assets in the past decade. The company’s program management practice provides representation to education, institutional and government clients, while its advisory practice advises clients and partners as they make strategic real estate decisions. For additional information on Carter, please visit:  

Contact:         Mike Rieman, Cookerly Public Relations
                        Cell: 678-467-9297


Ashley Bauman
Public Affairs Director
City of Tampa
Office: (813) 274-8262
Cell: (813) 390-7455

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