Author: Tampa4U Team

The Place at Channelside

The reopening of condo unit sales at The Place at Channelside is your opportunity to own your place in the Channel District! Close to downtown and Water Street! The Place at Channelside sits on the whole block bounded by Channelside Drive, E Whiting, 12th and E Washington Streets. It consists of two eight-floor buildings which flank a lower building in…

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Welcome to our new office! Near Top Tampa AttractionsSticky

Yes, welcome to our new office!   We’re here at 228 North 11th Street, Suite 9, in the Channelside area, close to top Tampa attractions like the Florida Aquarium and Tampa Bay History Center and many exciting developments from two groundbreaking multi-billion projects, Water Street Tampa and Port Tampa Bay.  There’s the soon-to-open waterfront destination Sparkman Wharf, which will replace the Channelside…

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Jobs in Tampa Fl Offered by 7 Expanding Companies

These companies are on a roll. They keep growing. And these mean more and more jobs in Tampa Fl this 2014 and beyond. LABTECH SOFTWARE Up to 100 jobs will be added to LabTech’s Tampa operations by 2016. Jobs include software development, marketing, sales, and client support. The expansion will also mean a capital investment of more than $640,000 in…

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6 Highlights of the Tampa Real Estate Market for the First Three Quarters

Take a look at the performance of the Tampa real estate market from January to September 2014. Here are the more significant and interesting statistics, based on data from the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR): 1.   The $200,000 to $250,000 price range is still the most popular among homebuyers. Since the middle of 2012, single-family homes and villas…

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Thank Goodness Tampa Is Not on These Lists!

As a Tampa resident, do you also find yourself scrolling through a Worst City list just to make sure TAMPA is not on the list? Yes, it’s really a relief to see that list-makers are NOT putting TAMPA on these Worst Cities lists. Thank goodness! We must say here though that if you scroll down to the comment sections of…

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25 Reasons Why More People Are Moving to Tampa

The Tampa-St. Petersburg metro area has now more than 2.87 million people, with population growth mostly from people moving into the area. The Tampa area posted the 10th largest domestic migration growth among 52 major metro areas in the country from 2010 to 2013, according to Census Bureau data. Why are more and more people moving to Tampa? Our city…

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Tampa Real Estate Sellers Getting 97% of Their Desired Price

Tampa home sellers have been getting much of their wishes granted. For the last 10 months last year and the first 3 months this year, Tampa real estate sellers have gotten 97% of their asking price, based on data from the Florida Regional MLS. Look at these average home prices as published by the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors on…

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Tampa Is Third Best City to Find a Job

In Wallet Hub’s ranking of the country’s 60 largest cities based on job opportunities in 2014, it ranked Tampa as the third best city to find a job. The 60 cities were evaluated based on 13 factors, as follows: Major Factors: 1.   Job openings per capita 2.   Industrial variety 3.   Pace of Decline in Unemployment Rate 4….

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Covidien, USAA, Dart, James Hardie Create Over 1,500 Tampa Jobs

The last quarter of the year ushered in at least four more companies that will create more  Tampa jobs  in 2014 and in the next years to come, as announced by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp.  These are: Covidien USAA Dart Container James Hardie The four companies above are in addition to other enterprises expanding or investing in the…

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$140K-$160K Tampa Homes Are Fastest Sellers

Tampa homes in the range $140,000 to $159,999 were the fastest sellers in the Tampa Bay region over the ten-month period from January to October this year, based on data from the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR). These homes stayed on the market for an average of only 62 days. They also got 98% of their listing price, the…

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Tampa Bay Real Estate Market Will Benefit from Amazon Jobs

Another good news for people looking for Tampa Bay jobs.  Amazon is set to build two fulfillment centers in Hillsborough and Polk counties that will surely add zest to the the Tampa Bay real estate market.  Newly hired people coming from neighboring areas will need rental homes and in the near future, a number of regular employees will buy homes…

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Tampa Among 20 Best Places to Live

We, Tampa residents, always feel glad whenever others tell us we’re living in one of the best places to live in the U.S., even if we’ve already known it since we fell in love with the city and decided to live here. TAMPA was ranked 19th in a list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the U.S.,…

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InVision Initiatives — Bonus for Buyers of Tampa Homes

The city of Tampa’s InVision initiatives surely are a bonus for buyers of Tampa homes, most especially owner-buyers of downtown Tampa condos,  as this program aims to make the center of the city livable, walkable, sustainable, economically viable and celebratory of the opportunities arising from its Hillsborough River and waterfront. Residents of downtown and nearby neighborhoods are envisioned to have…

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