Tampa International Airport has its sights set on securing new flights to Europe, Latin America and the western United States. The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority voted unanimously to update and extend the airport’s incentive program, which is used to help lure new airlines and routes. As part of the presentation given to the aviation authority
Ten years ago, Jeff Vinik retired from Fidelity Investments after managing their high profile Magellan Fund. Worth an estimated half a billion, it’s safe to say Vinik can live wherever he wants, and do almost anything he wants, or nothing at all. Instead, Vinik is using his millions to reinvent himself and the city of
The business strength of the Tampa Bay region is getting some validation from the newly released Fortune 500 list for 2016. Tampa Bay now has five companies on the list, up from four in 2015, including a company that ranks among the 100 leading firms nationwide in what Fortune says is its key benchmark for
By: Ashley Gurbal Kritzer , Tampa Bay Business Journal A waterfront mansion on Davis Islands has sold for $4.9 million, the highest price sale to date in Hillsborough County. Jeff Shelton, a partner at the Hughes Shelton Team of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, brought the buyer to 332 Blanca Ave. It was listed at $5.2
Courtesy of Audrey Ross The dollar is the world’s reserve currency. Around the globe, markets are experiencing large fluctuations and foreign investors are putting their money into the dollar and hard assets to protect their wealth. American real estate is viewed as a form of asset protection. Miami is very popular among Latin Americans who
Borrowing costs got even cheaper for home buyers and refinancers this week, as mortgage rates continued to descend. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.66 percent this week, the lowest weekly average since May 23, 2013, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. What’s more, the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped below 3 percent, also
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, December 22, 2014 New surveys are revealing some of the features that new-home buyers say are becoming a “must-have.” “Consumers today aren’t just looking for the biggest house on the block. They’re looking for more efficient use of space and a greater area allocated to ‘workhorse’ spaces, like the kitchen,”

Real Estate Myth Busters

Wondering if something is fact or fiction? Coldwell Banker answers questions about curb appeal, the importance of location, and the cost of remodeling.
TAMPA — Developers broke ground Wednesday on another high-rise apartment tower, this one on Harbour Island. “This will be a radically different skyline over the next five years,” Mayor Bob Buckhorn said. In addition to Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik’s plans for 24 acres around Amalie Arena that could include a medical school building
by Andrea Davis The time has come to sell your home—are you prepared? Do you need quick solutions to get top dollar for your home? Depending on its age and location, preparing a home for prospective buyers can be as simple as a few touch-ups or as involved as a few remodels and additions. If