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Bliss breaks ground in downtown St. Pete

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Developers for the controversial Bliss Condo tower in downtown St. Pete officially turned dirt on the project Wednesday afternoon. “What you see in front of you is an example of a community that’s coming together and creating the most admirable community in the world,” said St. Pete Chamber of Commerce President Chris Steinocher. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 19-story luxury condo plaza comes following months of contention. Developer Brian Taub faced a long path as a neighboring condo owner, Michael…

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Bliss condo proposal clears another City Council hurdle

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Developers for the proposed 19-story condo in downtown St. Pete are celebrating another win. City Council voted Thursday to uphold its decision to approve a building plan for the high-end condos known as Bliss. A resident of Parkshore condominiums located behind where the new tower would be erected challenged the building plan, arguing the public was not notified of the hearing. The building plan had already been approved by City Council, but the developers were making a change by moving an…

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