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Popular political hotspot Jackson’s Bistro wrangles with landlord

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Jackson’s Bistro, on Harbor Island in the heart of downtown Tampa, has been a staple of the community since 1997. More than a simple bistro within the 10,000-square-foot mixed-use property known as Knights Point Retail Center, Jackson’s has hosted everything from political events to nonprofit fundraisers. And Friday and Saturday nights, the bistro transforms into a nightclub. In September 2014 Tampa-based Convergent Capital Partners purchased the Knights Point property for $7.5 million, followed by an announcement of plans to spend…

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Tampa Bay Times sells St. Petersburg headquarters, will remain in building as tenant

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The Tampa Bay Times has sold its downtown St. Petersburg headquarters. The Times Publishing Company, which produces the newspaper, announced Friday it sold its St. Petersburg headquarters to 490 First Avenue Owner LLC, a venture of Convergent Capital Partners and Denholtz Associates. The sale price was $19 million. The newspaper has a 15-year lease and will remain a tenant of the building, occupying nearly half the building. The building will continue to bear the newspaper’s name. “With this sale, we…

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