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Tampa City Council moves forward on underground chiller for Jeff Vinik’s Channelside project

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The Tampa City Council has given its first approval to an ordinance granting Channelside developer Jeff Vinik a non-exclusive franchise agreement to use public streets, alleys, highways and other public places to begin laying underground pipes to construct a chilled water distribution plant. The plant would be built underground and used to provide air-conditioning for all of the developments to be built on the 40 acres of land that Vinik’s Strategic Property Partners (SPP) and Cascade Investments will use for…

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Tampa Bay elite gathers to dedicate USF’s new Channel District med school

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A crowd filled with members of the Tampa Bay political and business elite, along with USF donors and members from the USF medical community congregated Tuesday morning where the USF College of Medicine and Healthy Heart Institute will be built in the city’s Channel District. The medical facilities are the “anchors” of the massive development being envisioned by Strategic Property Partners, the development company owned by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, and Cascade Investment. “For the record, as of this…

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In NYC, Jeff Vinik announces that his new development will be the first WELL Certified city district in the world

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At the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York City on Tuesday, Jeff Vinik’s Strategic Property Partners (SSP) announced a partnership with the Delos Corp. to create the first WELL Certified city district in Tampa. You might be asking what does that actually mean? Many people know about LEED certified buildings — those are green buildings that reduce stress on the environment by encouraging energy and resource-efficient buildings. Delos is a company that created WELL certification, a performance-based building rating that focuses…

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