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Taxes, weekly rentals renew doubts over former transient New Plaza Motel

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The Palm Bay Hotel claims to have stopped catering to weekly renters, and the owners aim to prove it in court with a lawsuit against the Pinellas County Tax Collector’s office. Formerly the New Plaza Motel, the 34th Street North property was bought up by Sami Z. Anani and Waleed Z. Anani through their company SZWZ for $1.97 million in August and, after renovations, was reintroduced as the Palm Bay Hotel. Sami Anani was an owner of St. Petersburg’s Coliseum…

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