Tampa is Still Growing, Look What’s Coming

Ranked 9th in fastest-growing cities, Tampa is bound to have several projects in the works at a time. Just in case you missed one, here’s a review of some of the larger, or more unique projects coming to the Tampa area in the next few years.


Located in the North Hyde Park area, this 6-story apartment complex is unique to Tampa. Wingspan Development Group is planning microunits, meaning each apartment is less than 400 sq ft. The Chicago-based developer is planning to create 83 units. Each will optimize the small space by using space multiplication technology. They say to think high-tech Murphy Beds and multi-use spaces. These affordable units, on the fringe of downtown, will offer an economical solution for residence seekers. NICHE will also offer more standard-sized apartments, ranging from studios to 3-bedroom units.

Midtown Tampa

Bromley Companies’ 1.8 million-square-foot complex, $500 million project will reside at the southeast corner of N Dale Mabry Highway and I-275. The multi-use development will include Tampa Bays’ first Shake Shack, a Whole Foods, Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux, and Oprah’s health-focused True Food Kitchen, among other things. It will also house an REI co-op and a dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel.

USF, Research Park

An expansion on the college that topped 10,500 students in recent years, the Research Park is a Mixed-Use Lab and Office Project. The 12,000 sq. ft. building is nearing completion, originally slated for delivery in Fall 2021. The USF Research Park covers more than 112 acres at the heart of the school. It creates collaborations among world‐class researchers, inventors, and entrepreneurs.

Imagine Clearwater

This $64 million development of the downtown Clearwater waterfront will include green spaces, water and splash parks, marina facilities, and gardens. It will feature a 4,000 seat covered amphitheater in Coachman Park. It may also feature a new city hall building.

Hyde Park House

Kolter Urban, the developer behind ONE St. Petersburg, started construction on the 22-story Hyde Park House in Tampa and the 35-story Saltaire in St. Petersburg, according to Tampa Bay Business Journal. SB Architects designed both projects, and Kast Construction is the general contractor. Featuring a wide array of floorplans and high-quality amenities, the 70-unit Hyde Park House will rise on Bayshore Boulevard


The 196-unit is beginning to take shape at 300 First St. S and completion is expected in late 2022. The ‘new standard of luxury’ in downtown St. Petersburg is a 35-story tower. The larger condominium residences offer dramatic walls of glass and oversized terraces featuring stunning views of the bay and city.


The second venture for Artistry in St Pete is located at 1661 Central Ave. The 246-unit includes 10,000 sq. ft. of retail space in addition to the mix of 1,2 and 3-bedroom units ranging from 525 to 1,257 sq. ft. Billed as a pet owners paradise, amenities include a maker’s space, pool rooftop lounge, co-working space, and an art gallery. The $52 million high-end community broke ground in January of 2019.

Santos Flats Apartments

Originally slated for delivery in Winter 2021 but pushed to late 2022, Santos Flats Apartments are a community of 2 and 4-story buildings with 1, 2, and 3-bedroom floorplans. The second collaboration between LIV Development and LandSouth Construction will be 12 miles east of downtown Tampa, in Brandon. It was designed by Charlan Brock & Assoc. and will feature a clubhouse, saltwater pool, fitness center, private workspaces, and even lounges.

Harbour at Westshore

Inland Development Company’s 192-unit community will occupy 5 acres at 5320 S. West Shore Blvd. Having already begun delivery, the 3-5 story buildings have studio, 1, and 2-bedroom residences. Amenities include a fitness center, heated swimming pool, wooded dog park, and electric vehicle charging stations.