An $820 million mixed-use development on the Tampa Heights waterfront cleared a key hurdle on Tuesday. Port Tampa Bay unanimously approved “the permit to extend the Riverwalk and seawall from Waterworks Park to the North Boulevard Bridge and for construction of a 24-slip marina and water taxi slip,” developer Adam Harden, partner of SoHo Capital.
How do you create a neighborhood where people want to live and visitors want to play? It’s a tricky dichotomy that unites new urbanism principles with utility and efficiencies. The result can be a high quality of life neighborhood for residents, a fun destination for suburbanites and profits for developers.
Entrepreneur Chas Bruck, co-creator behind the Heights, what could be a transformative $820 million, 43-acre development just north of downtown Tampa, has a lot to be excited about. But he’s truly giddy about one specific aspect of the project.