The Tampa Bay Partnership is working to raise community awareness of a community survey regarding the potential for a regional Metropolitan Planning Organization. The Sun Coast Transportation Planning Alliance has created a five-minute community survey to obtain feedback from residents from Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Maximum engagement in the Community Survey is critical to
Dupré Logistics, a Louisiana-based transportation company, has acquired Interstate Transport, a logistics company based in St. Petersburg. Dupré Logistics is a privately held transportation company that provides logistics solutions through its three business divisions, Onsite and Private Fleet Services, Strategic Capacity Brokerage Services and Energy Distribution Services. Interstate Transport, which has been in business for
The new agreement adds approximately 10.5 acres of vehicle storage area and 33,000 square feet of warehouse space for a vehicle-processing center.
► Aldi opened a new store, at 4532 S. Florida Ave., in Lakeland. ► Publix Super Markets, based in Lakeland, has committed to giving an additional $4 million in grants to address food availability. ► Polk County commissioners approved Miller Construction Management to oversee the construction of the Polk County Fire Rescue Watkins Road Fire
► Tampa restauranteur Jeff Gigante has a new partnership with entrepreneurs Andrew Wright and Joseph Guggino to establish Next Level Brands, which will open several restaurants in the Tampa Bay area centered around exceptional service and creating iconic spaces. (Jeff Gigante pictured above) ► Workscapes, in Tampa, named Ed Goff the Gulf Coast market president
Bobby Harris established BlueGrace Logistics, a third-party logistics company, in 2009. The company had revenue of $385 million in 2019 and anticipates breaking the $500 million mark this year. By 2023, Harris wants BlueGrace to be a multibillion-a-year company, with more than 3,000 employees. Harris comes from a philanthropic family, in addition to finding himself
Melanie Williams, senior vice president for operations, southern region, at Frontier, was appointed vice chair of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors for 2019. She was originally appointed to the HART board by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn in 2018. “I am looking forward to being even more deeply involved in the ever-changing