ONE LINERS Pinellas
►BJ’s Wholesale Club is opening a new store in Clearwater this spring, located at 2699 6 U.S. Highway 19 N.
►The Oldsmar Flea Market, located at 180 Race Track Road, sold for $11.35 million to a group headed by St. Petersburg real estate developer Grady Pridgen.
►Sunstar Paramedics, the 911 ambulance provider for Pinellas County, received a 2018 Amby Award from the American Ambulance Association for its “Basic Life Support Dispatch Project.”
►TAO Connect, a digital health company in St. Petersburg, received a $141,799 grant from the National Science Foundation to help develop a French-language version of its behavioral health software used by employee and student assistance programs.
►Achieva, based in Dunedin, completed acquisition of Fort Myers-based Preferred Community Bank, which operates branches in Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres and Cape Coral.
►Briar Hill Apartments, an 84-unit, eight-building complex in Kenneth City, has sold for $6.95 million to Arena NG.
►Craig Phillips, chief executive officer and managing partner of Clearwater’s Client 1st Advisory Group, was reappointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Early Coalition of Pinellas County.
►MagneGas Applied Technology Solutions in Clearwater completed its acquisition of Louisiana Welding Supply Company, for at $1.5 million in cash.
►ESG Kullen sold the Madison Oaks apartment complex in Palm Harbor to Residential Management for $40.5 million, or approximately $162,000 per unit.