One Liners Hillsborough

Tampa General Hospital made the 2018 list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs, published by Becker’s Hospital Review, a national health care publication.

Franklin Street completed sale of The Avenue Apartments in Temple Terrace for $23.3 million.

The Avenue Apartments

The Tampa Downtown Partnership named Lynda Remund president and CEO.

►Franklin Street negotiated a 61,598-square-foot office lease transaction for Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, a Tampa-based independent insurance brokerage and risk management firm, at 4211 W. Boy Scout Blvd. in Tampa.

►Tampa’s University Area Community Development Corp.’s “Get Moving” program received a $48,000 grant from the Simply Healthcare Foundation.

►Stanton IP Law Firm opened an office at 201 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 825, in Tampa.

►Carter Validus, a Tampa-based real estate investment trust management company, acquired the Hartford Data Center, a 19,247-square-foot space in Connecticut, for $5.2 million

►Jamie Harden, president and CEO of Creative Sign Designs, was named chair of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

►Live Nation, the California-based events promoter and venue operator, named Neil Jacobsen president of its Tampa/Orlando concert business.

John Burgess, a Tampa partner at Shumaker Loop & Kendrick, will speak at the National Center for Employee Ownership’s 2019 Conference on April 9.

John Burgess

Chicago-based law firm Baker McKenzie will open its new Tampa operations center at SunTrust Financial Centre, a 526,000-square-foot space in downtown Tampa.

►Andrew J. Mayts Jr., a lawyer in the Tampa office of law firm GrayRobinson, was appointed to the executive committee of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

►Park Place, a 92-unit condominium at 3400 Fletcher Ave., Tampa, was sold for $10 million.

Television station WFTS-Channel 28 has named Sarah Moore news director.

J.C. Newman Cigar Co., a family-owned premium cigar maker in Ybor City, has launched its newly designed website at

►The Spurlino Family YMCA, at 9650 Old Big Bend Road in Riverview, opened its 32,000-square-foot facility.

West Palm Beach-based Two Roads Development and Tampa-based Feldman Equities, developers of the $350 million Riverwalk Place condo tower in downtown Tampa, have secured $24.5 million in construction financing from Mosaic Real Estate Credit for the project.

Tori C. Simmons, a lawyer in the Tampa office of Hill Ward Henderson, received the 2019 Pro Bono Service Award in the Young Lawyers division from the Florida Bar.

Tori C. Simmons

►Doug Tilden joined Tampa-based Grow Financial Credit Union as chief financial officer, succeeding Gail Wean, who is set to retire in April after 21 years with the company.

►Stellar Partners founder and chief operating officer Susan Stackhouse is retiring from the Tampa-based airport retailer, and Padraig Drennan, who has served as the company’s president and chief operating officer since 2017, has been tapped as her successor.

►John Adams has joined Tampa’s Avalon Healthcare Solutions as chief financial officer and Kerri Fritsch has been promoted to chief client officer.

►Chris Cavaliere, who works in the Tampa office of the Shumaker Loop & Kendrick law firm, has been appointed to the board of directors of HR Tampa, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, as treasurer.

►Aakash Patel, founder and president of Tampa business consulting firm Elevate, was named chairman of the board of governors at the private Centre Club.

Aakash Patel

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