One Liners Pinellas: Stoneweg US, Mutts and Martinis and more
►Mutts and Martinis, St. Peterburg’s first dog waterpark and full-liquor bar, is planned for 2900 Central Ave. (Pictured above)
► Bonnie Smith was named chief information officer at Tech Data, based in Clearwater, succeeding John Tonnison, who is retiring after nearly two decades with the tech distributor.
► Cabot Properties bought property at 12210 62nd St. N., and 12310 62nd St. N. in Pinellas Park, for $26.7 million.
► International Title Partners, a title insurance agency based in Clearwater, received the Fidelity National Financial Circle of Excellence Agent Award.
► MarineMax, based in Clearwater, promoted Amanda Ward to marketing operations manager.
► Ernie Garateix was named CEO of Heritage Insurance Holdings, in Clearwater, after Bruce Lucas announced his retirement.
► JLL arranged the sale of Gull Harbor, a multifamily condominium property at 17105 Gulf Blvd., North Redington Beach for $55 million.
► The Baseball Writers’ Association of America voted for Kevin Cash, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, who play in St. Petersburg, as the 2020 American League manager of the year.
► Stoneweg US, in St. Petersburg, purchased Trellis at the Lakes, a 688-unit apartment complex at 11401 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N., for $114 million.
► Paul Teutul Sr., of Orange County Choppers fame, and area hospitality executive Keith Overton plan to open the OCC Road House & Museum in St. Petersburg, a new restaurant and attraction based on Teutul’s wildly popular Choppers brand.
► Timberland Partners Investments acquired the Isles of Gateway, a 212-unit apartment community in St. Petersburg.
► The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay has been selected by AT&T to receive $10,000 in support of its Gateway Contact Center.
► St. Petersburg College received a gift from the Hough Family Foundation to provide seed funding needed to grow the school’s nursing, certified medical assistant and patient care technician programs.
► Larry G. Swets Jr. was named chief executive officer of 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, in St. Petersburg.
►St. Petersburg advertising agency Evolve & Co named Lizzie Desrosiers as a senior brand manager.
► Commissioner Dave Eggers was elected chairman and Commissioner Charlie Justice was elected vice chair of the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners for 2021.
► Cortland, an Atlanta-based multifamily real estate firm, acquired Bainbridge Bayside, a 360-unit apartment complex at 19355 U.S. Highway 19 N., Clearwater.
► AmeriLife Group, a marketer and distributor of life and health insurance and retirement services, acquired American Benefits Exchange, based in Austin, Texas.
► John Burpee & Associates announced the sale of the 46th Ave Retail Center, in St. Petersburg, for $735,000.
► Marketing Direction, in St. Petersburg, added Thom VanderKlipp as lead strategist and Roy Strunin as lead marketer.
► A new coffee shop, The Chelsea, is opening in the Warehouse Arts District of St. Petersburg at 2462 Fifth Ave. S.
► The Transportation Alliance announced that Florida fleet executive Nick Cambas, owner of United Taxi and Yellow Cab in Clearwater, was elected its president.
► The Morton Plant Hospital Association bought a medical office building at 402 Jeffords Street, Clearwater and adjacent vacant land for $1.4 million.
► The Portopiccolo Group, a private equity and investment management firm, acquired four nursing homes in Pinellas County for $37.7 million.
► St. Petersburg College has new partnership with Mantra Health, which allows students to receive free mental health services through an online platform.
► St. Petersburg Distillery is now offering Sunset Gin made with real Florida oranges, peeled and processed in-house, as an extension of the distillery’s Tippler’s Liqueur.
► Plasma-Therm, a manufacturer based in St. Petersburg, acquired OEM Group’s dry process equipment business.