One Liners Hillsborough: BTI Partners, Metropolitan Ministries and more

Fort Lauderdale-based BTI Partners, a real estate development firm, secured a $92 million construction loan for phase one of Marina Pointe, a waterfront development along Tampa Bay. (Pictured above) 

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Co. named Stephanie Bisogne executive chef and Ivan Puente director of food and beverage at the Sal y Mar Rooftop Bar, the new rooftop lounge that will sit atop the dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel, which opened in midtown Tampa.

A confidential tenant leased a 12,500-square-foot flex space in Tri-County Business Park at 14524-14530 McCormick Drive in Tampa.

Meaghan Maus

Tampa-based labor and employment law firm Johnson Jackson added associate attorney Meaghan Maus to its team.

Metropolitan Ministries’ president and CEO Tim Marks was honored at the game opener by the Tampa Bay Lightning as a community hero for his noble efforts

, and positive impact, on the Tampa Bay community.

Cushman & Wakefield’s real estate services firm completed the sale of Lutz Healthcare and Rehab, a 120-bed nursing facility at 19091 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Lutz.

Hillsborough Community College was awarded a $100,000 Entrepreneurship Education and Training grant from the Florida Department of Education to fund EET projects in career, and technical education, students.

Cushman & Wakefield arranged the sale of Macy’s Distribution Center at 4130 W. Gandy Boulevard, Tampa, for $32 million.   

West Palm Beach-based Verdex Construction appointed Daniel Lawrence as business development manager in Tampa.

Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, named Ted Schilowitz, a futurist at Paramount Pictures, to its 36-member national board of directors.

Marty Lanahan was named regional president for the north, south and central Florida regions for Iberiabank-First Horizon.

TypTap Insurance, a subsidiary of HCI Group, received regulatory approval to write homeowners’ insurance policies in six additional states.

The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas is now allowing guests to book stays with their dogs.

The Ray and Barbara Sheldon Revocable Trust purchased South Dale Shoppes, a 7,850-square-foot retail strip center located on the east side of South Dale Mabry Highway, between West Sevilla Street and West Vasconia Street, for $3.1 million.

Nature artifacts artist Trent Alyse, who specializes in sculpture, jewelry and other art forms using ethically sourced materials including bones, exoskeletons and plants, received a 2021 Professional Development for Artists grant from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County.

Kristie Farnell, who previously was controller at PDQ Restaurant group, was named chief financial officer for the Columbia Restaurant Group in Tampa.

The Fifth Third Foundation awarded Habitat for Humanity Hillsborough a $25,000 grant.

Tampa General Hospital and Kindred Healthcare broke ground on a freestanding, 59-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the medical district of downtown Tampa.

The Fifth Third Foundation awarded Habitat for Humanity Hillsborough a $25,000 grant from its “Strengthening Our Communities Fund” for operating support for the nonprofit’s affordable-home building program.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was appointed to Moffitt Cancer Center’s national board of advisers.

Covenant Capital Group, a Nashville-based investment firm, purchased Swan Lake Apartments, in Tampa, for $82.5 million.

Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Will Weatherford, managing partner of Weatherford Capital and former speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, to the University of South Florida’s board of trustees.

CODY, a Tampa-based health care technology and consulting firm, acquired Madena in a transaction valued at $7.3 million. 

Penler is building a 205-unit apartment community in the Westshore Marina District.

GuideWell Health opened its first GuideWell Emergency Doctors in the Tampa Bay region at 4748 North Dale Mabry Highway near Raymond James Stadium.

Penler, an Atlanta-based multifamily real estate company, is building a 205-unit apartment community in the Westshore Marina District, in South Tampa.

Shumaker added staff attorneys Caley Aidif and Sara Jawad to its Community Associations practice group in the Tampa office.

The Florida Board of Governors recommended Shilen Patel,  CEO of the HealthAxis Group, and Melissa Seixas, vice president of government and community relations at Duke Energy Florida and a member of the USF St. Petersburg Campus Board, for soon-to-be-open spots on the University of South Florida’s board of trustees.

Lazydays Holdings, in Tampa, signed a letter of intent to acquire Sprad’s RV, in Reno, Nevada.

Celeste Davis was named the new executive director of the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts in Tampa.

Tampa-based ConnectWise acquired Service Leadership, a consulting firm for technology service providers in Plano, Texas.

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