One Liners Hillsborough: BTI Partners, Metropolitan Ministries and more
News from around Hillsborough County
► 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.
►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.
► 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.
► 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.