One Liners Hillsborough: Bloomin’ Brands, Vector Solutions and more
News announcements from around Hillsborough County
► HCA Healthcare West Florida Division announced that a $50 million construction project has begun on the Hospital for Endocrine Surgery, a campus of Memorial Hospital of Tampa, located at 6001 Webb Road. (Rendering above)
► Will Weatherford will serve as the new chair of the University of South Florida board of trustees, following his unanimous selection by board members.
► Longtime chief assistant Hillsborough County attorney Jennie Granahan Tarr joined Shumaker Advisors Florida as director of local government affairs.
► Douglass Pace, founder and CEO of Stonehill, was elected as the chairman for the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research.
► Farley White Interests, a Boston-based commercial real estate investor, acquired Two Harbour Place office and retail building, in downtown Tampa, for $56.35 million.
► ForCare Medical Center will be the second facility in the nation, and first in the Tampa area, to offer bladeless, electron-beam therapy for treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma).
► Vector Solutions, a provider of industry-focused software for training, risk management, workforce management and operational readiness, completed its acquisition by Genstar Capital.
► Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, an indirect subsidiary of BRP Group, an insurance brokerage and risk management firm in Tampa, appointed Matt Felman to partner.
► Tomlin St. Cyr Real Estate Services, in Tampa, launched Pineapple Insurance.
► Guaranteed Rate, a retail mortgage lender, named Rachel Saylor Brown as a branch manager and vice president of mortgage lending.
► The Florida Department of Transportation named Tampa International Airport CEO, Joe Lopano, its aviation director of the Year, and Tampa Executive Airport won general aviation airport of the year.
► Tampa-based Bloomin’ Brands, which operates several restaurants including Outback Steakhouse, plans to open an Aussie Grill restaurant in Clearwater.
► Kristin Johnson, market development director for managed services at Atlas Professional Services, has joined the board of directors for Tampa-based nonprofit Lighthouse for the Blind & Low Vision.
► Jeff Dervech, of Dervech Real Estate, arranged the $1.925 million sale of a 3,748-square-foot retail restaurant building at 122 S Howard Ave., Tampa.
► NAI Thor Commercial Group, a commercial real estate brokerage firm serving the Gulf Coast and Southwest sections of Florida, revealed NAI Skyway National Partners as its new corporate name.