One Liners Hillsborough: Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa International Airport and more

Tampa Bay Lightning and Fast launched Fast Checkout, a new, in-arena, fan experience that uses QR codes to allow consumers to find, and buy, Lightning merchandise with one click without the hassle of navigating through multiple sites and online payment fields. (Pictured above)

TIA debuted Blue Express Curbsides.

Tampa International Airport debuted Blue Express Curbsides, dedicated exclusively for passengers without checked bags, making Tampa the first airport in the country to launch this feature for its passengers.

André Sesler, of Hinshaw & Culbertson’s Tampa office, was appointed to serve as secretary of the Hillsborough County Bar Association board of directors.

South Florida Baptist Hospital, a part of BayCare Health System, proposed building a six-story, 508,000-square-foot, 146-bed hospital, in Plant City.

Wagamama, a British chain that serves Asian-inspired cuisine, plans to open in the Water Street district, at 1050 Water St., in Tampa.

Vector Solutions, a Tampa-based provider of industry-focused software services for training, workforce management and risk communications, acquired CareSafely, a software and content platform purpose-built to enable senior living and long-term care providers, based in Austin.

Edwin Narain

Tampa executive and former Florida legislator Edwin Narain has been named secretary of the board of trustees of his alma mater, Saint Leo University.

Tavistock Restaurant Collection reopened Timpano Hyde Park, on the corner of Swann and S. Dakota avenues, with a reimagined menu and refreshed dining room and patio space.

The George and Mimi Frank Environmental Endowment gifted the Community Foundation Tampa Bay $1.055 million to support nonprofit organizations focused on protecting, restoring and improving the natural environment within, the Tampa Bay area.

1754 Properties, an institutional owner, operator and lender of hotels and other real estate, based in Weston, acquired the Floridan Palace Hotel, in downtown Tampa, in partnership with Triangle Capital Group.

Tampa Tank-Florida Structure Steel, a Precision Build Solutions company, plans to expand its Tampa headquarters, located at 12781 U.S. Highway 41 S., in Gibsonton.

The Tampa Bay chapter of Financial Executives International, an organization for top-level finance professionals, appointed three new board members: Brian Hanrahan of Aon Risk Solutions, Tim Kilkelly of Foundry Commercial and Dan Howat of TD Bank.

Carol Bettinger

Carol Bettinger, a luxury real estate advisor with Engel & Völkers South Tampa, was elected to the sales and marketing council for the Tampa Bay Builders Association.

Vaike O’Grady, a residential real estate marketing veteran, joined Metro Development Group, in Tampa, as vice president of marketing and communications.

Rick Simonetti, of Tampa, joined Private Wealth Asset Management as chief strategy officer.

Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate services firm, arranged the sale of a 165,535-square-foot warehouse fully leased to BlueLinx located in Tampa, for $9.75 million.

Oronzo, a fast-casual Italian restaurant, opened a location in Midtown Tampa at 1120 Gramercy Lane, Suite D-200.

Moss Construction promoted industry veteran Marty Strype to vice president of preconstruction for the firm’s Mid-Florida region.

Steve Nierman was named chief executive officer and president of Blake Medical Center, in Tampa.

Erin McCulloch-Crume joined Bay Food Brokerage, in Tampa, as its new director of deli and emerging business.

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