► CBRE signed a 17,455 square foot lease at the Heights Union development located at 2002 N. Tampa St., in Tampa, and will relocate from 101 E. Kennedy Blvd. in the second quarter of 2023 to occupy the entire ground floor, as well as a private 1,500 square foot outdoor space equipped with power, Wi-Fi and shaded seating. (Pictured above)
► Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research, a Tampa nonprofit organization, forged an agreement to acquire SightLife of Seattle, which, combined, will make it the largest eye bank, tissue recovery and ocular research center in the world with nearly 300 employees.
► Moffitt Cancer Center plans to acquire nine acres in south Hillsborough County to build a new ambulatory center.
► GTE Financial awarded scholarships to 24 Tampa Bay students at the 11th annual Scholarship Luncheon.
► Johnson Jackson, a law firm in Tampa, announced founding shareholder Erin Jackson has been elected president of the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers for 2022-2023.
► Northern Trust Corp., a national wealth management firm, has leased 10,000 square feet at Water Street Tampa, moving from its current office on North Florida Avenue.
► The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program announced that Paige Niehaus, Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry campus president, is one of 26 leaders selected for the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship 2022-23 class.
► Capt. Matthew Thompson was named director of cruise operations and emergency management for Port Tampa Bay.
► Ideal Agent, a real estate technology company in Tampa, named Gayin Ziegler senior vice president of offers to lead its cash-offer platform, Ideal Offer.
► Marshall Dennehey, a civil defense litigation law firm with four offices in Florida, has named Michael J. Bradford, a Tampa shareholder, as co-chair of the firm’s Maritime Litigation Practice Group.
► Shumaker and Shumaker Advisors’ Rick Kriseman has joined the Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Service board of directors, where he will support their mission to protect the vulnerable, empower individuals, and strengthen families.
► Soaring Eagle Data Solutions, a database managed services company in Apollo Beach, acquired Lucient, a global data consulting firm in Alpharetta, Georgia.
► The Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers has elected Erin Jackson, a founding partner of Tampa law firm Jackson Jackson, as its president for 2022-23.
► Inpeco, a Switzerland-based company specializing in clinical lab automation, is planning to open a regional headquarters in Tampa.