A new café is planned for the ARK Innovation Center

The Tampa Bay Innovation Center, a tech hub for startups, in St. Petersburg, has subleased to Point Chaud Coffee & Crepes.

The ARK Innovation Center, at 1101 4th Street South, will house tech startups and innovation partners in a purpose-built, 45,000-square-foot facility.

The new café expects that it will be open from 7 am to 7 pm, every day. It will also feature an outdoor patio and free Wi-Fi for guests.

The café was designed to be a place that provides collaboration among business leaders, innovators, founders and the community.

“Point Chaud will be an excellent addition that will provide a nice amenity to our clients and neighbors,” said Tonya Elmore, president and chief executive officer of the Tampa Bay Innovation Center, in a statement.

The ARK Innovation Center is currently under construction.

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