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One Liners Hillsborough: Buddy Brew Coffee, CI Group and more

► Oronzo, in Midtown Tampa, has expanded its menu items including gluten-free penne, keto and protein bowls, in addition to its pizza, pastas, soups and salad offerings. (Pictured above) ► National Strategies PR, a public relations firm headquartered in Tampa, named Christine McLarty its public relations director. ► Merit Logistics, a third-party warehouse services provider,

One Liners Hillsborough: Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, Seminole Hard Rock and more

► Play Ball Florida, owner and franchisee of Glory Days Grill restaurants in Florida and Georgia, will acquire Glory Days, the corporate entity that owns 22 corporate restaurant locations in Virginia and Maryland. ► The National Science Foundation awarded a $20 million grant to a University of South Florida-led team of researchers to develop a

One Liners Hillsborough: CBRE, Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research and more

► 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

One Liners Hillsborough: Workscapes, Shumaker and more

► Marina Pointe at Westshore Marina District launched sales of its second condominium tower. (Pictured above) ► Jeff Dervech, of Dervech Real Estate, arranged the sale of Citrus Park Plaza, in Tampa, for $5.65 million.  ► Avison Young has been retained by the Sason Organization, the new owners of a three-story, 98,105-square-foot office building, at

One Liners Hillsborough: Epicurean Hotel, BlueGrace Logistics and more

► The Epicurean Hotel, in Tampa, plans to undergo a $21 million expansion project, which will include 51 new guest rooms and suites, a private lobby, meeting space and rooftop terrace. (Rendering above) ► Vertisan, a Tampa-based technology company, named Chuck Palm its chief communications officer. ► Coastal Construction broke ground on the Arts and

One Liners Hillsborough: DOW Technologies, USF and more

► Pet Paradise, a resort-style pet daycare, opened its 47th location, at 16030 Redstone Way, Odessa. (Pictured above)     ► Tampa-based BRP Group (NASDAQ: BRP) will acquire California-based Westwood Insurance Agency for $385 million. ► Hillsborough Community College received $1.58 million, allocated through the Department of Educations’ Expansion of Registered Apprenticeship and Preapprenticeship Grant,

One Liners Hillsborough: Encore Bank, CLA and more

► Wingspan Development Group, a multistate development firm active in multifamily and mixed-use properties, and ABC Capital Corp. announced preleasing has begun for Jade at North Hyde Park, a new $46 million, mixed-use project offering 192 luxury apartments and resort-style amenities, at 608 N. Willow Ave., Tampa. ► Jose Bello was named vice president, community

One Liners Hillsborough: Buddy Brew, CareerSource Tampa Bay and more

► Buddy Brew Coffee won a distribution agreement with Jacksonville-based Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, Fresco y Mas and others, which will carry Bolt, Buddy Brew’s organic, ready-to-drink, canned, cold brew coffee in original and nitro at 110 Winn-Dixie locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. ► ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of

One Liners Hillsborough: ReliaQuest, American Landmark and more

► Current Rocky Point, a special-purpose entity affiliated with Tampa-based Caspers Co., has purchased The Current hotel, an Autograph Collection property by Marriott, at 2545 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, for $85 million. ► Fast co-founder and chief executive officer Domm Holland, joined the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council as an executive committee member and

One Liners Hillsborough: Shumaker, Tampa International Airport and more

► Danny O’Malley, a Tampa businessman who also owns Volvo Cars Tampa, plans to open Florida’s first Polestar space, in Midtown Tampa, which will feature three fully-electric vehicles on display. (Pictured above) ► HSP Group, a technology-enabled business services firm, plans to establish its corporate and global headquarters in Tampa. ► Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

One Liners Pinellas: Crunch Fitness, MarineMax and more

► The Crane, a casual steak and seafood restaurant/cocktail bar, is planned for the former Wig Villa space, at 575 Central Ave., in downtown St. Petersburg. (Pictured above)  ► Pinellas-based TJM Properties acquired Thrive Coworking, at 136 Fourth St. N., in downtown St. Petersburg, adding to its portfolio of commercial, multifamily, hospitality and senior living

One Liners Hillsborough: GTE Financial, United Way Suncoast and more

► Michelin and Visit Florida announced the expansion of The Michelin Guide, with editions for Miami, Orlando and Tampa. (Pictured above: Andrea Gonzmart, of the Columbia Restaurant Group, which is included in the guide.) ► Construction management firm Barton Malow Builders named Scott Kulczar project executive for the Tampa office. ► Judith Lisi, president and