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Business briefcase


By Times Staff Writer
Published February 7, 2005


Wedding, Stephenson & Ibarguen Architects Inc., 300 First Ave. S, Suite 402, St. Petersburg, announces a contract with R Club to design an 8,600-square-foot day care center at U.S. 19 and Ulmerton Road on property owned by Honeywell. Contract is for $750,000.


Water Resource Associates, 14502 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, has been selected by Marion County to provide a series of water resource evaluations and a long-term water resource management plan. The project includes water quantity and quality data analysis, water use demand estimates through 2055, land use-water use approval procedures review, regional groundwater modeling review and long-term recommendations for establishing a water resource management program.


Monroe & Giordano, 777 S Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 140, Tampa, has arranged this financing: West Ridge manufactured home community, 186 home sites on 25 acres, in Albuquerque, NM, $3.6-million.


Tampa General Hospital, 2 Columbia Drive, Tampa, has been recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) with the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. The award is given for meeting these criteria: excellence in the intensive care environments; excellence of the highest-quality measures, processes, structures and outcomes based upon evidence; excellence in collaboration, communication and partnerships that support the value of healing and humane environments; and developing a program that contributes to actualization of the AACN's mission, vision and values.


TekMethods LLC, 8466 Flagstone Drive, Tampa, has completed an IT Asset Management engagement for Hillsborough County's Technology Department. TekMethods completed integrating data about the county's technology assets so that the government agency can better track, provide support and reduce expenses within its IT infrastructure.


Alliance Communications Inc., 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 215, Tampa, is the recipient of three awards from the MarCom Creative Awards 2004 competition: Alliance won a Platinum Award in the marketing/promotion campaign/special event category for its promotional pieces created for the American Advertising Federation's Fourth District meeting event; a Gold Award was given in the brochure/business to consumer category for Collegiate Risk Management's Student Loan Consolidation division; and an Honorable Mention in the PR/feature article category for Collegiate Risk Management's Student Loan Consolidation division.


@DUTTERealty.COM 2528 NE Coachman Road, Clearwater, announces these sales transactions: J.O. Stone to Kennedy Frost Investments Inc., 2.6 acres of land at the southeast corner of State Road 686 and Dodge Street, Largo, 12,500 square feet, mixed-use retail center, $1.2-million; Suncoast Property 2 to Issac and Kathy Iskander, Crystal Point Apartment complex, 20 units at 8601 Wagon Trail, Pasco County, $730,000; Anclote River Plaza Inc. to Mirabella Limited Partnership, 11,500-square-foot building on 2.34 acres, 1228 Alt. U.S. 19 N, Tarpon Springs, $930,000; Thomas Sehlhorst to Amy Wahl, 12,768 square feet, commercial property, 1010 Blanche B. Littlejohn Road, Clearwater, $200,000; Rehabworks LLC to TMS Properties LLC, 4,800 square feet, professional office building, 521 S Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater, $437,500; Rudrapatna and Tara Govindaraju to Thomas Malouf, 39,000 square feet, land, 8544 and 8456 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa; and Montero Inc. to Wayne and Nancy Weisner, 2,601 square feet, commercial building, 550 E Bay Drive, Largo, $340,000.

Colliers Arnold Commercial Real Estate Services Inc., 4350 W Cypress St., Suite 300, Tampa, announces these lease transactions: First Industrial Development Services Inc. to MasterBrand Cabinets Inc., 2,700 square feet, office/showroom, new lease, First Park at Brandon, 2904 S Falkenburg Road, Riverview; and First State Investors 5000A LLC to Gulfstream Natural Gas System LLC, 7,569 square feet, professional office space, 231 Ridgewood Drive, Sebring.

Florida Premiere Realty, 41264 U.S. 19 N, Tarpon Springs, announces a sales transaction to G.Q. Development LLC, 11 acres, the Staley Estate, 7425 Baillie Drive, New Port Richey, $775,000.

[Last modified February 4, 2005, 19:39:20]

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