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Company Notes

News about Tampa Bay area companies

By Dolly Brosan, Times Staff Writer
Published May 21, 2007


ARCHITECTURE

Willingham Architecture for Healthcare, 1698 Manor Way, St. Petersburg, has been awarded a design and project management contract with Desoto Memorial Hospital for a 6, 000-square-foot support services building at 900 N Roberts Ave., Arcadia, $500, 000.

BANKING

SunTrust Bank has opened an in-store branch at Wal-Mart, 4928 State Road 674, Wimauma. Tiger Hoffman is the branch manager.

CONSTRUCTION

TriMar Construction Inc., 1720 W Cass St., Tampa, announces it contract with Marion Street Properties LLC, Tampa, to build a 10, 000-square-foot office building at 1005 N Marion St., Tampa, $1.5-million.

HEALTH CARE

Diagnostic Clinic announces the opening of its rehabilitation department at 1551 W Bay Drive, Largo. The phone number is 727 581-8767.

MISCELLAEOUS

The Alier Wedding Library, Big Oak Plaza, 8860 N Himes Ave., Tampa, a wedding library resource for wedding planning, announces the launch of its redesigned Web site at www.alierweddinglibrary.com. The site features a bridal registry, events calendar, wedding checklist and tips for wedding planning.

PUBLIC RELATIONS

HaronTampa Public Relations, 4100 W Kennedy Blvd., Suite 206, Tampa, announces it has been retained by the Florida Orchestra to provide public relations and marketing services.

REAL ESTATE

Rubin Real Estate Inc., 4592 Ulmerton Road, Suite 100, Clearwater, announces these lease transactions: Coastline Distribution, 14, 500 square feet, flex space, lease renewal, Rubin Center Automobile, 12880 Automobile Blvd., Clearwater; and Special Data Processing, 8, 720 square feet, flex space, new lease, Rubin Center Ulmerton, 13100 56th Court, Clearwater.

Technology

Numara Software Inc., 2202 N West Shore Blvd., Suite 650, Tampa, announces expansion into the Latin America market with its partnership with Network1 in Brazil. The partnership is a distribution agreement that will allow Network1 to market, resell and support Numara Software's entire line of service desk and help desk solutions.

Online Sales Strategies, 5301 W Cypress St., Suite 105, Tampa, announces that its has acquired GiGcom, a full-service Web design and application development firm in Tampa with hosting facilities in Dallas.

UTEK Corp., 2109 E Palm Ave., Tampa, announces an alliance with Solomon Technologies Inc., Tarpon Springs. UTEK will identify technology-acquisition opportunities for Solomon Technologies.

Zihtec Co. LLC, 687 Alderman Road, Suite 202, Palm Harbor, announces the release of its Internet control for business, or ICB, software that allows network administrators to monitor employee use of the Internet on company time. The software allows administrators to create security policies, set up hours for chatting and block instant-messaging programs.

TRAVEL

Dynamic Leisure Corp., 5680-A W Cypress St., Tampa, has been awarded a net rate merchant contract with Leading Interactive Reservations LLC. The agreement allows Dynamic Leisure the rights to create and market travel packages using the more than 300 luxury hotels marketed by Leading Interactive Reservations.

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 liquidation Second Chance of Hernando Inc., 2486 Running Oak Court, Spring Hill. (07-03833)

Advanced Rx Inc., 4324 N 56th St., Tampa. (07-03979)

Chapter 11 reorganization Burcaw Development Group Inc., 17511 N Dale Mabry Highway, Lutz. (07-03643)

South Creek Co. LLC, 17511 N Dale Mabry Highway, Lutz. (07-03644)

Oxford Industries Inc., 6868 118th Ave. N, Largo. (07-03683)

Professional Payroll Plus Inc., PO Box 1849, Land O'Lakes. (07-03848)

Florida Grande Motor Coach Resort Inc., 200 Second St. S, No. 463, St. Petersburg. (07-04022)

The listed businesses have filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. Bank- ruptcy Court in Tampa. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Chapter 7 filings are for companies whose assets are being liquidated to pay creditors. Chapter 11 is for businesses seeking to reorganize while under bankruptcy court protection from creditors.

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