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Company Notes

News about Tampa Bay area companies

By Dolly Brosan, Times Staff Writer
Published August 13, 2007


ADVERTISING

Paradise Advertising & Marketing, 150 Second Ave. N, Suite 800, St. Petersburg, won four bronze awards at this year's Telly Awards. Paradise won for their work with Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau in Collier County, and consisted of a television campaign along with three individual 30-second spots promoting travel to Southwest Florida's "Paradise Coast."

ARCHITECTURE

Klar and Klar Architects, 28473 U.S. Highway 19 N, Suite 602, Clearwater, announces its contract with St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute to provide architectural and interior-design services for the renovation of 4,500-square-foot former bank building into medical offices and the facility will include 12 exam rooms at the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. and 94th Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

CONSTRUCTION

Arthur Rutenberg Homes, 13922 58 Street N, Clearwater and builder Catenac Custom Homes Inc., 2625 Keystone Road, Suite 5, Tarpon Springs, were recognized with a Grand Award for the home model Belize in the single-family homes priced from $1-million to $1.499-million at the Tampa Bay Parade of Homes.

FINANCIAL

Westshore Capital Partners LLC, Rivergate Tower, Suite 2610, 400 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, announces that Westshore Capital GP LLC has acquired American Paper Optics of Memphis, Tenn.

FOOD SERVICE CONSULTING

Theodore Barber & Company Inc., 1715 East Bay Drive, Suite E, Largo, announces its alliance with King-Casey, a restaurant, food service, consulting and design firm, to provide front and back of house solutions to restaurant, hospitality and food service clients.

REAL ESTATE

Patrick Calhoon, C-21 Real Estate Champions, 4350 Duhme Road, Madeira Beach, announces these sale transactions: Requiem Holdings LLC to Saybrook LLC, 48,000 square feet, Raymond James Office Park, 2401 West Bay Drive, Largo, $5,150,000; Cloyd Petro to Ernest Desaulnier Trust, Cedar Oak Apartments, consisting of 22 units at 262 14th St NW, Largo, $1.175-million; Hal Pirkl to John Bugeja, three adjacent triplexes at 2189 Dart Ave., Largo, $1.077-million; PK Properties LLC to Keller-Boyette Partnership, 15,000-square-foot, Merchants Plaza, Cape Coral, $2.450-million; David Hasty to Old Saybrook LLC, 32-unit Haymont Court Apartments, Fayetteville, N.C., $1.180-million; and Stafford Professional Associates to 8 East Main St. LLC, 16,000-square-foot, Stafford Professional Building, in Clinton, Conn., $2.175-million.

Grubb & Ellis Commercial Florida, 3030 N Rocky Point Drive W, Suite 560, Tampa, announces this lease transaction. The Realty Association Iowa Corp. to Maverick Energy Group, 1,284 square feet, class A office space, new lease, Rocky Point Centre, 3030 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa.

Marcus & Millichap, 7650 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Suite 920, Tampa, announces this sales transaction: Fountain Square Residence LC to Fountain Square Lakeland LLC, Fountain Square Apartments, 148-units in Lakeland, $9,650,000.

Phillips Development and Realty LLC, announces the purchase of Parkside of One Bayshore from Crescent Resources LLC, and has moved to the 12,000-square-foot retail facility. Phillips Development and Realty was previously at 1510 W. Cleveland St., Cleveland St., Tampa.

Nelson Real Estate Co. LLC, P.O. Box 7613, St. Petersburg, announces this lease transaction: First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. to Australian Gold LLC, 10,300 square feet, distribution and office space, new lease, Bryan Dairy Business Park, 7273 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo.

Winngate & Associates, 1318 W Swann Ave., has been retained by home builder Lee Fernandez to sell and market Fernandez's newest home model and exclusive community in northwest Tampa.

TECHNOLOGY

UTEK Corp., 2109 E Palm Ave., Tampa, announces that Pathway One PLC., a United Kingdom information technology company, has acquired WebMed Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UTEK Corp., in a stock transaction.

WORKERS COMPENSATION

PMSI, 175 Kelsey Lane, Tampa, announces its agreement with Berkley Net Underwriters to provide a comprehensive solution including pharmaceutical management and Medicare Set-Aside services.

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 liquidation All Med Infusion Inc., 3102 Cherry Palm Drive, Suite 120, Tampa (07-06970)

Chapter 11 reorganization Sherwood Manor LLC , 6402 W Linebaugh Ave., Suite A, Tampa. (07-06801)

Sherwood Manor North LLC , 6402 W Linebaugh Ave., Suite A, Tampa (07-06802)

Tucher Pond LLC , 6402 W Linebaugh Ave., Suite A, Tampa. (07-06803)

The listed businesses have filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. Bankruptcy 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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