La Segunda wants to bring ‘a lot of Ybor’ to South Tampa with new cafe – Tampa Bay Business Journal

La Segunda Bakery is bringing Ybor City to South Tampa this summer — its signature Cuban bread and guava flips, of course, but also the iconic bricks, wrought iron and globe lights that define the historic neighborhood where the bakery was founded in 1915 and still makes 18,000 loaves a day.

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Campus First Increases Its Florida Presence Through the Acquisition of Campus Club North and South Student Housing Properties in Tampa, FL

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 22, 2018–Campus First Student Living, a division of CF Real Estate Services LLC, announces the acquisition of Campus Club North and South, a 612-bed purpose built student apartment community. The property is located less than 1 mile from the University of South Florida (“USF”), situated in a premier district of Tampa, FL. Campus First announced a name change for the property and it will now be known as University LinQ North and South.

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Osceola commissioners budget $1M incentive fund for affordable housing

Because of Osceola County’s lack of affordable housing, Genette Marrero is forced to return to Puerto Rico. (Stephanie Bechara, staff)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Affordable housing remains a top priority across Central Florida, especially with the influx of Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria.

A new incentive program approved in Osceola County could help people find a place to live within their means.

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Goodwill buys its suburban Tampa real estate for almost $17 million – Tampa Bay Business Journal

Goodwill-Industries Suncoast Inc. now owns the suburban Tampa real estate where it recently opened its 20th retail location and a new distribution center.

Goodwill paid $16.86 million for the property at 1407 S. U.S. Hwy 301 in a deal that closed May 8, according to a Hillsborough County deed filed Friday.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2018 NFL Draft recap

Auburn CB Carlton Davis was the third of three second-round picks for Tampa Bay on Friday night. Secondary depth was addressed with the additions of M.J. Stewart (UNC) and Jordan Whitehead (Pitt) as well. (AP PHOTO)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers believe they accomplished their major goals of upgrading the defensive line and a porous secondary through the draft after going 5-11 and missing the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season.

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Colliers’ Student Housing team adds industry veteran

Tampa, Fla. (April 20, 2018) –Colliers International’s Tampa-based Student Housing Group has added industry expert Jamie Swick to the team as Senior Associate of Student Housing Investments. Swick has worked in the student housing arena for over 18 years, and brings significant experience in representing buyers and sellers of student housing properties nationwide.

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Devils to open Round 1 of Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight in Tampa

TAMPA, FL – The time has arrived.

The New Jersey Devils are prepared and ready, as they are set to face-off in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs opening round on Thursday in Tampa.

The Devils have worked for this moment all season long and are relishing in the opportunity to upset the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Spring Training Delivers Economic Home Run To South Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — The massive new spring training baseball complex in West Palm Beach has been an economic home run for South Florida residents who have sought to make extra cash by renting out their condos and homes to baseball-loving fans from Houston and Washington, D.C. Online rental website Airbnb reports an 82 percent spike in visitors during spring training compared to the previous five-week stretch. That translated into $595,000 in rental income.

Since the complex is home to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals it is not surprising that the Nationals’ home base of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia accounted for most of the visitors, according to Airbnb statistics. Texas fans accounted for the next greatest block.

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Israeli PM discharged from hospital with minor infection

The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he was discharged from a hospital after a brief stay for an infection.

It said Wednesday morning that a series of tests showed the 68-year-old was suffering from a "minor viral infection of his upper respiratory tract." It said his doctors had recommended rest and prescribed medication.

Netanyahu’s doctors admitted him late Tuesday with a high temperature and a cough. He had suffered a throat infection about two weeks ago.

Netanyahu has been battling a slew of corruption allegations in recent months, and police have recommended he be indicted on charges related to two cases. He has denied any wrongdoing.

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