- Tampa residents and customers will receive improved access to government services, ample parking, nearby public transportation, and added greenspace.
- A vacant warehouse, an eyesore within the community, will be replaced with a state-of-the-art facility.
- The project has propelled a transportation study to assess volume on local roadways. All collected data will be reviewed for inclusions and improvements as part of the Citywide Mobility Plan.
- Pedestrians and bicyclists within adjacent neighborhoods may benefit from improvements to roadways and sidewalks.
- Homeowners within adjacent neighborhoods may see an increase in their property values once the City Center is complete.
- The City Center may help current businesses grow and accelerate the development of new businesses in the surrounding area.
Sustainability, Innovation, and Social Equity
- The center will be environmentally friendly and aligns with the City's desire to make Tampa a more sustainable place for generations to come.
- The City plans to establish Culinary Arts and Workforce Development Programs at the center.
- Organizations and programs within the City Center may bring down barriers to employment opportunities and connect Tampa’s youth to meaningful career pathways.
- DPR Construction, the prime contractor, seeks to partner with minority-owned/women-owned construction companies for subcontracting opportunities.
Government Services Within The City Center
The Neighborhood and Community Affairs Administration includes the following:
- Arts & Cultural Affairs Division
- Business Tax Office
- Community Engagement and Partnerships Department
- Equal Business Opportunity Division
- Neighborhood Enhancement Division (Code Enforcement)
- Workforce Development
The Development & Growth Management Department is comprised of the following:
- Architectural Review & Historic Preservation
- Construction Services Division
- Development Coordination Division
- Housing & Community Development Department
- Real Estate Division
The Logistics and Asset Management Department is comprised of the following:
- Facilities Management
- Fleet Maintenance
The City Planning Department fosters a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach in guiding growth within the City of Tampa.
The Purchasing Department, as provided for in the City Charter, is responsible for all aspects of the City's centralized procurement process.
The Department of Technology and Innovation (T&I) is the City of Tampa's central technology provider.
The Water Department has the following division within the City Center.
- Plan Review Division