About The City Center

Neighborhood Investments

  • 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.

Increased Access To Services

City departments and divisions located within the building:

  • Architectural Review & Historic Preservation
  • Arts & Cultural Affairs
  • Business Tax
  • Code Enforcement
  • Community Engagement & Partnerships
  • Construction Services
  • Development Coordination
  • Equal Business Opportunity
  • Facilities Management & Fleet Maintenance
  • Housing & Community Development
  • Planning Department
  • Purchasing Department
  • Real Estate Division
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Water Department - Plan Review Division
  • Workforce Development

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.

Updated: 10/30/2021