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.

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 Development & Growth Management Department is comprised of the following:

  • Architectural Review & Historic Preservation
  • Construction Services
  • Development Coordination
  • Housing & Community Development

Logistics and Asset Management is comprised of the following:

  • Facilities Management
  • Fleet Maintenance

Many services under the banner of Neighborhood and Community Affairs will be housed at the City Center including:

  • Arts & Cultural Affairs
  • Business Tax
  • Community Engagement and Partnerships
  • Equal Business Opportunity
  • Neighborhood Enhancement (Code Enforcement)
  • Workforce Development
Development & Growth Management: A Strong Foundation

Purchasing is responsible for all aspects of the City's centralized procurement process.

Technology and Innovation (T&I) is the City of Tampa's central technology provider.

Water Department - Development Services evaluates plans for all new construction, additions, improvements, and repairs for compliance with City, State and Federal regulations.

Updated: 10/01/2023