Real Estate Musings from St Pete, Florida

Real Estate Agent - Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International
Information on Real Estate, Properties, Traditions, Neighborhoods, Market Activity and other items of interest in the Tampa Bay area (St Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Bradenton) and the Gulf Beaches, Florida.
Maximo Marina is removing all the docks and pilings in the southeast corner of the marina to replace them all. They have already completed the southwest corner. Because it is grandfathered, Maximo will be allowed to replace the roofs over the many covered slips.Maximo is the largest marina on the...
Construction is going on throughout downtown St Petersburg.  This view is south from the 200 block of 1st St. N.  Construction on the next building to the south is less evident in the photo.  The first two floors have been gutted and are being made into The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art....
New waterfront railing options were presented to the Broadwater residents to replace the decayed, unsafe and ugly bollards between the roadway and the waterfront.  Four options were presented, ranging in cost from $10,000 to $75,000 for the residents' share (the city will be contributing $25,000)...
What a shock when I drove by and saw this Old Northeast garage apartment on dollies! The entire masonry foundation is gone or rubble. It had crenelated blocks that were popular in 1910 when this property was built (the main house, at least. I'm not sure when the garage was built). I used to own t...
Ovation, built by JMC Communities in 2009, has set several records for condo sales in downtown St Petersburg this year.  These include: Highest sale price at $6,900,000. Highest average sale price at $4,416,667 Highest sale price per square foot at $875/sq ft There are currently two condos active...
It's always nice when everything goes well with an order. When it's not only efficient, but comes with great communication and a sense of fun - that's a Wow! My shopping experience with Photojojo was a Wow! Photojojo warns of Stow-away-asaurus   On Wednesday I ordered some iPhone camera accessori...
Congratulations to Tryst, our next door neighbor on Beach Drive in downtown St Petersburg, and one of our favorite places to eat and drink. UrbanSpoon recently named Tryst as one of America's 250 most popular high-end restaurants and was one of only four named in Tampa Bay - in the company of lon...
Downtown St Pete has movies in North Straub Park every Thursday in May. What a wonderful place to enjoy dinner overlooking the water while waiting for the movie to start. Music begins at 7 and the movie starts at dark. Bring your own picnic or buy food from some of the Saturday Morning Market ven...
What a surprise when I opened Zite on my iPad this morning - Randy's photo was there to greet me. Zite featured one of Randy's ActiveRain posts. Great exposure for a great guy and a great post.   a
  There are lots of recurring things to do weekends in downtown St Petersburg, but here are 5 special things to do this weekend in downtown St Pete:  1.  Tampa Bay Blues Fest, held at Vinoy Park, a wonderful waterfront park in downtown St Petersburg. 2.  Soccer at Al Lang Field. The Tampa Bay Ro...

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