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Twin Towers Dirt Work Under Way: From The Tampa Tribune
But the unique element is a 27,000-square-foot health club and spa, said Mike McGuinness, vice president of The Towers of Channelside LLC.
The club and spa will take up four levels.The spa will be open to the public, but the health club will be for members only.McGuinness
is in final negotiations with the operator.
The $112 million project is on 3 acres across from the Channelside retail-restaurant-movie complex.The condominiums replace Fogarty Van & Storage warehouses at Meridian Avenue and 12th Street.McGuinness
said construction of the 1-million-square-foot complex will take 20 to 24 months.
"It's going to be a different area when this is finished," he
said of the 30-story towers.
The units range from 1,152 to 4,852 square feet, with 300- to 1,380-square-foot balconies.With a price range of $300,000 to $2.5 million, about 98 percent are sold out.McGuinness
and his partner, Rich Sacchi, also are seeking a liquor license for a 4,700-square-foot lounge and 1,200-square-foot liquor store.
said the pool deck's capacity is 1,700 people.McGuinness
also is in the process of signing a sushi restaurant, dry cleaners and coffee shop, and plans smaller offices for accountants and lawyers.
Initial marketing for the condominiums, he
said, was aimed at 28- to 40-year-olds.
"This quickly changed," he
said, "because our construction costs went up and we had to redo our pricing."
Single professionals and empty nesters make up a majority of the buyers.
"We saw some transplants from other urban areas," he
As for the super-size health club, McGuinness
said, "We just saw a need.
Spare Retail Footage Downtown
Michael McGuinness, a developer of The Towers at Channelside across the street from the Channelside entertainment complex, said he sold all of his 3,800 square feet of retail space two years ago.Residents are expected to begin moving in this summer, and while the retail owner hasn't announced tenants yet, McGuinness said he's confident the space will be filled.
The buyers were a mix of people who want to run businesses there and those who hope to lease it out.He
been told a locally owned health club, lounge and small restaurants may move in.
Buyers Jockey For Spot In Trump Tower Tampa - from TBO.com
Michael J. McGuinness, a managing partner for another downtown condominium project, The Towers at Channelside, said he believes Trump Tower Tampa will boost demand for condominiums at every price level.
"We always welcome new developers," he
said."I think this is good for the city without a doubt."
McGuinness' firm is scheduled to break ground Friday on two 30-story condominium towers on Channelside Drive near the Channelside retail and entertainment complex.The Towers at Channelside
will include 257 units from $300,000 to $2.1 million, but more than four-fifths of all condominiums cost around $400,000 to $500,000.About 85 percent of the units have been sold, and the towers should be ready for residents by the end of October 2006, McGuinness
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Mike McGuinness, vice president of The Towers of Channelside LLC, said one tower should be complete in June 2007 and the other in September 2007.
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