Construction to begin soon on Tampa’s tallest building, Riverwalk Place

It’s no secret that Tampa is on the rise. The city currently boasts on of the healthiest job markets in the country, according to a study from ManPowerGroup; is one the top 32 food destinations to visit in 2019, according to Food & Wine; it is a premiere destination that entrepreneurs are flocking to, according to Livability.com. So, to hear that Riverwalk Place, an ultra luxury residential tower, has secured construction financing with $80 million in reservations is not surprising.

The minds behind the project announced the milestone on Facebook following Tampa Bay Business Journal’s reporting on the staggering number. According to TBBJ’s report, the milestone has . secured the organizer’s a $24.5 million loan to begin the first phase of construct.

Time to join the Sky Club

One of the signatures of Tampa’s tallest tower will be the Sky Club. Private elevators will open up to the Sky Lobby. Concierges will guide residents to a private health club with locker rooms, saunas and steam rooms, private massage treatment rooms, and an indoor-outdoor pool, spa, and sun terrace suspended above the river.

Those lucky enough to score a penthouse will enjoy their own private rooftop terrace, European-style ItalKraft cabinetry in kitchen and baths, private elevators, three parking spaces, quartz countertops and Sub-Zero and Wolf stainless steel appliances.

Thom Filica imagines the interiors

The mastermind behind the lush interiors of Riverwalk Place is tastemaker Thom Filica, known for his role as an interior design expert on the original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

For eager new residents, an apartment at Riverwalk Place puts them dead the center of Tampa’s renaissance. They’ll be walking distance to the Cross-Bay Ferry, assuming it continues operating after its second run, as well as near several streetcar stops, which have gone fare free for riders.

Being a stones throw from . Curtis Hixon Park means you’re never far from a free concert, film screening or food festival. Who wouldn’t want to live in what The Independent called one of the best waterfront districts in the world.

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