Author Topic: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion  (Read 3362 times)

spuwho

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2016, 12:15:41 PM »
Anybody heard anything positive about incorporating some retail in the design off Palm or Prudential?

Also, with all the vacancies at the Aetna Building, making it mixed use with a hotel would make a lot of sense with it's beautiful location and the lack of hotels nearby.

How close is "nearby"?

The Lexington and Crowne Plaza are a couple blocks away.  Technically the Omni on the Northbank is a Skyway stop away.

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #16 on: December 21, 2016, 12:53:29 PM »
The garage has been approved without retail and the cancer center under construction won't have much, if any, as well. Also, there are five Southbank/Northern San Marco hotels within a two Skyway station ride.
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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2016, 01:02:38 PM »
The garage has been approved without retail and the cancer center under construction won't have much, if any, as well. Also, there are five Southbank/Northern San Marco hotels within a two Skyway station ride.

Not having retail makes absolutely no sense. I mean, Baptist is building that garage one way or another, and everyone continues to be short sighted.

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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2016, 01:08:15 PM »
The DDRB approved the retail-less design within the last month or so. Perhaps they'll include some retail when they add the medical tower next to it.
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Re: Baptist Health Plans Massive DT Expansion
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2017, 07:52:38 AM »
Ground has broken on the construction of the garage project. Drove by it this morning.
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