October 28, 2013 – (Tampa, FL) The second multi-family residence at ENCORE! in Downtown Tampa is now pre-leasing for a March 2014 grand opening, according to community developers Banc of America Community Development Corporation (BACDC) and Tampa Housing Authority. The Trio at ENCORE!, 1101 Ray Charles Blvd., will offer one- to four-bedroom designer apartment homes with monthly market rate rents ranging from $850 to $1,310.*
“The Trio will have broad urban lifestyle appeal to professionals, families and active seniors, with apartment homes in the heart of the emerging ENCORE! neighborhood,” said Eileen Pope, senior vice president in Community Development Banking, BACDC. “These brand new residences offer convenient, carefree living with amazing features and amenities.”
The community features a swimming pool, fitness center, community space, library, computer center, game rooms, 259-space parking garage, retail space and a wi-fi café. Baker Barrios Architects designed The Trio, which consists of three buildings: one six-story and two four-story buildings that feature a total of 141 apartments. CORE Construction is the general contractor.
Apartments include contemporary kitchens with coordinating refrigerator, stove and dishwasher, a generous double sink with disposal, decorative glass pendant lights over kitchen bar, ceiling fans in living room and bedrooms, comfort-height bathroom vanities, a spacious laundry room in each home with connections for full-size washer and dryer, mini-blinds, walk-in closets and a balcony with spectacular Downtown Tampa skyline views in select units.
The Trio, a 207,583-square-foot Silver USGBC LEED®-certified building applicant, is one of four apartment communities planned for ENCORE! The first community, The Ella at ENCORE!, is fully leased and home to 160 senior families. The Tempo at ENCORE! will break ground in first quarter of 2014. The Reed at ENCORE! is under construction scheduled for a December 2014 grand opening.
Recently ranked the 10th largest construction project in Tampa by Business Observer’s annual Top 30 Construction Projects, The Trio has a total project value of more than $29 million.
For pre-leasing information, please visit www.trioatencore.com or call 813.225.4267.
Urban renewal in harmony with a vibrant past, ENCORE! is a 40-acre master-planned, mixed-use redevelopment community just north of Downtown Tampa’s urban core. ENCORE! is a public-private partnership between Banc of America Community Development Corp. and the Tampa Housing Authority. Spanning 12 city blocks, ENCORE! is a catalyst for continuing redevelopment between Tampa’s Central Business District, Ybor City, Tampa Heights and other neighborhoods. A sustainably developed transit-oriented master plan, ENCORE! blends mixed-income multi-family residences, retail, office, hotel and a grocery store into an energetic new downtown neighborhood that is becoming home to professionals, families and active seniors. Public art, a revitalized park, dog walk, history museum and a town square accent this “city within a city” concept.
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