Franklin Street has named Laura Roy as property manager for The Morrison, a five-story, mixed-use lifestyle development project in the Soho Corridor of Tampa. In her new role, Roy will be responsible for the overall management, operations, financial performance and marketing of the property. The Morrison is scheduled for completion this Fall.
In addition to managing the property, Franklin Street is the exclusive leasing representative for Metis Property Group Inc., the developer. Brian Bern and Ryan Derriman lead the retail team while Clay Wommack oversees office leasing for the project.
“We couldn’t be happier to have Laura as a part of The Morrison team,” said Andrew Wright, CEO and Managing Partner of Franklin Street. “Laura’s depth of experience and high level of professionalism will be instrumental in achieving our lifestyle goals for the property. Franklin Street’s real estate and management services teams are proud to be collaborating with the developer on an outstanding project that will have a transformative effect on the Hyde Park neighborhood and surrounding community.”
Prior to joining Franklin Street, Roy served as the accounting manager for Kinesiomedx in Tampa, where she was responsible for the overall accounting and financial reporting for the company. She brings more than 25 years of management experience, having held a variety of roles in property management, managerial accounting and customer service.
The Morrison features 13,890 square feet of retail, 6,950 square feet of office space and 46 apartments. Each apartment features designer-inspired floor plans, ultra-modern décor and finishes, spacious walk-in closets and private terraces with picturesque views. Lifestyle amenities include: Resident-reserved off-street parking, controlled access to building, resort-style pool on a spacious sundeck with pool-side daybeds, outdoor kitchen with gas grills and built-in coolers, poolside social lounge with flat screen TV and entertainment kitchen, poolside and terrace fire-pit lounges, roof-top sundeck, sauna, and a strength training and cardio fitness center.
The Morrison’s current tenants include Zoe’s Kitchen, a Mediterranean-inspired fast casual restaurant and Club Pilates, a boutique fitness franchise. Blind Tiger Café, a 1920’s speakeasy inspired coffee house and Bulla Gastrobar, a Spanish-inspired tapas concept are scheduled to open in Fall 2017.
“I am thrilled to be joining Franklin Street and look forward to contributing to their growing success as a dynamic real estate firm,” Roy said. “The Morrison is a beautiful and unique mixed-use development property that truly understands the connection between a luxury living community and its urban core.”
Located at 936 S. Howard Ave at the intersection of South Howard and West Morrison avenues, The Morrison is situated within the Hyde Park neighborhood of Tampa. Hyde Park offers a walkable village and proximity to popular shopping, dining and entertainment venues.
About Franklin Street: Celebrating more than 10 years in the business, Franklin Street is a family of full-service commercial real estate companies focused on delivering value-add solutions to meet the evolving needs of clients. Through a collaborative philosophy of leveraging the resources, expertise and experience of each of its divisions – Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Management and Valuation – Franklin Street offers unmatched value and optimal solutions for clients nationwide. Learn more about Franklin Street at FranklinSt.com.
About The Morrison
The Morrison is a five-story mixed-use lifestyle development project in the Soho Corridor of Tampa that features 13,890 square feet of retail, 6,950 square feet of office space and 46 apartments. Anchored by Zoe’s Kitchen and Bulla Gastrobar, the property will be home to a diverse mix of restaurant, retail, office and multi-family tenants. Centrally located and within walking distance to award-winning restaurants, shopping and events, The Morrison’s lifestyle amenities, include: Controlled access building, resort-style pool on a spacious sundeck with pool-side daybeds, outdoor kitchen with gas grills and built-in coolers, poolside social lounge with flat screen TV and entertainment kitchen, Poolside and terrace fire-pit lounges, roof-top sundeck, sauna, and strength training and cardio fitness center. For more information on The Morrison, visit www.themorrisonsoho.com. For leasing opportunities, visit www.franklinstreetrs.com.