TAMPA, FL: Summit Contracting Group has started construction on The Independent. This market rate multifamily development is located near I-275 on the Southeast corner of Central Avenue and Harrison Street, within the up and coming master-planned development, Encore!, in the Downtown Tempo District.
“Transwestern is excited to have a top tier team from Summit working on constructing The Independent together and we are thrilled to play a part in the revitalization of north downtown Tampa,” says Joshua Haywood of Transwestern Development Company.
The Independent will consist of 288 units in one six-story building with a total square footage of 275,000. The construction will include five levels of wood frame over one level of concrete podium, as well as a seven-story parking deck. The development will also showcase a mezzanine level of two-story loft apartment units. Community amenities will include a fitness center, clubhouse, bicycle storage, and a resort-style swimming pool with a lounge area overlooking it.
Construction has started with ground work and is scheduled to be complete in early 2022. The developer is Transwestern Development Com, and the architect is Wilder Belshaw Architects, Inc.