July 2008 - Small Town, Big City

Tucked away in the heart of Tampa is a small town with a big city feel. South Tampa is one of Tampa’s premier places to live and provides a variety of culture and business opportunities alike. The tree-lined streets provide a cozy feel with many unique homes and apartments to live in. The homes in South Tampa all have unique designs and styles with beautiful landscaping and serene places to quiet down after a long day at work. Many of the apartments in South Tampa have been renovated and updated to suit the tastes and styles of young professionals and families seeking a more affordable place to live in Tampa Bay. Many of the apartments are located just above or near a bustling business district filled with coffee shops, bakeries, doctor’s offices and fitness centers all to meet the demands of active Floridians.

One of the events that take place yearly in South Tampa is the Gasparilla parade. Pirates invade the city of Tampa and many onlookers gather to show there support and cheer on the parade in hopes of getting a few beads and having a great time. If you happen to be living in one of South Tampa’s apartments or homes then you can avoid the traffic and just take a quick stroll down to Bayshore Blvd. where all the activity takes place.

According to the South Tampa Chamber of commerce there are more than 450 businesses and organizations in South Tampa alone. The Chamber began as the "Port Tampa Assembly of Businessmen" in 1926. It evolved over the years into the South Gandy Chamber of Commerce and in 1974 became the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce. For over 80 years, they have strived to make our community a better place in which to live, work and play. Members of the Chamber of Commerce enjoy networking, community involvement and social activities.

South Tampa is a thriving community with many small town advantages and big city perks. From great places to live, work and play you are sure to find what you are looking for. So next time you are in the area or are thinking of a new place to call home, come visit and enjoy all this great city has to offer.

Located in South Tampa, the OC is minutes from downtown Tampa, Old Hyde Park Village, Channelside, and is convenient to the major highways and Tampa International Airport. 

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