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Construction starts on new Tampa apartments with rooftop bay views

Altis Grand Central, a 314-unit apartment project across from Tampa's Oxford Exchange, is under construction with an expected move-in date of early 2019. [Courtesy of Altman Companies]

Altis Grand Central, a 314-unit apartment project across from Tampa's Oxford Exchange, is under construction with an expected move-in date of early 2019. [Courtesy of Altman Companies]

TAMPA — The Altman Companies began construction this week on Altis Grand Central, 314 studio and one, two-and three- bedroom apartments near the University of Tampa.

Amenities will include a dog park with doggie spa, "chic bowling lounge'' and rooftop pool and lounge with views of Tampa Bay. The eight-story towers at 548 W. Grand Central Avenue will rise across the street from the popular Oxford Exchange, home to a restaurant, bookstore, coffeehouse and gift shop.

Boca Raton-based Altman, which has eight other apartment communities in Florida including in Lutz and Wesley Chapel, is partnering on Altis Grand Central with Mattoni Group, a Miami investment real estate firm.

Construction starts on new Tampa apartments with rooftop bay views 11/14/17 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 4:32pm]
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