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Channelside continues to promise big improvements to downtown Tampa, including updated roadways, new restaurants and stores, and hotels and homes. Tampa Bay’s economy is also certain to boom right along with Channelside, thanks to the new influx of jobs and commerce.

Channelside Development Soars

In 2015, the owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Jeff Vinik, announced a plan to redevelop the core of downtown Tampa by pledging a $2 billion investment, backed by Bill Gates through Cascade Investment.

Mr. Vinik bought Channelside Bay Plaza, and has since updated the storm water run-off and cable communication lines that service Channelside Drive. Vinik also plans to improve the roads in the area, and bring Channelside that much closer to his vision

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Brand new listing from Steve Eckhardt!  This stunning Davis Islands custom home is a timeless statement of elegance and architectural design. A two story block construction in finely crafted Mediterranean/Spanish Revival style with a distressed exterior finish. Featuring over 6,400 square feet of meticulous attention to detail, 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, a media/bonus room, and a pool. From the moment you enter the open foyer you notice the luxurious marble floors, tray ceilings, columns, arches, and the attention to detail that you would expect in a luxury home. The Tuscan inspired kitchen plays on contrasts with a modern stainless steel, commercial Wolf double convection oven with a gas cook top, Sub Zero refrigerator, dual dishwashers, refrigerated wine

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Plant High School

Residents of South Tampa not only benefit from gorgeous homes, prestigious neighborhoods, and being conveniently located near premium shopping and dining, they also have access to some of Tampa Bay’s best schools, both public and private.

Top South Tampa Public Schools

Named for Theodore Roosevelt and opened in 1926, Roosevelt Elementary School is one of South Tampa’s best schools for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Located on South Ferdinand Avenue, Roosevelt Elementary offers Spanish classes to its students, as well as ceramics, chorus, and computer arts as some of its extracurricular actives.

With a student body of under 700, Roosevelt was ranked 94.7% in statewide performance and boasted an average test score of 91.7 in

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Cornerstone Properties International has once again been named as one of the top residential real estate firms by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in their May issue.  TBBJ recognized Gulf Coast real estate firms from the four county area covering Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland, Sarasota, Bradenton, and North Port. 

“We continue to excel in a very crowded market,” said Steve Eckhardt, Principal for Cornerstone Properties International.  “With less than a dozen agents we are able to provide a comprehensive full-service experience that is second to none.  Our knowledge and experience allows us to compete against brokerages with hundreds of agents. Cornerstone Properties is among the

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Avila is one of the most exclusive private residential  communities in the Tampa Bay area. This luxurious development seems to be more sanctuary than neighborhood, with elegant homes surrounding a truly extraordinary Golf & Country Club. Avila Golf & Country Club, a 72-par golf course recently redesigned by Jack Nicklaus, features golfing at its best and an exclusive private country club. Avila is a community that looks towards the future, with controlled growth as a fundamental part of their values. This means that Avila maintains the elegance of the planned community, with magnificent estates that are some of the most desired addresses in Tampa Bay. Avila amenities include: Golf Course, Private Country Club with tennis facilities, fitness center,

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Cornerstone Properties International Named One Of The Top Residential Real Estate Firms By The Tampa Bay Business Journal
Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

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Cornerstone Properties International has been named as one of the top residential real estate firms by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in their May issue.  TBBJ recognized Gulf Coast real estate firms from the four county area covering Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota, Bradenton, and North Port. 

 

“We continue to excel in a very crowded market,” said Steve Eckhardt, Principal for Cornerstone Properties International.  “With less than a dozen agents we are able to provide a comprehensive full-service experience that is second to none.  Our knowledge and

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CORNERSTONE PROPERTIES INTERNATIONAL Becomes Exclusive Leverage Global Partner for TAMPA, ST. PETERSBURG, CLEARWATER and the GREATER TAMPA BAY AREA.

For Immediate Release

Beverly Hills, CA. – August 27, 2014 – F. Ron Smith, President of Leverage Global Partners, recently welcomed Cornerstone Properties International as the Network’s exclusive member in the Tampa area. A unique alignment of the most prestigious independent real estate brokerage firms around the world, Leverage Global Partners offers its members the opportunity to better serve their clients’ relocation and real estate portfolio needs by establishing each member firm as key players in the international real estate arena.

 

“We personally vet each real estate brokerage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

$2 million sale of 160 acres in Punta Gorda, FL brokered by Cornerstone Properties International
Date: Thursday, December 3, 2014

Cornerstone Properties International brokered the sale of 160 acres on Jones Loop Road in Punta Gorda, Florida. The property sold for $2,007,125 to OB 4, L.L.C. The seller was J. W. Sheffer Trust and the sale was brokered by Steve Eckhardt, Cornerstone Properties International.  The 160 acres is located minutes from I-75 East of the Punta Gorda Airport.   The land is currently zoned Agricultural but was marketed for residential development.  The sale was one of the highest prices obtained for raw agricultural land in Charlotte County since 2011.

Cornerstone Properties International is one of

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