Tampa Bay is a true gem amongst many city environments. It has a small town feel to it but is large, spacious and today BOOMING! Developments are popping up all over, the College Football National Championship was held here this year and home prices are 5% higher on average than other cities and leaped 10% year over year. Add in the excitement around the Channelside re-development and you know why so many so #TampaHasSwagger! Our guest today is helping to add that swagger to Tampa Bay too, he is Cory Ellison. Cory is the Director of Operations with EWI Construction, who along with his brother Casey, are working on some notable developments in the Tampa Bay area. A graduate of Florida State University’s Real Estate program, Ellison has more than 15 years in the construction and development industry. Prior to EWI Construction, Ellison worked as a field & project engineer for the Beck Group. Here, he was first introduced to construction at age 15, working under his father, Sam Ellison.
Known for their involvement in building the Oxford Exchange and the unique product they produced, their brand is now sought after by many clients across Tampa Bay. Starting in 2007 with a custom home job, they have grown into one of the premier developers in Tampa Bay and are today involved with the Tampa Armature Works building which will open in this spring and the Pearl Housing Development. The Tampa Armature Works building will be home to 16 different shops and restaurants and will feature a roof top bar, market hall and shared workspace too. Situated on 43 acres along the River, this is a historic Tampa gem whose revitalization will greatly add value to the Tampa Heights area. Find out more about this development at www.armatureworks.com!
For people not familiar with their work at the Oxford Exchange, you are missing out on one of Tampa’s finest restaurants and storefronts. This development has one of the best breakfast offerings in the downtown Tampa area and is frequented by many University of Tampa students as a place to meet and study. The floors and many of the decorations are imported and they spared no attention to detail at the Oxford Exchange. Located at 420 W Kennedy Blvd, check out more about this development at www.oxfordexchange.com!
EWI Construction is a master of creativity in both their developments and their website. Check out their website for more about their company, developments and direction at www.ewiconstruction.com and see why they say that creativity can defy gravity! Catch this show and many more entrepreneurial discussions on iTunes here or on YouTube at www.thatyoutubechannel.com and all shows available On Demand too at http://www.thatbusinessshow.com!