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By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 14
St. Petersburg, Florida, aka The Sunshine City,  was once known as the city of green benches. It was a winter retirement haven and folks would sit on the rows of green benches and watch the world go by.  If you think this is still St. Petersburg, you’re sadly mistaken. The city is in Phase 3:  t...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 7
Mahaffey Theater, St Petersburg, Florida Sometimes it's good to look outside our industry for marketing ideas. Last night the Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund invited selected Raymond James clients to A Christmas Spectacular. Guests arrived at dusk, had cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres a...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 0
St Petersburg, Florida is getting greener. Mayor Rick Baker and the City Council declared their intention to make St Pete, the Sunshine City, a "green city". Through LEED they now have earned Silver status and are now pursuing Platinum status.Yes, janeAnne, we're going green, too.We have green ho...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 1
The St. Petersburg Museum of History in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, currently has an exhibit on historic neighborhoods Roser Park, Ingleside, and Bartlett Park, which will be open through December 31, 2006.To raise funds for the Museum as well as the Ingleside Homeowner's neighborhood, they...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 2
Coming Soon to downtown St. PeteThe Grand Bohemian St. Petersburg, Florida will be built just a block from my office, where I can easily take advantage of the restaurants and lounges that front on the street, check out the art galleries there, and listen to the nightly piano music.  Recently revi...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 1
Kristal's blog this morning about the train stop by the mall from which You Can't Get There From Here brought to mind how much perception affects transportation issues. People love to ride a trolley, but don't want to ride a bus.  It's ok to commute by train, but not by bus.  When you're visiting...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 4
The Florida International Museum in downtown Saint Petersburg, Florida has announced an unusual exhibit, From Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs which will run from January 19 to May 13, 2007. There will be 4 themed galleries with multi-media displays artifacts, photo murals, dioramas and hands-on c...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 3
There's something about Coming Home that soothes the soul. Whether we've been away at a conference, or travelling around the world, as much as we enjoy the journey, there's just something about Coming Home.When Tami and I flew back from New Orleans on Saturday, it was one of the rare occasions wh...

By Dawne Lagergren, CRS, CLHMS, SRES
(Affiliates Referral, Inc.)
Comments 2
St PetersburgWith a purported average of 360 days of sunshine each year, St Petersburg is nicknamed "The Sunshine City".  Welcome to St Petersburg, Florida.  People who visit want to move here and the residents who live here don't want to move.   Our downtown, located on one of our nation's most ...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 1
We've seen a lot of interesting things on the waterfront, but a floating wedding chapel in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida is a bit unusual. It was just in for the weekend, in conjunction with a wedding exhibition, but will be coming back soon for a 90 day trial period, anchoring on the approach...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
Comments 0
The real estate market in Pinellas County, Florida (St. Petersburg, Clearwater) is similar to many parts of the country - lots of inventory, fewer buyers and flat or dropping prices. More details are on my website. Hurting the most are speculators that bought preconstruction. I had a neighbor e-m...

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