City of St. Petersburg Buys Science Center

The Science Center of Pinellas sold for $3.15 million to the City of St. Petersburg. The sale was recorded as the second highest commercial sale in the 33710 zip code in the last five years. Located at 7701 22nd Avenue North, the City of St. Petersburg has plans to extend its water treatment plant on the property. CareerSource Pinellas’ Board of Directors approved Smith & Associates Real Estate's provider bid paving the way for them to sell The Science Center on the competitive market.  

Science Center Aerial Photo

“It was a pleasure to provide real estate services to CareerSource Pinellas and The City of St. Petersburg. The St. Petersburg real estate market is strong and I was confident that we would sell this beautiful…

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The Smith farm party has become an annual ritual at the Glaser ranch, Wise Owl Farms. Our CEO, Bob Glaser, throws the ultimate country hoedown with fun for the kids, catered food, and dancing under the stars. It is a chance to come together after a busy season and enjoy time together. Smith employees are encouraged to bring spouses, kids, even friends in an effort to bring our team closer together. When you work with a team of agents that are like a family, you get a network of professionals that strive to make sure your move is seamless. Smith is Home!

Check out some photos from the extraordinary event!

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Please click HERE to view the full Facebook photo album.  

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Kolter’s New Condominium Tower Brings Modern Luxury to Historic Hyde Park

With local interest continuing to build around Hyde Park House following a successful stream of early reservations, the Kolter Group has officially opened the sales gallery doors for this 22- story luxury condominium situated in the Hyde Park Historic District.

The state-of-the-art sales gallery at 142 W. Platt Street features a detailed scale model, designer kitchen fitted with world-class appliances and finishes, and a cutting-edge interactive presentation. Smith & Associates Real Estate is the exclusive listing agent for this property, and the skilled sales team will guide prospective buyers through 12 spacious floorplans complemented by an impressive array of amenities and…

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Smith has two office locations in St. Petersburg, one located off of Second Street and one right on Beach Drive, with many of our Smith employees not just living in St. Pete but also calling it home. We know that St. Pete is a special community known for its vibrant, eclectic, and artistic feel. Many people that we help relocate to St. Pete and find homes tell us that this sense of community and uniqueness is what draws them to our area.

That’s why when Preserve the Burg is looking for supporters, Smith is there! Preserve the Burg is an organization dedicated to fostering preservation and appreciation for the historic environment of St. Pete. They are actively bringing cultural events to our community that enhance our urban downtown. We attended the…

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Commercial real estate investing can be a great way to increase your income streams and build wealth. In Tampa Bay, investing in commercial real estate is highly viable and accessible with many opportunities in the urban centers or sprawling suburbs. Commercial real estate is a property that can be leased out to businesses or retail where investors can collect rent from businesses that occupy the space. Once you have figured out that the income-producing potential of a commercial real estate property might be lucrative, a commercial real estate agent can help you find the right property. Commercial real estate investments earn money through income and also through appreciation of the property over time. Here are the main types of commercial real estate…

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While we have a full calendar of community events that support the arts, education, equality and other causes that are dear to us, the annual Heart Walk is one of our favorites. This year, we joined forces with our friends at Strategic Property Partners (SPP). SPP  is a full-service commercial real estate development firm with an incredible project coming to downtown Tampa, Water Street Tampa. By forming one team, our two companies walked together in the 2019 Tampa Bay Heart Walk to have an even greater impact on our abilities to raise funds this year.  

Smith Team at the Hear Walk

Smith has sponsored a team for the past 6 years and promote it internally with pre-walk events and healthy living workshops. Last year, we hired a yoga instructor to come to our offices to give our…

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Smith & Associates Real Estate Hires Molly James and Candace Evans

Local Tampa Bay real estate giant, Smith & Associates Real Estate, continues to attract the finest real estate agents, hiring Molly James and Candace Evans from the Evans James Luxury Collective. The successful real estate duo bring a combined 12 years of business leadership and real estate experience to their new home at Smith and are highly-regarded for their personalized, professional and customer service-oriented approach to helping clients buy and sell real estate.

Says Evans, “Smith & Associates are the luxury market leaders in Tampa Bay and I am excited to be a part of a team that has not only a proven track record of success but also contributes to their community. As a …

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We are excited to announce that we have expanded with more Realtors coming to our team last month. Smith attracts the finest, most professional associates in the industry who align with our corporate values and believe that being the best is important but so is contributing to the community. Our team works to provide unparalleled service to our clients, expand their market expertise, and to promote the Smith brand in the community.

Please help us in welcoming our new team members to the Smith family:

Daniel Helou, REALTOR® 704.807.8700 | [email protected]

Daniel Helou

Frieda Marhee, REALTOR® 954.673.9317 | [email protected]

Michael Nogueira, REALTOR® 727.510.0444 | [email protected] Tori Elvir, REALTOR®

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Florida is a top tourist destination and attracts visitors from all over the world with Tampa Bay being one of the most sought after vacation regions in the state. Boasting award-winning beaches, cultural opportunities, sporting events, nature trails, water sports, and a buzzing nightlife, there is always something to do. This eclectic mix of things to do makes a staycation easy for Florida residents. Skip the crazy airports and enjoy a staycation by exploring what other people spend thousands of dollars to travel to and experience. Here are our top 15 staycation ideas:  

  1. Visit a new beach - Longboat Key has the softest, sugar sands for toes to sink your toes into and is only a short drive from Tampa.

  2. Take a nature walk through a Florida trail -…

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Modern luxury homes in Tampa Bay often have an aesthetic appeal that is jaw-dropping and captivates the attention of drooling neighbors and passerbys. These homes dominate the image-crazed world of social media with their unusual shapes, design concepts, use of angles and materials mix like marble, glass, metal, and concrete. They are truly special with the inside offering just as much aesthetic appeal and a focus on function with form.

These 10 modern mansions for sale in Florida are the pinnacle of luxury when it comes to home design:

175 1st Street S #3405 | St Petersburg

175 1st Street S #3405 Interior

3403 S Carter Street | Tampa

108 Aleta Drive | Belleair Beach

3113 Mossvale Lane | Tampa

9113 Tillinghast Drive | Tampa

2711 W…

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