400 Central Ave. St Petersburg Tower

New High Rise at 400 Central Ave St Petersburg FL

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400 Central Preliminary Plans Released

St. Petersburg, FL is abuzz with the exciting news of plans for a new tower at 400 Central Ave.!  The preliminary plans are showing a 52 story building that is 610 feet tall.  This design is 150 feet taller than the current tallest building in St. Petersburg, “ONE”.  

400 Central Block is ready for the new tower

400 Central Block Awaits a Masterpiece.

Close up of street view - 400 Central Ave. Preliminary Plans.

Close up of street view – 400 Central Ave. Preliminary Plans.

Reviewing several architect’s proposals, the owner of the 400 Central Ave. property, John Catsimatidis, is choosing to go with the internationally acclaimed Arquitectonica of Miami to design the project.

The original buildings before being covered with metal siding that caused it to be called the cheese grater.

The original buildings before being covered with metal siding that caused it to be called the cheese grater.

What The Preliminary Plans Reveal

The preliminary plans for the new tower at 400 Central Ave include 23,000 square feet of retail space on street level.  This retail space facing Central Ave. will add to the amazing energy happening on Central Ave. Plans for the New

400 Central Ave. Preliminary Design with wave themed balconies.

400 Central Ave. Preliminary Design with wave themed balconies.

Tower at 400 Central Ave also call for a 3600 square foot hotel restaurant that flanks the west side of the property on 5th Street.  Another 13,000 square feet on the 2nd floor will house office and/or retail space.  Current plans also show low-rise condos in the mix.  The adjoining hotel tower occupies floors 8 through 13 and condos reaching to the sky 37 floors.  This

Preliminary Design for 400 Central Ave. Tower

Preliminary Design for 400 Central Ave. Tower

being the 15 through 52nd floors.

In conclusion, John Catsimatidis, the CEO of Red Apple Group Real Estate Firm in New York City, encourages people to realize that the plans for a new tower at 400 Central Ave. are preliminary and nothing is set in stone.  Furthermore, just the fact that such a high-end architectural firm

Overview of Preliminary Design Concept of 400 Central Ave. Tower.

Overview of Preliminary Design Concept of 400 Central Ave. Tower.

is on board, shows a commitment

Close up of Architectural Design, 400 Central Tower.

Close up of Architectural Design, 400 Central Tower.

by Catsimatidis to make 400 Central block the envy of the world.  Moreover, John Catsimatidis, who has family ties to St. Petersburg, FL is putting St. Pete on the map with the world class architectural design. With ever-exceeding excitement, we are waiting to see the process morph before our eyes.  Ground-breaking is planned for early 2019.  We will keep you posted!

Rob Johnson is in charge of training, research and strategic planning for Avalon Group.

Rob Johnson is in charge of training, research and strategic planning for Avalon Group.

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