A New Orleans developer that’s been pursuing a city-owned lot in downtown Tampa since 2016 has closed on the property.
HRI paid $7.6 million for the surface parking lot at 405 E. Kennedy Blvd., according to a Hillsborough County deed filed Tuesday. The lot is next to city hall, at Kennedy Boulevard and Florida Avenue.
Jeannette Jason, director with Cushman & Wakefield Inc. in Tampa, represented HRI in the transaction.
HRI’s development agreement with the city outlines a 17-story, dual-branded…