Great places are built on strong foundations. Close proximity to businesses, schools, amenities and transportation enable opportunities. Housing, jobs and services bring life. But it’s the people who create real value and a sense of community.
West River’s pioneering heritage is being transformed into Tampa’s next great destination. Modern-day residences, offices, shops, restaurants, and riverfront recreation will make it a new central gathering place for the entire Tampa community to enjoy.
Making West River Tampa a Reality
Related Group – Master Developer Partner
Partner Established in 1979, The Related Group is Florida’s leading developer of sophisticated metropolitan living and one of the country’s largest real estate conglomerates. Since its inception, the privately held company has built, rehabilitated and managed over 100,000 condominiums, rental and commercial units. The firm is one of the largest Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States with a development portfolio in excess of $40 billion in 40 years.
The Related Group has earned international status for its visionary designs and development of luxury condominiums, market-rate rentals, mixed-use centers and affordable properties – often in emerging neighborhoods that impact the lives of all demographics. The Related Group has redefined real estate by diversifying both its products and buyers, expanding internationally while also sponsoring public art installations that enhance cities’ global culture and streetscapes.
TIME Magazine named Founder, Chairman and CEO of The Related Group, Jorge Pérez, one of the top 25 most influential Hispanics in the United States. Currently, The Related Group has over 70 projects in varying phases of development.
Tampa Housing Authority – Master Developer Partner
Incorporated in 1939, the Tampa Housing Authority is the premier provider of affordable housing in the Tampa Bay area with subsidized rental assistance to approximately 14,251 families throughout the Hillsborough County area. Additionally, we are the State of Florida’s and the U.S. Virgin Islands HAP Program Administrator, managing over 43,000 Project-based Rental Assistance Vouchers. Our Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program and has been recognized as a “High Performer” for the past 11 years by United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Eighty-one (81) years providing affordable housing in the Tampa Bay community is laudable on its own; add to that, the exceptional interaction with other organizations and the ability to work together for the common good as one reason why the Tampa Housing Authority has been recognized as Outstanding Housing Authority in the State of Florida, three times within the last five years.
Partnerships continue to be the key to our success! As affordable housing providers, we rely on development partners such as The Related Group to provide additional opportunities for the families we serve. Together we can leverage each other’s resources for a larger reach and greater impact on our communities.
We are proud to add that we manage 3,067 Affordable (PH and RAD) units in 18 housing communities, as well as 2,533 units of mixed-finance and mixed income housing including a 76-bed, 5-star Assisted Living facility.