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Bringing City Life Into Balance

Sitting amid a coastal city bursting with life, culture and natural beauty, Water Street Tampa is an entirely new kind of urban community, embodying an entirely unique urban energy. This is a neighborhood designed to deepen people’s interactions with the cityscape, the natural environment and each other.

Here, enrichment and discovery can be found around every corner. Technology supports a modern and thriving urban culture. And, it’s all anchored by a depth and wholeness of design carefully intended to enrich the city experience.

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Wellness

Every street and every space at Water Street Tampa is thoughtfully designed to support health and well-being.

An intersection of Water Street Tampa, a highly walkable neighorhood
Walkability

With shopping, dining and recreation all in close proximity, Water Street Tampa creates the ultimate walkable community for locals and visitors alike.

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Sustainability

From LEED ND certification to a focus on harmony with the native landscape, there’s a foundational commitment to communal responsibility and environmental sustainability.

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Technology

State-of-the-art infrastructure makes city life feel seamless with pervasive 5G Wi-Fi and a mobile platform for reserving everything from parking to personal services and amenities.

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Connectivity

The urban layout is designed for ultimate accessibility and freedom of movement. Connecting people with amenities, activities and each other helps fuel a thriving community.

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The World’s First WELL-Certified Neighborhood

Setting the Global Bar for Community Wellness

As the first neighborhood in the world to achieve the WELL Design and Operations designation under the WELL Community Standard, Water Street Tampa is designed to positively impact the health and well-being of individuals in the public spaces where they spend their time.

What is the WELL Community Standard?*

The WELL Community Standard is an evidence-based system used for measuring, certifying and monitoring features that impact the human experience. These core concepts are central to the Water Street Tampa ethos, helping our community set new standards for wellness worldwide.

The WELL Community Standard is organized into the following concepts:

*Information from WELL Community Standard.

Water Street Tampa’s WELL Designation and Operations

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Air
Water
Nourishment
Light
Movement
Thermal Comfort
Sound
Materials
Mind
Community
Air

Ambient air quality; strategies to reduce traffic pollution; strategies to reduce exposure to pollution.

Water

Drinking water quality; public water sanitation; facilities provisions; strategies for managing contaminated water on a systems scale; strategies to promote drinking water access.

Nourishment

Fruit and vegetable access, availability and affordability; policies to reduce the availability of processed foods; nutritional information and nutrition education; food advertising and promotion; food security; food safety; strategies to support breastfeeding.

Light

Maintained illuminance levels for roads and walkways; strategies for limiting light pollution and light trespass; glare and discomfort avoidance.

Movement

Mixed land use and connectivity; walkability; cyclist infrastructure; infrastructure to encourage active transportation; strategies to promote daily physical activity and exercise.

Thermal Comfort

Strategies to reduce heat island effect; policies to deal with extreme temperatures; policies to manage sun exposure and ultraviolet risk.

Sound

Noise exposure assessment; planning for acoustics; techniques to reduce sound propagation; hearing health education.

Materials

Strategies to reduce exposure to hazardous chemical substances in cases of uncontrolled/accidental release and contaminated sites; strategies to limit use of hazardous chemicals in landscaping and outdoor structures.

Mind

Access to mental health care, substance abuse and addiction services; access to green spaces.

Community

Health impact assessments; policies that address the social determinants of health; health promotion programming; policies that foster social cohesion, community identity and empowerment; crime prevention through environmental design; policies and planning for community disaster and emergency preparedness.   

District Cooling

The District Cooling facility produces and distributes cold water, providing sustainable air conditioning to the Water Street Tampa neighborhood.  This innovative facility frees up rooftops that would normally be occupied by air conditioning equipment, leaving space for rooftop amenities and green space, while reducing the amount of electricity and water used throughout the community.

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Community Anchors

Water Street Tampa has partnered with local organizations, embracing the city’s character and seizing the opportunity to create a stronger heart for this unique community. From transportation options to encourage mobility and walkability, to innovative cultural and entertainment venues, to educational institutions and more, Water Street Tampa will offer a unique lifestyle in a city where people can discover, create, and live well.

Economic Impact

Tampa offers an incredible quality of life thanks to plenty of outdoor recreation options, as well as rapidly growing culinary and entertainment scenes. Water Street Tampa is located at the epicenter of it all, bridging the cultural elements of Tampa’s diverse surrounding neighborhoods like never before.

At its completion, this vibrant urban community will feature approximately 3,500 new condominiums and apartments that all provide close proximity to work and activities. Nearly 2,000 new residents will call the neighborhood home by the end of 2021. In addition, the Water Street Tampa hotel offerings will form the largest collection of hotel rooms and meeting space in the Tampa Bay area, with over 150,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including the region’s largest hotel ballroom at 30,000 square feet.

With the steadily growing population, a business-friendly environment, and world-class amenities, Tampa is distinctly poised to drive job creation, talent retention and overall business growth. Water Street Tampa will continue to enhance the city’s profile on the national stage, attracting professionals, residents, and tourists to explore and enjoy the dynamic waterfront neighborhood.

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Our Vision for a More Balanced Urban Experience

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