Residential Rental Building Provides a Lush Haven in Downtown Tampa for its Newest Residents

TAMPA, FL (October 3, 2021) – Tampa-based real estate development firm Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) announced its newest residents are moving in at Cora, the latest rental residential building at 1011 East Cumberland Avenue within Water Street Tampa.

The new residential building features 388 new homes ranging from studio to three-bedroom residences and like Heron, the first residential building that opened in Water Street Tampa in the spring, surpassed pre-leasing goals.

With interiors inspired by Tampa’s rich and textured history, the amenities include a library and private conference room on the second level, along with a lushly landscaped rooftop level featuring an expansive fitness center and yoga room, communal kitchen, outdoor kitchen and dining area, indoor/outdoor terrace, a swim spa with multiple outdoor seating areas—offering panoramic, penthouse-level views for all residents

“Cora is filled with abundant green space, communal and private outdoor areas, seamless services and thoughtful hotel-style amenities that amplify the lives of our residents. At Cora, you feel like you belong,” says Lee Schaffler, Chief Portfolio Officer at Strategic Property Partners.

The residences feature floor-to-ceiling windows, Caesarstone quartz counters, custom European cabinetry and state-of-the-art kitchen appliances by Fisher & Paykel. Additionally, each residence includes customizable elfa® closet systems, soaking tubs and rainfall shower heads.

Cora is professionally managed by ZRS Management Company, a premier multifamily property management firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. In addition, Cora will offer 24-hour amenity and concierge services through LIVunLtd, a New York-based concierge and amenity management company renowned for its personalized service, innovative social programming and 360-degree wellness offerings. The ground floor of Cora will feature multiple food and beverage retailers, including local ice cream chain, Chill Bros. Scoop Shop, which will open in early 2022.

Situated in the heart of the first neighborhood in the world to have achieved WELL precertification, Cora was designed by nationally recognized architecture firm COOKFOX Architects in partnership with Florida-based O’Donnell Dannwolf & Partners Architects (“ODP”), with interiors by Washington D.C.-based firm Edit Lab at Streetsense and construction was managed by Moss based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

For additional information on Cora, please visit or follow @CoraTampa on Facebook and Instagram. To learn more about Water Street Tampa, visit


One of the largest mixed-use real estate developments currently under construction in the United States, Water Street Tampa is transforming 56 acres of former parking lots into a vibrant neighborhood that connects Downtown Tampa to the city’s long-underutilized waterfront. The neighborhood will introduce nine million square feet of new commercial, residential, hospitality, entertainment, cultural, retail and educational spaces within a dynamic, master planned neighborhood oriented around acres of public green space and an innovative streetscape. For more information on the office and residential offerings at Water Street Tampa, visit


Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) is a partnership between Cascade Investment LLC, and Jeff Vinik. SPP is a full-service commercial real estate development firm focused on world-class execution, innovation, and creating high-quality and experiential places. SPP’s first project, Water Street Tampa, is being developed on 56 acres of contiguous waterfront land the company controls in downtown Tampa. The phased Water Street Tampa development project is revitalizing a currently underutilized tract of land into an urban, mixed-use waterfront district consisting of approximately 9 million square feet of new commercial, residential, hospitality, cultural, entertainment, education, and retail uses, totaling over $3 billion in private investment from SPP. Integrating principles of walkability, sustainability, connectivity, design quality, and wellness, SPP is developing and will own and operate this new world-class neighborhood in Tampa, while also working to elevate the city’s national prominence.