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    MagneGas marks close to 200 percent Q3 revenue growth
    MagneGas Applied Technologies (NASDAQ: MNGA) ended its third quarter with a 195 percent increase in revenue, largely driven by new acquisitions. Revenue for the Clearwater-based clean technology company for the period ending Sept. 30 was $2.6 million. The increase is primarily due to the company?s acquisition of Trico Welding Supplies in Northern California, which generated $1.26 million, according to MagneGas? latest filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Nov. 14. ?2018?

    New York-inspired Jewish deli coming to Tampa's North Hyde Park
    A Jewish deli will bring pastrami on rye, matzo ball soup and other New York favorites to North Hyde Park in early 2019. Cass Street Delicatessen has leased the 1,200-square-foot storefront at 1331 W. Cass St., said Garrett Garcia, a partner in the deli. Garcia said he expects final permitting approvals next week, and if all goes according to plan, the deli could open in mid- to late January. The total startup costs are around $100,000. "It's a very simplistic concept, and we're going for a really?

    A timeline of the evolution of the 50-plus story Riverwalk Place in downtown Tampa
    Here's a timeline of the evolution of Riverwalk Place, a 53-story condo tower with street-level retail proposed along the Riverwalk in downtown Tampa.

    Tampa entrepreneur, who launched first online triple net lease trading platform, ready for next launch
    The company launched the first triple net lease online trading platform that the founder believes can change the way investors operate in the $6.5 trillion U.S. marketplace.

    Tampa Bay transit authority approves plan for bus rapid transit on I-275 corridor, future projects
    The Tampa Bay region's transportation leaders have just signed a big welcome letter for transit projects to take a step forward. The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority approved the Regional Transit Feasibility Plan by a majority vote with only member, commissioner Pat Kemp, voting no. The plan was created to look at the feasibility of more than 20 regional transit options, including premium transit, to see what the most competitive alternatives would be for federal funding. The focus?

    Tampa ranked by Resonance as one of the top 100 cities in the world
    Tampa is one of the best cities in the world, according to a new report. Resonance Consultancy, a global advisor on tourism, released its annual ranking of the best cities in the world. While the Big Guava couldn't beat out cities like London, Paris and New York, Tampa did end up as No. 98 out of the top 100 cities across the globe. Data from online channels such as TripAdvisor and Instagram were used to measure the experiential quality and performance of a city and were combined with core statistics?

    St. Pete tech company lands largest MLS
    SavvyCard, a St. Petersburg-based tech company that aims to help business professionals develop sales leads, has landed the largest multiple listing service in the United States as a client. SavvyCard's partnership with the California Regional Multiple Listing Service was announced Thursday. The CRMLS is comprised of 38 real estate organizations representing roughly 100,000 members. No financial details were disclosed. SavvyCard is a third-party technology product that makes it easier for real?

    Business leaders backing Rays' move to Ybor divide into committees
    With 45 days left to announce a decision, the Tampa Bay Rays are focused on furthering their push for local support for a new stadium.  On Friday, Tampa Bay Rays 2020, the nonprofit created to enlist the business community?s help in keeping the stadium in the area, announced the creation of five committees to further forward that goal. The Rays are looking to move from their St. Petersburg location at Tropicana Field and build on a 14-acre plot in Ybor City, just north of Ybor Channel.  The?

    Two years after selling for $88 million, Channel district apartment tower Skyhouse has new owners again
    Skyhouse Channelside, a 23-story apartment tower near the University of South Florida's new downtown medical school, has been sold. The buyer, an entity led by Willner Realty & Development Co., is a "long-term investor" who plans make improvements to the property, Cushman & Wakefield Inc. said Friday. Cushman announced the sale but did not disclose a purchase price. A deed for the transaction has not yet been filed in Hillsborough County. The seller, New York-based AVR Realty Co., paid $88 million?

    Brightline partners with Virgin Group as it plans to expand into Tampa
    The privately funded intercity passenger rail system Brightline on Friday announced a new strategic partnership and trademark licensing agreement with one of the world?s most recognizable brands in travel and hospitality. The partnership is with the Virgin Group, which will allow Brightline to leverage Virgin?s industry-leading expertise and customer experience to establish a new brand, ?Virgin Trains USA?.  Renaming to Virgin Trains USA will begin this month and transition to Virgin?