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Congrats to PowerChord – Coolest Office Space

Tampa Bay Business Journal Coolest Office Spaces profiled PowerChord in the July 5th issue. PowerChord renovated their office space in 2017. The company has a fully stocked kitchen, guitars throughout the office, bean bag chairs and lounge/community work areas, conference rooms named after LA music clubs, office views reserved for employees with leadership offices on the inner wall of the office, and it has a 360-degree view of the waterfront and downtown St. Pete area.

PowerChord has a unique people center culture that goes from their office having all glass walls, to offering a snack delivery service for anyone who wants any special food. You will find musical instruments scattered throughout the building and standing desks and curved monitors in this space. Their office space is as cool as their fun team events and their employee benefits.

Coolest Office Spaces: PowerChord – Tampa Bay Business Journal

The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Coolest Office Spaces feature highlights one office space per week.

St Pete Has Everything a Techie Wants

St. Pete 10 years after the recession: ‘Downtown real estate is going crazy’

Older buildings have been renovated to include the kinds of amenities tenants now demand, such as fitness centers, common areas with WiFi and garages that are well-lit for tenants who come in at odds hours, Feldman said.

PowerChord in First Central Tower

PowerChord, a software company in First Central Tower, features cubicles near the windows to give employees natural light, and private offices on the inner walls.

PowerChord in First Central Tower

 

Employees don’t want to spend time going out to lunch, so there are big kitchens to bring food in, and a bar near the window for a view.

Read the full story from Margie Manning on St Pete Catalyst

St. Pete 10 years after the recession: ‘Downtown real estate is going crazy’

A decade after the Great Recession of 2008, commercial real estate in St. Petersburg is booming. Vacancy rates are at a 20-year low and lease rates are at a 20-year high for downtown office buildings. New economy companies, especially those in the life sciences and technology sectors, make up a growing percentage of the tenants […]

St. Petersburg reaches milestone, creating first ever Economic Development Corp

That’s our very own First Central Tower featured in this ABC Action News piece touting St Petersburg’s new EDC, Economic Development Corporation.

St. Petersburg reaches milestone, creating first ever Economic Development Corp.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – St. Petersburg reaching a business milestone by creating its own Economic Development Corp. “St. Petersburg has had a competitive disadvantage,” said Mayor Rick Kriseman. But the city is playing catch up by opening its first ever EDC. “It says that we’re not willing to take the backseat to anybody any longer,” he said.

Reinventing the Office Building – Downtown St. Pete’s First Central Tower

“When someone asks, ‘Is this a brand new building?’ That’s the ultimate compliment,”  Larry Feldman.   Even new tenant Hype Group chimed in on the renovation and their new offices.

“We absolutely LOVE our new office and office building! Larry Feldman and Feldman Equities, LLC recently put it ‘through a time machine’, sparing no expense during the multi-million dollar makeover.”  –  Hype Group

The Tampa Bay Business Journal reports on our stunning $10 million renovation of First Central Tower in downtown St. Petersburg.

St. Pete’s First Central Tower has been ‘through a time machine’ — and it’s paying off

St. Pete's First Central Tower has been 'through a time machine' — and it's paying off

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