The ongoing project to develop Water Street Tampa is designed to create a united community all along the waterfront. Overseen by Strategic Property Partners (SPP), the area will feature residential, hotel, office, retail and restaurants, and community space to further the urban feel for the neighborhood. Once phase two is completed, which is expected in 2027, Water Street will fully embrace the wellbeing and outdoor living of Tampa and generate interactions between people, the cityscape, and the natural environment.


Every one of the 3,500 diverse sized and priced living spaces provides close proximity to work, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and nature.

The Heron, located at 815 Water Street, will bring energy to an already vibrant neighborhood. The two towers will rise to 26 and 21 stories respectively, with 420 residences offering a view of the Tampa skyline. Each tower will have outdoor pools, fitness centers, bar lounges, and club rooms for residents on the rooftop. Close to grocery stores, restaurants, entertainment venues, and open spaces, the Heron makes for a convenient location to experience Tampa in its entirety. Leasing options begin in 2020 with residences opening in 2021.

1011 E Cumberland Avenue will feature 388 homes in a 23-story tall building. These homes range from studios to three-bedrooms. With residences opening in 2021, 1011 E Cumberland Avenue will provide residents a panoramic view of the Water Street Tampa neighborhood.

The 1050 Water Street building is designed to access the natural environment that promotes opportunities for social interaction between residents. 1050 Water Street will be complete with a rooftop pool and lawn, individual outdoor kitchens and an indoor-outdoor bar, an expansive fitness facility, entertainment spaces, a movie room and a co-working space. Equipped with studios and two-bedroom apartments, the 22-story building will add 511 residences to downtown and more real estate in Tampa

The Residences at The Tampa EDITION will provide just 37 homes, with the comfort of ownership for a unique and authentic sense of home. Homeowners will have their very own exclusive residential entrance, with expansive private residential balconies. With a rooftop pool, with bars, restaurants, a spa, fitness facilities, restaurants, grocers, entertainment venues, and outdoor spaces nearby, homeowners will be just moments away from all necessities and amenities.


With all of the new and exciting additions coming to Water Street, this will be a vibrant destination for all those visiting. At the heart of the community, The Tampa EDITION, JW Marriott, and the newly renovated Tampa Marriott Water Street are near restaurants, entertainment, and activities available at the water’s edge.

As the first five-star hotel in Tampa Bay, The Tampa EDITION will include 172 guest rooms and suites. The ground floor will be host to 30,000 square feet worth of retail space and more restaurants in Tampa

The first four-star hotel in downtown Tampa, visitors to the just-opened JW Marriott Tampa will get a 360-degree view of Water Street Tampa and the waterfront. Amenities at the hotel include four food and beverage options, a spa, fitness center, two rooftop pools, a rooftop lawn and sun terrace, and 9k sq. ft. for retail space. The hotel has over 500 rooms, a massive ballroom, and plenty of meeting space.

The renovated Tampa Marriott Water Street is on the waterfront offering guests the stay of a lifetime. The hotel features 727 rooms, three restaurants, a pool, fitness center, and water activities. The hotel is also home to 39,000 square feet of meeting space and 26,000 square feet of retail space.

Office Space 

Water Street Tampa’s two million square feet of office space on the water and in close proximity to various restaurants and outdoor locations allows businesses and employees to thrive.

Office space at Sparkman Wharf offers loft-style spaces overlooking the water. Some features include private terraces, and natural light to help energize, inspire, and fuel creativity. Sparkman Wharf will feature 150,000 square feet of office space and 80,000 square feet of retail space.

Offices at 1001 Water Street are designed with floor to ceiling windows to allow natural light in which has been shown to reduce stress, enhance creativity, and improve well-being. An expansive rooftop terrace is available for tenants to host an event or simply take in the view. 1001 Water Street will encourage collaboration and personal development with its town-hall-style gathering space, a demonstration kitchen and conference spaces. There will be 20 stories, 375,000 square feet worth of office space, 12,000 square feet of retail space, and 9 outdoor terraces.

The 19-story tall 400 Channelside, along with the 500k sq. ft., 110k sq. ft. areas for office and retail use respectively, has been designed with environmental sustainability and air quality in mind. With a 27k sq. ft. rooftop terrace, this provides a diverse spot for fitness, informal or business gatherings, or for some personal quiet time.

Retail and Restaurants

Retail and entertainment options on Water Street will provide residents and visitors all sorts of shopping in Tampa, dining and outdoor activities.

Sparkman Wharf is the only outdoor food hall and waterfront park in Tampa Bay. With great weather, waterfront views, music, craft beer, exceptional dining, fitness events and expansive lawn, the 2 storied, 80,000 square feet of retail space is a great spot to just sit, relax and enjoy the view.


Being the first neighborhood 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. Built with wellness, walkability, sustainability, technology, and connectivity in mind, when completed, Water Street will transform Tampa into an entirely new urban and energetic neighborhood. It will offer more recreation in Tampa.

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