Location, location, location! Some of the hottest zip codes in real estate are in the Tampa Bay market.  What is your dynamic?  Can you envision yourself living the High-rise life in Tampa Bay? It may be just what you need! Read on as we spotlight five extraordinary, sophisticated and refined high-rise waterfront buildings along Tampa's Bayshore Boulevard and The Islands commanding attention.

High-rise living has its perks! From stunning panoramic views of South Tampa, Downtown and beyond to St. Petersburg and Clearwater to chef’s kitchens, theater rooms, heated pools, spas, fitness centers, 24-hour on-site video surveillance, gated entries, to guest suites and live-in staff or nanny suites, Tampa condominium living resembles the word ‘retreat’. Fully appointed, luxurious buildings line Bayshore Boulevard and the Islands, let’s take a look at five of them:

The Bellamy - 4201 Bayshore Boulevard



Synonymous with gracious living, residents at The Bellamy enjoy convenience and comfort along world-famous Bayshore Boulevard with private elevators, a state-of-the-art wine cellar, private climate-controlled storage lockers, a movie theater, library, conference center, concierge services, social rooms, luxury guest suites and an exceptional garden designed to delight the senses. This 22 story, 64 home building, managed by JMC Communities, has long been one of Tampa’s premier high-rises. You will feel like you are on vacation every day should you choose to call The Bellamy ‘home’. Found at Bayshore Boulevard and Wallcraft, The Bellamy is minutes from Palma Ceia Golf & Country Club, Tampa Yacht and Country Club , and landmark restaurants like Bern's Steak House, the Harry Waugh Dessert Room, Elevage @ The Epicurean Hotel and Ava Inspirato Italiano. Unlock the door and breathe in luxury at The Bellamy.

The Alagon - 3507 Bayshore Boulevard



Is it time for you to own a piece of scenic Bayshore Boulevard, your very own mansion in the sky? At The Alagon you can enjoy breathtaking sunrises and sunset views, work off your day in the fitness center, unwind shooting pool in the billiard and club room, catch a movie in the theater or float away in the pool after soothing tired muscles in the spa. With 24-hour on-site security, The Alagon offers peace of mind with their impeccable living spaces perched above society’s fray in this luxurious Tampa waterfront high-rise.  Managed by KW Property Management, The Alagon offers free WiFi in common areas and maintains an interactive online website keeping residents and management connected.  Enjoy the convenience of an online service to share ideas and information; get news and announcements; access an online resource center for important emergency information, staff and member directories and much more. Through the Alagon site, you can search neighborhoods, locate restaurants by cuisine, adopt a pet, check the traffic and view webcams! Have the freedom to do the things you love, living at The Alagon!

The Stovall - 3203 Bayshore Boulevard



This postmodernism building designed in 2001 by J. Scott Architecture (Miami, designer of The Grand Hyatt/Atlanta), stands 255 feet tall. A top-ten tallest residential building in Tampa, the Stovall has 22 floors, each floor providing intimacy and privacy with a half floor per unit and an elevator to your own foyer. Feel embraced from all directions in this bay-side high-rise as you wake each day to spectacular views from The Stovall. Enjoy the comfort of living in a magnificent high-rise condo complex on Bayshore Blvd. The Stovall offers 24-hour security, concierge service, conference room, fitness room, library, game room with full kitchen, a stunning pool overlooking Bayshore Boulevard and Tampa Bay. Your home in this gorgeous building also provides guest suites for visiting family and out of town friends. Many of the residences come with two parking spaces and there is abundant guest parking in a security monitored parking garage. Don't miss an opportunity to experience grandeur found at The Stovall.

 The Garrison Harbour Island  - 600 Garrison Cove Lane



Find comfortable and spacious condominium residences on the Garrison Channel as part of a master-planned community linked to Downtown Tampa, known as Harbour Island.  The twelve residences making up The Garrison are within walking or biking distance of many commercial, retail, entertainment and dining establishments, including the Channelside District, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, the Florida Aquarium, Amalie Arena, Knights Point and the Tampa Convention Center. Luxuriate in fantastic views of cruise ships in the channel, boats, and passersby, the Gasparilla invasion and more from your penthouse style condominium home hugging the waterfront on beautiful Hillsborough Bay. Managed by Michael Baptista Condominium Associates, each residence in The Garrison offers a mesmerizing view. Privately gated, The Garrison provides personal, oversize 2-car garages and building amenities including a waterfront pool, jacuzzi, community room and roof terrace, with a complete fitness center. As Jane Austin said, there is no place more comfortable than 'home', make your home at The Garrison and celebrate your extraordinary life. 

Grandview Channelside  - 371 Channelside Walkway



As the name implies, you get a grand view of the 64 unit Grandview in the Channelside District of Downtown Tampa. You can see Downtown, the Port, Amalie and more from this 235 ft tall, 20 stories high condo high rise on Harbour Island. The Grandview's dedicated Board of Directors oversees even the tiniest of details, ensuring a luxury experience for residents and their guests. Developed by Byrd Corporation in 2003, this elegant condo community has 64 residential and 1 commercial unit. The top four floors house 4400 sq. ft penthouse suites.  Anchor here and live a luxury lifestyle, pull up in your boat, walk to nearby restaurants and return to enjoy the sunset from your island home in the sky where yesteryears become wonderful memories. 

Find your perfect home by hiring a luxury concierge, they are your key to luxury in Tampa Bay.  From waterfront living in Tampa or the Gulf beaches to premier golf and equestrian communities, a certified luxury home specialist can guide you to your next home. Read Tampa Real Estate | Choosing a Premier Luxury Concierge Service to learn the benefits appreciated by discerning buyers and sellers on the West Coast today.  Call Lynn at Richey Homes to learn more about availability within the buildings mentioned in Spotlight on Luxury Condominium Living | Tampa's Bayshore and The Islands and more.  A previous client said it well when she coined the phrase, "With Lynn you win!"