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Westshore Quick Facts

Tampa’s Westshore District is the center of activity not only in the Tampa Bay region, but also on Florida’s west coast. Located at the intersection of several major highways and an interstate, it’s easy to see why Westshore is Florida’s largest office community comprised of 4,000 businesses with nearly 94,000 employees. But it doesn’t stop there, Westshore is home to a thriving 24/7 community with 15,000 residents and growing. It boasts some of Tampa’s finest restaurants, world-class shopping, entertainment venues, extraordinary hotels and vibrant neighborhoods. And if that wasn’t enough, the award-winning Tampa International Airport is just minutes away. The phrase “location, location, location” rings true in Westshore.

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Westshore District Location and Size:

Located on the western edge of the City of Tampa in Hillsborough County, the Westshore District is approximately 10 square miles bounded by Kennedy Boulevard to the South, Himes Avenue to the East, Hillsborough Avenue to the North and Old Tampa Bay, including Rocky Point to the West.

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Westshore Key Market Statistics:

Westshore is the largest commercial market in the Tampa Bay region. Check out some of these facts and figures:

  • Comm. Office Space: 12.75 million square feet
  • Businesses: 4,000
  • Employees:93,123
  • Residents: 15,000
  • Students: 26,000
  • Hotels: 38
  • Hotel Rooms: 7,449
  • Retail:  6 million square feet
  • Restaurants: 250+

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Westshore Amenities and Advantages:

  • 30-minute drive to 75% of Tampa Bay area residential neighborhoods
  • Top-rated Tampa International Airport is located within 5 to 7 minutes from any Westshore District location
  • Upscale shopping including 2 regional malls WestShore Plaza & International Plaza and Bay Street
  • Westshore is the center of the region's hospitalilty industry with nearly 40 hotels and more than 250 restaurants
  • Superior transportation infrastructure - 3 major highways pass through Westshore and there are two HART public transit centers in Westshore
  • 10-minute drive to downtown Tampa's Convention Center
  • Full service 24-hour post office located at Tampa International Airport
  • Panoramic water views