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Davis Islands Newsletter December 2019

Davis Islands Newsletter December 2019

THE DAVIS ISLANDS NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the December Islands View newsletter. This month there are a number events and activities for the Holiday season. Additionally, there is important information regarding proposed plans/changes to our Davis Islands Streets as well as an uptick in Design and Variance Exceptions with the City of Tampa, so check it all out.

 
As always, have a great December and we will see you around the Islands!

 

ISLANDS NEWS


Wag Annual “Angel Giving Tree” is Back!
Wag Natural Pet Market’s annual “Angel Giving Tree” is accepting your pet food, blankets and leash/collar donations to benefit animal rescue groups.  Drop by the store anytime before January 2nd with your donations.

A Direct Impact to You, Traffic and Your Davis Islands Streets

The City of Tampa’s Davis Islands Complete Street report and analysis has been finished and the City needs to hear from YOU directly!  Follow this link to the entire report called DAVIS ISLANDS COMPLETE STREETS as well as the link to all documentation regarding the major changes coming to our Davis Islands Streets.
 
In particular, pay close attention to page 22.  This illustrates how W. Davis Blvd will be LOSING the dedicated turn lane onto Davis Blvd.  It will become a quick merge lane into E. Davis Blvd.  This will impact your morning commute.
 
To have your voice hear go to the City of Tampa link and make a comment or email Bernie Corey (City Project Manager) at Bernadette.corey@tampagov.net

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Davis Islands 20th Anniversary Toy Drive
Join your neighbors on December 8th for the 20th Annual Davis Islands Toy Drive.  This yearly event is a great way to give to children that need something special this holiday season, as well as an opportunity to meet your neighbors.  For more information on the Santa Stop closest to you visit DI Toy Drive
 on Facebook

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park is back!  With the screening of Polar Express, so mark your calendars now for December 14th, starting at 5:30pm at the Sandra Freedman Tennis Complex.  As always this is a FREE, FUN & FAMILY event hosted by the Davis Islands Civic Association.

 

Davis Islands Annual Golf Cart Parade

The Davis Islands Golf Cart Parade is back and you can join your fellow residents in this great annual activity.  Save the date for Sunday December 15th  If you plan to participate in this year’s parade, please drop a quick email to digolfcartparade@gmail.com. You’ll get an email back with participant information and it will also help with planning. Whole new route this year! Please help spread the word to those who might not be on social media. Dress your cart up as much as you want, some years it gets pretty extravagant!  You can also follow the facebook page here for updates.

Downtown Tampa Holiday Lighted Boat Parade

The Downtown Tampa Holiday Lighted Boat Parade is set for
December 21, 2019. This FREE holiday event along the Riverwalk will include a large route with multiple public viewing areas
(map of route) The official judging station will be located at Sparkman Wharf
 
Public Viewing Schedule:
6:30PM – Parade starts at Tampa Convention Center & heads north
6:50PM – Arrives at Curtis Hixon Park
7:00PM – Arrives at Armature Works & turns around to head south
7:30PM – Arrives at Davis Island & Channel Drive
7:45PM – Arrives at American Victory Ship & Sparkman Wharf
9:30PM – Parade ends

 

Davis Islands Welcome Packet

If you are new to Davis Islands this month I encourage you to download our updated New Resident Packet.  This will give you great information on the Islands History, Islands Business Directory and Common Contact numbers for our great amenities.

DAVIS ISLANDS LAND DEVELOPMENT & ZONING ACTIVITY

Davis Islands Apex Median

We thought it would be helpful to keep residents updated on requests made to the City of Tampa for zoning, variance or design changes for properties on the Islands. Each month the City of Tampa publishes these filings for all City of Tampa residents, it is called the C.A.R.E. S Newsletter. Details on the filings can be found by logging into the City of Tampa Online Portal This months requests are as follows

DESIGN EXCEPTION
DE2-20-04: Increase Building Height – 128 E Davis Blvd (link to Design Exception)
DE2-20-06: Increase Building Height – 676 Geneva Place (link to Design Exception)
 
VARIANCE REVIEW BOARD
VRB-19-116: Reduce Side Yard Setback – 159 Biscayne Ave – Meeting 12/10/2019 @6:30(link to Variance)
VRB-20-04: Reduce West Side Yard Setback – 83 Martinique – Meeting 12/10/2019 @6:30(link to Variance)
 
REZONING
REZ-19-88: Rezone RS-60 to RS-50 611 & 613 Danube Ave Meeting 12/12/2019@6pm (link to Variance)

CRIME ACTIVITY NOVEMBER  2019

This section will be a monthly summary of REPORTED crime activity.  The Tampa Police Department has partnered with Lexis/Nexis Community Map to summarize incidences in our neighborhood.

If you would like to search the database directly you can visit TampaGov.net

THEFT PT/GT – VEHICLE TAG – 11/01/2019 – 200 Block Danube Ave
AUTO BURGLARY – 11/15/2019 – 200 Block Danube Ave

If you would like to search the database directly you can visit TampaGov.net

REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATED NOVEMBER 2019

This month the real estate market on Davis Islands remained on trend from last month. Homes going under contract were 4 and new homes coming to market were 10. 11 homes closed with 35 available for sale.
 
The lowest priced home currently for sale came in at $365,000
The highest priced home currently for sale came in at $6,995,000
 
The lowest priced home that sold closed at $450,000
The highest priced home sold at $1,901,500
 
The Original List Price to Sales Price Ratio is 100% 2019 vs 94.3% in 2018
 
The Average Days on Market for active properties is 74
    
In summary: Homes coming to market remained constant over the last few months.  We saw a slight reducing in homes going under contract month over month, with active homes on market slightly increase from the previous few months.  The days on market continue to increase for some homes, with pricing staying stable.

OUR MARKET ACTIVITY

518 SEVERN AVE| JUST LISTED

Desire a virtually NEW construction home in the most amenity rich neighborhood in South Tampa? This residence was just built in 2018, located on the fantastic TREE LINED street of Severn Ave on the waterfront community of Davis Islands 4 Beds | 3.5 Bath | Bonus Room | Loft | 3,145 sq ft | Beautiful Finishes – Details

406 CHIPPEWA AVE | PRICE REDUCED

Wonderful NEW CONSTRUCTION: 4 bedrooms/ 2.5 baths, 2,109 sq ft, 2 car garage, POOL and additional storage . Details

 

THE ISLANDER CONDOMINIUMS

The Islander Condominiums of Davis Islands is the newest Mid-Rise residence to take shape in South Tampa. These limited edition units blend luxury living with the active lifestyle of South Tampa’s most amenity rich neighborhood.

UNIT SQ FT BEDS/BATHS PRICE STATUS
201 2,203 3/3 $910,800 AVAILABLE
202 2,340 3/3 $961,600 AVAILABLE
203 2,458 3/3 $1,008,800 AVAILABLE
204       SOLD
301       SOLD
302 2,340 3/3 $1,021,700 AVAILABLE
303       SOLD
304 2,404 3/3.5 $1,056,125 AVAILABLE
401 3,170 3/3.5 $1,900,000 COMING SOON
402       SOLD
403       SOLD

Download our  Features & Floorplan Guide

CONSIDERING THE SALE OF YOUR ISLANDS HOME? GET TO MARKET FIRST WHILE PRICES ARE STRONG!

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