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Like John Nolen, the forces behind St. Pete’s next level of luxury are prominent champions of the Tampa Bay area, responsible for some of its most innovative real estate and successful ventures. While you’ve probably heard these names before, you haven’t seen anything like The Nolen yet.


DDA Development

DDA Development is responsible for some of Tampa Bay’s most innovative condominiums and multi-family properties. A full-service, locally-owned firm, DDA specializes in development, investment, finance, asset management and construction.


Backstreets Capital

Backstreets Capital is a family investment enterprise between the Conroy and Sher families, who build on generations living in this area – and decades of deals characterized by quality relationships – to invest in real estate developments, acquisitions and real estate operating companies that elevate St. Petersburg.

Sales Team

Smith & Associates

Real Estate

The largest locally owned, independent real estate brokerage in Tampa Bay, Smith & Associates has focused on delivering an exceptional home selling or buying experience with integrity, expertise, teamwork and personality since 1969.



PLACE Architecture believes in the power of place-making to enhance quality of life. The firm’s goal is to contribute to a sustainable society through the thoughtful design of beautiful spaces, engaging buildings, and walkable communities.

Interior Designer

Melissa Kelly

Design Studio

MKDS, Inc. creates uniquely tailored interiors that bring joy and beauty to clients’ lives, through a design ethos that brings each client’s vision to life with perfect balance of delight and comfort, through a simple and enjoyable process.

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