St Petersburg FL - "The Sunshine City" - Booms and Busts and Booms Again

Peter Demens1875- General John Williams purchased 2,500 acres of real estate on Tampa Bay

1888- Peter Demens, a wealthy Russian, purchased the Orange Belt Railway to St. Petersburg, FL. He named the city for his hometown, St. Petersburg, Russia.

1914-  St. Louis Browns baseball team moved to the St. Petersburg for spring training. Eventually followed by Babe Ruth and the Yankees.

1914- Tony Jannus flew his Benoist airplane across Tampa Bay

1920s- Perry Snell, developed a 275-acre real estate subdivision and named it Snell Isle

1924- The Gandy Bridge opened, cutting travel time from St Petersburg to Tampa by half

Late 1920s- Depression, the real estate boom crashed, many homes in Tampa Bay halted construction and the real estate boom over

1930s- Economic recovery began with $10 million in new investment in the St Petersburg, its industry and St Petersburg real estate

1939- St. Petersburg’s City Hall is built

old image1940s- Major growth and the addition of several military outposts established in St. Petersburg

1950s-  Air conditioning brought a considerable number of senior citizens to the area and made St Petersburg real estate popular among retirees and returning war veterans

1960s-  The municipal marina, central library and the Museum of Fine Arts are built in Downtown St Petersburg

1970s-  Developed an innovative reclaimed water system used for irrigation of St Petersburg homes and businesses

1980s- What is now known as Tropicana Field is built in Downtown St Petersburg, the future home of the Tampa Bay Rays

1990s- Major League Baseball awards a franchise to Saint Petersburg

2000s- Sundial (formerly Baywalk) revitalizes the downtown core of St Petersburg, FL bringing amenities and shopping and encouraging a new downtown St Petersburg condo boom

Now- downtown projects that include retail shopping, restaurants, and movie theaters. University of South Florida, St. Petersburg a major state university has experienced constant growth in the student population

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$7,299,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
6,182
SQFT
301 1st Street S #PH-3502
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Saltaire St Petersburg Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$5,700,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,495
SQFT
100 1st Avenue N #4202
St Petersburg, FL 33701
One St Petersburg Condo Subdivision
$4,100,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,820
SQFT
44 Bayview Court S #A
St Petersburg, FL 33711
Marina Bay Subdivision
$4,025,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,820
SQFT
44 Bayview Court S #B
St Petersburg, FL 33711
Marina Bay Subdivision
$3,950,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,820
SQFT
48 Bayview Court S #C
St Petersburg, FL 33711
Marina Bay Subdivision
$2,899,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,712
SQFT
301 1st Street S #3301
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Saltaire St Petersburg Subdivision
$2,890,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,000
SQFT
555 5th Avenue NE #1022
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Vinoy Place Condo Subdivision
$2,850,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,373
SQFT
555 5th Avenue NE #414
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Vinoy Place Condo Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$2,795,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,475
SQFT
100 1st Avenue N #3405
St Petersburg, FL 33701
One St Petersburg Condo Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$2,500,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,996
SQFT
175 1st Street S #2907
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Signature Place Condo Subdivision
$2,499,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,172
SQFT
301 1st Street S #3307
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Saltaire St Petersburg Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$2,400,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,136
SQFT
176 4th Avenue NE #502
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Bliss Condo Subdivision
Price Change - 4 days ago
$2,390,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,081
SQFT
300 Beach Drive NE #402
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Parkshore Plaza Condo Subdivision
$2,200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,854
SQFT
100 1st Avenue N #1603
St Petersburg, FL 33701
One St Petersburg Condo Subdivision
$2,199,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,172
SQFT
301 1st Street S #2707
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Saltaire St Petersburg Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$2,199,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,036
SQFT
301 1st Street S #3004
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Saltaire St Petersburg Subdivision
$1,999,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,172
SQFT
301 1st Street S #2207
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Saltaire St Petersburg Subdivision
$1,924,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,736
SQFT
300 Beach Drive NE #504
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Parkshore Plaza Condo Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,650,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,384
SQFT
300 Beach Drive NE #1501
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Parkshore Plaza Condo Subdivision
$1,649,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,384
SQFT
300 Beach Drive NE #1601
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Parkshore Plaza Condo Subdivision