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Type Residential, Retail, Commercial Parking
Location 777 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida
Coordinates 27°57′00″N 82°27′37″W / 27.949880°N 82.460324°W / 27.949880; -82.460324
Construction started 2005
Completed 2007
Opening June 2007
Management First Service Residential
Roof 361 ft (110 m)
Top floor 33
Technical details
Floor count 33
Lifts/elevators 4
Design and construction
Architect Preston Partnership, LLC
Developer Novare Group, Inc./Intown Group, LLC
Structural engineer Echelon Engineering, LLC
Main contractor RJ Griffin & Company

SkyPoint is a 361 ft (110 m) high rise in Tampa, Florida. It was constructed from 2005 to 2007 and has 33 floors. The Preston Partnership, LLC along with Echelon Engineering, LLC designed the building, which is the 9th tallest building in Tampa. It has 380 Residential units spread across 25 levels sitting atop seven levels of enclosed parking. The ground floor houses 10,800 square feet (1,000 m2) of retail space. Separating the parking levels from the residential is a large amenity deck that houses a 4,000 square feet (370 m2) clubhouse, a 2,500 square feet (230 m2) fitness center, a media room and lounge, as well as a large landscaped terrace and swimming pool. Skypoint is composed of cast-in-place concrete in conjunction with post-tensioned cables. Concrete strengths range from 5,000 pounds per square inch (34,000 kPa) at typical residential floors up to 10,000 pounds per square inch (69,000 kPa) at the ground level columns and shearwalls. Just before its grand opening to residents, William “Wild Bill” Stroup BASE-jumped off the building on March 6, 2007.

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