T.J. Lewis

T.J. Lewis

Founder of, T.J. Lewis developed UrbanTallahassee to showcase the progress of steady growth in Florida's capitol region. This website is meant to allow area citizens a simple way to keep tabs on how the community is developing with hope that its readers become more invested and engaged in the community. An Alumnus of Florida State University, and former SGA President of Lincoln H.S. (Tallahassee), T.J. has dedicated years to tapping in the progressive pulse of the community and showcasing positive change to others. Professionally, T.J. is a Commercial Real Estate Agent with Tallahassee-based NAI TALCOR.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 10:31

LOEWS Hotel slated for Washington Square

DEVELOPMENT - Developers of the proposed Washington Square Redevelopment recently announced the conclusion of its pre-development phase and preparations to commence construction on the dramatically re-drawn major mixed-use Hotel, Office, restaurant/retail project.

Thursday, 30 June 2016 20:00

DoubleTree + Skyline to get a Huge Raise

DEVELOPMENT - A remodel of Tallahassee's DoubleTree hotel was recently completed in 2015, but current plans for the facility could dramatically alter it, and the Capital City skyline. 

REVIEW: For this review we are zipping over to the university district to try out one of Tallahassee's newest restaurants that recently opened on West Tennessee Street in front of the campus of Florida State University. 

DEVELOPMENT - A long-anticipated hotel development proposed for the southwest corner of the intersection of Gaines and Railroad now has a name: Hampton Inn & Suites. 

DEVELOPMENT -- The Knob Hill Group, an Athen's Georgia based developer, has recently commenced clearing property slated for a 17-unit, 78 bed townhouse development near the intersection of High Road and Green Treen Lane in Tallahassee. 

DEVELOPMENT - Zimmer Development Company proposes multi-million dollar student housing development near Florida State University's Doak Campbell Stadium. 

Sunday, 19 June 2016 13:44

Review: Saltwater Seafood Company

REVIEW - In this Urban Lifestyle review, today we swing around to Capital Circle NE where the Saltwater Seafood Company has recently replaced Cody's Roadhouse.

Saturday, 18 June 2016 15:21

Review: Bamboo House

REVIEW -- As I sit here trying to contain my full tummy within my belt, I'd like to share with you the details of my most recent visit to The Bamboo House, arguably one of Tallahassee's best and most unique restaurants located in the heart of Midtown.

Saturday, 18 June 2016 14:33

Issues: Motoring in Tallahassee

MY VIEW -- As in fashion, and with car designs, what’s old is new again. The same can be said for urban design in our cities especially in the age of rapidly-rising energy costs, inadequate infrastructure, and efforts to “go-green”.

Friday, 17 June 2016 20:00

Issues: Neighborhood Scouts Needed

ISSUES -- As a life-long resident of Tallahassee, I have lived in every corner of this city. From Apalachee Ridge on the city's southside, Park Terrace in the north west, Kimberly Hills in the north east, Hayden Road in the southwest, each corner of Tallahassee having its own character with both highs and lows.

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