T.J. Lewis, MSP, MPA

T.J. Lewis, MSP, MPA

Founder of UrbanTallahassee.com, T.J. developed this portal to showcase the progress and steady growth of Florida's capitol region. His mission is to inform residents by providing a simple and easy way to follow Tallahassee development with hopes that they become more engaged in enhancing the community we all love. Professionally, T.J. is a Community Planner for the State of Florida. He holds a Masters of Science in Planning (MSP), a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Florida State University.

INSTITUTIONAL - What began as a project to remedy structural damage on the Florida Capitol grounds has potential to be a development that could birth new impressions of a nearly 200-year old Capital City. 

RESIDENTIAL - A cluster of new structures, known as Stadium Enclave, can be seen in a triangular wedge of land opposite of Doak Campbell Stadium against the backdrop of an ever evolving Gaines Street. Soon, there will be another.

HOTELS - This just in... a segment of Adams Street between Park Avenue and College Avenue is to be closed to thru-traffic for a period of almost 9 months.

RESTAURANTS - There is something particularly exciting about re-purposing space for new use. But when you can see a new purpose in something that has been long overlooked, well... you become transformational.

INSTITUTIONAL - According to reports, the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees Committee has approved a Public-Private-Partnership predevelopment agreement to provide new state-of-the-art housing and new parking options for its main campus.

RESIDENTIAL - Developers of the Upper East community hosted an open house event for their brand new, modern and progressive-styled community situated in "up-town" this weekend.

INSTITUTIONAL - Crews were on the site of the future Florida State University College of Business site, also referred to as Legacy Hall, sampling soils to assess the degree, if any, of potential chemical contamination Thursday, February 15th.

Sunday, 11 February 2018 20:22

Park Place Outlet Mall Moves Forward

DEVELOPMENT - A new marketing package has been circulating of the proposed new Tallahassee Outlet Center at Park Place . We have consulted with a source close to the project and provide the following update.

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 Plans to Add a 17th Floor

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. 

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