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Business Beautification Recognition Program
The Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce and the City of Clearwater
recognize the uniqueness of Clearwater's many businesses and those that
maintain or have made significant improvements to their property, which
enhances the community.
the Business Beautification Recognition Award printable nomination
Quarterly Award Winners:
Community Health Centers of Pinellas Inc., Clearwater Campus
707 Druid Road
The Community Health Centers of Pinellas Inc., Clearwater Campus at 707 Druid Road is located at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Druid Road just south of Clearwater’s Downtown. This newly renovated heath care center is a work of art. The building was completely redone with new walls, wiring, roof, air conditioning system, windows, flooring, and doors. A major portion of the renovation was enclosing the court yard that separated the previous two buildings creating what is now the lobby. The center sparkles with fresh interior and exterior paint, and the exterior of the building is surrounded by more than 10 types of lush plants, shrubs, and trees, watered by an irrigation system. This business is one of the cornerstones in our Clearwater Community.
Rumba Island Bar & Grill
1800 Gulf to Bay Blvd
This restaurant was designed to have a warm tropical feel, and features a tropically decorated interior and outdoor tiki bar area; you feel like you are on vacation when you walk up to the open canopy paver patio deck and into the Caribbean island-themed dining area. The property is surrounded with palm trees and crushed shell adding to the island theme. This business is an anchor point along Gulf to Bay Blvd. and is an example of a beautiful property .
Nature's Food Patch Market & Café
Nature's Food Patch Market & Café (est. 1987) is a community grocery store dedicated to offering a complete selection of quality organic and natural products.
The owners of "The Patch", as it is known by locals, have completely renovated the entire building by adding more than 7,000 square feet of space, a new café, new façade improvements, signage, painting in and outside of the building, added new shelving, flooring, and a kitchen.
Nature's Food Patch accomplished part of their renovation goals by participating in the East Gateway Façade and Building Lot Improvement Program. The purpose of the façade program is to assist East Gateway District commercial property owners in improving the appearance of building exteriors and building sites that are highly visible from major streets.
Nature's Food Patch is an anchor point and an example of a stunning property located in the heart of Clearwater.
Gulf to Bay Commons
2094 Gulf to Bay Blvd.
Gulf to Bay Commons, 2094 Gulf to Bay Blvd., is located at the northwest corner of South Gunn Avenue and Gulf to Bay Blvd.
European Equities Corporations acquired the parcel that was the old Carlisle Lincoln body shop (later known as the Autoway Lincoln body shop). The property was demolished and redeveloped by David McComas and his partners. They created a new business strip center with a beautiful park like setting surrounding the property.
This wonderful project is a result of the city of Clearwater’s landscape program and redevelopment process. Staff from European Equities Corporations and city staff worked together to make this project a success. This business is an anchor point for the area along Gulf to Bay Blvd. and an example of a beautiful property.
Cristino’s Coal Oven Pizza
Cristino’s Coal Oven Pizza is located at the South East corner of Lotus Path and South Ft Harrison Avenue near downtown Clearwater. The owner developed and transformed this building into an oasis that is a pillar in the business community in Clearwater. They have installed new landscaping to include night lighting and an array of different trees and plants. The unique decorative outdoor seating area accentuates the craftsmanship of the building. This business is an anchor point and example of a beautiful property located on the South portion of the City of Clearwater.
501 South Lincoln Ave.
The Lincourt Building at 501 South Lincoln Ave. is located just east of Missouri Avenue. This newly renovated building is a work of art in architecture. The building has been completely redone to include a new stucco exterior, new columns, windows, exterior tile enhancements, decorative lighting and new paint. The outdoor lighting provides a dramatic look for the buildings at night, along with a new sign on the front of the building. The owners of the Lincourt Building invested more than $750,000 into their project to help maintain this anchor building to be one of the cornerstones in the Clearwater Community.
Great Florida Insurance
Just West of Highland Avenue on Gulf to Bay Blvd.
Great Florida Insurance is located just west of Highland Avenue on Gulf to Bay Blvd. These offices include eye-catching landscaping all around the building with Florida friendly plants and bushes located by the front entrance of the building. The offices have been painted inside and out, and have newly installed wooden beams that accent the vaulted ceilings inside of the building. This business is one of the anchor establishments in the gateway area.
Indoor Environmental Technologies
1384 South Hillcrest Avenue in Clearwater's East Gateway neighborhood
The environmental organization has a well-maintained property and landscaping, featuring a large stone garden, a lush, park-like setting and natural stone walkway. As an anchor tenant in Clearwater’s community redevelopment district, Indoor Environmental Technologies is among those businesses that help establish the standard for business redevelopment in the area.
Summer Business Beautification
TMJ Enterprises is located just south of Lakeview Road on Missouri Avenue. This new business is a car dealership that has curb-appeal with landscaping, outdoor lighting that provides a dramatic look for the buildings at night, and a newly installed sign. The buildings and garage have been completely renovated and have a fresh coat of paint. The owner of TMJ Enterprises worked closely with the City of Clearwater’s Planning Department to make this project a success.
Achieva Credit Union
Achieva Credit Union, 1499 Gulf to Bay, is located
in Clearwater's East Gateway neighborhood, a key entrance
to downtown and an important part of Clearwater’s redevelopment
efforts. The financial organization has enhanced its site with
new landscaping, a deep well sprinkler system, wrought iron
fencing and night lighting. The entire building has been remodeled
with new offices, meeting rooms, and a kitchen. This business
is an excellent example for other East Gateway properties to
Delphi Academy located at 1831 Drew Street, is
just east of Keene Road. Delphi Academy of Florida is a preschool
through 9th grade academy in the Delphi Schools Network. They
have taken many steps in improving their property. The academy
has installed a new aluminum fence around the property to include
new landscaping and a deep well sprinkler system, painted all
of the buildings, and installed play turf for one of the recreation
The offices of Michael and Pamela Adams D.D.S, M.S., P.A.
The offices of Michael and Pamela Adams are located
just north of Cleveland Street on Missouri Avenue. The new offices
include eye-catching landscaping all around the building to include
a butterfly garden that is viewable from every window, they painted
the office inside and out, and installed new signage in front
of the building.
Bellissima Salon & Spa
Bellissima Salon & Spa is located at 101 North
Ft. Harrison Avenue, just south of Drew Street in Downtown Clearwater.
They have installed new porcelain tile flooring, custom furnishings,
interior construction and remodeling, custom décor painting
inside & outside
the building as well as new sign. The owners sponsor programs
dealing with literacy, drug addiction, rehabilitation, and criminal
rehabilitation in Clearwater. This business is an anchor point
in the downtown area and example of a beautiful business.
1679 Drew Street is located just west of Saturn Avenue. For over
47 years, Hassell Florist has been a pillar in the business community
in the City of Clearwater. They have installed new landscaping
to include different types of trees, plants, flowers, bushes, as
well as a deep well sprinkler system. Their unique decorative outdoor
umbrellas accentuate the stone craftsmanship of the building. This
business is an anchor point and example of a beautiful, well run
family business for the past 47 years.
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Sheraton Sand Key Resort, at 1160 Gulf Blvd., is located just
south of the Sand Key Bridge. The beauty of Mother
Nature surrounds the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. Between the sparkling
waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Intercoastal waterway, the
10 acres of sugar-white sand beach of Sand Key is truly a showcase
for Florida's natural beauty! The Resort has 375 sleeping rooms
as well as 15 special suites including special access accommodations.
The resort also has extensive conference facilities, with more
than 24,600 sq. ft., and a staff that takes pride in making every
event an exceptional experience. A multi-million dollar reinvestment
has transformed one of the best resort and meeting hotels in Florida
into one of the most beautiful.
Thai Coconut Restaurant
Thai Coconut Restaurant is located just north of Lakeview Road
on Missouri Avenue. Eddy, owner of the Thai Coconut Restaurant,
purchased the old fast food restaurant that was in disrepair
and replaced it with an attractive new restaurant with a new
and attractive entry way. The new restaurant includes beautiful
landscaping throughout the property, irrigation system, signature
Thai accents at the front of the building, and remodeled the
entire interior to include the Thai heritage. The building also
includes new signage, and attractive night lighting.
Liberty Bank purchased the Robbie's Pancake House restaurant
and the old single story apartment properties that were in disrepair
which were located just West of the restaurant. These buildings
were demolished and they were replaced with an architecturally
attractive new bank building complete with a convenient drive
thru access. The new two-story bank includes beautiful landscaping
throughout the property, an irrigation system, signature columns
at the front of the building and red brick constructed walls on
the exterior, which includes new signage, and attractive night