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A view from Thousand & One overlooking a rooftop greenhouse and garden at Heron, a residential building. Photo: Becca Meier/Axios

They're marketing Water Street Tampa's new Thousand & One as the city’s first anticipated WELL Core- and Shell-certified office building and first trophy office tower in nearly 30 years.

Why it matters: The developers hope wellness — like, actual physical and mental health — will be a giant draw in a post-COVID work culture.

What it means: The building is all about wellness and sustainability, with water features, landscaped awnings and terraces, natural light, water views, and indoor-outdoor spaces — all aimed at promoting health, happiness and increased productivity.

  • From the textured exterior meant to evoke mangroves to the quick Mitsubishi elevators to the shared amenities in the penthouse, Thousand & One raises the bar for office buildings in Tampa.

What's next: Developer Strategic Property Partners hopes the building, which opens next week, gives national companies a reason to relocate to Tampa.

  • "We have an extraordinary amount of leasing activity right now," said Dave Bevirt, an executive vice president for SPP.

By the numbers: The 20-story tower has 375,000 square feet of office space with 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.

  • Already leasing space are RSM, a global accounting firm, Suffolk Construction, one of the nation’s leading construction companies, and Sila Realty Trust Inc., a Tampa-based real estate investment trust.

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Awnings landscaped with native Florida plants at Thousand & One. Photo: Becca Meier/Axios
Thousand & One landscaping using plants that are native to Florida, including mature cypress trees. Photo: Seamus Payne
The lobby at Thousand & One. Photo: Seamus Payne
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Canadians are ready to return to Florida as their government eases COVID-19 travel restrictions — and nonstop flights between Toronto and Tampa International Airport have resumed.

  • And Florida responds: It's aboot time!

Why it matters: Canada is the number one international visitor market for Tampa Bay.

Dems' immigration plan hits major roadblock

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The Senate parliamentarian ruled Sunday that Democrats cannot include pathways to citizenship in the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package, per a copy of the ruling obtained by Axios.

Why it matters: It's a blow to Democrats who hoped to provide pathways for millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Using reconciliations would have allowed them to pass politically contentious immigration changes with only 50 votes, as opposed to the usual 60 required.

FBI says human remains found in Wyoming likely Gabby Petito

Gabby Petito. Photo: FBI

Human remains found in Teton County, Wyoming, are "consistent with the description of" missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito, said FBI Denver official Charles Jones at a news conference Sunday.

Details: The cause of death had yet to be determined, but Jones said: "Full forensic identification has not been completed to confirm 100% that we found Gabby, but her family has been notified of this discovery." Authorities said they're continuing the search for her fiancé, Brian Laundrie.

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