Barwick Banking Company Joins Tioga Town Center

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Tioga Town Center is pleased to welcome Barwick Banking Company to Award-Winning Town Center

Gainesville, Fla. — Barwick Banking Company has opened their doors at Tioga Town Center. Barwick is a full-service bank offering personal banking, business banking, and home lending. Their new office is located at 105 SW 128th St, Suite #100, Newberry, FL 32669.

Barwick Banking Company has been around for over a hundred years and is still committed to providing unexpected hospitality, valuable products, and personal attention to their customers. Founded in 1907, Barwick is a community bank “for locals, by locals,” serving Florida and Georgia markets. Owned and operated by individuals in our community, Barwick Banking Company offers a variety of checking, cash management, and loan products designed with their clients and business owners in mind.

“For Locals, By Locals means a lot to us as a bank,” said CEO Jim Bange. “We want to be known as a small bank with all the services you can receive at a big bank. Our employees are key to that and will continue to help you every day.”

Laude Arnaldi, EVP and Market Executive at Barwick Banking Company, has over twenty-six years of experience in the banking industry all in Alachua County. “Our focus is on our clients and their customer experience. We help them navigate their financial journey, and make sure they’re being taken care of every step of the way,” said Laude. He continued, “We make decisions locally, meaning we’re able to craft custom solutions based on their needs that don’t have to fit into the typical ‘boxes’ of bigger national banks.”

The Tioga Town Center location will be Barwick’s first location in the North Central Florida region. Their location will offer a drive thru, ATM, drive-up ATM, and in-person services. Their office will be adorned in artwork featuring local and regional natural treasures, with a true “Old Florida” style and feel. In the lobby you’ll find a custom check stand made of reclaimed Cypress wood from the springs, with silicone elements and an iron base, in addition to many other beautiful features.

“We’re excited to welcome Barwick Banking Company to Tioga Town Center,” said Corin Norvell, Senior Community Manager for Tioga Town Center & Hankin Group. “We are thrilled to welcome yet another valuable asset to our Town Center that’s sure to further enhance our versatile and dynamic tenant mix.”

The Gainesville Barwick office will be open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm for drive thru services, and 9am-4pm for lobby services. Barwick also offers digital banking services, as well as an app platform, providing all the same conveniences you’d expect. You can manage your accounts, make mobile deposit, transfers, and pay bills on the go from your computer, phone, or tablet regardless of where you are.

Avison Young represented the landlord in this transaction. For more information on commercial availability, or to lease office or retail space, visit www.avisonyoung.us/properties, or call (352) 505-7588. For more information on Tioga Town Center, visit www.TiogaTownCenter.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on residential leasing and The Flats at Tioga Town Center, visit www.FlatsTioga.com, or call (352) 331-4000.

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning lifestyle center featuring over 35 businesses, and 184 luxury apartment homes at The Flats at Tioga. As a mixed-use development in Gainesville’s most consistently growing area, Tioga Town Center takes pride in creating a true ‘Live Shop Done Play’ atmosphere, experience, and way of life. Tioga Town Center fully embraces the invigorating mix of living, shopping, working and dining with numerous retail stores and restaurants, Class A office space, health & fitness center, early childhood education, healthcare and professional services, and luxury residential apartments, all within a walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. All this and more combine to make Tioga Town Center the modern, award-winning center it is.

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For further information/comment/photos:

• Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: 239.462.8640
• Corin Norvell, Senior Community Manager, Tioga Town Center & Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

About Tioga Town Center:

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartments. For more information, visit: www.tiogatowncenter.com
Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter/
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter

About Tioga Town Center Owners, Hankin Group & Hankin Apartments:
Pennsylvania based real estate developer, Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support. For more information, visit www.hankingroup.com

About Barwick Banking Company:
At Barwick Banking Company we offer practical and convenient solutions for managing your money. We are experienced bankers with a passion for the community. Owned and operated by individuals in our community, Barwick Banking Company is committed to your business. We offer a variety of checking, cash management, and loan products designed with business owners in mind. To learn more, visit www.barwickbank.com

Greater Gainesville Community Wins National Award

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The National Apartment Association recently named The Flats at Tioga Town Center the 2022 ‘Large Community of the Year’

Gainesville, Fla. — The Flats at Tioga Town Center was recently awarded the ‘2022 Excellence Award’ for ‘Large Community of the Year’ by the National Apartment Association (NAA). NAA’s annual Excellence Awards program recognizes outstanding performance and leadership across the rental housing industry – celebrating builders, industry professionals and affiliated apartment associations that make unique contributions to the industry.

“NAA extends congratulations to The Flats at Tioga Town Center for being selected as a winner of this year’s NAA Excellence Awards,” said Bob Pinnegar, NAA President and CEO. He continued, “Throughout the past year, The Flats went above and beyond to create a lasting and meaningful impact on our industry. Your award emphasizes our sincere appreciation for all that you do.”

NAA’s Excellence Awards offers more than 25 award categories grouped in five focus areas: Affiliate; Anthony V. Pusateri; Community; Company; and Individual Achievement. Nominees had to submit applications and were chosen by a panel of volunteer judges. The Flats at Tioga Town Center was one of three finalists, including Artistry KC Luxury Apartments in Kansas City, Missouri, and La Mansion Del Paso Apartments in Brownsville, Texas. Winners were announced at the NAA Excellence Awards ceremony with a plated lunch on Friday, June 24th at the annual Apartmentalize Conference in San Diego, California.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award and are so thankful for our fantastic Flats residents and Tioga Town Center community” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Hankin Apartments. She added “Receiving this award represents both a milestone and an outstanding achievement in the multifamily industry, one we couldn’t have achieved without the hard work and dedication of our stellar team.”

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center dedicated to outstanding quality in design and construction. Tioga Town Center presently features over 30 businesses and includes over 120,000 square feet of retail and office space, as well as The Flats at Tioga, which offer 40 luxury apartments, in addition to 144 brand new construction apartments in Phase II of Tioga Town Center. This new development added two new four-story apartment buildings with additional ground-floor commercial space, additional parking, a pool, clubhouse, and playground. The Flats at Tioga Town Center offer modern urban luxury 1- to 3-bedroom floorplans with state-of-the-art amenities in the heart of a vibrant community.

As a mixed-use development in Gainesville’s most consistently growing area, Tioga Town Center takes pride in creating a true ‘Live Shop Dine Play’ atmosphere, experience, and way of life. Tioga Town Center fully embraces the invigorating mix of living, shopping, working and dining with numerous retail stores and restaurants, Class A office space, health & fitness center, early childhood education, healthcare and professional services, and luxury residential apartments, all within a walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. All this and more combine to make Tioga Town Center the modern, award-winning center it is.

This new award is just the latest in a series of additional recent recognition. Since 2020, Tioga Town Center, The Flats at Tioga Town Center, and ownership, Hankin Group and Hankin Apartments, were honored to be recognized by multiple organizations. The Flats at Tioga ranked in the ORA™ Elite 1% in both 2020 and 2021 Power Ranking by Multifamily Executive, powered by J Turner Research. The Flats ranked as the #5 ‘Top Communities Nationwide’ by the EpIQ Index in 2020, before elevating to the #4 spot in 2021 through SatisFacts and ApartmentRatings, and received an A+ & 97.37% approval rating. The Flats also won the ‘Conventional Property of the Year’ Award at both the 2020 and 2021 ‘A.CE. Awards’ celebrating Apartment Community Excellence by the North Central Florida Apartment Association (NCFAA). The Flats was voted ‘Favorite Local Apartment Complex’ by the 2020 and 2022 ‘Our Town Fave!’ Awards, hosted by Tower Publications, and was a finalist for the Gainesville Sun’s 2020 ‘Best of the Best’ Awards for Best Apartment Community. Hankin Apartments was recognized as the #1 ‘Management Company With 10-24 Communities’ in the Nation by the EpIQ Index. They were also named  2020 ‘Top Places to Work’ by The Philadelphia Inquirer and ‘Best Place to Work’ Multifamily since 2017.

For more information on residential leasing and The Flats at Tioga Town Center, visit www.FlatsTioga.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on Tioga Town Center, visit www.TiogaTownCenter.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on commercial leasing and availability, www.avisonyoung.us/properties, or call (352) 505-7588.

 

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For further information/comment/photos:

  • Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: 239.462.8640
  • Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

About Tioga Town Center:

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartments. For more information, visit: www.tiogatowncenter.com

Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter/
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter

About Tioga Town Center Owners, Hankin Group & Hankin Apartments:

Pennsylvania based real estate developer, Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support. For more information, visit https://www.hankinapartments.com.

 About NAA:

The National Apartment Association (NAA) serves as the leading voice and preeminent resource through advocacy, education, and collaboration on behalf of the rental housing industry. As a federation of 141 state, local and global affiliates, NAA encompasses over 92,000 members representing more than 11 million apartment homes globally. NAA believes that rental housing is a valuable partner in every community that emphasizes integrity, accountability, collaboration, community responsibility, inclusivity and innovation. To learn more, visit www.naahq.org. NAA thanks its strategic partners Lowe’s Pro Supply, Yardi and The Home Depot.

Tioga Town Center Welcomes Grove Street Games

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Tioga Town Center Welcomes Grove Street Games

Locally-owned Grove Street Games will soon be joining Award-Winning Tioga Town Center

Gainesville, Fla. — Grove Street Games will soon be opening at Tioga Town Center. Grove Street Games is a cross-platform game development studio that promises excellence through partnerships with other game publishers and the development of self-published work. Known for their realistic approach to games, they deliver clients requirements effectively and efficiently. Their hand-selected smaller team have the passion and work ethic needed to tackle AAA titles. Some recognizable work of theirs includes Grand Theft Auto and ARK.

Grove Street Games was launched in 2007, originally under the name War Drum Studios. They have been an influential developer, delighting fans of the world’s greatest games with bold interpretations on new platforms. They have successfully delivered fresh and original games to millions of happy players over their years in business. Since opening, they have grown to be a leader in the industry because of their commitment to building incredible and accessible gaming experiences. Their games can be found worldwide across all major gaming devices, including consoles, PC, Android, and iOS.

“We’re elated to welcome Grove Street Games to Tioga Town Center,” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Hankin Group. “We are so proud to have yet another locally-owned business joining our Tioga community.”

Grove Street aims to create a new norm for game development studios. The unrealistic expectations
surrounding the gaming industry has encouraged sometimes toxic environments for passionate and creative people. Grove Street hopes to break this stigma by developing successful and in-depth games while applying an emphasis on work-life balance and diversity for their team.

Grove Street Games is also deeply ingrained in our local community. They give back through donating to local charities and organizations, helping students grow through internships and resume assistance, and always continue pushing for equality through diversity.

This addition comes on the heels of Tioga Town Center welcoming Big Island Bowls, Momentum Dance Arts, and Engel & Völkers, who have all recently open their doors, with Roots Salon also set to open soon.

Avison Young represented the landlord in this transaction. For more information on commercial availability, or to lease office or retail space, visit www.avisonyoung.us/properties, or call (352) 505-7588. For more information on residential leasing and The Flats at Tioga Town Center, visit www.FlatsTioga.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on Tioga Town Center, visit www.TiogaTownCenter.com, or call (352) 331-4000.

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartment homes at The Flats at Tioga. As a mixed-use development in Gainesville’s most consistently growing area, Tioga Town Center takes pride in creating a true ‘LIVE SHOP DINE PLAY’ atmosphere, experience, and way of life. Tioga Town Center fully embraces the invigorating mix of living, shopping, working and dining with numerous retail stores and restaurants, Class A office space, health & fitness center, early childhood education, healthcare and professional services, and luxury residential apartments, all within a walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. All this and more combine to make Tioga Town Center the modern, award-winning center it is.

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For further information/comment/photos:

• Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: virginia@impact-hive.com
• Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartments.

Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter/
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter

About Tioga Town Center Owners, Hankin Group:
Pennsylvania based real estate developer, Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support.

Big Island Bowls to Join Tioga Town Center

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Tioga Town Center Welcomes Big Island Bowls

Locally-owned Big Island Bowls is set to open at Award-Winning Tioga Town Center

Gainesville, Fla. — Big Island Bowls will soon be opening at Tioga Town Center, offering Hawaiian-inspired raw, organic, fresh cuisine. Their new 573 square foot space will be located at 133 SW 130th Way, Suite A, Newberry, FL 32669.

Inspired by impactful wilderness therapy in Hawaii, Big Island Bowls Owners Brendan Schneck and Kelly Hazouri moved back to Florida to create a business model in pursuit of Health & Happiness, and Mind & Body connection. To Brendan and Kelly, the experience and feeling of their concept is just as important as their food. Moved by fresh, all-natural, and organic ingredients, Big Island Bowls will offer an assortment of healthy and tasty menu items.

“We are so excited to welcome Big Island Bowls to Tioga Town Center,” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Hankin Group. “This addition to our community will further enrich our dynamic tenant mix, and satisfy the demand for healthy, fresh, organic food options.”

Big Island Bowls will offer raw, organic food and drink items, including exotic Acai fruit bowls, smoothies, a variety of chilled beverages, fresh-baked granola, and even poke bowls with tuna sourced directly from Hawaii where they used to reside. They blend their organic Acai themselves, in-house, and source their other ingredients from local vendors and suppliers whenever possible. Other menu items include wraps, a green super blend, plus their infamous ‘Buddha Bowls,’ served with couscous and optional protein options like smoked chicken. 90% of their menu is vegan, and most of their items can be prepared to satisfy most any dietary restrictions. Even their granola is nut and gluten-free.

Their new store will feature a boho-chic environment with authentic island flare. Local artist Kelly Douglass will be outfitting their to-go bar with Ocean epoxy countertops. Their atmosphere will be adorned with bright colorful murals, and affirmations of happiness, morals, and motivational art. They’ll also have a small outdoor seating area.

“Tioga Town Center has been on our radar for a while,” said Big Island Bowls Owner, Kelly Hazouri. She added “The location is absolutely perfect for us, just what we’ve been looking for.” Big Island Bowls will be open 7 days a week, from 8am to 8pm, offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between. They plan to open their new Tioga shop by the end of 2021 / early 2022.

Avison Young represented the landlord in this transaction. For more information on commercial availability, or to lease office or retail space, visit www.avisonyoung.us/properties, or call (352) 505-7588. For more information on residential leasing and The Flats at Tioga Town Center, visit www.FlatsTioga.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on Tioga Town Center, visit www.TiogaTownCenter.com, or call (352) 331-4000.

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartment homes at The Flats at Tioga. As a mixed-use development in Gainesville’s most consistently growing area, Tioga Town Center takes pride in creating a true ‘LIVE SHOP DINE PLAY’ atmosphere, experience, and way of life. Tioga Town Center fully embraces the invigorating mix of living, shopping, working and dining with numerous retail stores and restaurants, Class A office space, health & fitness center, early childhood education, healthcare and professional services, and luxury residential apartments, all within a walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. All this and more combine to make Tioga Town Center the modern, award-winning center it is.

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For further information/comment/photos:

• Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: 239.462.8640
• Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

www.tiogatowncenter.com

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartments.

Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter/
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter

About Tioga Town Center Owners, Hankin Group:
Pennsylvania based real estate developer, Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support.

Tioga Town Center Welcomes Momentum Dace Arts

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Momentum Dance Arts to join dynamic tenant mix at Award-Winning Tioga Town Center.

 

Gainesville, Fla. — Locally-owned Momentum Dance Arts will soon be joining Tioga Town Center, and will offer all styles of dance classes for all ages, from children to adults. Their new 1,786 square foot space will be located at 133 SW 130th Way, Suite D, Newberry, FL 32669.

Striving “to build confidence, discipline, and appreciation for the arts, one dancer at a time,” Founder and Owner Jamie Perez is, herself, a lifelong dancer who also believes “dance is passion.” Jamie has been teaching for nearly 20 years, and has created a loyal following since opening Momentum Dance Art’s first Studio in Alachua in 2016. Since then, they’ve continued on their mission to create a nurturing, judgement-free environment where people of all skill-levels can enjoy the art of dance.

Momentum Dance Arts aims to foster a lifetime of love for dance and fitness for everyone. The new Tioga Town Center location will offer a variety of dance genres for children as young as two years of age. The new Dance Studio will be equipped with a professional sprung dance floor, tumbling equipment, a state-of-the-art sound system, ample mirrors, Ballet barres, and more. Their new location aims to provide the perfect environment to focus on the development of the whole child with a focus on their health, flexibility, and grace all through dance.

“We are so pleased the Momentum Dance Arts will soon be joining our Town Center,” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Hankin Group. “We’re confident this new addition to Tioga will be a great fit for all the nearby residents and families to enjoy.”

Momentum Dance Arts will be open Monday through Thursday afternoons and evenings to start. Classes range from 30-minute sessions to an hour. Styles of dance will include, but aren’t limited to Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics/Tumbling, Theatre, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Ballet, in addition to Creative Movement & Tiny Tot classes for ages 3-5 year old.

“I’ve been wanting to open a dance studio at Tioga Town Center for the longest time, and heard a similar sentiment from many of my friends, and clients,” said Momentum Dance Owner, Jamie Perez. She added “The close proximity to so many families, and the vibrant sense of energy in this active community makes Tioga the best choice for our next location.” Momentum Dance Arts will be offering all-inclusive pricing programs, free trials, sibling discounts, and are already accepting registrations online, via phone, or in person at their existing Alachua location. They plan to open their new Tioga Dance Studio February 1, 2022, and welcome all to come out and give their child the gift of dance. They’ll also be hosting an Open House on Jan 25 & 27! Registration is now open for ages 2-18 – All Styles of Dance: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Hip Hop, Tumbling, and more!

Reserve your spot online: https://dancestudio-pro.com/online/momentumdancearts 

For more information, or to register for classes, www.MomentumDanceArts.com

Avison Young represented the landlord in this transaction. For more information on commercial availability, or to lease office or retail space, visit www.avisonyoung.us/properties, or call (352) 505-7588. For more information on residential leasing and The Flats at Tioga Town Center, visit www.FlatsTioga.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on Tioga Town Center, visit www.TiogaTownCenter.com, or call (352) 331-4000.

 

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartment homes at The Flats at Tioga. As a mixed-use development in Gainesville’s most consistently growing area, Tioga Town Center takes pride in creating a true ‘LIVE SHOP DINE PLAY’ atmosphere, experience, and way of life. Tioga Town Center fully embraces the invigorating mix of living, shopping, working and dining with numerous retail stores and restaurants, Class A office space, health & fitness center, early childhood education, healthcare and professional services, and luxury residential apartments, all within a walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. All this and more combine to make Tioga Town Center the modern, award-winning center it is.

 

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For further information/comment/photos:

  • Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: 239.462.8640
  • Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

 www.tiogatowncenter.com

 Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and  184 luxury apartments.

 Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter/

Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter

Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter

  

About Tioga Town Center Owners, Hankin Group:

Pennsylvania based real estate developer, Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support.

Tioga Town Center Welcomes Roots Salon

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Roots, a locally-owned hair salon, to join dynamic tenant mix at Award-Winning Tioga Town Center.

Gainesville, Fla. — Locally-owned Roots Salon is set to join Tioga Town Center, offering a variety of hair services and products in a modern, natural atmosphere. Their new 1,014 square foot space will be located at 13085 SW 1st Lane, Suite 60, Newberry, FL 32669 and is on track to open late 2021 – early 2022.

Founded on a deep-rooted history in the industry, owner Jacqueline Thomas was inspired to create a space where people could come truly enjoy and relax during their hair services. With over 25 years’ experience in the industry spanning from Montreal, to New York, and from San Francisco to Gainesville, paired with a Creative Arts Degree from Dawson College, Jacqueline has established a solid foundation based on vast experience. She focuses on relationship-building and consistency, which is exemplified by her broad client base, some of which have been with her for more than 20 years.

“We are very excited to announce that Roots Salon will be joining our Town Center,” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Hankin Group. “We know this addition to Tioga will continue to enhance the variety of services we’re able to provide to our community.” Roots Salon will be the seventh business announced to join Tioga Town Center since the beginning of 2020, following Rock N’ Roll Sushi, Local Provisions, Resouluna, Patticakes, Complete Home Boutique, and Enso a Healthier Nail Boutique, in conjunction with the completion of 144 new modern luxury apartment homes at The Flats at Tioga.

Roots Salon will offer a variety of hair services and treatments, including but not limited to; Color, Cut, Foil, Keratin, Extensions, including Halo® Hair Extensions, Blow-Outs, Styling, Special Event & Occasion Styling Services, and more. They also plan to provide a variety of hair products for sale, including Halo® and HALOCOUTURE® products.

Roots Salon plans to create a relaxing, contemporary, natural space, with a focus on organic materials like the very “root” and raw-wood materials that also serve as the inspiration for the Roots Salon name. Jacqueline, herself, plans to offer services and will have up to 6 stations for other local stylists to rent. Each station will be built-out with privacy and ambiance in mind.

“I loved the feeling and aesthetic of Tioga Town Center, and I noticed a need for this use in this region,” said Roots Salon Owner, Jacqueline Thomas. She added “I’m excited to continue elevating the level of service to my clients, and I can’t wait to welcome everyone to Roots at Tioga.” The salon plans to initially be open from Tuesday-Saturday. Roots will also be by appointment only, but evening appointments will be available, in addition to online booking options.

Avison Young represented the tenant and the landlord in this transaction. For more information on commercial availability, or to lease office or retail space, visit www.avisonyoung.us/properties, or call (352) 505-7588. For more information on residential leasing and The Flats at Tioga Town Center, visit www.FlatsTioga.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on Tioga Town Center, visit www.TiogaTownCenter.com, or call (352) 331-4000.

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartment homes at The Flats at Tioga. As a mixed-use development in Gainesville’s most consistently growing area, Tioga Town Center takes pride in creating a true ‘LIVE SHOP DINE PLAY’ atmosphere, experience, and way of life. Tioga Town Center fully embraces the invigorating mix of living, shopping, working and dining with numerous retail stores and restaurants, Class A office space, health & fitness center, early childhood education, healthcare and professional services, and luxury residential apartments, all within a walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. All this and more combine to make Tioga Town Center the modern, award-winning center it is.

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For further information/comment/photos:

• Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: 239.462.8640
• Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

www.tiogatowncenter.com

Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and over 180 luxury apartments.

Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter/ 
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter

About Tioga Town Center Owners, Hankin Group:
Pennsylvania based real estate developer, Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support.

Tioga Town Center Earns Accreditations and Expands Offerings

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Tioga Town Center and The Flats at Tioga Town Center earn awards and honors and expand commercial, residential, and community offerings, including a brand new Playground.

Gainesville, Fla. — Tioga Town Center, The Flats at Tioga Town Center, and ownership, Hankin Group and Hankin Apartments, won multiple awards during 2020, and now offer 11,827 square feet of new commercial space, 144 brand new modern luxury apartment homes, in addition to a new state of the art Playground and other Town Center improvements.

Over the course of 2020, Tioga Town Center, The Flats at Tioga Town Center, and ownership, Hankin Group and Hankin Apartments, were honored to be recognized by multiple organizations. The Flats at Tioga was ranked the #5 ‘Top Communities Nationwide’ by the EpIQ Index, in conjunction with SatisFacts and ApartmentRatings. The Flats received an A+ & 97.37% approval rating through SatisFacts Surveys consisting of surveys from residents and prospects. The Flats was also named the ‘Conventional Property of the Year’ at the 2020 ‘A.C.E. Awards’ celebrating Apartment Community Excellence by the North Central Florida Apartment Association (NCFAA). The Flats was voted ‘Favorite Local Apartment Complex’ by the 2020 ‘Our Town Fave!’ Awards, hosted by Tower Publications. Additionally, The Flats was also named as a finalist for the Gainesville Sun’s 2020 ‘Best of the Best’ Awards for Best Apartment Community.

Hankin Group was recognized as the #1 ‘Management Company With 10-24 Communities’ in the Nation by the epIQ Index. They were also named ‘2020 Top Places to Work’ by The Philadelphia Inquirer. Tioga Town Center was recognized as the ‘Face of Live, Work, Play’ by Our Town Magazine. Regional Asset Manager, Cheryl Carroll, was recognized internally for her ‘Outstanding Customer Service,’ and Leasing Professional, Elizabeth Prieto, also won ‘Leasing Professional of the Year’ at the 2020 ‘A.C.E. Awards’ by NCFAA.

These accreditations come on the heels of the completion of recent renovations and expansions at Tioga Town Center and The Flats. Tioga Town Center recently completed construction on Phase II of the 23-acre award-winning Town Center. This includes Buildings 6 and 7, for a combined total of 212,000 gross square feet, comprised of 144 luxury apartment homes ranging from 1-2 Bedrooms, with 2 Bedroom + Den floorplan options. Building 7 now offers 11,827 square feet of new ground floor commercial space, featuring build-to-suit opportunities ranging from 1,608 – 3,535 square feet, suitable for office or retail users.

Within Building 7 is the brand new 4,000 square foot Clubhouse for The Flats at Tioga Town Center. The addition of the Clubhouse recently expanded amenities at The Flats, which now offers a resort-style pool, resident lounge with an indoor-outdoor demonstration kitchen, a relaxing water feature-like fireplace, outdoor fire pit and grilling areas, a complimentary coffee bar, pet spa, media room with high-definition surround sound, game lounge, new package receiving program with lockers, private elevators, in addition to multiple modern amenities within the new apartment units themselves.

Tioga Town Center also recently completed construction on their brand new Playground. The Playground is equipped with slides, traditional swings, a shell swing, jungle gyms, a musical cottage, springers, and is fenced for everyone’s safety. All outfitted by Kompan, a global playground company, designs are influenced by a European approach to play. The new equipment promotes social, emotional, cognitive, and creative development opportunities for children, to tweens. Inclusive layouts allow children of all abilities to explore self-directed play. The Tioga Town Center Playground is free and open to the public as of January 22, 2021.  The playground will be open 7 days a week from dawn to dusk, and is located on the southern border of the property. Tioga Town Center asks that all visitors adhere to CDC warnings, and wear face masks, while keeping 6’ away from other visitors.

 

Additional renovations at Tioga Town Center include brand new parking areas, new and upgraded audio and visual systems at the stage area, façade and landscaping improvements at The Square, a live green wall, electric car charging stations, new wayfinding signage, and more! Tioga Town Center also announced 6 new businesses in 2020, which include Enso a Healthier Nail Boutique, Complete Home Boutique, Patticakes, Resouluna, Local Provisions, and Rock N’ Roll Sushi. Tioga Town Center has also recently been in negotiation with several new businesses, soon to be announced as the newest concepts to join the bustling Town Center.

“We’re so excited to expand our offerings at Tioga Town Center and The Flats at Tioga Town Center,” said Michael Hankin, COO of Hankin Group. “We’re thrilled to continue fulfilling the needs of our community by providing opportunities to welcome more new local businesses, and by offering additional amenities like the playground, where friends and families can come to relax, enjoy, and make memories,” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Tioga Town Center and The Flats.  An official ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of Phase II is scheduled at Tioga Town Center for Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 5:00 pm, hosted by the Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.

Come be a part of all the excitement! ‘Live, Shop, Dine, Play’ at the center of it all, at Tioga Town Center, and The Flats at Tioga Town Center. Offering exceptional amenities at an exceptional value.

Tioga Town Center is working with Avison Young to lease the commercial portion of the project. For more information on commercial availability or to lease office or retail space, visit www.avisonyoung.us/properties, or call (352) 505-7588. For more information on residential leasing and The Flats at Tioga Town Center, visit www.FlatsTioga.com, or call (352) 331-4000. For more information on Tioga Town Center, visit www.TiogaTownCenter.com, or call (352) 331-4000.

 

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About Tioga Town Center:

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About Hankin Group:

Pennsylvania based real estate developer, owner and manager Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support. hankingroup.com

New Restaurant, Rock N’ Roll Sushi, to Open at Tioga Town Center

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Tioga Town Center welcomes Rock N’ Roll Sushi, the original American-style sushi restaurant founded on great food and Rock N’ Roll music.

Gainesville, Fla. — Tioga Town Center is excited to welcome Rock N’ Roll Sushi as the newest restaurant to the Award-Winning Town Center. Their new 1,950 square foot space is located at 13005 SW 1st Road, Suite 137, Newberry, FL 32669 “boasting concepts and flavors that are big, bold, and loud,” offering the best in both American-style sushi and Rock N’ Roll.

Rock N’ Roll Sushi was founded in Mobile, Alabama in 2010 where husband and wife team, Lance and Gerri Mach Hallmark, followed their dream and leveraged their vast experience in the food and beverage industry to open their first location. Since then, they have expanded to over 44 locations in 8 different states. The Tioga Town Center restaurant will be the first location in the North Central Florida region.

With a goal of bringing people together, Rock N’ Roll Sushi aims to please everyone, from first-timers to long-time sushi fans. The restaurant will blend American Rock N’ Roll décor, paired with an expansive menu. Authentic classic rock music videos will be featured on-screen, and all items on their menu are made fresh, always.

Eager to continue their expansion into North Central Florida, Rock N’ Roll Sushi Owners & Franchisees, Jim Dykes and Graham Bishop chose Tioga Town Center as the perfect fit for their first location in the region. “We hope to offer an approachable and enjoyable sushi experience” said CEO, Chris Kramolis, he added, “we love creating an atmosphere for people to relax and lessen the intimidation-factor for Sushi; we are Sushi Americanized!”

Their menu aims to please all palates and features stellar items, like their wontons, which are made from scratch, in-house. Other menu items include Ahi Tuna Salad and Headbanger Shrimp Appetizers, Classic Sushi Rolls, Specialty “Headliner” Sushi Rolls, Nigiri & Sashimi, Hibachi, Desserts, a Kid’s Menu, and much more. “We are thrilled to welcome Rock N’ Roll Sushi to the Town Center” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Tioga Town Center and The Flats on behalf of Hankin Group. “Their experience-driven concept and vibrant energy will be a great addition to our community.”

Rock N’ Roll Sushi will be open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, and will also offer beer, wine, and sake. The new Tioga Town Center restaurant is expected to be open by the first quarter of 2021.

Tioga Town Center currently features over 30 businesses, as well as The Flats at Tioga, which offer 184 luxury apartment homes. Phase II of Tioga Town Center is now available for leasing. This new development will add two new four-story apartment buildings with an additional 11,827 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, additional parking, electric car charging stations, a resort style pool, expansive resident clubhouse, and state of the art playground.

 

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For further information/comment/photos:

  • Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: 239.462.8640, virginia@impact-hive.com
  • Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

About Tioga Town Center:
Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and 184 luxury apartments. www.tiogatowncenter.com

Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter

About Hankin Group:

Pennsylvania based real estate developer, owner and manager Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support.

New Restaurant, Local Provisions, to Open at Tioga Town Center

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Tioga Town Center welcomes Local Provisions, a locally owned neighborhood bar and grill focused on community, quality, and experience.

Gainesville, Fla. — Local Provisions recently announced plans to open at Tioga Town Center. Their new 4,100 square foot space is located at 13005 SW 1st Road, Suite 129, Newberry, FL 32669 and will offer a family friendly atmosphere with high-quality food and beverage at affordable prices.

The Local Provisions concept was created by the owners of The Swamp Restaurant, and aims to create a space where memories can be made. Their experience-driven restaurant will feature a seasonal menu, sourcing local items when possible. The menu was the result of collaboration efforts between The Swamp Restaurant Owners and Kres Chophouse Chef, Mary Fonseca. The menu will feature a variety of high-quality food items aimed to please all palates. There will also be gluten-free options and vegan options, in addition to a craft cocktail list, an extensive upscale wine list, as well as an extremely tempting dessert menu featuring wildly creative treats. Lunch and Dinner will be served daily, in addition to a weekend brunch. A number of grab-and-go items will be offered including to-go family meal options.

With a goal to create memorable experiences for all their guests, Local Provisions hopes to be the go-to place for game days, girl’s nights, events, special occasions, and celebrations. The restaurant plans to seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor dining spaces, and is currently in the process of expanding their outdoor area. Local Provisions will offer a causal atmosphere to enjoy time with family, friends, and colleagues for all sorts of occasions and hopes to bring the Gator spirit to Tioga. Televisions will be visible from all dining tables. Outdoor Fans, misters, and heaters will be in place on the patio to make each season more comfortable. There will also be a semi-private event space with audio & visual capabilities, suitable for all types of gatherings, from social to professional.

Wanting to join the dynamic rapid growth happening in the area, Local Provisions Owners quickly identified Tioga Town Center as the perfect location for their newest concept. “We want memories of your favorite birthday to be created here” said co-owner and co-founder Ryan Prodesky, he added, “we hope to be an oasis for a refreshing bite and beverage, like a country club without the fees. We can’t wait to serve all the nearby families and residents.”

“We are excited to announce the addition of Local Provisions to the Town Center” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Tioga Town Center and The Flats on behalf of Hankin Group. “Their family friendly concept will fit in perfectly at the Town Center, allowing friends and families to gather in their newly expanded indoor/outdoor patio dining option, which will be essential more so now than ever before.”
Local Provisions will be focused on quality food and beverage, and quality experience. They also hope to focus on giving back to the community. They plan to host multiple gala-style events in the near future to raise funds and awareness for local nonprofit organizations. The new Tioga Town Center restaurant is expected to be open before the end of the year.

Tioga Town Center currently features over 30 businesses, as well as The Flats at Tioga, which offer 40 luxury apartments, with 144 new apartments currently under construction. Phase II of Tioga Town Center is now available for leasing. This new development will add two new four-story apartment buildings with an additional 11,827 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, additional parking, electric car charging stations, a resort style pool, expansive resident clubhouse, and state of the art playground.

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For further information/comment/photos:

• Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: 239.462.8640, virginia@impact-hive.com, www.impact-hive.com

• Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000

• Ryan Prodesky, Local Provisions Owner, RyanProdesky@gmail.com

About Tioga Town Center:
Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and over 180 luxury apartments. www.tiogatowncenter.com

Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter

About Hankin Group:

Pennsylvania based real estate developer, owner and manager Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support.

Tioga Town Center Welcomes Resouluna, Third Local Business to Open at Tioga This Year

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Resoulouna, a medical spa offering advanced nonsurgical aesthetic procedures, opens at Tioga.

Gainesville, Fla. — Resouluna Specialties in Aesthetics and Anu Skin Lab is now open at Tioga Town Center, offering a variety of nonsurgical non-invasive aesthetic procedures and products in a spa-like atmosphere. Their new 1,038 square foot space is located at 140 SW 128th Street, Suite F, Newberry, FL 32669 and is now open by appointment only for select services including, but not limited to; Chemical Peels, Hydrafacials, CoolSculpting, Botox & Jeuveau, Custom Facials, Dermaplanning, IPL, Ultherapy, Dermal Fillern, Skin Pen, Infared Sauna, and more led by Medial Director Dr. John S. Poser.

Aiming to inspire clients to “Empower a New You” Resouluna offers a relaxing calming ambiance not typically found in the medical procedures industry. Julia Floyd, CRNA, ARNP, is committed to providing each and every client exceptional service, efficacy and safety in a comfortable, spa-like atmosphere. Their licensed treatment providers all maintain strict safety standards and use the most advanced technology to help their clients look and feel their best.

“We are so excited to welcome Resouluna to the Town Center,” said Cheryl Carroll, Regional Asset Manager for Hankin Group. “We have been anticipating their opening and we truly feel their services will be a great addition to our community.” Resouluna is the third local business to open their doors at Tioga Town Center in 2020, following Enso a Healthier Nail Boutique, and Complete Home Boutique. Two additional new local businesses are set to open their doors at Tioga this Fall, Patticakes and Local Provisions, in conjunction with the completion of 144 new modern luxury apartment homes.

Dr. John Poser is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgery, the International Society of Plastic Surgery, the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Poser belongs to the Alachua County Medical Society and is the past President Tri County Health Alliance. Dr. Poser graduated and was trained in plastic surgery at Boston University in Boston. He has been practicing plastic surgery in Gainesville, since 1984. Dr. Poser has offices located in the Tioga Town Center and The Villages.

Julia Floyd has been providing aesthetics and anesthesia since 2009. As a 2002 nursing graduate and UF alumni, Julia has been providing nursing care for almost 20 years. In 2009, she graduated from University of South Florida with her ARNP and Master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia. Currently, Julia not only thrives in the aesthetics industry but she also provides anesthesia services for local surgeons. As a fully licensed and certified nurse practitioner and nurse anesthesiologist, Julia is able to expertly analyze problem areas, make educated suggestions, and perform precise procedures for her clients, making them feel confident and beautiful.

Safety is a top priority at Resouluna. Appointments will be scheduled in a way that is very private for each patient to practice social distancing. They will be taking patient temperatures upon entrance, and they will also require patients come in wearing a face mask, unless it is necessary to remove them for a procedure. All staff will be wearing face masks, gloves as needed, and hand sanitizer will be available as well. They will also disinfect their facility before and after each patient, as always. To ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction, all consults are currently being offered for free ($75.00 value).

Tioga Town Center currently features over 30 businesses, as well as The Flats at Tioga, which offer 40 luxury apartments, with 144 new apartments currently under construction. Phase II of Tioga Town Center is now available for leasing. This new development will add two new four-story apartment buildings with an additional 11,827 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, additional parking, a pool, expansive resident clubhouse, and state of the art playground.

For further information/comment/photos:

Virginia MacKoul, Owner, Impact Hive: virginia@impact-hive.com
Cheryl A. Carroll, Regional Asset Manager, Hankin Group: 352.331.4000
www.tiogatowncenter.com Tioga Town Center is an award-winning 23-acre mixed-use lifestyle center featuring over 30 businesses, and over 180 luxury apartments.

Follow Tioga Town Center on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiogaTownCenter/
Follow Tioga Town Center on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiogatowncenter
Follow Tioga Town Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TiogaTownCenter

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About Hankin Group:
Pennsylvania based real estate developer, Hankin Group, purchased Tioga Town Center in 2017, as it represents a cutting-edge example of mixed-use development at its finest, both in Gainesville and on a national scale. Tioga seamlessly incorporates retail, office, luxury apartments, and green spaces within a single development. Recognized with numerous awards for quality, design and innovation, Hankin Group has served home buyers and the building community for more than 60 years. Today, the company remains dedicated to its founding ideals of building and operating to superior standards and providing the ultimate experience in service and support.