Publix Super Markets Inc. has acquired its new store in downtown Tampa’s Channel district from the developers who built it.
The Lakeland-based grocer paid $7.69 million for the 37,600-square-foot store, which fronts Meridian Avenue between Twiggs and Madison streets. It is part of the Channel Club, a development that also includes a 21-story apartment tower.
The developer is a joint venture between Tampa’s Mercury Advisors and Atlanta-based ECI Group.
The apartment tower opened to residents in…