Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Selects Firm for Real Estate Advisory Services

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) selected Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, Inc. as its real estate advisory firm for the Request of Qualifications (RFQs) issued in November of 2022. Three firms were shortlisted and Ernst & Young outscored HR&A Advisors, Inc. and Lambert Advisory, LLC.

Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, Inc. will assist THEA in the evaluation of transportation development and approaches for the optimal utilization of certain THEA-owned real estate properties throughout downtown Tampa.

“We are excited to begin work with Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, Inc. We think the firm’s vast experience will help us uncover the best uses for THEA properties,” said THEA Executive Director and CEO, Greg Slater.

THEA selected Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors, Inc. to assist the agency in evaluating the various uses that will be proposed for the agency-owned property assets. Services potentially sought by the agency include strategic project planning, financial analyses, market feasibility studies, financial plans or models, expertise with public and private funding and financial partners and instruments, and additional related services.


“These parcels are an integral part of the Tampa’s urban core and will provide a vital link between Water Street, GasWorx and Ybor City. As such, we want to ensure alignment with Tampa’s growth to best partner with the City of Tampa and our neighbors,” added THEA’s Board Chair, Vince Cassidy.

More information can be found on: https://www.tampa-xway.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/E-1522-Real-Estate-Advisory-Services-RFP.pdf