Krista Maddox – Smith & Associates Realtor

The Ronto Group, one of Florida’s most experienced and sophisticated land and condominium developers, named Krista Maddox and Lisa O’Connor from Smith & Associates Real Estate of Tampa to represent “Altura Bayshore,” a dramatic new 22-story tower overlooking Tampa’s Bayshore Boulevard.

Maddox is a third-generation Tampa native with more than 15 years of experience in high-end residential real estate and has deep ties to the local community. Part owner of The Epicurean Hotel and Dunedin’s Fenway Hotel, Maddox arranged a record $6 million home sale on the Palma Ceia Golf Course in 2016 – the third-highest price for a Tampa home in that year.

Lisa O’Connor – Smith & Associates Realtor

O’Connor comes to Smith & Associates from the Atlanta region, where she led a successful real estate practice with firms such as Coldwell Banker Residential, Intown Expert Realty and The Condo Store. O’Connor brings more than 24 years of real estate experience and has operated more than a dozen sales galleries for new development projects. She has won a series of awards, including the prestigious “Million Dollar Club” and “International President’s Circle.” She holds real estate licenses in Georgia and Florida.

Both Realtors will work from the Altura sales gallery that will open soon for private broker appointments.

Altura residences will range from approximately $1 million to $2.9 million, with approximately 2,176 to 3,575 square feet of space and each one reached via a private elevator foyer. Unlike many towers, Altura Bayshore is transforming the traditional rooftop experience by devoting nearly its entire roof into an exciting social lounge, complete with cabanas, bar, grills and rooftop pool where residents can swim while taking in the view over Hillsborough Bay.

Residents will have access to a wide range of outdoor entertainment, including pickle ball courts, fenced dog park, bocce ball courts and putting green.

“Altura is a special tower in a special location, and the team of O’Connor and Maddox are the perfect representatives,” said Anthony Solomon, owner of The Ronto Group. “They are extraordinarily well-connected in Tampa Bay, and they have the experience and talent to work one-on-one with buyers to show them the active and exciting lifestyle here.”

Designed by Tampa architects Curts Gaines Hall Jones, the tower will rise at one of the most sought-after locations in South Tampa and will feature 73 residences, including six penthouses. Every residence will have full front-to-back floor plans that provide expansive views, enabling residents to watch sunrises over Hillsborough Bay to the east and sunsets over South Tampa to the west. The location at 2910 W. Barcelona St. places residents just steps from new restaurants, wine bars, cafes and luxury shopping.

Fast Facts

  • 22 stories
  • 2910 W. Barcelona St.
  • Developer: The Ronto Group
  • 73 residences, including six penthouses
  • Priced at $1 million to $2.9 million
  • Residences at 2,176 to 3,575 square feet