The 519-room JW Marriott hotel that will open in 2020 will mark the luxury brand's debut in the Tampa Bay region. The 519-room JW Marriott hotel that will open in 2020 will mark the luxury brand’s debut in the Tampa Bay region.

TAMPA, FL—Strategic Property Partners, LLC has achieved what one official termed a “momentous milestone”—the beginning of construction on the first building of its $3-billion Water Street Tampa development here.