The Super Bowl is not only one of the world’s premier sporting events: It also provides a prime opportunity for the host city — or in this case, the host region ― to showcase its charms.
Since the big game was last played here in 2009, the Tampa Bay area has gained a wealth of new restaurants, luxury hotels and cultural amenities. It has world-class beaches, a generally fine climate and three championship sports teams.
What’s not to like?
Well-heeled visitors smitten with the area and considering a move can find a wide range of luxury housing options. And prices, while steadily rising, remain lower than those in California, South Florida and many other top markets.
Here are the 10 most expensive homes currently for sale, with the listing agents in parentheses.
No. 1 — 58 Bahama Circle, Tampa