Evolve & Co. Expands Team; Relocates Headquarters to Historic Kress Building 
St. Petersburg Creative Agency Puts Down Roots in Central Arts District
Tampa Bay, FLA (August 8, 2017): St. Petersburg-based Evolve & Co, a full-service advertising agency, has selected the historic Kress building to home their new headquarters. Previously located in the Station House, the boutique agency has experienced an insurgence of growth in the past twelve months, requiring the company to relocate its team. The historic Kress building, located in the heart of the Central Arts District attracted the company with it’s rich history and prime location.
“We hunted all over St. Petersburg for the perfect space. We looked at offices in the Edge District, Grand Central District, Warehouse District and others. It was when we were referred to the Rab Land Group and toured the Kress building, we knew the building would be the perfect place for our budding team to prosper” says Lisa Williams, President of Evolve & Co. “We love the energy of the district, how beautifully restored the building is, and the accessibility to St. Pete’s art and food scene.”
Evolve & Co., consisting of copywriters, web developers, graphic designers, videographers, photographers, and brand managers specializes in lifestyle-branding. Locally, the company is the agency of record for The State Theatre, Bay Harbor Hotel, Sea Dog Brewing, Co, and many other notable Tampa Bay and national organizations.
In the last year, Evolve & Co. has earned a reputation for their philanthropic contributions to the local community, donating thousands in resources to various Tampa Bay charities including Autism Speaks, Heels to Heel, The American Cancer Society, CASA, the Warehouse Arts District and more.
About The Kress Building
The S. H. Kress and Co. Building at 475 Central Avenue in St. PetersburgFloridaUnited States is a historic building. It was part of the S. H. Kress & Co.five and dime” department store chain. On October 1, 2001, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
About the Central Arts District
The Central Arts District is compiled of independent artists, studios and galleries nestled in a blend of urban construction and historic buildings that give this district its unique profile. Studio@620 Florida CraftArt , the Morean Arts Center Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop  and Art Lofts  are prominent members in this part of downtown. A thriving music scene gives the District its rhythm, with several venues featuring local and national talent seven nights a week.


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