Davis Islands

Island Style Living In The Heart Of Tampa Bay

A little Bit Of History… The Grand Opening of Dave Davis’s Islands happened Oct. 4 1924. Originally 3 islands as an archipelago, two islands comprise the present day configuration. Born from a resort concept. Amenities such as 3 hotels, 9 hole golf course, hospital, and the city’s #1 radio station helped Mr. Davis sell 300 prepared lots by the first day. An astounding success. The 1930’s inspired the development of the Peter O’Knight Airport. Peter, a prominent Tampa lawyer, was deeply involved with local businesses. A strong community presence attracted investors to the island, realizing the airports importance and role for small aircraft. Still today the airport is home …

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