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Jeff Vinik's Toughest Task is Now Attracting Corporations to Tampa

TAMPA — Jeff Vinik unveiled his plan to inject $1 billion of new development into downtown this week. Now the Tampa Bay Lightning owner is the talk of the town. Sharing that vision with eager audiences, though, was the easy part. The hard part will be finding a Fortune 500 corporation to move its headquarters to Tampa and plant its flag in the middle of Vinik's new development.  Learn more

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Bloomberg Businessweek named Tampa one of America's 50 Best Cities for 2012. 

Tampa ranked #8 on the list of America's Best Cities for Millennials according to, scoring points for strong salaries & low commute times. 

The Florida High Tech Corridor is the #4 Tech Job Hot Spot in the U.S. according to a recent Bright Labs report.


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