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Rise Up: EDC’s Annual Meeting tickets now available

    Tickets for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s 2017 Annual Meeting are on sale now. The event, which will be held October 17 at Amalie Arena from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., attracts hundreds of business and community leaders from around the Tampa Bay area to celebrate recent economic development successes.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket, and several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well.   The party kicks off. with a cocktail … Continued

Investor Spotlight: CBRE

    CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2016 revenues of $13.1 billion and more than 75,000 employees, excluding affiliate offices. CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking most recently at 214. It has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 16 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in real estate for five years in a row. … Continued

Hillsborough County on track for another record year of job creation, capital investment

    by Craig J. Richard, CEcD, FM   Now that Florida’s tumultuous 2017 legislative session has concluded, it’s important to remind expanding local businesses and those considering moving to Tampa that our state’s economic development toolkit – which includes performance-based financial incentives – has been preserved.   Florida – and Hillsborough County especially – remains open for business.   I raise this issue because there is a perception that we’ve lost the business recruiting and expansion momentum we’ve worked … Continued

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Rise Up: EDC’s Annual Meeting tickets now available

    Tickets for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s 2017 Annual Meeting are on sale now. The event, which will be held October 17 at Amalie Arena from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., attracts hundreds of business and community leaders from around the Tampa Bay area to celebrate recent economic development successes.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket, and several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well.   The party kicks off. with a cocktail … Continued

Investor Spotlight: CBRE

    CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2016 revenues of $13.1 billion and more than 75,000 employees, excluding affiliate offices. CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking most recently at 214. It has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 16 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in real estate for five years in a row. … Continued

Hillsborough County on track for another record year of job creation, capital investment

    by Craig J. Richard, CEcD, FM   Now that Florida’s tumultuous 2017 legislative session has concluded, it’s important to remind expanding local businesses and those considering moving to Tampa that our state’s economic development toolkit – which includes performance-based financial incentives – has been preserved.   Florida – and Hillsborough County especially – remains open for business.   I raise this issue because there is a perception that we’ve lost the business recruiting and expansion momentum we’ve worked … Continued