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Synapse Innovation Summit to shine spotlight on Florida entrepreneurial ecosystem

    The EDC is proud to sponsor the Synapse Innovation Summit, taking place on March 28-29 at the Amalie Arena. The event will bring together hundreds of entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and business leaders for two full days of learning about the latest technologies and how they will affect our lives.   Innovation hubs will focus on key technology sectors such as blockchain, wearables, robotics, machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality, artificial intelligence and more. An impressive lineup … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Cousins Properties

    Founded in 1958, Cousins Properties Incorporated has developed over 32 million square feet of office, retail, and medical space. Cousins’ commitment to excellence is reflected in its dedicated professionals, who have been recognized on numerous occasions for their outstanding customer service.     Kyle Burd, who joined Cousins in 2016 to lead the Tampa regional team, has more than 30 years of real estate experience. His responsibilities include the oversight of all day-to-day operations for the region including … Continued

Tampa’s lower than average cost of living makes relocations even more attractive

    The Tampa area continues to be one of the most affordable major metros in the United States, with a 2017 average annual cost of living index (COLI) of 94.8. At more than five points below the national average, the Tampa market offers relocating and expanding businesses yet another great selling point for recruiting new talent.   So what factor helps keep the Tampa cost of living so reasonable? Housing. The Tampa MSA’s housing index is 77 – a … Continued

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Synapse Innovation Summit to shine spotlight on Florida entrepreneurial ecosystem

    The EDC is proud to sponsor the Synapse Innovation Summit, taking place on March 28-29 at the Amalie Arena. The event will bring together hundreds of entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and business leaders for two full days of learning about the latest technologies and how they will affect our lives.   Innovation hubs will focus on key technology sectors such as blockchain, wearables, robotics, machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality, artificial intelligence and more. An impressive lineup … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Cousins Properties

    Founded in 1958, Cousins Properties Incorporated has developed over 32 million square feet of office, retail, and medical space. Cousins’ commitment to excellence is reflected in its dedicated professionals, who have been recognized on numerous occasions for their outstanding customer service.     Kyle Burd, who joined Cousins in 2016 to lead the Tampa regional team, has more than 30 years of real estate experience. His responsibilities include the oversight of all day-to-day operations for the region including … Continued

Tampa’s lower than average cost of living makes relocations even more attractive

    The Tampa area continues to be one of the most affordable major metros in the United States, with a 2017 average annual cost of living index (COLI) of 94.8. At more than five points below the national average, the Tampa market offers relocating and expanding businesses yet another great selling point for recruiting new talent.   So what factor helps keep the Tampa cost of living so reasonable? Housing. The Tampa MSA’s housing index is 77 – a … Continued