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53 Hillsborough County companies make Inc. 5000 list

    Fifty three companies from Hillsborough County made the Inc. 5000 list in 2017. This list is a collection of the fastest-growing private firms in America. Together, they have created more than 619,000 jobs over the past three years.   Two EDC Investors made the list this year: IT Authorities (#1853) and College Hunks Hauling Junk (#2176). IT Authorities has made the list five times, initially appearing in 2010, while College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving has made the … Continued

Cost of living down, employment numbers up in Tampa Bay

    Two new reports released in August showed the Tampa MSA’s continued economic rise: employment numbers continue to grow, and the cost of living remains below the national average.   Last week, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Tampa area added 39,700 new private sector jobs in the past year – the highest number of jobs among all metros in Florida. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.1%, 0.8 percent lower than this time last year.   Professional and Business … Continued

USAA, Think Anew choose Hillsborough County for expansions

    In one of the biggest expansions this year, financial services giant USAA announced they would create 1,000 new jobs and build a new facility at their campus at Crosstown Center.   USAA will add nearly a quarter-million square feet of space at the facility, increasing employee capacity to nearly 4,500. This is USAA’s second expansion in Hillsborough County in four years.   “Tampa has been a great market for us, and we are thrilled to be expanding our … Continued

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53 Hillsborough County companies make Inc. 5000 list

    Fifty three companies from Hillsborough County made the Inc. 5000 list in 2017. This list is a collection of the fastest-growing private firms in America. Together, they have created more than 619,000 jobs over the past three years.   Two EDC Investors made the list this year: IT Authorities (#1853) and College Hunks Hauling Junk (#2176). IT Authorities has made the list five times, initially appearing in 2010, while College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving has made the … Continued

Cost of living down, employment numbers up in Tampa Bay

    Two new reports released in August showed the Tampa MSA’s continued economic rise: employment numbers continue to grow, and the cost of living remains below the national average.   Last week, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Tampa area added 39,700 new private sector jobs in the past year – the highest number of jobs among all metros in Florida. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.1%, 0.8 percent lower than this time last year.   Professional and Business … Continued

USAA, Think Anew choose Hillsborough County for expansions

    In one of the biggest expansions this year, financial services giant USAA announced they would create 1,000 new jobs and build a new facility at their campus at Crosstown Center.   USAA will add nearly a quarter-million square feet of space at the facility, increasing employee capacity to nearly 4,500. This is USAA’s second expansion in Hillsborough County in four years.   “Tampa has been a great market for us, and we are thrilled to be expanding our … Continued