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Thriving startups expand in Tampa, adding nearly 1000 jobs

    Tampa’s reputation as an excellent market for startups and hypergrowth companies gained more traction last quarter, as locally founded, technology-centric companies announced major expansion plans.   On December 14, CareSync announced plans to expand to a new headquarters in Hillsborough County. A leading provider of software and services for care coordination, CareSync recently added 150 existing positions to its new offices offering 51,000 square feet of space at Hidden River Corporate Park and plans to hire up to … Continued

2017 Tampa MSA forecast: Lower cost of living, robust job creation signal continued growth

    Data recently reported by the Tampa Hillsborough EDC offers numbers going in the right direction for the Tampa metro area. The cost of living continues to be well below the national average, while vital industry sectors, such as Professional and Business Services and Education and Health Services, continue to add jobs.   As of the third quarter of 2016, the Tampa MSA’s Cost of Living Index (COLI) was nearly eight points below the national average to 92.2. While … Continued

Tampa Bay Export Alliance hosts another successful export mission in Dominican Republic

    The regional international cooperative effort, Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA), led an export sales mission with nearly 40 delegates in the beginning of December to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This mission was a first for Pasco Economic Development Council, which recently joined the Tampa Hillsborough EDC and Pinellas County Economic Development as part of TBEA.   The mission focused heavily on export opportunities, and 13 companies, ranging from pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers to educational service providers, participated in … Continued

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Thriving startups expand in Tampa, adding nearly 1000 jobs

    Tampa’s reputation as an excellent market for startups and hypergrowth companies gained more traction last quarter, as locally founded, technology-centric companies announced major expansion plans.   On December 14, CareSync announced plans to expand to a new headquarters in Hillsborough County. A leading provider of software and services for care coordination, CareSync recently added 150 existing positions to its new offices offering 51,000 square feet of space at Hidden River Corporate Park and plans to hire up to … Continued

2017 Tampa MSA forecast: Lower cost of living, robust job creation signal continued growth

    Data recently reported by the Tampa Hillsborough EDC offers numbers going in the right direction for the Tampa metro area. The cost of living continues to be well below the national average, while vital industry sectors, such as Professional and Business Services and Education and Health Services, continue to add jobs.   As of the third quarter of 2016, the Tampa MSA’s Cost of Living Index (COLI) was nearly eight points below the national average to 92.2. While … Continued

Tampa Bay Export Alliance hosts another successful export mission in Dominican Republic

    The regional international cooperative effort, Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA), led an export sales mission with nearly 40 delegates in the beginning of December to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This mission was a first for Pasco Economic Development Council, which recently joined the Tampa Hillsborough EDC and Pinellas County Economic Development as part of TBEA.   The mission focused heavily on export opportunities, and 13 companies, ranging from pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers to educational service providers, participated in … Continued