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Investor Spotlight: Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas

    Rob Bennett, president and CEO of TECO Energy, is a recent transplant from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Gordon Gillette, president and CEO of Tampa Electric and president of Florida Operations, is a lifelong resident of the Tampa area, TECO leader for more than 30 years, and former chair of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation.   With TECO a part of the Emera family since July 2016, there are many similarities between the companies and some fundamental components that … Continued

North American Roofing Services, Inc. Relocates National Headquarters to Tampa

    On August 31, North American Roofing Services announced that it was relocating its corporate headquarters from Asheville, N.C. to Tampa. The national commercial and industrial roofing company will create up to 180 new-to-Florida jobs, which will include roles such as executive management, accounting, finance, HR, legal, and IT. The jobs will pay an annual average wage of $61,316.   Tampa’s talent pool both in volume and skill set is what attracted us most. We are the largest in … Continued

Tampa International Airport adds nonstop service to San Francisco, Reykjavik

    To the great joy of Tampa Bay’s extensive technology community, Tampa International Airport (TPA) announced in July that it landed nonstop service to San Francisco. The daily nonstop flights on United will commence on February 16, 2017. The route is expected to give a considerable boost to Tampa Bay tourism and economic development as well, with officials exploring new opportunities for marketing the region to West Coast businesses and leisure travelers.   “We saw significant growth of traffic in … Continued

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Investor Spotlight: Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas

    Rob Bennett, president and CEO of TECO Energy, is a recent transplant from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Gordon Gillette, president and CEO of Tampa Electric and president of Florida Operations, is a lifelong resident of the Tampa area, TECO leader for more than 30 years, and former chair of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation.   With TECO a part of the Emera family since July 2016, there are many similarities between the companies and some fundamental components that … Continued

North American Roofing Services, Inc. Relocates National Headquarters to Tampa

    On August 31, North American Roofing Services announced that it was relocating its corporate headquarters from Asheville, N.C. to Tampa. The national commercial and industrial roofing company will create up to 180 new-to-Florida jobs, which will include roles such as executive management, accounting, finance, HR, legal, and IT. The jobs will pay an annual average wage of $61,316.   Tampa’s talent pool both in volume and skill set is what attracted us most. We are the largest in … Continued

Tampa International Airport adds nonstop service to San Francisco, Reykjavik

    To the great joy of Tampa Bay’s extensive technology community, Tampa International Airport (TPA) announced in July that it landed nonstop service to San Francisco. The daily nonstop flights on United will commence on February 16, 2017. The route is expected to give a considerable boost to Tampa Bay tourism and economic development as well, with officials exploring new opportunities for marketing the region to West Coast businesses and leisure travelers.   “We saw significant growth of traffic in … Continued