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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

Investor Spotlight: Tampa Downtown Partnership

    The Tampa Downtown Partnership fosters Tampa’s vibrant and diverse multi-use downtown neighborhoods and plays a key role in creating a 24hour urban center where people can learn, live, work and play. As a membership organization, it is driven to serve the downtown business community and is empowered by what each member brings to the organization. The Tampa Downtown Partnership works to improve the collective downtown community, be an active conduit of information and resources, promote a shared vision … Continued

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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

Investor Spotlight: Tampa Downtown Partnership

    The Tampa Downtown Partnership fosters Tampa’s vibrant and diverse multi-use downtown neighborhoods and plays a key role in creating a 24hour urban center where people can learn, live, work and play. As a membership organization, it is driven to serve the downtown business community and is empowered by what each member brings to the organization. The Tampa Downtown Partnership works to improve the collective downtown community, be an active conduit of information and resources, promote a shared vision … Continued