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Tampa’s back on top for job creation – but there’s more work to do

    by Craig J. Richard, CEcD, FM   Last week’s jobs report delivered great news for our region: the Tampa area produced the highest number of private sector jobs in Florida over the past year. We led the state in job growth in professional and business services – producing more than 17,000 new jobs from July 2016 to July 2017 in this important sector.   For job seekers, our market offers a wealth of opportunity. We continue to rank … Continued

Rise Up: EDC’s Annual Meeting tickets now available

    Tickets for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s 2017 Annual Meeting are on sale now. The event, which will be held October 17 at Amalie Arena from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., attracts hundreds of business and community leaders from around the Tampa Bay area to celebrate recent economic development successes.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket, and several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well.   The party kicks off with a cocktail … Continued

Investor Spotlight: CBRE

    CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2016 revenues of $13.1 billion and more than 75,000 employees, excluding affiliate offices. CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking most recently at 214. It has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 16 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in real estate for five years in a row. … Continued

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Tampa’s back on top for job creation – but there’s more work to do

    by Craig J. Richard, CEcD, FM   Last week’s jobs report delivered great news for our region: the Tampa area produced the highest number of private sector jobs in Florida over the past year. We led the state in job growth in professional and business services – producing more than 17,000 new jobs from July 2016 to July 2017 in this important sector.   For job seekers, our market offers a wealth of opportunity. We continue to rank … Continued

Rise Up: EDC’s Annual Meeting tickets now available

    Tickets for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s 2017 Annual Meeting are on sale now. The event, which will be held October 17 at Amalie Arena from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., attracts hundreds of business and community leaders from around the Tampa Bay area to celebrate recent economic development successes.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket, and several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well.   The party kicks off with a cocktail … Continued

Investor Spotlight: CBRE

    CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2016 revenues of $13.1 billion and more than 75,000 employees, excluding affiliate offices. CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking most recently at 214. It has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 16 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in real estate for five years in a row. … Continued