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The numbers are in, Hillsborough’s economy got a bump in June

    Tampa Bay Times    The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. released its economic indicator report on Wednesday for June, showing an overall increase in the area’s economy over last year.   Unemployment in Hillsborough County is down .07 percent to 4 percent from June 2016, putting the county’s unemployment below both the state and national average, which are 4.3 percent and 4.5 percent, respectively.   Hillsborough’s unemployment rate translates to about 29,000 unemployed residents out of a 730,000 … Continued

Tampa Bay, Orlando, Jacksonville rank in top five U.S. metros for job growth

    Tampa Bay Times   Led by Tampa Bay and Orlando, Central Florida’s major metro areas dominated the ranks of job growth in the past year by larger cities in the United States, according to data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Among cities with at least 1 million population, Tampa Bay’s over-the-year employment in June rose 3.6 percent, while smaller Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metro area registered a 4 percent gain — the biggest percentage bump among the … Continued

Health care IT firm chooses Tampa for new office because trained workers are here

    Tony Marrero | Tampa Bay Times   Gov. Rick Scott swung through Tampa on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of Think Anew’s first Florida location.   The company, based in Madison, Miss., specializes in providing information technology infrastructure and support to health care companies and just moved into a suite at an office park on Tech Boulevard, off Columbus Drive.   The company picked Tampa over locations in Florida and in other states mainly because of its stream … Continued

In The News

The numbers are in, Hillsborough’s economy got a bump in June

    Tampa Bay Times    The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. released its economic indicator report on Wednesday for June, showing an overall increase in the area’s economy over last year.   Unemployment in Hillsborough County is down .07 percent to 4 percent from June 2016, putting the county’s unemployment below both the state and national average, which are 4.3 percent and 4.5 percent, respectively.   Hillsborough’s unemployment rate translates to about 29,000 unemployed residents out of a 730,000 … Continued

Tampa Bay, Orlando, Jacksonville rank in top five U.S. metros for job growth

    Tampa Bay Times   Led by Tampa Bay and Orlando, Central Florida’s major metro areas dominated the ranks of job growth in the past year by larger cities in the United States, according to data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Among cities with at least 1 million population, Tampa Bay’s over-the-year employment in June rose 3.6 percent, while smaller Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metro area registered a 4 percent gain — the biggest percentage bump among the … Continued

Health care IT firm chooses Tampa for new office because trained workers are here

    Tony Marrero | Tampa Bay Times   Gov. Rick Scott swung through Tampa on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of Think Anew’s first Florida location.   The company, based in Madison, Miss., specializes in providing information technology infrastructure and support to health care companies and just moved into a suite at an office park on Tech Boulevard, off Columbus Drive.   The company picked Tampa over locations in Florida and in other states mainly because of its stream … Continued