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Here’s what’s driving growth — and 150 new jobs — at this Tampa IT firm

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal   ReliaQuest, a Tampa company that provides IT security for its clients, is adding at least 150 jobs in 2017.   The new jobs are in addition to the more than 100 jobs the firms added in 2016.   ReliaQuest is one of several companies firming up the technology sector in the Tampa Bay area. While entrepreneurs historically have been concerned there’s a lack of funding and talent here, ReliaQuest has … Continued

10 Things I Learned in Tampa

        Ron Starner | Site Selection Magazine   My parents moved our family from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Clearwater, Florida, in 1972 when I was an eight-year-old boy who worshiped Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez and Dave Concepcion of the Cincinnati Reds’ “Big Red Machine.”   Five years later, I was one of 60,000 screaming fans cheering on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their first home win ever, 17-7 over the then-St. Louis Cardinals in … Continued

Competing metros: Tampa Bay rebounds to best performance in decade in Milken Institute rankings

    Robert Triguax | Tampa Bay Times   Here’s a feel-good column to unwrap this holiday season that will reveal the Tampa Bay metro area is rebounding as one of the better performing, larger metro areas in the United States.   That’s great news after a decade of rough times in the bay area economy, hitting a low ranking among the nation’s top 200 metros at No. 169 in 2009. That’s when the recession cut deepest in Tampa Bay … Continued

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Here’s what’s driving growth — and 150 new jobs — at this Tampa IT firm

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal   ReliaQuest, a Tampa company that provides IT security for its clients, is adding at least 150 jobs in 2017.   The new jobs are in addition to the more than 100 jobs the firms added in 2016.   ReliaQuest is one of several companies firming up the technology sector in the Tampa Bay area. While entrepreneurs historically have been concerned there’s a lack of funding and talent here, ReliaQuest has … Continued

10 Things I Learned in Tampa

        Ron Starner | Site Selection Magazine   My parents moved our family from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Clearwater, Florida, in 1972 when I was an eight-year-old boy who worshiped Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez and Dave Concepcion of the Cincinnati Reds’ “Big Red Machine.”   Five years later, I was one of 60,000 screaming fans cheering on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their first home win ever, 17-7 over the then-St. Louis Cardinals in … Continued

Competing metros: Tampa Bay rebounds to best performance in decade in Milken Institute rankings

    Robert Triguax | Tampa Bay Times   Here’s a feel-good column to unwrap this holiday season that will reveal the Tampa Bay metro area is rebounding as one of the better performing, larger metro areas in the United States.   That’s great news after a decade of rough times in the bay area economy, hitting a low ranking among the nation’s top 200 metros at No. 169 in 2009. That’s when the recession cut deepest in Tampa Bay … Continued