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Tampa man may have the solution for Harvey flood victims

  ABC Action News   Thousands of people have been displaced by torrential rains and catastrophic flooding since Harvey slammed into Southeast Texas last Friday.   Many of those people might struggle to find a new, permanent place to live for many months or years.   A Tampa man thinks he has the solution for this sudden need for good, but affordable housing   It was an idea born after the last major storm to hit the Gulf states: Hurricane … Continued

Florida Manufacturing More Than Tourism

    Global Trade | Craig Guillot   As global trade and manufacturing continue to expand, US states that have port access, skilled talent and industrial space are poised to thrive. Home to one of the fastest-growing economies and some of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, Florida is experiencing a rise in manufacturing activity in many areas of the state. Florida’s growing manufacturing base is being fueled by thriving ports, high population growth rates, a strong education system and what many … Continued

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

In The News

Tampa man may have the solution for Harvey flood victims

  ABC Action News   Thousands of people have been displaced by torrential rains and catastrophic flooding since Harvey slammed into Southeast Texas last Friday.   Many of those people might struggle to find a new, permanent place to live for many months or years.   A Tampa man thinks he has the solution for this sudden need for good, but affordable housing   It was an idea born after the last major storm to hit the Gulf states: Hurricane … Continued

Florida Manufacturing More Than Tourism

    Global Trade | Craig Guillot   As global trade and manufacturing continue to expand, US states that have port access, skilled talent and industrial space are poised to thrive. Home to one of the fastest-growing economies and some of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, Florida is experiencing a rise in manufacturing activity in many areas of the state. Florida’s growing manufacturing base is being fueled by thriving ports, high population growth rates, a strong education system and what many … Continued

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