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Home goods website Wayfair, in the midst of logistics transformation, opens Tampa distribution center

    Tampa Bay Business Journal | Ashley Gurbal Kritzer   Wayfair, an online retailer that specializes in home goods from sofas to wall art, is opening a Tampa distribution center as part of a major Florida expansion.   The new Tampa location is just over 45,000 square feet, according to Gov. Rick Scott’s office, which also announced Wayfair distribution centers in Orlando and Miami on Tuesday.   The Tampa warehouse is technically in Riverview, in Oak Creek Commerce Park, at … Continued

Global Tampa Bay Wins Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award at the IEDC Annual Conference in Toronto!

    WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 19, 2017) – The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, Pinellas County Economic Development and Pasco County Economic Development won a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for Tampa Bay Export Alliance / Global Tampa Bay, a project in the category of Regionalism and Cross – Border Collaboration of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).   The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 19, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which was held … Continued

Irma Relief Donation Drive at the Tampa Hillsborough EDC Offices, Now – 9/22

  In the past several days, more than 300 volunteers have prepared more than 50,000 meals to distribute to vulnerable and impacted families pre and post Irma – and this is just the beginning!   To keep the momentum going Tampa Strong, we are partnering with Feeding Tampa Bay as a collection site starting today and until Friday, 9/22.   You can drop off specific food items and supplies (unwanted/unused hurricane prep items, ready-to-eat foods, toiletries, cleaning supplies and more) … Continued

In The News

Home goods website Wayfair, in the midst of logistics transformation, opens Tampa distribution center

    Tampa Bay Business Journal | Ashley Gurbal Kritzer   Wayfair, an online retailer that specializes in home goods from sofas to wall art, is opening a Tampa distribution center as part of a major Florida expansion.   The new Tampa location is just over 45,000 square feet, according to Gov. Rick Scott’s office, which also announced Wayfair distribution centers in Orlando and Miami on Tuesday.   The Tampa warehouse is technically in Riverview, in Oak Creek Commerce Park, at … Continued

Global Tampa Bay Wins Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award at the IEDC Annual Conference in Toronto!

    WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 19, 2017) – The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, Pinellas County Economic Development and Pasco County Economic Development won a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for Tampa Bay Export Alliance / Global Tampa Bay, a project in the category of Regionalism and Cross – Border Collaboration of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).   The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 19, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which was held … Continued

Irma Relief Donation Drive at the Tampa Hillsborough EDC Offices, Now – 9/22

  In the past several days, more than 300 volunteers have prepared more than 50,000 meals to distribute to vulnerable and impacted families pre and post Irma – and this is just the beginning!   To keep the momentum going Tampa Strong, we are partnering with Feeding Tampa Bay as a collection site starting today and until Friday, 9/22.   You can drop off specific food items and supplies (unwanted/unused hurricane prep items, ready-to-eat foods, toiletries, cleaning supplies and more) … Continued