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Tampa tech labor pool growing at a fast pace, report shows

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal   The technology labor pool in the Tampa metro area is growing at a faster pace than nearly every other community in the United States.   The Tampa metro added 16,140 tech workers between 2011 and 2016, a 55.3 percent increase that brought the total tech workforce in the metro market to 45,340 people at the end of 2016, according to the CBRE Tech Talent Scorecard, an annual ranking for 50 … Continued

Medical device manufacturer plans US HQ expansion, 100 new jobs in Tampa

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal    A company that makes orthopedic devices and develops technology to improve surgical procedures is investing $500,000 to expand its US headquarters in Tampa.   Corin USA, a division of Corin Group LLC, plans up to 100 new high-wage jobs in marketing, operations, sales and other administrative roles, as part of the expansion, a press release said.   The expansion — one of two announced Wednesday by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic … Continued

How Tampa Turned a Dead Zone Into a Downtown

    Richard Danielson | Politico   Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn likes to say that when he moved here in 1980, only 600 people lived downtown—300 of them at the old Morgan Street jail.   No wonder. Downtown Tampa in 1980 had been in decline for decades. A century before, early leaders had charted its future as a deep-water port for moving cargo: phosphate mined in Central Florida, citrus grown along the Gulf Coast and cigars rolled in brick factories … Continued

In The News

Tampa tech labor pool growing at a fast pace, report shows

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal   The technology labor pool in the Tampa metro area is growing at a faster pace than nearly every other community in the United States.   The Tampa metro added 16,140 tech workers between 2011 and 2016, a 55.3 percent increase that brought the total tech workforce in the metro market to 45,340 people at the end of 2016, according to the CBRE Tech Talent Scorecard, an annual ranking for 50 … Continued

Medical device manufacturer plans US HQ expansion, 100 new jobs in Tampa

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal    A company that makes orthopedic devices and develops technology to improve surgical procedures is investing $500,000 to expand its US headquarters in Tampa.   Corin USA, a division of Corin Group LLC, plans up to 100 new high-wage jobs in marketing, operations, sales and other administrative roles, as part of the expansion, a press release said.   The expansion — one of two announced Wednesday by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic … Continued

How Tampa Turned a Dead Zone Into a Downtown

    Richard Danielson | Politico   Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn likes to say that when he moved here in 1980, only 600 people lived downtown—300 of them at the old Morgan Street jail.   No wonder. Downtown Tampa in 1980 had been in decline for decades. A century before, early leaders had charted its future as a deep-water port for moving cargo: phosphate mined in Central Florida, citrus grown along the Gulf Coast and cigars rolled in brick factories … Continued