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Cognizant expands operations in Tampa, adding 75 high-wage jobs

    In early September, Cognizant Technology Solutions, a global provider of business and technology services, announced an expansion of its Tampa operations. This expansion will be the company’s fourth facility in Tampa and will create 75 new jobs. Cognizant is one of the largest service providers to healthcare organizations in the U.S., and this Tampa expansion will focus mostly on services and support in the healthcare realm.   With more than 100 delivery and operations centers across the world, … Continued

EDC wins big at IEDC Annual Conference

    It may not have been the Emmys, but the Tampa Hillsborough EDC walked away with a handful of trophies at the IEDC Annual Conference’s awards ceremony this week.   The EDC received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of video/multimedia production for its Welcome to Tampa Bay video, as well as a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its most recent annual report, THRIVE.   The video, created and produced by award-winning Diamond View, … Continued

Get ready to RISE: Three weeks till EDC’s Annual Meeting

    Only three weeks left to buy your 2017 Annual Meeting tickets and secure your sponsorships!   On Tuesday, October 17, hundreds of community and business leaders will celebrate the rise of Tampa and Hillsborough County as a top business destination at Amalie Arena for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s signature event.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket. Several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well, including the pre-event sponsorship. This opportunity, valued at $5,000, … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Hillsborough River Realty Corp.

    Hillsborough River Realty Corp. (HRRC) is a real estate company and long-time investor in the Tampa business community.  The company’s proposed 6.24-acre “Lafayette Place” mixed-use development is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and the Hillsborough River. It includes a mix of hotel, office, retail and residential uses designed within a three-block component of complementary buildings – Lafayette Tower, Lafayette Parkview and Lafayette Central.  Lafayette Place advances the vision and objectives of the … Continued

Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

  WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 19, 2017) – The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Welcome to Tampa Bay video, a project in the category of Video/Multimedia Promotion from 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 Sept. 17 – 20, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   “On behalf of the IEDC board of directors … Continued

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Cognizant expands operations in Tampa, adding 75 high-wage jobs

    In early September, Cognizant Technology Solutions, a global provider of business and technology services, announced an expansion of its Tampa operations. This expansion will be the company’s fourth facility in Tampa and will create 75 new jobs. Cognizant is one of the largest service providers to healthcare organizations in the U.S., and this Tampa expansion will focus mostly on services and support in the healthcare realm.   With more than 100 delivery and operations centers across the world, … Continued

EDC wins big at IEDC Annual Conference

    It may not have been the Emmys, but the Tampa Hillsborough EDC walked away with a handful of trophies at the IEDC Annual Conference’s awards ceremony this week.   The EDC received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of video/multimedia production for its Welcome to Tampa Bay video, as well as a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its most recent annual report, THRIVE.   The video, created and produced by award-winning Diamond View, … Continued

Get ready to RISE: Three weeks till EDC’s Annual Meeting

    Only three weeks left to buy your 2017 Annual Meeting tickets and secure your sponsorships!   On Tuesday, October 17, hundreds of community and business leaders will celebrate the rise of Tampa and Hillsborough County as a top business destination at Amalie Arena for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s signature event.   Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting starts at $75 per ticket. Several ticket packages and sponsorships are available as well, including the pre-event sponsorship. This opportunity, valued at $5,000, … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Hillsborough River Realty Corp.

    Hillsborough River Realty Corp. (HRRC) is a real estate company and long-time investor in the Tampa business community.  The company’s proposed 6.24-acre “Lafayette Place” mixed-use development is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and the Hillsborough River. It includes a mix of hotel, office, retail and residential uses designed within a three-block component of complementary buildings – Lafayette Tower, Lafayette Parkview and Lafayette Central.  Lafayette Place advances the vision and objectives of the … Continued

Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

  WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 19, 2017) – The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Welcome to Tampa Bay video, a project in the category of Video/Multimedia Promotion from 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 Sept. 17 – 20, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   “On behalf of the IEDC board of directors … Continued