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Siemens, Chromalloy choose Hillsborough County for Advanced Airfoil Components headquarters

    In October 2017, Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation announced their selection of the  Tampa area for the headquarters of their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components. The new company, which will create 350 jobs, was formed to manufacture and produce components that will maximize gas turbine performance. Siemens and Chromalloy are investing approximately $139 million in the project.   “Siemens is very pleased to make additional investments in the I-4 corridor, where we already have more than … Continued

Tampa Downtown Partnership Invites Public to Share their Gasparilla and NHL All-Star Weekend Experiences

    TAMPA (January 24, 2017) – Tampa Downtown Partnership is launching a social wall to engage with the over 300,000 guests expected to attend the Gasparilla Pirate Fest and the NHL All-Star weekend in Tampa’s Downtown. When posts are made to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter using a select set of hashtags, they will appear in real-time to a page hosted on the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s website.   “We were looking for a way which would allow folks to share … Continued

October economic indicators show more positive growth for Tampa MSA

    The Tampa MSA’s most recent indicators for October 2017 highlight positive growth across the board, from major industry employment numbers to rental rates and single-family home building permits.   The unemployment rate remained low, with Hillsborough County coming in at 3.2 percent, down 1.3 points from the 4.5 unemployment rate seen at the same time last year. Unemployment in the Tampa MSA was just 3.3 percent. Both unemployment rates were lower than the state of Florida’s 3.6 percent … Continued

EDC connects Investors, growing companies at Meet the Projects event

    Seven recently expanded or relocated companies shared updates on the success they’ve found in Hillsborough County earlier this month at the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s Meet the Projects networking event. Hosted and sponsored by Cherry Bekaert, the event gave Investors an opportunity to hear why these companies chose Tampa and Hillsborough County, as well as how the EDC played a pivotal role in their expansion and relocation needs.   Executives from CleanPak Products, Cognizant, Cohesion, DAS Health, North American … Continued

Global Tampa Bay opens registration for Mexico export sales mission

    Global Tampa Bay is accepting applications for its next export sales mission to Mexico City on April 10-13.   This export sales mission features the U.S. Commercial Service Gold Key Program, which offers personalized one-on-one appointments with potential customers in Mexico City. Interested companies will receive an initial market evaluation prior to acceptance into the program. There is a delegate package available for interested parties as well.   The multi-day mission will include a country commercial briefing by … Continued

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Siemens, Chromalloy choose Hillsborough County for Advanced Airfoil Components headquarters

    In October 2017, Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation announced their selection of the  Tampa area for the headquarters of their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components. The new company, which will create 350 jobs, was formed to manufacture and produce components that will maximize gas turbine performance. Siemens and Chromalloy are investing approximately $139 million in the project.   “Siemens is very pleased to make additional investments in the I-4 corridor, where we already have more than … Continued

Tampa Downtown Partnership Invites Public to Share their Gasparilla and NHL All-Star Weekend Experiences

    TAMPA (January 24, 2017) – Tampa Downtown Partnership is launching a social wall to engage with the over 300,000 guests expected to attend the Gasparilla Pirate Fest and the NHL All-Star weekend in Tampa’s Downtown. When posts are made to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter using a select set of hashtags, they will appear in real-time to a page hosted on the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s website.   “We were looking for a way which would allow folks to share … Continued

October economic indicators show more positive growth for Tampa MSA

    The Tampa MSA’s most recent indicators for October 2017 highlight positive growth across the board, from major industry employment numbers to rental rates and single-family home building permits.   The unemployment rate remained low, with Hillsborough County coming in at 3.2 percent, down 1.3 points from the 4.5 unemployment rate seen at the same time last year. Unemployment in the Tampa MSA was just 3.3 percent. Both unemployment rates were lower than the state of Florida’s 3.6 percent … Continued

EDC connects Investors, growing companies at Meet the Projects event

    Seven recently expanded or relocated companies shared updates on the success they’ve found in Hillsborough County earlier this month at the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s Meet the Projects networking event. Hosted and sponsored by Cherry Bekaert, the event gave Investors an opportunity to hear why these companies chose Tampa and Hillsborough County, as well as how the EDC played a pivotal role in their expansion and relocation needs.   Executives from CleanPak Products, Cognizant, Cohesion, DAS Health, North American … Continued

Global Tampa Bay opens registration for Mexico export sales mission

    Global Tampa Bay is accepting applications for its next export sales mission to Mexico City on April 10-13.   This export sales mission features the U.S. Commercial Service Gold Key Program, which offers personalized one-on-one appointments with potential customers in Mexico City. Interested companies will receive an initial market evaluation prior to acceptance into the program. There is a delegate package available for interested parties as well.   The multi-day mission will include a country commercial briefing by … Continued