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Gov. Scott Announces BlueLine Associates to Relocate to Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced BlueLine Associates (BLA), a professional services firm, will relocate its global headquarters from Cary, North Carolina to Tampa. The relocation will create 150 new jobs and invest more than $2 million in the local community. BlueLine Associates, which currently has offices in Tampa, will move their headquarters including its financial, legal, and human resources groups.   Governor Scott said, “It is great news that BlueLine Associates chose to move their … Continued

Cott Corporation to expand headquarters in Hillsborough County

    TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced that Cott Corporation, one of the world’s largest beverage producers and distributors, will be expanding their headquarters in Hillsborough County. The expansion will create 60 new jobs and invest $800,000 in the local community.   Governor Scott said, “I am proud to announce Cott Corporation is expanding their headquarters in Hillsborough County and creating 60 new jobs for Tampa families. Florida businesses have added more than 1.25 million private-sector jobs in the … Continued

10 Things I Learned in Tampa

        Ron Starner | Site Selection Magazine   My parents moved our family from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Clearwater, Florida, in 1972 when I was an eight-year-old boy who worshiped Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez and Dave Concepcion of the Cincinnati Reds’ “Big Red Machine.”   Five years later, I was one of 60,000 screaming fans cheering on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their first home win ever, 17-7 over the then-St. Louis Cardinals in … Continued

New master plan positions Florida’s largest port for massive growth

    As 2016 came to a close, Port Tampa Bay was preparing for the future.   In December, Florida’s largest and most diversified port released details on its “Vision 2030” master plan. The new plan aims to help Port Tampa Bay grow and create new business, while building upon its existing industries.   Highlights of the master plan include developing the 45-acre Channelside real estate project, which includes waterfront parks, convention space, and upgrades to cruise gangways and berth. … Continued

Tampa shines in national media spotlight

    In November, Tampa made national headlines on media outlets CNBC’s Power Lunch, Bloomberg, and TheStreet. And it’s no surprise, given the city’s remarkable job growth numbers, high quality of life, and young, talented workforce.   On Bloomberg TV, Tampa Bay Lightning owner and Strategic Property Partners executive Jeff Vinik highlighted what makes Tampa an exciting market for business and investment. He discussed how the Tampa metro market leads the state in professional and business services job growth, boasts … Continued

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Gov. Scott Announces BlueLine Associates to Relocate to Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced BlueLine Associates (BLA), a professional services firm, will relocate its global headquarters from Cary, North Carolina to Tampa. The relocation will create 150 new jobs and invest more than $2 million in the local community. BlueLine Associates, which currently has offices in Tampa, will move their headquarters including its financial, legal, and human resources groups.   Governor Scott said, “It is great news that BlueLine Associates chose to move their … Continued

Cott Corporation to expand headquarters in Hillsborough County

    TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced that Cott Corporation, one of the world’s largest beverage producers and distributors, will be expanding their headquarters in Hillsborough County. The expansion will create 60 new jobs and invest $800,000 in the local community.   Governor Scott said, “I am proud to announce Cott Corporation is expanding their headquarters in Hillsborough County and creating 60 new jobs for Tampa families. Florida businesses have added more than 1.25 million private-sector jobs in the … Continued

10 Things I Learned in Tampa

        Ron Starner | Site Selection Magazine   My parents moved our family from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Clearwater, Florida, in 1972 when I was an eight-year-old boy who worshiped Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez and Dave Concepcion of the Cincinnati Reds’ “Big Red Machine.”   Five years later, I was one of 60,000 screaming fans cheering on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their first home win ever, 17-7 over the then-St. Louis Cardinals in … Continued

New master plan positions Florida’s largest port for massive growth

    As 2016 came to a close, Port Tampa Bay was preparing for the future.   In December, Florida’s largest and most diversified port released details on its “Vision 2030” master plan. The new plan aims to help Port Tampa Bay grow and create new business, while building upon its existing industries.   Highlights of the master plan include developing the 45-acre Channelside real estate project, which includes waterfront parks, convention space, and upgrades to cruise gangways and berth. … Continued

Tampa shines in national media spotlight

    In November, Tampa made national headlines on media outlets CNBC’s Power Lunch, Bloomberg, and TheStreet. And it’s no surprise, given the city’s remarkable job growth numbers, high quality of life, and young, talented workforce.   On Bloomberg TV, Tampa Bay Lightning owner and Strategic Property Partners executive Jeff Vinik highlighted what makes Tampa an exciting market for business and investment. He discussed how the Tampa metro market leads the state in professional and business services job growth, boasts … Continued