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Tampa ranks as one of most affordable markets in U.S. in most recent data reports

    The Tampa MSA ranks once again as one of the most affordable metros in the United States and the second most affordable market in Florida. With a 2016 Cost of Living Index (COLI) of 91.5, the Tampa market is 8.5 points lower than the national average of 100.   In comparison with the rest of Florida, the Orlando market’s COLI was 94.2, Miami was 111, and Jacksonville was 95.8. The lowest composite score of 90.6 belonged to the … Continued

Investor Spotlight: The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions around the globe from its operating facilities and data centers in 16 countries. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money … Continued

Tampa Hillsborough EDC kicks off THRIVE Capital Campaign

    This month, the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation embarked on one of the most important economic development endeavors in our community to date.   The THRIVE Capital Campaign aims to raise $12 million over a three-year period to support the initiatives and programs of the Tampa Hillsborough EDC. This fundraising effort will allow our organization to ensure that our community is top of mind for company leaders considering relocations and for site selectors assisting in relocation and expansion … Continued

CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas Earn Top Job Placements in January

  Over 6,500 Tampa Bay Job Seekers Gained Employment   HILLSBOROUGH & PINELLAS COUNTIES (February 13, 2017) – In January, CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas ranked #1 and #2 respectively on the Governor’s Monthly Job Placement Report. For two consecutive months CareerSource Tampa Bay has ranked #1 on the report.   The Governor’s Monthly Job Placement Report, developed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and CareerSource Florida, highlights job placement achievement for the 24 workforce boards. The report … Continued

Here’s what’s driving growth — and 150 new jobs — at this Tampa IT firm

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal   ReliaQuest, a Tampa company that provides IT security for its clients, is adding at least 150 jobs in 2017.   The new jobs are in addition to the more than 100 jobs the firms added in 2016.   ReliaQuest is one of several companies firming up the technology sector in the Tampa Bay area. While entrepreneurs historically have been concerned there’s a lack of funding and talent here, ReliaQuest has … Continued

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Tampa ranks as one of most affordable markets in U.S. in most recent data reports

    The Tampa MSA ranks once again as one of the most affordable metros in the United States and the second most affordable market in Florida. With a 2016 Cost of Living Index (COLI) of 91.5, the Tampa market is 8.5 points lower than the national average of 100.   In comparison with the rest of Florida, the Orlando market’s COLI was 94.2, Miami was 111, and Jacksonville was 95.8. The lowest composite score of 90.6 belonged to the … Continued

Investor Spotlight: The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions around the globe from its operating facilities and data centers in 16 countries. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money … Continued

Tampa Hillsborough EDC kicks off THRIVE Capital Campaign

    This month, the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation embarked on one of the most important economic development endeavors in our community to date.   The THRIVE Capital Campaign aims to raise $12 million over a three-year period to support the initiatives and programs of the Tampa Hillsborough EDC. This fundraising effort will allow our organization to ensure that our community is top of mind for company leaders considering relocations and for site selectors assisting in relocation and expansion … Continued

CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas Earn Top Job Placements in January

  Over 6,500 Tampa Bay Job Seekers Gained Employment   HILLSBOROUGH & PINELLAS COUNTIES (February 13, 2017) – In January, CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas ranked #1 and #2 respectively on the Governor’s Monthly Job Placement Report. For two consecutive months CareerSource Tampa Bay has ranked #1 on the report.   The Governor’s Monthly Job Placement Report, developed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and CareerSource Florida, highlights job placement achievement for the 24 workforce boards. The report … Continued

Here’s what’s driving growth — and 150 new jobs — at this Tampa IT firm

    Margie Manning | Tampa Bay Business Journal   ReliaQuest, a Tampa company that provides IT security for its clients, is adding at least 150 jobs in 2017.   The new jobs are in addition to the more than 100 jobs the firms added in 2016.   ReliaQuest is one of several companies firming up the technology sector in the Tampa Bay area. While entrepreneurs historically have been concerned there’s a lack of funding and talent here, ReliaQuest has … Continued