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2017 Annual Meeting recaps historic year for job creation

    On Tuesday, October 17th, over 500 business and community leaders gathered at Amalie Arena to celebrate the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s 2017 fiscal year.   President and CEO Craig Richard, CEcD kicked off the evening, highlighting the important role our Investors, community partners, and staff play in attracting and retaining top corporations and talent in Tampa and Hillsborough County. Hillsborough Community College president and 2017 chair Dr. Ken Atwater joined him on stage to revisit the numerous wins for … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Westshore Alliance

    The Westshore Alliance is a membership-based organization of business leaders focused on shaping future growth and fostering economic prosperity of the Westshore district. Since 1983, the Alliance and its member businesses have been advocates for improvements in Westshore that have created the vibrant district that exists today. Driven by priorities developed by its board and members, the Alliance focuses on transportation, urban planning, promoting Westshore, public safety, and connecting the business community.   Ann Kulig is Executive Director … Continued

Team Tampa Bay rolls out Amazon proposal videos

    TAMPA BAY – (Oct. 19, 2017) – Pinellas County Economic Development, St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation, and Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation – the team that put together the Tampa Bay region’s response for Amazon’s HQ2 – is rolling out the videos created in support of the proposal to the public.   The videos, which will be rolled out over the next two weeks on the organizations’ social media sites, were submitted as part of the online … Continued

Westshore Alliance Launches Inaugural Westshore Worker & Resident Survey

    Tampa, Fla. (October 11, 2017) – The Westshore Alliance is conducting the first district-wide Westshore worker and resident survey to gain greater insight on the perceptions, activities and demographic makeup of those who live and/or work in Westshore.   The need to conduct this inaugural survey of Westshore constituents stems from the District’s explosive growth and development, unique accessibility to Tampa International Airport, a workforce 94,000 strong, proximity to world-class shopping, entertainment and restaurants, 35+ hotels, and a … Continued

Governor Scott Announces Siemens and Chromalloy to Create 350 New Jobs in Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla.–(Oct. 5, 2017) –Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation have chosen Hillsborough County as the headquarters location for their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components. The Advanced Airfoil Components manufacturing facility will lead to the creation of 350 new jobs with a capital investment of approximately $139 million. Siemens and Chromalloy evaluated multiple states before ultimately choosing Florida as the best destination for this new headquarters.   Governor Scott said, “I’m … Continued

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2017 Annual Meeting recaps historic year for job creation

    On Tuesday, October 17th, over 500 business and community leaders gathered at Amalie Arena to celebrate the Tampa Hillsborough EDC’s 2017 fiscal year.   President and CEO Craig Richard, CEcD kicked off the evening, highlighting the important role our Investors, community partners, and staff play in attracting and retaining top corporations and talent in Tampa and Hillsborough County. Hillsborough Community College president and 2017 chair Dr. Ken Atwater joined him on stage to revisit the numerous wins for … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Westshore Alliance

    The Westshore Alliance is a membership-based organization of business leaders focused on shaping future growth and fostering economic prosperity of the Westshore district. Since 1983, the Alliance and its member businesses have been advocates for improvements in Westshore that have created the vibrant district that exists today. Driven by priorities developed by its board and members, the Alliance focuses on transportation, urban planning, promoting Westshore, public safety, and connecting the business community.   Ann Kulig is Executive Director … Continued

Team Tampa Bay rolls out Amazon proposal videos

    TAMPA BAY – (Oct. 19, 2017) – Pinellas County Economic Development, St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation, and Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation – the team that put together the Tampa Bay region’s response for Amazon’s HQ2 – is rolling out the videos created in support of the proposal to the public.   The videos, which will be rolled out over the next two weeks on the organizations’ social media sites, were submitted as part of the online … Continued

Westshore Alliance Launches Inaugural Westshore Worker & Resident Survey

    Tampa, Fla. (October 11, 2017) – The Westshore Alliance is conducting the first district-wide Westshore worker and resident survey to gain greater insight on the perceptions, activities and demographic makeup of those who live and/or work in Westshore.   The need to conduct this inaugural survey of Westshore constituents stems from the District’s explosive growth and development, unique accessibility to Tampa International Airport, a workforce 94,000 strong, proximity to world-class shopping, entertainment and restaurants, 35+ hotels, and a … Continued

Governor Scott Announces Siemens and Chromalloy to Create 350 New Jobs in Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla.–(Oct. 5, 2017) –Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation have chosen Hillsborough County as the headquarters location for their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components. The Advanced Airfoil Components manufacturing facility will lead to the creation of 350 new jobs with a capital investment of approximately $139 million. Siemens and Chromalloy evaluated multiple states before ultimately choosing Florida as the best destination for this new headquarters.   Governor Scott said, “I’m … Continued