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New Report: USF’s Innovation Enterprise Infuses $400 Million Yearly into Florida’s Economy

    The University of South Florida System’s innovation and economic development efforts generate more than $400 million in statewide impact each year, sustain more than 3,000 jobs and return more than $52 million in tax revenue to local, state and federal coffers, according to a new analysis from a leading national firm.   The report by the Washington Economics Group (WEG) – which comes on the heels of USF earning designation by the Florida Board of Governors as an … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Frontier Communications

    Frontier Communications is an S&P 500 company and Fortune 500 company. Frontier serves predominantly a mix of urban, suburban, and rural areas across the U.S. The company offers a variety of services to customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice and Frontier Secure digital protection solutions. Frontier Business Edge offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.   Melanie Williams was named Florida Senior Vice President and General Manager of Frontier … Continued

Here’s how Tampa metro’s cost of living index is performing

    Pam Huff | Tampa Bay Business Journal   A new report from the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. shows that despite the cost of living index increasing from last quarter, the Tampa metro area’s cost of living continues to remain low compared to similar metros.   The cost of living index in the third quarter of 2016 was 92.2, a slight increase from the second quarter index but 7.8 points lower than the national average, according to the … Continued

Recent employment, cost of living data signal strong, growing economy in Hillsborough County

    TAMPA, Fla. / Data recently released by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation’s research team offers good news about the local economy for Hillsborough County residents. The Cost of Living Index (COLI) in the Tampa MSA continues to be the second lowest in the state, and our employment numbers in major industry sectors are on the rise.   According to data collected by the EDC’s research team, the Tampa MSA’s COLI in the third quarter of 2016 came … Continued

Why Bill Gates And Jeff Vinik Are Investing Billions To Build An Ecosystem In Tampa

    Amy Guttman | Forbes   Ten years ago, Jeff Vinik retired from Fidelity Investments after managing their high profile Magellan Fund. Worth an estimated half a billion, it’s safe to say Vinik can live wherever he wants, and do almost anything he wants, or nothing at all. Instead, Vinik is using his millions to reinvent himself and the city of Tampa.   The investor and his family moved from the Northeast to Florida in 2010, where Vinik fulfilled … Continued

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New Report: USF’s Innovation Enterprise Infuses $400 Million Yearly into Florida’s Economy

    The University of South Florida System’s innovation and economic development efforts generate more than $400 million in statewide impact each year, sustain more than 3,000 jobs and return more than $52 million in tax revenue to local, state and federal coffers, according to a new analysis from a leading national firm.   The report by the Washington Economics Group (WEG) – which comes on the heels of USF earning designation by the Florida Board of Governors as an … Continued

Investor Spotlight: Frontier Communications

    Frontier Communications is an S&P 500 company and Fortune 500 company. Frontier serves predominantly a mix of urban, suburban, and rural areas across the U.S. The company offers a variety of services to customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice and Frontier Secure digital protection solutions. Frontier Business Edge offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.   Melanie Williams was named Florida Senior Vice President and General Manager of Frontier … Continued

Here’s how Tampa metro’s cost of living index is performing

    Pam Huff | Tampa Bay Business Journal   A new report from the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. shows that despite the cost of living index increasing from last quarter, the Tampa metro area’s cost of living continues to remain low compared to similar metros.   The cost of living index in the third quarter of 2016 was 92.2, a slight increase from the second quarter index but 7.8 points lower than the national average, according to the … Continued

Recent employment, cost of living data signal strong, growing economy in Hillsborough County

    TAMPA, Fla. / Data recently released by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation’s research team offers good news about the local economy for Hillsborough County residents. The Cost of Living Index (COLI) in the Tampa MSA continues to be the second lowest in the state, and our employment numbers in major industry sectors are on the rise.   According to data collected by the EDC’s research team, the Tampa MSA’s COLI in the third quarter of 2016 came … Continued

Why Bill Gates And Jeff Vinik Are Investing Billions To Build An Ecosystem In Tampa

    Amy Guttman | Forbes   Ten years ago, Jeff Vinik retired from Fidelity Investments after managing their high profile Magellan Fund. Worth an estimated half a billion, it’s safe to say Vinik can live wherever he wants, and do almost anything he wants, or nothing at all. Instead, Vinik is using his millions to reinvent himself and the city of Tampa.   The investor and his family moved from the Northeast to Florida in 2010, where Vinik fulfilled … Continued