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Tampa area claims lowest housing price index among major metros in Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. / The Tampa metro area claims the lowest housing costs among competing markets in the state of Florida and other major metro areas, according to the latest Cost of Living Index (COLI) report issued by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation (EDC). With a national average index of 100, Tampa’s 2017 housing index was 77.0 – 23 percent lower than the national average. The Tampa metro area’s overall 2017 COLI was 94.8, more than five percent lower … 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

Hillsborough County leads Florida in average wage gains over last 10 years

    TAMPA  – (Jan. 11, 2018) – The average annual wage in Hillsborough County rose by $9,552 from 2007 – 2016, the highest dollar amount increase among Florida’s major counties, according to data released today by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation. Hillsborough County’s current average annual wage of $50,768 is the second highest average annual wage in Florida, behind Palm Beach County at $51,098.   “Tampa and Hillsborough County’s sustained efforts to attract and grow companies that pay … Continued

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Tampa area claims lowest housing price index among major metros in Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. / The Tampa metro area claims the lowest housing costs among competing markets in the state of Florida and other major metro areas, according to the latest Cost of Living Index (COLI) report issued by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation (EDC). With a national average index of 100, Tampa’s 2017 housing index was 77.0 – 23 percent lower than the national average. The Tampa metro area’s overall 2017 COLI was 94.8, more than five percent lower … 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

Hillsborough County leads Florida in average wage gains over last 10 years

    TAMPA  – (Jan. 11, 2018) – The average annual wage in Hillsborough County rose by $9,552 from 2007 – 2016, the highest dollar amount increase among Florida’s major counties, according to data released today by the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation. Hillsborough County’s current average annual wage of $50,768 is the second highest average annual wage in Florida, behind Palm Beach County at $51,098.   “Tampa and Hillsborough County’s sustained efforts to attract and grow companies that pay … Continued