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Tampa Bay Export Alliance heads to Dominican Republic for export sales mission

    TAMPA, Fla. / This morning, a group of 36 local business leaders flew to the Dominican Republic to participate in the Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA)’s latest multi-day export sales mission to the Caribbean island nation.   The delegates will arrive in the capital city of Santo Domingo and begin a busy schedule of activities that includes a country commercial briefing by the U.S. Embassy, a welcome reception hosted by the U.S. Ambassador, and a “Doing Business in the … Continued

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added More Than 33,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 33,600 new private-sector jobs over the year in October. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, down 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 8,900 private-sector jobs across the state during October 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,232,400 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “All across our state, job creators are helping Florida become 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

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Tampa Bay Export Alliance heads to Dominican Republic for export sales mission

    TAMPA, Fla. / This morning, a group of 36 local business leaders flew to the Dominican Republic to participate in the Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA)’s latest multi-day export sales mission to the Caribbean island nation.   The delegates will arrive in the capital city of Santo Domingo and begin a busy schedule of activities that includes a country commercial briefing by the U.S. Embassy, a welcome reception hosted by the U.S. Ambassador, and a “Doing Business in the … Continued

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added More Than 33,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. — Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 33,600 new private-sector jobs over the year in October. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, down 0.1 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 8,900 private-sector jobs across the state during October 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,232,400 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “All across our state, job creators are helping Florida become 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