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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

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added 32,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. / Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 32,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, down 0.2 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,222,500 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “Tampa-area businesses continue to be some of the top job creators in … Continued

Gov. Scott Announces Velocity Resource Group Relocating Global Headquarters from Illinois to Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. / Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Velocity Resource Group, a global talent acquisition services provider, will relocate its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Tampa. The company will create 50 new jobs and generate $375,000 in the local community. The positions will include executive management, sales and marketing, accounting, recruiting and software development roles.   Governor Scott said, “I am proud to announce Velocity Resource Group has chosen to relocate their global headquarters to Florida from Illinois … Continued

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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

Gov. Scott: Tampa Area Added 32,000 New Jobs Over the Year

    TAMPA, Fla. / Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Tampa area added 32,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in September. The Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent, down 0.2 percentage point in the last year. Florida businesses created 17,900 private-sector jobs across the state during September 2016, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,222,500 jobs.   Governor Scott said, “Tampa-area businesses continue to be some of the top job creators in … Continued

Gov. Scott Announces Velocity Resource Group Relocating Global Headquarters from Illinois to Tampa

    TAMPA, Fla. / Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Velocity Resource Group, a global talent acquisition services provider, will relocate its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Tampa. The company will create 50 new jobs and generate $375,000 in the local community. The positions will include executive management, sales and marketing, accounting, recruiting and software development roles.   Governor Scott said, “I am proud to announce Velocity Resource Group has chosen to relocate their global headquarters to Florida from Illinois … Continued