Tampa Bay Market Report

Tampa Bay

Market Report

2017 Tampa MSA forecast: Lower cost of living, robust job creation signal continued growth

    Data recently reported by the Tampa Hillsborough EDC offers numbers going in the right direction for the Tampa metro area. The cost of living continues to be well below the national average, while vital industry sectors, such as Professional and Business Services and Education and Health Services, continue to add jobs.   As of the third quarter of 2016, the Tampa MSA’s Cost of Living Index (COLI) was nearly eight points below the national average to 92.2. While … Continued

North American Roofing Services, Inc. Relocates National Headquarters to Tampa

    On August 31, North American Roofing Services announced that it was relocating its corporate headquarters from Asheville, N.C. to Tampa. The national commercial and industrial roofing company will create up to 180 new-to-Florida jobs, which will include roles such as executive management, accounting, finance, HR, legal, and IT. The jobs will pay an annual average wage of $61,316.   Tampa’s talent pool both in volume and skill set is what attracted us most. We are the largest in … Continued

Tampa International Airport adds nonstop service to San Francisco, Reykjavik

    To the great joy of Tampa Bay’s extensive technology community, Tampa International Airport (TPA) announced in July that it landed nonstop service to San Francisco. The daily nonstop flights on United will commence on February 16, 2017. The route is expected to give a considerable boost to Tampa Bay tourism and economic development as well, with officials exploring new opportunities for marketing the region to West Coast businesses and leisure travelers.   “We saw significant growth of traffic in … Continued

Tampa Bay

Market Report

2017 Tampa MSA forecast: Lower cost of living, robust job creation signal continued growth

    Data recently reported by the Tampa Hillsborough EDC offers numbers going in the right direction for the Tampa metro area. The cost of living continues to be well below the national average, while vital industry sectors, such as Professional and Business Services and Education and Health Services, continue to add jobs.   As of the third quarter of 2016, the Tampa MSA’s Cost of Living Index (COLI) was nearly eight points below the national average to 92.2. While … Continued

North American Roofing Services, Inc. Relocates National Headquarters to Tampa

    On August 31, North American Roofing Services announced that it was relocating its corporate headquarters from Asheville, N.C. to Tampa. The national commercial and industrial roofing company will create up to 180 new-to-Florida jobs, which will include roles such as executive management, accounting, finance, HR, legal, and IT. The jobs will pay an annual average wage of $61,316.   Tampa’s talent pool both in volume and skill set is what attracted us most. We are the largest in … Continued

Tampa International Airport adds nonstop service to San Francisco, Reykjavik

    To the great joy of Tampa Bay’s extensive technology community, Tampa International Airport (TPA) announced in July that it landed nonstop service to San Francisco. The daily nonstop flights on United will commence on February 16, 2017. The route is expected to give a considerable boost to Tampa Bay tourism and economic development as well, with officials exploring new opportunities for marketing the region to West Coast businesses and leisure travelers.   “We saw significant growth of traffic in … Continued