Tampa Bay Market Report

Tampa Bay

Market Report

Bertram Yachts establishes international headquarters in Tampa

    Legendary American boat builder Bertram Yachts has chosen Tampa as its new home, and is on track to create at least 140 new jobs and invest $35 million in the local market. Bertram chose the Florida city over locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia as the optimal spot for its new manufacturing facility, which will house the international headquarters, production, yacht service, retrofit and maintenance operations and other functions under one roof.   Bertram Yacht got … Continued

Q2 2016 Commercial Real Estate Roundup

    Commercial Real Estate Roundup   As companies focus in on cost-competitive locations to expand or relocate, Tampa and Hillsborough County is increasingly on their radar. KPMG’s 2016 Competitive Alternatives study ranked Tampa No. 3 among major metros as the most cost-friendly big city in which to do business. The Tampa area has proven to be a great environment for establishing a new business and fostering its growth as well. The 2016 Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship provided evidence … Continued

Brookings Institution selects Tampa Bay for Global Cities Initiative

    The Tampa metro area has been chosen to participate in the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. One of only six regions selected, Tampa Bay will join Baltimore, Fresno, Houston, Salt Lake County, and St. Louis in developing strategies to attract and leverage foreign direct investment (FDI) in each of their communities.   Launched in 2012, the Global Cities Initiative helps areas grow their economies by strengthening international connections and competitiveness, … Continued

Tampa Bay

Market Report

Bertram Yachts establishes international headquarters in Tampa

    Legendary American boat builder Bertram Yachts has chosen Tampa as its new home, and is on track to create at least 140 new jobs and invest $35 million in the local market. Bertram chose the Florida city over locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia as the optimal spot for its new manufacturing facility, which will house the international headquarters, production, yacht service, retrofit and maintenance operations and other functions under one roof.   Bertram Yacht got … Continued

Q2 2016 Commercial Real Estate Roundup

    Commercial Real Estate Roundup   As companies focus in on cost-competitive locations to expand or relocate, Tampa and Hillsborough County is increasingly on their radar. KPMG’s 2016 Competitive Alternatives study ranked Tampa No. 3 among major metros as the most cost-friendly big city in which to do business. The Tampa area has proven to be a great environment for establishing a new business and fostering its growth as well. The 2016 Kauffman Index of Growth Entrepreneurship provided evidence … Continued

Brookings Institution selects Tampa Bay for Global Cities Initiative

    The Tampa metro area has been chosen to participate in the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. One of only six regions selected, Tampa Bay will join Baltimore, Fresno, Houston, Salt Lake County, and St. Louis in developing strategies to attract and leverage foreign direct investment (FDI) in each of their communities.   Launched in 2012, the Global Cities Initiative helps areas grow their economies by strengthening international connections and competitiveness, … Continued