Tampa Bay Market Report

Tampa Bay

Market Report

Tampa International Airport making remarkable progress with expansion

Tampa International Airport (TPA)’s nearly $1 billion Master Plan is progressing on and in some cases ahead of schedule, with concessions, the automated people mover, and the rental car center construction all hitting major milestones in the first quarter of 2016.  These improvements will make flying through TPA, already ranked as the best large airport in the nation by passengers, an even better experience for business and leisure travelers.   Shells for both the new P.F. Chang’s and Hard Rock … Continued

Ashley Furniture e-commerce, Cohesion open U.S. headquarters in Tampa

Tampa and Hillsborough County continues to shine as a top destination for the biggest names in business, and for fast-growing information technology companies as well.   Against a backdrop of blue skies and a tractor trailer emblazoned with the Ashley Furniture Industries logo and an American eagle, the nation’s largest furniture manufacturer and retailer held a grand opening ceremony in front of its new e-commerce headquarters in Ybor City last month. Nestled in the heart of the historic district in … Continued

Port Tampa Bay welcomes twins: two new Post-Panamax gantry cranes

Port Tampa Bay received a huge delivery recently: two Post-Panamax gantry cranes!   With the addition of these cranes, Florida’s largest port will increase its capacity in containerized cargo. Once the cranes become operational this summer, Port Tampa Bay will be able to handle ships of 9,000 TEUs, or 20-foot equivalents, which is twice the current capability.   Not only do the new cranes have extending booms that allow access to wider ships, the cranes are safer than the ones … Continued

Tampa Bay

Market Report

Tampa International Airport making remarkable progress with expansion

Tampa International Airport (TPA)’s nearly $1 billion Master Plan is progressing on and in some cases ahead of schedule, with concessions, the automated people mover, and the rental car center construction all hitting major milestones in the first quarter of 2016.  These improvements will make flying through TPA, already ranked as the best large airport in the nation by passengers, an even better experience for business and leisure travelers.   Shells for both the new P.F. Chang’s and Hard Rock … Continued

Ashley Furniture e-commerce, Cohesion open U.S. headquarters in Tampa

Tampa and Hillsborough County continues to shine as a top destination for the biggest names in business, and for fast-growing information technology companies as well.   Against a backdrop of blue skies and a tractor trailer emblazoned with the Ashley Furniture Industries logo and an American eagle, the nation’s largest furniture manufacturer and retailer held a grand opening ceremony in front of its new e-commerce headquarters in Ybor City last month. Nestled in the heart of the historic district in … Continued

Port Tampa Bay welcomes twins: two new Post-Panamax gantry cranes

Port Tampa Bay received a huge delivery recently: two Post-Panamax gantry cranes!   With the addition of these cranes, Florida’s largest port will increase its capacity in containerized cargo. Once the cranes become operational this summer, Port Tampa Bay will be able to handle ships of 9,000 TEUs, or 20-foot equivalents, which is twice the current capability.   Not only do the new cranes have extending booms that allow access to wider ships, the cranes are safer than the ones … Continued