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Livability.com: Why Everyone is moving to Tampa

A writer with Livability.com recently visited Tampa to find out why the city is attracting so many people – the latest research states that nearly 150 people are moving to Tampa every day!    What the writer uncovered was a city that has not only bounced back from the recession, but one that is also better than ever. Tampa has completely transformed itself into a desirable and competitive city with a thriving urban core, waterfront amenities, steady job growth, and … Continued

EDC welcomes Danielle Albright as business development manager

The EDC welcomed Danielle Albright to the team this month as a business development manager. She brings experience in marketing and business development and an advanced knowledge of data analysis and CRMS to her role. As part of the business development team, Albright will have responsibilities with the EDC’s Business Retention and Expansion services, Business Visitation, and Recruitment, and will serve as our liaison to Plant City and the Plant City EDC.   Prior to joining the EDC, Albright enjoyed … Continued

Seen on TV: Discussing the Global Economy on In Focus with Allison Walker Torres

Tampa Hillsborough EDC President and CEO Craig Richard recently appeared on Bay News 9’s In Focus with Allison Walker Torres to discuss the global economy and how international trade positively impacts our region. Richard was joined by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Manny Mencia with Enterprise Florida.   The top takeaways: Florida is a leader when it comes to exporting, and international trade creates local jobs. Therefore, it’s important that our government supports trade and that local businesses tap into … Continued

We have so much to be thankful for this holiday season

2018 has been another memorable year for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC and our community. We achieved our long-held goal of recruiting our first Fortune 500 headquarters, The Mosaic Company. We weathered attacks from the legislature that sought to undermine economic development and tourism. And we celebrated the University of South Florida’s ascent to well-deserved preeminence. In November, Hillsborough County residents voted to increase the sales tax rate to invest in transportation solutions and our schools. As I’ve said since my … Continued

Baker McKenzie Announces Location of its new Center in Downtown Tampa

Tampa, Florida, USA, December 19, 2018 — Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie today announced plans to locate its new Tampa Center at SunTrust Financial Centre, a 526,000-square-foot, Class A+ office space in downtown Tampa.   The Firm’s Tampa Center, expected to create 300 high-quality jobs, is scheduled to officially open at its new location in late summer 2019. The Center will occupy a full floor in the SunTrust Centre in a state-of-the-art office offering a mix of alternative work … Continued

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Livability.com: Why Everyone is moving to Tampa

A writer with Livability.com recently visited Tampa to find out why the city is attracting so many people – the latest research states that nearly 150 people are moving to Tampa every day!    What the writer uncovered was a city that has not only bounced back from the recession, but one that is also better than ever. Tampa has completely transformed itself into a desirable and competitive city with a thriving urban core, waterfront amenities, steady job growth, and … Continued

EDC welcomes Danielle Albright as business development manager

The EDC welcomed Danielle Albright to the team this month as a business development manager. She brings experience in marketing and business development and an advanced knowledge of data analysis and CRMS to her role. As part of the business development team, Albright will have responsibilities with the EDC’s Business Retention and Expansion services, Business Visitation, and Recruitment, and will serve as our liaison to Plant City and the Plant City EDC.   Prior to joining the EDC, Albright enjoyed … Continued

Seen on TV: Discussing the Global Economy on In Focus with Allison Walker Torres

Tampa Hillsborough EDC President and CEO Craig Richard recently appeared on Bay News 9’s In Focus with Allison Walker Torres to discuss the global economy and how international trade positively impacts our region. Richard was joined by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Manny Mencia with Enterprise Florida.   The top takeaways: Florida is a leader when it comes to exporting, and international trade creates local jobs. Therefore, it’s important that our government supports trade and that local businesses tap into … Continued

We have so much to be thankful for this holiday season

2018 has been another memorable year for the Tampa Hillsborough EDC and our community. We achieved our long-held goal of recruiting our first Fortune 500 headquarters, The Mosaic Company. We weathered attacks from the legislature that sought to undermine economic development and tourism. And we celebrated the University of South Florida’s ascent to well-deserved preeminence. In November, Hillsborough County residents voted to increase the sales tax rate to invest in transportation solutions and our schools. As I’ve said since my … Continued

Baker McKenzie Announces Location of its new Center in Downtown Tampa

Tampa, Florida, USA, December 19, 2018 — Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie today announced plans to locate its new Tampa Center at SunTrust Financial Centre, a 526,000-square-foot, Class A+ office space in downtown Tampa.   The Firm’s Tampa Center, expected to create 300 high-quality jobs, is scheduled to officially open at its new location in late summer 2019. The Center will occupy a full floor in the SunTrust Centre in a state-of-the-art office offering a mix of alternative work … Continued