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MLMC Florida to open new facility in Plant City

    Manufacturing company specializing in alternative fuels technology announces expansion to Plant City and plans to create more than 45 jobs   TAMPA, Fla. – (Sept. 20, 2018) – Alternative fuels technology firm MLMC Florida (“MLMC”) today announced that it will open a new facility in Plant City. The company will add 45 new jobs and invest more than $10 million in the project. The jobs will fulfill various functions including production, maintenance, sales, logistics, control room operation and … Continued

Tampa area claims lowest cost of living since the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation started tracking in 2000

  The MSA scored a cost of living index of 88.3; nearly 12 percent lower than the national average   TAMPA, Fla. – (September 6, 2018) – The Tampa metro area scored a cost of living index of 88.3 during the second quarter of 2018 – the lowest score ever since the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation started tracking it in 2000. The cost of living in Tampa, according to the latest Cost of Living Index (COLI) report, is nearly … Continued

Strategic Property Partners, LLC Details Plans for New Trophy Office Towers in Water Street Tampa

    New office buildings support the region’s strong economic and job growth   TAMPA, FL (September 6, 2018) – Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) unveiled plans for a pair of new trophy office towers within Water Street Tampa, introducing an array of work spaces, totaling approximately one million square feet, for companies looking to expand in and move to downtown Tampa, one of the country’s fastest-growing cities.   The buildings are part of the first in a series of phases … Continued

High-tech machinery company to relocate headquarters from Chicago area to Hillsborough County

  Automated Industrial Machinery, Inc. to hire more than 45 local employees   TAMPA, Fla. – (September 5, 2018) – Automated Industrial Machinery, Inc. (AIM), a premier CNC wire bending machine supplier serving customers worldwide, today announced that it will relocate its headquarters from Addison, Ill. to Hillsborough County. The company will hire 45 local employees and invest more than $4 million in the building purchase, renovations, equipment and machinery.   Founded in 1992, AIM Inc. has grown to become … Continued

Site Selection exclusive: Take me out to the mixed-use development

  In the August 2018 issue of Site Selection magazine, Ron Starner takes a deeper look at the Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed ballpark in Tampa’s historic Ybor City neighborhood and the economic development potential it could bring to the area.   In an exclusive interview, Melanie Lenz, the Rays’ VP of Strategy and Development, talked about the new ballpark and the team’s goal for it to be a catalyst for economic development. “The goal was to identify a site that was within … Continued

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MLMC Florida to open new facility in Plant City

    Manufacturing company specializing in alternative fuels technology announces expansion to Plant City and plans to create more than 45 jobs   TAMPA, Fla. – (Sept. 20, 2018) – Alternative fuels technology firm MLMC Florida (“MLMC”) today announced that it will open a new facility in Plant City. The company will add 45 new jobs and invest more than $10 million in the project. The jobs will fulfill various functions including production, maintenance, sales, logistics, control room operation and … Continued

Tampa area claims lowest cost of living since the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation started tracking in 2000

  The MSA scored a cost of living index of 88.3; nearly 12 percent lower than the national average   TAMPA, Fla. – (September 6, 2018) – The Tampa metro area scored a cost of living index of 88.3 during the second quarter of 2018 – the lowest score ever since the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation started tracking it in 2000. The cost of living in Tampa, according to the latest Cost of Living Index (COLI) report, is nearly … Continued

Strategic Property Partners, LLC Details Plans for New Trophy Office Towers in Water Street Tampa

    New office buildings support the region’s strong economic and job growth   TAMPA, FL (September 6, 2018) – Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) unveiled plans for a pair of new trophy office towers within Water Street Tampa, introducing an array of work spaces, totaling approximately one million square feet, for companies looking to expand in and move to downtown Tampa, one of the country’s fastest-growing cities.   The buildings are part of the first in a series of phases … Continued

High-tech machinery company to relocate headquarters from Chicago area to Hillsborough County

  Automated Industrial Machinery, Inc. to hire more than 45 local employees   TAMPA, Fla. – (September 5, 2018) – Automated Industrial Machinery, Inc. (AIM), a premier CNC wire bending machine supplier serving customers worldwide, today announced that it will relocate its headquarters from Addison, Ill. to Hillsborough County. The company will hire 45 local employees and invest more than $4 million in the building purchase, renovations, equipment and machinery.   Founded in 1992, AIM Inc. has grown to become … Continued

Site Selection exclusive: Take me out to the mixed-use development

  In the August 2018 issue of Site Selection magazine, Ron Starner takes a deeper look at the Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed ballpark in Tampa’s historic Ybor City neighborhood and the economic development potential it could bring to the area.   In an exclusive interview, Melanie Lenz, the Rays’ VP of Strategy and Development, talked about the new ballpark and the team’s goal for it to be a catalyst for economic development. “The goal was to identify a site that was within … Continued