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St. Pete’s SoleVenture supports the Modern Day Independent Professional

The popularity of non-employer businesses is at an all time high, with new statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau showing a 3.6 percent increase nationally and a 10 percent increase locally since 2017. Within the next decade, 50% of U.S. workers will be freelancers at least part time. The global outsourcing market is expected to… Read more »

St. Pete’s SoleVenture supports the Modern Day Independent Professional

The popularity of non-employer businesses is at an all time high, with new statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau showing a 3.6 percent increase nationally and a 10 percent increase locally since 2017. Within the next decade, 50% of U.S. workers will be freelancers at least part time. The global outsourcing market is expected to… Read more »

Dynasty Financial Builds New Home in Florida and Employees Are Awestruck by One Big Difference

RIA Intel By: Michael Thrasher August 28, 2019 Employees who relocated from New York are enjoying world-class beaches, golf, sailing, a burgeoning arts scene, and favorable taxes. However, they are most excited about something else entirely. Shirl Penney, the president and CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, crisscrossed two dozen cities during the yearlong process of… Read more »

Tech company Pipedrive opens second office in St. Petersburg

Office will be staffed to maintain world-class support to assure that Pipedrive users maximize the value of its #1 user-rated* CRM software St. Petersburg, FL. —August 23, 2019—Pipedrive, the first customer relationship management platform built from the salesperson’s point of view, announced that it has officially opened an office in St. Petersburg at 490 First… Read more »

EV outliers: Oslo, San Francisco…and St. Petersburg?

Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine By: Charles Morris August 3, 2019 Many readers are surprised to learn that Charged is headquartered not in California, but in St. Petersburg, Florida. Once a sleepy retirement center nicknamed “God’s Waiting Room,” nowadays “The Burg” is a hipster hotspot, replete with art galleries, craft breweries and vegan eateries. Another distinction that places… Read more »

St. Pete EDC’s Meet the Projects event connects firms to new local network

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (August 21, 2019) — St. Petersburg Area EDC Investors joined representatives from companies the organization has assisted to facilitate expansion and relocation projects for the second annual ‘Meet the Projects 2019.’ The forum, hosted by the Tampa Bay Rays and sponsored by the Don Cesar provided the opportunity for high-growth companies and… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons St. Petersburg is the Place for Young Professionals

Source: Capital Analytics Associates By: Max Crampton-Thomas August 12, 2019 St. Petersburg, a community and city deeply entrenched in Florida’s history since being incorporated in 1903, is now in the midst of a revitalization and what is being deemed the city’s second golden age. Thanks to collaboration between the city and organizations like the St…. Read more »

10 Things You Didn’t Know about doing Business in the ‘Burg

Since 1970, the median age in St. Pete has decreased 3.3 years, while the U.S.’s median age has increased by 9.9 years. St. Pete was named one of the fastest-growing cities by Forbes (2018) with a total population of nearly 266,000. The Sunshine City has seen a major influx of millennial-aged residents, routinely ranking a… Read more »

The Heart of Great Corporate Culture

With remote-work opportunities increasing and office sizes decreasing, the modern-day employer is emphasizing the culture-driven workplace now more than ever before. According to a June 2019 study by LinkedIn, culture is so important that 70 percent of professionals in the U.S. today would not work at a leading company if it meant they had to… Read more »

ECOncrete’s Innovative Environmental Solutions Grow in St. Pete

ECOncrete – Bringing Concrete to Life from PortXL on Vimeo. The bio-enhancing concrete provider, ECOncrete, celebrated the first seawall panel produced in partnership with Marinetek at the newly revived Commerce Park in South St. Petersburg. Founded in 2012, ECOncrete provides high-quality, cost effective concrete products including, bio-enhancing concrete additives, science based designed forms and form… Read more »

The Public-Private Partnership’s Upperhand: Q&A with the St. Pete Chamber’s Chris Steinocher

Chris Steinocher, President & CEO of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce and CEO of the St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) gives us an inside look at the EDC-Chamber partnership and talks the future of business and economic development in the ‘Burg. Chris Steinocher, President & CEO of the St. Petersburg Area… Read more »

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