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How and Why NY Financial Services Firm Chose to Relocate to St. Pete: Dynasty in Forbes

Dynasty Financial Partners CEO Shirl Penney says in Forbes that his firm first considered relocating from New York City because they were certain moving would give Dynasty a “significant competitive advantage” through “expanding our operating margins by lowering expenses while simultaneously enhancing our employees’ quality of life.” In 2019, Dynasty relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida… Read more »

How and Why NY Financial Services Firm Chose to Relocate to St. Pete: Dynasty in Forbes

Dynasty Financial Partners CEO Shirl Penney says in Forbes that his firm first considered relocating from New York City because they were certain moving would give Dynasty a “significant competitive advantage” through “expanding our operating margins by lowering expenses while simultaneously enhancing our employees’ quality of life.” In 2019, Dynasty relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida… Read more »

Downtown St. Petersburg to Gain More Than 150,000 sf of Class A Office Space with New Groundbreakings

Office demand continues to be strong in St. Petersburg, Florida as companies relocate to or expand in downtown. Developers are responding with new multiuse projects breaking ground that will bring more than 150,000 square feet of Class A office space to “DTSP.” These include: Photo: Orange Station at the EDGE, Cushman & Wakefield Orange Station… Read more »

Cathie Wood Tells Milken Institute St. Pete is ‘Young, Vibrant Town’

Although she swore she’d “never live in Florida,” ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood now describes herself at “St. Pete’s official ambassador” at the Milken Institute’s 2021 Global Conference where she discussed Tesla, crypto, China and investing. “St. Pete is a young, vibrant town,” she says, “focused on culture, arts, music,” with “very friendly people from all… Read more »

Financial Services CEO tells Entrepreneur St. Pete Relocation was ‘One of the Best Business Decisions I Ever Made’

Financial services firm CEO Shirl Penney tells Entrepreneur how relocating to St. Pete increased his company’s finances and ability to invest in technology for the business while also improving his employees’ quality of life. Dynasty Financial Partners relocated to St. Petersburg in 2019, driven by financial factors like cost of living and tax environments, and… Read more »

St. Pete is #1 for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Where’s the best place for people who like to be outside? “St. Petersburg, Florida, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts,” according to SmartAsset.com, which ranked St. Pete the #1 city in the country for outdoor enthusiasts to live and work. SmartAsset ranked 95 cities on: St. Petersburg received an overall score of 100. Earlier this… Read more »

Solving a Financial Data Problem Leads to Tech Startup in St. Pete

Often with technology startups, you run into a problem. When you try to solve the problem, you end up with a business. That’s exactly what happened to Rachel Carpenter, the founder & CEO of Intrinio.  Intrinio is a financial data technology company on a mission to power fintech innovation by providing high-quality data to developers… Read more »

Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest Announces HQ Relocation to St. Pete + ARK Innovation Center

ARK Investment Management LLC (“ARK” or “ARK Invest”), an investment adviser focused solely on investing in disruptive innovation, announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, effective November 1, 2021. “We are thrilled to relocate our corporate headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, as we believe the Tampa Bay region’s talent, innovative spirit, and quality of… Read more »

Nurturing a Supportive Business Community Helps Drive Revitalization in St. Pete, Florida

When financial data company Intrinio co-founders Rachel Carpenter and Joseph French were looking for a place to relocate their Chicago-based business in 2014, it didn’t take long for St. Petersburg, Florida to top the list. Intrinio made the move to St. Pete shortly after, as a very early-stage startup. Since arriving, they have grown rapidly… Read more »

Innovation Lives Here: St. Pete, You’re Welcome

There’s a corporate sameness that’s dulling the edge of tech meccas in America, but there’s one city that’s changing the game. St. Pete. A haven for the brilliant minds fleeing four-hour commutes and corporate buyouts—companies are finding St. Pete the perfect place to establish an innovation hub where their investments go four times further than… Read more »

Why the Recent Influx of Tech Companies Now Call St. Pete, Florida Home

Fintech firm CrossBorders celebrates its relocation from NY to St. Pete. Taking a page from Dynasty Financial Services’ playbook, another fintech firm has chosen to relocate from New York to St. Petersburg, Florida. CrossBorder Solutions, a $1 billion firm that is a global leader in technology-driven tax solutions, joins the wave of tech-related relocations and… Read more »

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