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Dive into the Adventure of Sports Right Here in St. Pete

http://stpeteedc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/st-pete-sports-post-01-01.mp4 The St. Petersburg EDC couldn’t be more proud of our Tampa Bay sports teams this 2020 season. In case you missed it, here’s the run down! Just last month, the Tampa Bay Lighting hockey team won the Stanley Cup! Although the hockey season is over, the NFL is in full swing.Our Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by… Read more »

Dive into the Adventure of Sports Right Here in St. Pete

http://stpeteedc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/st-pete-sports-post-01-01.mp4 The St. Petersburg EDC couldn’t be more proud of our Tampa Bay sports teams this 2020 season. In case you missed it, here’s the run down! Just last month, the Tampa Bay Lighting hockey team won the Stanley Cup! Although the hockey season is over, the NFL is in full swing.Our Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by… Read more »

A Southern Migration

By: J.P. DuBuque, President & CEO at St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation August 10, 2020 J.P. DuBuque, President & CEO, St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation If you had told me when I graduated from Salisbury University with my master’s degree in 2001, the same place where I was born and raised, that I… Read more »

Tropicana Field Site Once-in-a-Decade Request for Redevelopment Proposal

Spanning 86 acres of publicly-owned land nestled in the middle of St. Pete, Florida, with one of the most vibrant and walkable downtowns in the nation, the Tropicana Field site represents a development opportunity unlike any other in the Southeast.  The City of St. Petersburg has dedicated a minimum of $75 million for infrastructure development… Read more »

Tech company Madison Cloud relocates from Baltimore to Tampa St. Pete

August 7, 2020 Source: St. Pete Catalyst By: Margie Manning Madison Cloud, a cloud and enterprise storage provider, has moved its headquarters from Baltimore to the Feather Sound area in Pinellas County. The relocation brings several high-skill jobs to the area and will help grow the local technology community. The new headquarters is a 2,000-square-foot… Read more »

Delocation 2.0: Covid-19 drives more Businesses South

Since 2011, one million people have left the areas of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut for other states. Bloomberg estimates that 277 people were leaving New York City every day prior to Covid-19. These departures are largely due to The Big Apple’s notoriously expensive real estate and taxes, both for individuals and for… Read more »

Top Talent Thrives in the Sunshine City

Once referred to as God’s waiting room, St. Petersburg is now a major talent hub for a broad range of industries. Within a 100 mile radius of St. Pete, there are 91 colleges and universities, including powerhouses like the University of Central Florida, Florida State University, and University of Florida. These institutions fuel the ‘Burg’s… Read more »

Virus or not; ‘Burgers stand together

The Sunshine City’s community-first spirit shines brighter now more than ever, as businesses band together during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Every ‘Burger from major corporate leaders to individual residents is stepping up to ensure St. Pete is supported during this difficult time. Uplifting Healthcare Heros While many of us are quarantined at home, thousands of… Read more »

NIX Launches an Online Initiative to Coordinate Volunteers’ Actions during the COVID-19 Outbreak

The challenges of the modern world require decisive action. That’s why NIX has engaged in the local non-profit initiative and developed an online platform that helps people affected by coronavirus pandemic to find help from local volunteers. The first website was launched in St.Pete, FL, and now NIX is ready to create a similar resource… Read more »

St. Petersburg Area EDC COVID-19 Business Resource Guide

As global concern about the current COVID-19 outbreak grows, it remains a top priority of the Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC to equip local businesses and our stakeholders with the resources and information that can be of assistance during as we work to navigate this rapidly changing situation. While our physical office is closed, EDC… Read more »

St. Pete Partners unite to support Local Restaurants through #CarryOutStPete

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (March 18, 2020) – Amid the current pandemic and pending economic downturn, local civic and business leaders are uniting to support St. Pete’s hospitality industry. On Friday, March 20 and March 27, St. Pete business owners have committed to purchasing 500 meals for their remote and on-site employees. Modern Business Associates, The… Read more »

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