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Tampa-St. Petersburg MSA Tops List for Corporate Relocations

Tampa Bay Business Journal Online The Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area is advancing up the ranks of communities that attract the most corporate relocations. The Tampa metro ranks No. 4 among the South Atlantic states on Site Selection magazine’s list of new and expanded corporate facilities in 2017, with 49 total projects last year. That’s up… Read more »

Tampa-St. Petersburg MSA Tops List for Corporate Relocations

Tampa Bay Business Journal Online The Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area is advancing up the ranks of communities that attract the most corporate relocations. The Tampa metro ranks No. 4 among the South Atlantic states on Site Selection magazine’s list of new and expanded corporate facilities in 2017, with 49 total projects last year. That’s up… Read more »

New International Tech Project to call St. Pete Home

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- (March 5, 2018)- Tourme is the latest tourism application allowing users to book tours in cities like Boston, New York and Bonaire, instantly from the palm of their hand. The company, International Touring Apps, LLC has selected St. Pete as home for its official headquarters. Since its conception earlier this year, Tourme… Read more »

EDC Hosts Creative Arts & Design Industry Roundtable

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– (February 28, 2018)- The St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosted its first Creative Arts & Design roundtable to better understand the industry and identify areas where the EDC and its community partners can provide support. The forum provided the opportunity for members of the creative community to voice the needs of their… Read more »

Eckerd College Announces Debut of Multi-Million Dollar Visual Arts Center

I Love the Burg & RKC.me The arts are alive in the Sunshine City. Telltale signs of this are evident along the radiant, mural coated walls through the 600 Block and the EDGE District. It’s evident in the nationally acclaimed exhibit halls of the Museum of Fine Arts and The Salvador Dali Museum. It’s evident… Read more »

Paying the Bills Smarter

Florida Trend Online  Lynn Waddell | 1/26/2018 The city is home base to some of the largest and most innovative companies, including Raymond James Financial and Jabil. Duke Energy bases its Florida operations in St. Petersburg as do many others, large and small — Tech Data, iQor, Valpak, and LumaStream. To protect the vibe that’s contributed… Read more »

St. Petersburg Tops SmartAsset’s List, “Boomtowns of 2017”

Smart Asset: The Top Boomtowns of 2017 The economy is finally starting to heat up. In fact, the economy is moving so fast the Federal Reserve recently increased the interest rate in an attempt to thwart potential inflation. But this growth has not taken place everywhere. Some places are booming more than others. Below we… Read more »

St. Petersburg EDC Names David R. Punzak 2018 Chairman

  PETERSBURG, Fla.– (Feb. 23, 2018) – David R. Punzak assumed the position of 2018 Chairman of the St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) at the organization’s first Annual Meeting in January. Punzak, Director and Assistant General Counsel at Tech Data Corporation and formerly a shareholder with the Carlton Fields law firm, was appointed… Read more »

Jabil Expanding on Site of Current Headquarters in St. Petersburg

Tampa Bay Business Journal Online The largest company in St. Petersburg has decided to stay in the city and construct a new world headquarters at its current location. Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) will expand operations at its current site at Roosevelt Boulevard and Dr. Martin Luther King Street North, the company said in a press release…. Read more »

St. Petersburg Area EDC Hosts First Annual Shareholders Meeting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.(Jan. 25, 2018)- The St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation, the organization responsible for the advancement of business recruitment, formation, expansion and retention of quality jobs and competitive businesses that will foster and maintain a diversified, year-round, and sustainable economy primarily for St. Petersburg, held its First Annual Shareholders Meeting at the Hilton… Read more »

Imagine Museum holds Official Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The arts and culture scene of St. Petersburg just became even richer. On January 23, community leaders gathered as Imagine Museum celebrated its official opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This new museum, located at 1901 Central Avenue in the Grand Central District, takes you on a journey through the history of glass as an… Read more »

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