Category: Community

Ukrainian Tech Provider, NIX United Opens U.S. HQ in St. Petersburg, FL

The software development firm, NIX United has officially opened the doors of its U.S. headquarters in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida. NIX has been actively operating in the U.S. since 1994, and recently identified the Tampa-St. Petersburg region as an optimal location for its available talent, strategic location, and cost-effective business environment. “We considered several communities… Read more »

Jobs Podcast features St. Pete

President of the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation, J.P. DuBuque sits down with Chad Chancellor of the Next Move Group’s Jobs Podcast to talk about St. Pete’s strategic approach to economic development and how the community works together to preserve the ‘Burg’s unique culture and character. “Some people call it a little bit… Read more »

St. Pete Makes a Name for itself with NYC Firms

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (October 2, 2019)— A cohort representing St. Pete’s financial services leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC in Times Square on October 25 to talk to New York-based companies about the business opportunity in the Sunshine City.  Immediately following the media panel, Elwyn and Penney joined Co-Founder and CEO of Intrinio… Read more »

St. Pete Rocks the Headquarters Relocation Business

Business Observer Florida By: Mark Gordon May 3, 2019 The sun shines bright on St. Petersburg in the race to win headquarters relocations. Says one official: ‘We are just getting started.’ Christmas came early to St. Petersburg economic development officials in 2014, when, on Dec. 10, New York City-based outsourcing and logistics company iQor announced… 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 »

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 »

Business in the ‘Burg

Industry leaders spanning Marine & Life Sciences, Financial Services, and Creative sectors choose to grow their operations and their careers in St. Pete. We sat down with star of TLC’s, The Little Couple, Dr. Jen Arnold of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, Shirl Penney, Founder of Echo Bridge,… Read more »

Startup Report Episode No. 15 with J.P. DuBuque

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (April 29, 2019)— PitchLyst brings you the founders, investors and professionals that make the Tampa Bay startup scene thrive. Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC President, J.P. DuBuque joins Joe Hamilton on episode fifteen of the Startup Report for a discussion about economic development and the importance of “Growing our own in the… Read more »

Workforce Resource Map 2.0 Supports Local Employers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–(April 16, 2019)— The Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) released the 2.0 version of its digital workforce platform, Workforce Resource Map with significant enhancements to better meet the needs of growing businesses in St. Petersburg. The platform, created in partnership with CareerEdge in December 2018, showcases a comprehensive listing of workforce-related… Read more »