Category: Community

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 »

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 »

St. Pete Brews Up more than Beer

By: Colleen Lachnicht Big things are brewing in St. Petersburg, and it’s not just business. The entrepreneurial and tech boom in St. Pete has piqued interest in many business owners, but what sets it apart from other start-up cities is the quality of life it offers to owners and employees alike. With a vibrant arts… Read more »

Silicon Shore: ST. PETE, FL

There’s a corporate sameness that is dulling the edge of tech meccas in America. But there’s one city that’s changing the game. Welcome to Silicon Shore. A haven for the brilliant minds fleeing 4-hour commutes and corporate buyouts. Companies are finding St Pete the perfect place to establish an Innovation Hub—where their investments go four… Read more »

St. Pete EDC Celebrates Milestone Third Year

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida– (Feb. 7, 2020) – Business and community leaders joined the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation for the EDC’s third Annual Meeting on February 6 at the Vinoy Golf Club. The evening event, sponsored by PNC Bank, featured highlights from the EDC’s inaugural three years, a 2020 outlook, and a transition… Read more »

L3Harris settles into new HQ in downtown St. Pete

L3Harris Technologies celebrated their new headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg with a ribbon cutting on November 14. The company has about 150 people at the office at 490 1st Avenue South and anticipates adding 50 new members in the next 12 to 24 months. St. Petersburg is the global headquarters for the commercial aviation solutions business,… Read more »

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 »