Category: Innovation

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 »

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 »

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 »

Tech company Pipedrive opens second office in St. Petersburg

Office will be staffed to maintain world-class support to assure that Pipedrive users maximize the value of its #1 user-rated* CRM software St. Petersburg, FL. —August 23, 2019—Pipedrive, the first customer relationship management platform built from the salesperson’s point of view, announced that it has officially opened an office in St. Petersburg at 490 First… Read more »

EV outliers: Oslo, San Francisco…and St. Petersburg?

Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine By: Charles Morris August 3, 2019 Many readers are surprised to learn that Charged is headquartered not in California, but in St. Petersburg, Florida. Once a sleepy retirement center nicknamed “God’s Waiting Room,” nowadays “The Burg” is a hipster hotspot, replete with art galleries, craft breweries and vegan eateries. Another distinction that places… 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 »

ECOncrete’s Innovative Environmental Solutions Grow in St. Pete

ECOncrete – Bringing Concrete to Life from PortXL on Vimeo. The bio-enhancing concrete provider, ECOncrete, celebrated the first seawall panel produced in partnership with Marinetek at the newly revived Commerce Park in South St. Petersburg. Founded in 2012, ECOncrete provides high-quality, cost effective concrete products including, bio-enhancing concrete additives, science based designed forms and form… 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 »