Category: Quality of Life

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 »

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 »

Good Grit Magazine: St. Petersburg, Florida

Good Grit’s ‘Gritty City’ features  guide you as you map out your next adventure and figure out what you cant miss along the way. Each  compact guide makes its way to your glove box, your favorite travel bag, or maybe your vision board. Keep the spirit of wanderlust alive throughout the year with our Gritty… 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 »

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 »