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Florida Continues to Grow With Residents and Jobs

Last month the Wall Street Journal released an article that showed a decline in the population in Florida. The article highlights vivid personal stories of depreciating homes, brutal hurricane seasons, and the sizzling summer heat that are a few factors for Florida losing as many residents as it is gaining. What the article didn’t tell… Read more »

Tampa Bay and Surrounding Metros Listed as Best Places for Startup Businesses

A report from Roofstock, recently found that the Tampa Bay is among the top large metros for startup businesses in the U.S. Being near the University of Southern Florida coupled with relatively affordable housing and dynamic downtown development in both St. Petersburg and Tampa has led to Tampa Bay becoming a place that more and… Read more »

Global Leader in Tech-Driven Tax Solutions Relocates HQ to St. Pete

A global leader in technology- driven tax solutions, CrossBorder Solutions has decided to call St. Petersburg, Florida home for its 120 employees. Originally founded in 2001, CrossBorder Solutions has become an industry leading fintech company that has developed AI technology that complements human tax professionals to bring more efficient results to their customers, and prevent… Read more »

St Pete Among The Best Cities to Live in America

The Sunshine City has done it again! Just recently, St. Pete was recognized as one of the best cities in the country to live. Among its array of amenities, it was our city’s increased diversity, abundance of outdoor activities, cost of living and eccentric culture that landed it a spot-on Niche’s Best Cities list. Not to… Read more »

Florida Lands Among Top 10 States For Capital Investment in 2020

Even though COVID-19 put a huge pause on many activities in Florida during 2020, the state still managed to have an increase in capital investment. Focusing on the real estate and economic development industries within the rankings of the states that saw the most investment projects last year, Florida was ranked within the top 10…. Read more »

One of the Country’s Most Exciting Opportunities Takes the Next Step

The Tropicana Field site redevelopment project that stretches across 86 acres of publicly-owned land in the middle of downtown St. Pete, Florida, is a development opportunity unlike any other currently happening in the Southeast.  Anticipation has been growing as the project was announced, and proposals were received in late January.  After receiving nine proposals and… Read more »

Canadian Tech Company Relocates to St. Pete

“You guys are the new Austin. That’s how I see it, so I want to be ahead of the curve,” said Nicolas Genest, founder and CEO of Codeboxx, after confirming their tech company’s headquarter relocation to St. Pete. Brian Hartz with the St. Pete Catalyst broke the news last week of the company’s decision to… Read more »

St. Pete Named Best City in Florida for Job Seekers

People have kicked 2020 to the curb pretty eagerly. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it brought a lot of unknowns in the past year especially in the jobs market. In 2020, we saw 22 million jobs lost in the pandemic, and watched the unemployment rate reach 14.7%, the highest in history. It was a hard year… Read more »

St. Pete Recognized on Top 10 Best Places for Female Entrepreneurs List

Have you heard the news?! Once again, our very own St. Petersburg region has been recognized on the Top 10 Best Places for Female Entrepreneurs list! But this time we have progressed even more on the list! It is no secret that St. Pete creates a progressive and inclusive environment for women to thrive in… Read more »