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Boasting a growing ecosystem of tech companies, startups, and leaders in business, St. Pete is truly a hub for tech and innovation. Tech companies are drawn to St. Pete’s variety of business districts, including a walkable downtown and the convenient Gateway District that houses some of St. Pete’s largest companies. In addition, St. Pete's Innovation District anchors Florida’s High Tech Corridor and is home to one of the largest concentrations of world-class research organizations in the country.
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Florida is consistently ranked one of the best states for businesses, both in terms of economics and workforce. The City of St. Pete has won numerous awards and accolades for community and business opportunities. We offer a lifestyle that is easy to love and hard to ignore.
St. Pete boasts a talented and driven labor force, with average labor costs lower than national industry average for 16 of 22 occupational groups. Exceptional higher educational institutions and transplants keep the pipeline open.
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Welcome Lynx Automation: Property Tech Co Relocates HQ from CA to Tampa Bay
Lynx Automation, a property automation company, has announced it’s relocating its corporate headquarters from California to the Tampa Bay area. Company executives cited many reasons for the move, chief among them being Florida’s pro-business climate...