Tag: Job Creation

Bama Sea Products Expands in St. Pete

The St. Pete-based seafood manufacturing firm, Bama Sea Products, Inc. added twenty new jobs to its growing team, with plans to create an additional thirty new jobs in the next several months. As a result of the EDC’s partnerships with CareerSource Pinellas and the City’s St. Pete Works program, the EDC was able to secure… Read more »

Dynasty Financial Partners to relocate HQ from New York City to St. Petersburg, Florida

Dynasty Financial Partners to relocate HQ from New York City to St. Petersburg, Florida Leading wealth management firm to bring high-wage jobs to Tampa-St. Pete ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– (Feb. 19, 2019) – The New York City-based wealth management and technology provider, Dynasty Financial Partners, announced today that the firm is moving its headquarters from New… Read more »

St. Pete EDC holds Second Annual Meeting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– (Feb. 7, 2019) – The Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation held its second Annual Meeting at Openhouse, 1113 Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete. The evening event, sponsored by PNC Bank, featured highlights from the organization’s first two years, a 2019 outlook, and a transition of executive leadership, including the… Read more »

iSOCRATES Announces Headquarters Relocation to St. Pete at Inaugural Digital First Friday

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (January 29, 2019) – iSOCRATES, the global leader in Programmatic media and marketing planning and execution, announced that the company will relocate its headquarters from Connecticut to St. Petersburg and expects to create 50 new jobs over the next five years. Said Mayor Kriseman: “I am incredibly excited for the iSOCRATES expansion… Read more »

Major government contractor L3 chooses ‘fantastic’ St. Pete for new headquarters and testing

Downtown St. Petersburg will be the new headquarters of the commercial aviation solutions unit of L3 Technologies, one of the nation’s biggest government contractors Tampa Bay Times By: Susan Taylor Martin January 3, 2019 ST. PETERSBURG — Downtown St. Petersburg will be the new headquarters of the commercial aviation solutions unit of L3 Technologies, one… Read more »

Statewide Growth of Florida Economy Mimics Trend in St. Petersburg

Each year, more than 6,000 visitors from around the globe flock to St. Pete’s booming arts and culture scene, vibrant downtown, and pristine parks and beaches. Even more impressive- the influx of businesses gravitating to the Sunshine City’s pro-business environment, favorable tax climate and strategic location. In the midst of just seven days, the state… Read more »

Gov. Scott: Tampa Bay Area Keeps Growing, Ranks Second for Job Creation

Florida Government Office of Rick Scott 45th Governor of Florida  St. Petersburg, Fla. (July 20, 2018) — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Tampa-St. Petersburg area added 30,500 new private-sector jobs in the last year, creating the second-highest number of jobs among all Florida metro areas. Tampa’s unemployment rate was a low 3.8 percent, down… Read more »

Jabil Expanding on Site of Current Headquarters in St. Petersburg

Tampa Bay Business Journal Online The largest company in St. Petersburg has decided to stay in the city and construct a new world headquarters at its current location. Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) will expand operations at its current site at Roosevelt Boulevard and Dr. Martin Luther King Street North, the company said in a press release…. Read more »

St. Petersburg Area EDC Hosts First Annual Shareholders Meeting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.(Jan. 25, 2018)- The St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation, the organization responsible for the advancement of business recruitment, formation, expansion and retention of quality jobs and competitive businesses that will foster and maintain a diversified, year-round, and sustainable economy primarily for St. Petersburg, held its First Annual Shareholders Meeting at the Hilton… Read more »