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 »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2018)- The Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) partnered with the City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County Economic Development, RE/MAX Metro, and Pilot Bank to host the ‘Southern Pinellas Top Projects and Financing Forum. President of the Greater St. Petersburg Economic Development Corporation, J.P. DuBuque welcomed attendees and… Read more »
Ecosystems that support entrepreneurs and innovation hubs are sprouting across America. Regions of the country are working hard to be startup havens. This includes creating an environment that supports innovations and helps investors find the next bold idea. Silicon Valley is a luminous example. However, emerging regions include Florida, Colorado, Oregon and Georgia. What do these emerging regions have in common and how are they competing? Factors include an entrepreneurial ecosystem, strong startup density, a culture that supports innovation, strong higher education system, home to large corporations, access to capital and availability of talent. Taking these factors into consideration, the Tampa Bay region is poising itself for explosive growth, especially for startups and women entrepreneurs.
Tampa Bay Times By: Rick Danielson May 8, 2018 ST. PETERSBURG — For its first-ever business development trip, the Greater St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corp. headed to San Francisco, the tech-business world’s pricey capital, with a pitch about another bay area where sticker shock is not so big an issue. “San Francisco is a… Read more »
Tampa Bay Business Journal Online By: Margie Manning Jan. 8, 2018 Construction is expected to begin later this year on road improvements in the Carillon Office Park that were the catalyst for expansion by Raymond James Financial Inc. Raymond James (NYSE: RJF), a financial services provider that’s already the largest private employer in St. Petersburg, will add 650 jobs… Read more »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- (March 5, 2018)- Tourme is the latest tourism application allowing users to book tours in cities like Boston, New York and Bonaire, instantly from the palm of their hand. The company, International Touring Apps, LLC has selected St. Pete as home for its official headquarters. Since its conception earlier this year, Tourme… Read more »