Tag: Quality of Life

EDC Investor Event features Site Selection Magazine’s Ron Starner

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (May 17, 2019)— Greater St. Petersburg Area EDC Investors gathered at Green Bench Brewing’s newest tasting room for the organization’s second investor-exclusive event of 2019.  The forum, sponsored by public relations and communications firm Tucker/Hall,  featured Executive Vice President of Conway Inc. and Site Selection Magazine, Ron Starner, who shared his insights… Read more »

Zillow Ranks Tampa-St. Pete Market No. 1 for First-Time Home Buyers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 4, 2019)— For the second consecutive year, Zillow ranked the Tampa-St. Petersburg metro as the number one market for first-time homebuyers.  Zillow’s 2019 Best Markets for First-Time Buyers Analysis ranked the 35 largest U.S. housing markets based on where first-time buyers should have the most success moving into a home they love with… Read more »

Behind the Scenes of the Dynasty Deal with Founder & CEO Shirl Penney

Shirl Penney, Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners In February 2019, the New York City-based wealth management and technology provider, Dynasty Financial Partners, announced the relocation of its headquarters from Manhattan to St. Petersburg, Florida. Founder & CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, Shirl Penney shares why St. Pete proved to be the perfect fit for… Read more »

For Americans looking for a better life, Florida is No. 1 choice

Photo courtesy of Tradewinds Island Resort Market Watch By: Jacob Passy December 10, 2018 Looking to get the hell out of Dodge? Then there’s a pretty decent chance you’re headed for Florida. The Sunshine State ranked as the No. 1 destination among homebuyers who were looking to move across state lines, according a new analysis from LendingTree…. Read more »

St. Pete ranks Top in the State for its Parks System

With 137 parks and 7 miles of preserved downtown waterfront, St. Petersburg boasts the third largest urban waterfront park system in North America. Tampa Bay Business Journal Online By: Kelsey Sunderland The city of St. Petersburg has been ranked No. 1 in Florida and No. 15 in the United States by Trust for Public Land, a… Read more »

Private Label Skin: Manufacturing Firm Chooses to Grow in St. Pete

Since its founding in 2012, Private Label Skin has aligned innovation in skincare with world-class manufacturing services. Serving predominately online marketers and retailers, PLS specializes in the anti-aging segment of the market with moisturizers, serums, eye creams, age reversal, wrinkle refinement, eye treatment, and skin lighteners. In addition, PLS manufacturers cleansers, toners, and nutraceutical products… Read more »

Fortune 500 Companies Announce Major Expansions in St. Petersburg

In the last six months, two of St. Pete’s Fortune 500 companies, Jabil (NYSE: JBL) and Raymond James (NYSE: RFJ), announced major expansion plans for their current headquarter sites in St. Petersburg, Florida. In February 2018, Jabil, electronics manufacturer of everything from iPhone circuit boards to Philadelphia cream cheese tubs, announced that it will rebuild… Read more »

Up close: Meet St. Pete’s economic cheerleader J.P. DuBuque

St. Pete Catalyst By: Bill DeYoung Published: May 9, 2018   St. Petersburg has no shortage of cheerleaders who work tirelessly to tell the world about the city’s many charms and advantages. J.P. DuBuque doesn’t wax poetic about the beaches, the warm weather or the burgeoning arts community, although those things always figure somehow in… Read more »