Tampa Bay EDC

Expand Your Business

For more personalized information, please contact:

Mitchel Allen

Mitchel Allen

Senior Vice President, Economic Development

Fueled by one of the country’s most diversified economies, a supportive business environment and an outstanding talent pool, companies across industry sectors in Tampa and Hillsborough County are growing. The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council has helped scores of local companies with their business expansions. And we’re ready to help yours, too.

We like to say that running a business is hard enough, growing it shouldn’t be. Our business development team can connect you with all the resources you need to stay on track with your expansion – at no cost.

We can assist you with:

  • Access to Business and Community Leadership
  • Liaison to Local Government Agencies
  • Custom Research and Market Intelligence
  • Real Estate Availability
  • Permitting Assistance
  • Labor Cost Analysis
  • Job Creation Incentive Programs
  • Training Grants
  • Workforce Screening and Recruitment Assistance
  • Export Assistance
  • Facilitation of Supplier Connections
  • Tax Exemption Programs
  • Training Provider Recommendations

Meet with us virtually or at your office for one hour – and we’ll save you plenty of time, money and headaches as you navigate your next phase of growth.

Why Tampa Bay

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#1 Best State Business Environment

– WalletHub, 2023

#1 For Attracting and Developing a Skilled Workforce

– Lightcast, 2023

#2 Best State for Business

– Chief Executive, 2024

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