Tampa Bay EDC

San Francisco business mission showcases Tampa’s considerable advantages

On May 6-8, a group of 11 Tampa Bay EDC Investors led by our chairman, Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano, conducted a whirlwind tour of the San Francisco area. Their purpose? To meet with Northern California-based site selection consultants and gain a deeper understanding of what is prompting them to steer client projects to […]

It’s no accident that Tampa Bay is the 4th hottest job market in the nation

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published a report naming the Tampa MSA as the 4th hottest job market in the country. Among the reasons cited for this ranking were our region’s significant changes in average wages, dramatic increase in our labor force size and participation, and low unemployment. The exponential growth of higher […]

Local medical supply company SurgiShop announces expansion

SurgiShop has closed on a Lutz property with plans to create 15 new jobs Tampa, Fla. (November 27, 2023) – SurgiShop, a Tampa-based medical supply company, announced today its expansion to a larger space and plans to add 15-20 new jobs over the next 1-3 years. SurgiShop has purchased an 11,381-square-foot building at 19235 41 […]

Global Tampa Bay Completes Successful Export Trade Mission to the Dominican Republic

Five Tampa Bay Companies Hold 50+ Meetings to Boost Export Sales Tampa, Fla. – (Oct. 2, 2023) – Global Tampa Bay business leaders and five Tampa Bay companies have returned from a four-day trade mission to the Dominican Republic, Florida’s fourth leading destination for merchandising exports behind Brazil, Colombia, and Chile. More than 50 one-on-one matchmaking […]

Local Life Science Company Announces Expansion

Verséa Health is leasing larger space in downtown Tampa with plans to create 40 new jobs Tampa, Fla. (May 4, 2023) – Verséa Health, Inc., a Tampa-based diversified life science company, announced today its expansion to a larger facility with plans to add 40 new jobs over the next 2-3 years. Verséa has leased more […]

Pitney Bowes Opens Global Business Services Center in Tampa, Florida

Company expanding operations in Tampa with the addition of 14,000 square feet of office space STAMFORD, Conn. and Tampa, Fla. April 26, 2023 – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), a global shipping and mailing company that provides technology, logistics, and financial services, today announced plans to open a new Global Business Services Center in Tampa, […]

Talent and welcoming community among chief reasons why companies choose Tampa

The Tampa Bay EDC recently hosted another installment of our wildly popular event series, Meet the Projects, sponsored by Shumaker. Leaders from some of our recent projects gathered at The Florida Aquarium to share their “Why we chose Tampa Bay” stories with our Investors. Several themes emerged as chief reasons for why these companies chose […]

Cost of Living in Tampa Bay

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