Tampa Bay EDC

Much to be thankful for as Tampa Bay’s job demand continues to grow

I hope everyone had much to celebrate as you gathered with friends and family at Thanksgiving. At the Tampa Bay EDC, we’re deeply grateful for the support and leadership of our Investors, partners, and team as we work together to propel our economy forward. FloridaCommerce reported that the Tampa MSA gained the second highest number […]

Growing number of college grads choosing to start careers in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is no longer a place for brain drain, but rather brain gain as more new graduates are choosing to stay in Tampa Bay to start their careers in growing industries like IT, healthcare and financial services. Channel 10 recently interviewed Tampa Bay EDC President and CEO Craig Richard on why recent grads are choosing […]

Tampa Bay is hot – and we’re not just talking about the weather

Temperature-wise, July has been a scorcher, and I hope you’ve managed to beat the heat with some family time at the pool or on a getaway to cooler climes. But when it comes to rankings, Tampa Bay has been on a white-hot tear all month, too. The hard work that each of you has put […]

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 […]

Tampa Soars in Rankings, Tops Destinations Millennials are Moving to Now

March Madness is in full swing – how’s your bracket faring? – and college sports fans who look forward to this time each year are psyched about another exciting season.  Here at the EDC, we’re reveling in a season of fantastic rankings. Tampa’s winning streak continues, and each new ranking seems to top the one […]

How many people moved to Florida this past year?

According to latest data from the U.S. Census, Florida ranks #1 in total net migration, which measures the difference between the number of people moving in and the number of people moving out of a state. From July 2021-July 2022, nearly 444,500 people moved to Florida, which compared to the previous year was a gain […]

Where are new Hillsborough County residents moving from?

More than 43,000 residents moved into Hillsborough County from a different state, according to the U.S. Census Bureau 2016-2020 American Community Survey (ACS) County-to-County 5-Year Migration Inflow. It’s probably no surprise here, but once again New York was the #1 state from where residents moved, followed by Georgia and Virginia. Over the past decade, the […]

Make It Tampa Bay talent attraction campaign featured on FOX 13

Visit Tampa Bay and the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council are urging young professionals in some of the country’s largest metropolitan areas to “Make It Tampa Bay.” The latest talent attraction campaign kicks off at the end of the month and encourages people to “work where you love.” FOX 13 reporter Joneé Lewis covered the […]

Visit Tampa Bay launches largest talent relocation campaign

Partnership with Tampa Bay EDC and Hillsborough County to target out of state professionals                                  Tampa, FL (March 14, 2023) – Following hugely successful leisure and convention marketing campaigns focusing on the advantages of Tampa Bay’s hospitality, Visit Tampa Bay […]

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