May 20, 2024

Tampa Bay

Making Progress

As Florida focuses on growing its economy, experts say one of the most productive places to expand is in manufacturing. The sector pays about 117% of average annual wages in Florida, creates both blue and white-collar jobs and has one of the highest multiplier effects for return on investment. Every $1 in manufactured goods produces $3.60 across all other sectors. Read more »
Published on 10/17/2023

Robot Training

Tom Mudano, president and CEO of Pasco County-based AmSkills, is aiming for his workforce-education non-profit “to become a destination point for robotics training in the state of Florida.” Read more »
Published on 5/26/2023

Field Day

St. Petersburg is moving forward with its latest effort to redevelop the city's 86-acre Tropicana Field site — this time with the direct involvement of the Tampa Bay Rays. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2023

Pinellas County hoping new downtown-to-beach bus line will get more people hooked on mass transit

Six years ago, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority applied for a federal grant to help it create a rapid-transit bus route connecting downtown St. Petersburg with St. Pete Beach about 10 miles away... Read more »
Published on 5/31/2022

Climate First Bank CEO forecasts a sunny outlook

CEO Ken LaRoe foresees a good year for banking. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2022

Infrastructure: Critical strategies Florida can implement as it grows

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

Do's and don'ts for a healthy heart diet from a TGH nutrition specialist

“A great way to improve our heart health is to incorporate more fiber into our diet. Focusing on foods that are high in fiber can not only help to lower our cholesterol but also help us maintain a healthy weight since fiber keeps us full for longer and helps us feel more satisfied... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Florida Poly grows international opportunities with Fulbright Spain pact

Florida Polytechnic University has signed an agreement with the U.S.-Spain Fulbright Commission to expand educational opportunities for American and Spanish scholars. Read more »
Published on 11/22/2021

TGH and USF Health team offer minimally invasive alternative for surgical treatment of uterine fibroids

The Acessa procedure is a minimally invasive treatment alternative to hysterectomy for women who have symptomatic fibroids Read more »
Published on 5/25/2021

One-Year Anniversary of Pandemic Is Remembered Through Giving Back and Humanitarian Efforts From It Works!

The It Works! "Gives Back Foundation" Encourages Entrepreneurs and Distributors to Give Back During This Critical Time for as Little as $1 to Make a Difference. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2021

Florida Poly launches state's first undergraduate health engineering program

Students with a love of STEM and an interest in health care can prepare for a career that prioritizes both with Florida Polytechnic University's new Health Systems Engineering program Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Nanotechnology for disease diagnosis and treatment earns Florida Poly professor international award

Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Ajeet Kaushik is determined to make detecting and treating diseases easy, accessible, and precise through the use of nanomaterials for biosensing and medicine. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2019

SVN expands Florida presence with addition of SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate

New SVN office is led by nationally-recognized market leaders in land and other commercial real estate assets; will help SVN deliver its industry-leading services to clients along I-4 corridor and across the state Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

A plan for downtown Tampa?

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik announced plans to create a “live, work, play and stay” environment. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Greenlight Pinellas: Connecting Tampa Bay

Chris Steinocher, President & CEO, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, explains the benefits of a proposed public mass transit system with plans to unite the Bay Area. Read more »
Published on 7/22/2014

Neighborhood watch in Tampa

Tampa's mayor makes Sulphur Springs' revitalization a priority. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Tampa area cheers a plethora of new jobs

Tampa Bay economic developers have plenty to cheer about. The list of companies announcing expansions or relocations in 2013 and the jobs they represent are impressive. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Tampa Bay

Population and demographic statistics for Tampa Bay; businesses and people to watch. Read more »
Published on 4/4/2013

Southwest Florida Newsmakers

Al Austin, Stephen Klasko, Progress Energy, Mystery Monkey and Jill Kelley Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Banking Template - Gary Tice Returns to Community Banking

Gary Tice retired after Fifth Third Bank purchased his Naples-based First National Bank of Florida. Following the expiration of the deal's four-year non-compete clause, Tice returned to create another community bank. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2012

Tampa Bay

Bradenton, Clearwater, Lakeland, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa Read more »
Published on 9/20/2012

Regional Snapshots - Tampa Bay

The Tampa market is improving slowly but steadily, says Patricia Nooney, senior managing director for institutional services for Florida for CBRE, who oversees brokerage in the Tampa Bay market. With... Read more »
Published on 9/8/2012

Tampa Bay Economic Indicators

Businesses to watch, people to watch, issues to watch and what's hot - what's not. Read more »
Published on 4/10/2012

Tampa Bay

Bradenton, Clearwater, Lakeland, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa Read more »
Published on 10/10/2011

Dining in the Boonies

'Pearl in the Grove' is destination dining in the tiny town of St. Joseph, near Tampa, Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/13/2011

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