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Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice.


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Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Enterprise Florida articles below.


Cybersecurity Companies Thrive In Tampa Bay’s Growing Ecosystem

Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice.

Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative

Get There Florida is a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs.

Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL

Air Products recently completed an expansion of its manufacturing facility at Port Manatee on Florida’s West Coast to meet the needs of the ever-growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.

Florida Tech Time

The Sunshine State is used to making things grow, this includes its tech industry, where Florida is sprouting thousands of new jobs.

Industry Leaders L3, Jabil, 3 Daughter’s Commit To St. Pete, Florida For The Long Haul

Local economic development officials attribute St. Pete’s recent boom to a community-wide strategy called Grow Smarter, which identifies five target industry sectors primed for the most growth.

Forcura To Create 115 Jobs At New Florida HQ

Healthcare technology company Forcura will invest $2.15 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, FL.

Aerion Supersonic Moving Global Headquarters To Florida

Aerion will invest $300 million to build a new state-of-the-art campus in Melbourne, FL, resulting in the creation of at least 675 jobs. 

Misfits Gaming Group Relocating HQ To Palm Beach County

The esports and gaming company will invest more than $1.35 million in its new corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, FL, where it will create 30 new jobs.

Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ

The airline will invest up to $250 million and create 225 new jobs at its new Broward County corporate campus.

Polk County – Florida’s Best Place For Business

Polk County, Florida located along the heart of the I4 corridor is a multifaceted economic engine centered on innovation, technological advances, manufacturing, logistics and so much more.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders.

Data Centers: 5-G Day

The introduction of 5G small cell technology means changes in data center infrastructure as well as significant increases in their processing speeds and volumes.

Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market

From the Keys to the Panhandle, Florida welcomes you with the talented workforce, top-ranked infrastructure, global connectivity and quality of life your company needs.

Enterprise Florida Forms New Manufacturing Partnerships

The partnerships will provide Florida businesses with additional resources and grant opportunities to help develop and expand their international markets.

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other.

Siemens, Chromalloy Open Florida Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components, represents a capital investment of $139 million and will add 350 jobs in the Tampa Bay Area.

MLMC Florida Opening New Operations 

The alternative fuels technology manufacturing company will create 45 jobs in Plant City, FL.

WebstaurantStore Creating 300 Jobs In Florida

The ecommerce restaurant supply company will invest $1 million to expand in Tampa, and plans to create more than 300 new jobs.

Florida The Friendly

Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility

MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer.

Steel Company Investing $240M In Central Florida

Nucor Corporation’s new rebar micro mill will create 250 new jobs in Frostproof, FL.

Lockheed Martin Expanding, Creating 500 Jobs In Florida

The global security and aerospace company will invest more than $50 million to expand its Orlando, FL operations.

Superion’s Florida Expansion To Create 355 New Jobs

The software company will invest more than $12 million to expand its operations in Seminole County, FL.

Boat Builder Investing $7M In Florida

Maverick Boat Group will create 100 jobs at new manufacturing facility in Fort Pierce, FL.

Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

Florida’s huge market and business-friendly government policies help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.

Modernizing Medicine Creating Over 800 Jobs In Palm Beach County

The healthcare information technology company will invest more than $15 million to expand its Boca Raton facility.

Georgia-Pacific Investing $400M In Florida Mill

The investment supports continued growth for the company's premium private label towel products, and will create 80 new jobs in Palatka, FL.         

Aluminum Recycling, Manufacturing Company Investing $26M In Florida

ATIO USA will open a new manufacturing facility in Clewiston, FL creating 39 new jobs.

Category 5 Backlash

Gov. Rick Scott's plan to hugely expand spending on state economic development programs ends up getting them cut to the bone.

Vology Expansion Creating 200 Tech Jobs In Florida

The managed IT service provider will invest $3.75M at the Bay Vista Office Park in the City of Largo.

Florida: Jacksonville A Finalist For F-35 Squadron Base

Selection of Florida’s National Guard to host the new Joint Strike Fighters could have an annual economic impact of $100 million for the region.

Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida

The Spanish natural stone, quartz, and recycled surfacing company’s headquarters relocation will create 85 new jobs and invest more than $1 million in the Coral Gables community.

Palm Beach County Lands 200 New Engineering Jobs

Parametric Solutions, Inc. will add 200 employees at its office and manufacturing facility in Jupiter, FL with help from a Quick Response Training grant.

Digital Animation Company Relocating To Florida

Arrow Sky Media will be among the first companies to locate in downtown Orlando’s Creative Village.

Fort Myers Lands 600 New Jobs

Gartner, Inc. will invest more than $21M to expand its Lee County, FL IT research and advisory operations with the help of Florida's Quick Response Training program.

Online Pet Food Retailer Creating 600 Jobs In Florida

Chewy.com will invest $31M to create a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Ocala, FL.

BlueLine Associates Chooses Tampa For Global HQ

The professional services firm will relocate its global headquarters from North Carolina, creating 150 new jobs.

KPMG Chooses Orlando For Learning, Development & Innovation Facility

The $400 million Innovation Center, to be built on a 55-acre campus in Lake Nona, will provide an immersive learning experience that will enhance the skills KPMG professionals bring to client situations.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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