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The diversity of our industry base provides a unique depth of experience and expertise, and contributes to a stable local economy. Geographic strengths, workforce availability and existing economic assets allow us to focus our efforts on key industries driven by innovation and technology, including:
The Tampa Bay region is home to 19 headquarters with over $1 billion in annual revenue, four of which are Fortune 500 companies.
Some of the biggest names in banking and finance call Tampa and Hillsborough County home, giving credence to the moniker, “Wall Street South.” Nearly one in four business and information service firms in Florida are located in the Tampa Bay region, which serves as the western anchor of the Florida High Tech Corridor.
Revolutionary breakthroughs in research, simulation and personalized medicine are changing the DNA of health care, led by the work of both public institutions and private companies throughout Hillsborough County.
MacDill Air Force Base, the global headquarters of the U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command, creates a top market for defense contractors, as well as specialized security and intelligence firms.
From high-tech turbines to state-of-the art guitars, our businesses are pioneering modern manufacturing technology.
Hillsborough County is one of the largest producers of agricultural products in Florida. Our educational institutions are also leading the way in genetic research trials for fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants.
In many of our industries, businesses have developed a cross-functional synergy, sharing resources and exploring opportunities for mutually beneficial partnerships and alliances.
For personalized assistance,
please contact: Steve Morey,
Director of Business Recruitment