Grow Your Business In The Sunshine!
WHY TAMPA BAY?
New York-based WalletHub ranked over 515 cities on economic growth over several years, considering over 17 separate areas to score each city as part of an index out of 100. Tampa finished 10th among all large American cities. Tampa finished ninth among all Florida cities and was the highest ranked in Tampa Bay. (Credit, WalletHub and Tampa Bay Business Journal)
For the 2020 Surge Cities index, Inc. and innovation policy company Startup Genome analyzed troves of data on seven essential indicators--such as early-stage funding and job creation Tampa Bay ranked 9th High-Growth Company Density 12th Net Business Creation and 14th Population Growth. (Credit-Inc Magazine and Surge Cities index)
The Tampa Bay area is one of the nation’s 10 hottest markets in attracting movers, according to a recent report by Attom Data. And, Business Insider just named Tampa as one of the “hippest cities everyone under 30 wants to move to. The cost of living is 7 percent lower than the national average including the cost of housing, lower than average grocery, transportation and utility costs and the average home price forecasted to grow by 3.4 percent (source Lennar Homes).
Because of Florida's booming tourism economy, state residents enjoy NOT paying start income taxes. That alone should encourage you to move here from high state income tax states. Plus Florida consistently ranks among the best states for business, thanks to its pro-business state tax policies, competitive cost of doing business and streamlined regulatory environment. (Credit - Enterprise Florida)