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These three Florida projects show infrastructure can be done creatively - Tampa Bay Business Journal

These three Florida projects show infrastructure can be done creatively - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
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Tampa bike share program gets rolling next week - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Tampa bike share program gets rolling next week - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“Coast Bike Share launches a founding membership campaign on Nov. 17, and goes fully online Dec.7.”
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Woman-owned tech firm gr8code beats the venture capital odds - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Woman-owned tech firm gr8code beats the venture capital odds - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“gr8code is in line for what is believed to be the largest venture investment ever awarded to a woman-owned company in Florida.”
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Just keep driving: SunPass now good in three states - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

Just keep driving: SunPass now good in three states - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“Florida SunPass customers will now be able to use their passes on toll roads in Georgia and North Carolina.”
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Local entrepreneurs share business tips at Microsoft Tampa - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Local entrepreneurs share business tips at Microsoft Tampa - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“Capitalizing on the resources available in Tampa Bay was a key point discussed.”
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Greenlight Pinellas fundraising exceeds $400000 - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Greenlight Pinellas fundraising exceeds $400000 - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
Tampabay.com Greenlight Pinellas fundraising exceeds $400000 Tampa Bay Business Journal Silverman acknowledged the Rays' self interest in providing convenient ways for people to get to games, but added that a good transit system was vital for Tampa...
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Hillsborough, Pinellas form new alliance to lead bay area trade missions - Tampabay.com

Hillsborough, Pinellas form new alliance to lead bay area trade missions - Tampabay.com | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
Hillsborough, Pinellas form new alliance to lead bay area trade missions
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International trade and travel has become a big theme for Tampa Bay business and political leaders.
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USA Today finds foodie heaven in Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

USA Today finds foodie heaven in Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“USA Today finds foodie heaven in Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) USA Today describes the eatery as “arguably serving Tampa Bay's consistently best meals.” Those looking for a new arrival on the scene can try Rococo Steak in St.”
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USF Has Big Goals with Cybersecurity Center

USF Has Big Goals with Cybersecurity Center | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
When it comes to the new Florida Center for Cybersecurity at USF, managing director Sri Sridharan isn’t afraid to aim high. “If someone has a question a
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MacDill set to receive more tankers under budget plan

MacDill set to receive more tankers under budget plan | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
TAMPA — The U.S. Air Force has announced it will cut nearly 500 aircraft from its worldwide fleet over the next five years, but the ensuing shuffle could provide a windfall for MacDill Air Forc
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Port of Tampa changes name to Port Tampa Bay

Port of Tampa changes name to Port Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
TAMPA — The Port of Tampa has changed its name to Port Tampa Bay as part of a new branding initiative to emphasize its regional service area with a focus on enhancing the port’s image among shipping interests worldwide.
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WUSF opens studio in St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

WUSF opens studio in St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“WUSF opens studio in St. Petersburg Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) The ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday was attended by St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and USFSP Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska.”
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2014 Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame inductees revealed - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

2014 Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame inductees revealed - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
2014 Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame inductees revealed
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A gala dinner and induction ceremony is scheduled for March 6 at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa.
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​Nautical by nature: Port Tampa Bay, USF target marine tech - Tampa Bay Business Journal

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PGT opens new glass plant - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

PGT opens new glass plant - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“The company believes the rebounding homebuilding industry in Florida will lead to greater demand for its window and door offerings.”
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Why you should pay attention to St. Pete's perfect Equality Index score - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Why you should pay attention to St. Pete's perfect Equality Index score - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“The perfect score on an index measuring LGBT inclusion indicates the diversity that is key to developing a live-work-play environment sought by businesses, leaders said.”
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Report: TIA to add direct flight to Frankfurt - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

Report: TIA to add direct flight to Frankfurt - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog) | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“Tampa International Airport is expected to announce it will add a new international flight and a new carrier this morning.”
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The rise of commuter rails in Florida

The rise of commuter rails in Florida | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
The current commuter train projects in
Florida have generated some economic
activity and job growth in Central and South
Florida, though major concerns exist for
residents living and working near the rail
lines and many taxpayers around the state.
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Bovie Medical lifts the surgical drape on J-Plasma (Video) - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Bovie Medical lifts the surgical drape on J-Plasma (Video) - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
Bovie Medical lifts the surgical drape on J-Plasma (Video)
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(Margie Manning/Tampa Bay Business Journal). Eric Hoegstrom, biomedical engineer, demonstrates the use of J-Plasma on a pork.
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Industrial buildings sprouting up fast in Manatee County - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Industrial buildings sprouting up fast in Manatee County - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“Industrial buildings sprouting up fast in Manatee County Tampa Bay Business Journal The company paid about 70 cents a square foot. A previous developer had done some significant work on the property's infrastructure, including paved areas.”
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MacDill set to receive more tankers under budget plan

MacDill set to receive more tankers under budget plan | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
TAMPA — The U.S. Air Force has announced it will cut nearly 500 aircraft from its worldwide fleet over the next five years, but the ensuing shuffle could provide a windfall for MacDill Air Forc
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Budget plan to include funds to replace 60 yr. old KC-135 would be a huge win for MacDill AFB and entire Tampa Bay region.
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Tampa Bay cities rank on list of best cities to start a business - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Tampa Bay cities rank on list of best cities to start a business - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
Tampa and St. Petersburg landed spots on WalletHub’s 2014 list of best cities to start a business.
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As Orlando looks beyond tourism, branding lessons for Tampa Bay

As Orlando looks beyond tourism, branding lessons for Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
Orlando is tourism, right? That's one metro area with no obvious problem with branding itself. Orlando is Disney is Universal is SeaWorld. … What could be simpler? Such a powerful brand made Orlando a worldwide destination.
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USF St. Petersburg online MBA program ranked nationally - Tampa Bay Business Journal

USF St. Petersburg online MBA program ranked nationally - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“USF St. Petersburg online MBA program ranked nationally Tampa Bay Business Journal The magazine also ranked the USFSP program fourth among Florida universities for Best Online Graduate Business Program.”
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Mosaic opens fertilizer warehouse at Big Bend (Video) - Tampa Bay Business Journal

Mosaic opens fertilizer warehouse at Big Bend (Video) - Tampa Bay Business Journal | Tampa Bay | Scoop.it
“Mosaic opens fertilizer warehouse at Big Bend (Video) Tampa Bay Business Journal Mosaic opens fertilizer warehouse at Big Bend (Video). Jan.”
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