October 24, 2014
Tampa area cheers a plethora of new jobs

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Florida's 2014 Economic Yearbook

Tampa area cheers a plethora of new jobs

In Depth: Tampa Bay by the numbers

Janet Ware | 3/31/2014

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: Bristol-Myers Squibb, opening its 70,000-sq.-ft. North American Capability Center; HealthPlan Services, expanding its headquarters and creating 1,000-plus jobs by 2018; USAA investing $164.3 million to grow local operations and add 1,215 jobs by 2019; and Amazon, planning to build a fulfillment center in Ruskin with the promise of 1,000 jobs. Also, highlights from St. Petersburg and Pinellas County; Lakeland and Polk County; Pasco County; Citrus County; and Hernando County. Businesses to watch include: Covidien; Dart Container; USF Heart Health Institute; Jabil Circuit; iDatix.

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