Amazon will be building and opening a distribution center in Tampa, (1,000 jobs) The Port of Tampa contributes 12 BILLION to the local economy and 12,000 jobs, McDill AFB, the home of Southern Command has created a significant high tech defence industry.
Tech Data, Jabil Circits, Soft Computer Consultants, General Dynamics, are all high tech employers in Pinellas County (St Peter, Largo, Palm Harbor)
A local defense contractor hosts an international 'cyber war games' that places this area in the forefront of cyber defense and computer forenics technology, research and development.
The art community has always been vibrant and showing increasing support from local governments. The City of Dunedin recently identified a area adjacent to the Downtown District as an Artist Colony. St Pete is home of the Dali Musuem, and Chahuley Studios.
The public education system produced 'Big Bang Theory" like students who created robots that reached the semifinals in international competition.
Oh, the beaches are kinda cool too.
Best of success to you,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL