WHY WE CHOOSE TAMPA BAY
WORKFORCE >Tampa Bay ranked among the top 10 large metro areas for college-educated young talent on the move.
ARTS & CULTURE >Tampa Bay boasts a diverse collection of individuals and communities, businesses and opportunities, special places, rich history and fresh ideas.
K-12 EDUCATION >Florida leads the nation in high school seniors taking Advanced Placement exams at nearly 50 percent.
PARKS & RECREATION >Tampa Bay’s beloved public spaces spread throughout the region provide gathering places for families, friends, colleagues, and events from small to large scale.
TOP UNIVERSITIES >University of Tampa is a staple of Tampa culture and history.
The University of South Florida is ranked 50th in the nation for research expenditures by the National Science Foundation among all U.S. universities, public or private, joining the ranks of Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Yale and Harvard.
SPORTS >The region is home to champions including Super Bowl XXXVII champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the 2004 Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning, Major League Baseball’s 2008 American League Champions the Tampa Bay Rays, and 2004 Arena Bowl victors, the Tampa Bay Storm.
REAL ESTATE >Predictions that inventory would be low in 2016 have been true in the Tampa Bay area. With low inventory, bidding wars may arise – knowing how to navigate real estate is critical in markets such as these – one of the side effects of being named the “Best in the Southeast” by Money magazine’s “5 Best Big Cities” in 2015.