|Tampa Bay Bank Tank: March 5, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.|
Meet dozens of different lenders from across the region who are ready to help finance your business! Bank Tank’s mission is to fuel businesses growth and expansion throughout Tampa Bay by providing business owners and entrepreneurs with one stop to compare lending options in a no-pressure environment. Presented by Clearwater Business SPARK and the Florida SBDC at Pinellas County Economic Development. Sponsored by Bank United.
Learn more and register for FREE at www.PCED.org/BankTank.
Pinellas County Government Career Expo, Feb. 4
Looking for a new career opportunity? Join Pinellas County Government at its first Career Expo on Feb. 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bring your resume and learn about current and future opportunities, outstanding benefits and how to join our growing team of 3,100 employees. Onsite interviews will be offered for some positions. More details and RSVP at http://www.pinellascounty.org/hr/expo/.
Pinellas County seeking Proposals for Professional Architectural Services
to design the new Tampa Bay Innovation Center Incubator
Pinellas County Government is requesting that providers of professional architectural services consider responding with proposals to design the new Tampa Bay Innovation Center Incubator located in St. Petersburg. Details of the requested proposal information may be obtained by visiting http://www.pinellascounty.org/purchase/CCNA.htm. RFP submittal due date is February 4 at 3:00 p.m.
RFP for Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Services
On Jan. 24, 2020, Pinellas County Government issued a Request for Proposals to provide Real Estate Brokerage Services. The deadline for questions regarding this RFP is February 14, and all questions must be submitted in writing to Jim Just at email@example.com.You can find a summary of this RFP at https://bit.ly/316tX6IThe link to the full RFP is at https://bit.ly/36G1o18To download the full RFP, please sign up for DemandStar at http://pinellascounty.org/purchase/current_bids1.htm, click “Access DemandStar” For more information about our Small Business Enterprise (SBE) program visit: www.PCED.org/sbeRFN for Lealman Residential Redevelopment Projects, March 5
Pinellas County seeks statements of interest in response to a Request for Negotiations (RFN) for the development of residential properties in Lealman through a long-term ground lease. The objective is to redevelop these properties with a mix of well-designed housing types and tenancies ranging from single-family infill homes to multi-family apartments with the inclusion of affordable units. For more information visit www.pced.org/forsale. Questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and are due by Feb. 24 at 3:00 p.m. Statements of interest are due to Pinellas County Purchasing on March 5, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Visit Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners – Purchasing Department Bids to download details, attachments and plan holders.
New in our Data Center…
We’ve recently updated our Interactive Census Maps, which offer detailed insight into unemployment rates, household income, education, and population change in Pinellas County. You can find and explore these maps at www.PCED.org/censusmaps.
We’ve also added 2019 3rd Quarter Economic Indicators to our online Data Center. Visit www.PCED.org/DataCenter to review economic data such as labor force, consumer spending, commercial real estate, and more.
Meres Boulevard extension, City of Tarpon Springs
Congratulations to our municipal partners at the City of Tarpon Springs on the ground-breaking for the Meres Boulevard extension project. The extension is part of the Meres Town Center development and will provide opportunities for commercial growth in the Southern Gateway area, more direct access to Florida Hospital, and an important hurricane evacuation corridor.
Florida Water Festival, March 7Florida Water Festival is a unique learning opportunity for children and adults stressing the importance of protecting Florida’s precious water resources. The Festival features fun and informative activities, enlightening displays explained by water experts, and interactive demonstrations. More information can be found at https://www.fwea.org/water_festival.php.
Pinellas County’s unemployment rate down to 2.5% in December(Tampa Bay Newspapers)
County official: Pinellas’ economic outlook is strong(Tampa Bay Newspapers)
Report: Florida ranks among best states for female entrepreneurs, moves up 11 spots(Tampa Bay Business Journal)
St. Petersburg’s economy keeps improving with room to grow, data shows(Tampa Bay Times)
St. Pete data privacy company Spirion targets growth(St. Pete Catalyst)
Locally owned, locally made: The growing craft spirits scene in Tampa Bay(83 Degrees)
Sound Payments’ St. Pete office chips away at fraud at the gas pump(St. Pete Catalyst)
Four Tampa Bay companies ranked as world’s most admired(Tampa Bay Times)
St. Pete firm expands to Chicago with an eye on digitization(Tampa Bay Business Journal)
Planned tech hub advances as Pinellas County starts looking for designers(St. Pete Catalyst)
SPC Tarpon Springs location opens workforce hub to teach high-tech job skills(Tampa Bay Business Journal)
St. Pete tech company snags $42 million investment, new CEO(Tampa Bay Business Journal)