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Opportunity and challenges abound for Tampa Bay’s office market

By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2020 — The rapid exodus of people from office settings into work from home environments in March 2020...
Water Street Tampa positioned to be a leader in community wellness
By: Max Crampton-Thomas [caption id="attachment_24275" align="alignleft" width="522"] The heart and spine of the neighborhood, Water Street has been transformed into a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly center of...
Tampa Bay is once again home to the Stanley Cup
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2020 —It’s been 16 long years but the Stanley Cup has made its way back...
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The Bay’s Banking Bosses
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read September 2019 — The health of the banking sector is a great way to...
Bucs primed for success this year in the Bay
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read September 2020 — There were points this summer where it seemed impossible to fathom how the National...
Tampa Bay’s ingenuity and innovation in face of adversity highlighted second annual launch conference
By: Max Crampton Thomas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  August 21, 2020 Tampa Bay’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges...
Adaptation, innovation are the new normal for legal professionals
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2020 — In the span of just a couple of months, the COVID-19...
Making the right financial choices in economic uncertainty
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 min read July 2020 — To say the least, the COVID-19 pandemic has been nothing...
Invest: Tampa Bay 2020 Press Release
By: Max Crampton Thomas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 12th, 2020 Tampa Bay’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges...
The Post-Pandemic City
By: Abby Melone, President & CEO, Capital Analytics It’s a truism in today’s hyper-connected world that people go where the...
2020 Hurricane season in the face of coronavirus
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—A few days shy of the official start of the 2020 hurricane season...
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Catherine Stempien, President, Duke Energy Florida
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2020 — Duke Energy is among the largest electric power holding companies in...
Federal, state govts rally to help homeless during COVID-19 outbreak
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read  — Since March, shelter-in-place measures have become the norm across the nation, shuttering nonessential businesses,...
Florida Polytechnic University navigates through COVID-19
By: Max Crampton- Thomas 2 min read April 2020 — As the coronavirus reduced daily activity to only essential services, educational...
Understanding and addressing the current reality
By: Max Crampton- Thomas The Tampa Bay region, like everywhere else, is feeling the deep impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. In...
Let’s get virtual: Six must-read tips for engaging online
By: Abby Melone It’s a brave new world for everyone. Quarantine, lockdown, self-isolation and sheltering in place characterize the new normal...
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Thomas Jewsbury, Executive Director, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2020 — Prior to the current COVID-19 pandemic that is challenging all sectors...
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Larry Thompson, President, Ringling College of Art and Design
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read March 2020 — While all higher education institutions operate with the purpose of preparing...
Home sweet office: How to make your home office work
By: Max Crampton- Thomas 4 min read March 2020 — The COVID-19 health pandemic has upended daily life in unprecedented ways...
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Lynda Remund, President & CEO, Tampa Downtown Partnership
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read March 2020 — A downtown is the city’s core and ultimately the face of...
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Michael Hendricks, Office Managing Partner Tampa, Frazier & Deeter
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read February 2020 — Recent advancements in technology, economic uncertainty and the constantly changing needs...
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Bringing More Energy to the Bay
By: Max Crampton Thomas 4 min read February 2020 — As the Tampa Bay region continues to grow both in...
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Catherine Stempien, President, Duke Energy Florida
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read February 2020 — Duke Energy Florida is not just increasing the amount of renewable...
Commercial Real Estate to Remain Steady in 2020
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read February 2020 — If there were ever a time or place to consider investing...
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Bill Cronin, President & CEO, Pasco EDC
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read February 2020 — Successful economic development is a product of consistent improvement of the...
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Silvana Capaldi, Founding Chair, Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors of Tampa Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — The long-term success of any economy is predicated on both organic...
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Stan Lifsey, Co-Owner, The Current Hotel
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — In 2020, creating experiences and innovation are two of the main...
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Shaun Kwiatkowski, General Manager, The Godfrey Hotel and Cabanas Tampa
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — The hospitality industry in Tampa Bay welcomed several new hotel offerings...
Face Off: The Sunshine City’s Future Shines Bright
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Alan Higbee, Managing Partner, Shutts & Bowen
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — Expertise on the local market is a must in the legal...
No Lull for Football Fans in Tampa Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — If the last few weeks in the Tampa Bay region have...
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Anddrikk Frazier, President & CEO, Integral Energy
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 3 min read January 2020 — A growing economy in the Tampa Bay region equates to growth...
The Best Is Yet to Come in the Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — 2019 is officially in the books and was another monumental year...
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Mike Schultz, President & CEO – West Florida Division, AdventHealth
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read December 2019 — AdventHealth promotes a model of healthcare based on prevention and promotion...
The Bay’s Top 5 Holiday Celebrations
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read December 2019 — ‘Tis the season for family fun and Tampa Bay has a...
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Nicholas Haines, CEO, Bromley Companies
By: Max Crampton-Thomas The future of Tampa Bay is developing in front of our very eyes and there are a...
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Bill Schifino, Tampa Office Managing Shareholder, Gunster
By: Max Crampton-Thomas   2 min read December 2019 — A greater number of law firms in the Tampa Bay...
Face Off: Hot Hotel Market to Remain Steadfast Into 2020
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read December 2019 — Hospitality may be one of the most competitive industries in Florida,...
Top 5 Thanksgiving ‘To Do’s’ in the Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read November 2019 — Thanksgiving season has once again descended upon the Tampa Bay region....
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Neil Callaghan, Brand Manager, Cigar City Brewing
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2019 — The Tampa Bay region is known for having and being headquarters...
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Ruby Wake, Vice President, Tampa Bay Latin Chamber of Commerce
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2019 — At first glance it may seem that there are more than...
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Matt Crum, Executive Vice President, FrankCrum
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2019 — Achieving longevity in any marketplace is difficult. That level of difficulty...
Face Off: Two Legal Leaders on Growth, Talent and Tech
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read November 2019 — Seemingly every industry in the Tampa Bay region is firing on...
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Frank Dame, EVP & COO , Clearwater Marine Aquarium
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2019 — The city of Clearwater has a lot of enticing offerings within...
Top 5 Haunted Happenings in Tampa Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read October 2019 — The month of October is known for seasonal change, pumpkin-spiced everything...
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Courtney Orr, Ybor Development Manager, Ybor City Development Corporation
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2019 — Founded in the late 1800s, Ybor City is not only a...
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Daniels Ikajevs, Chairman, The Ring Workspaces
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2019 — As the need for office space continues unabated, innovative solutions like...
Top 5 Family-Friendly Destinations in the Tampa Bay Region
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read October 2019 — With almost 1,000 people moving into Florida every day, the appeal...
Rays’ Sights Set on Game 5
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas [caption id="attachment_14510" align="alignleft" width="300"] ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MARCH 28: 2019: The Tampa Bay Rays play the...
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Brian Katz, CEO & Founder, Katz Capital
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2019 —There has never been a more perfect time to invest in Tampa...
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The Bay’s Banking Bosses
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read September 2019 — The health of the banking sector is a great way to...
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Randy Avent, President, Florida Polytechnic University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2019 — The Tampa Bay region is home to a slew of world-class...
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Mark Hardy, Vice President & Regional Manager, Universal Engineering Sciences
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2019 — Growth in the Tampa Bay construction industry has not only benefited...
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Tampa’s Transportation Task Forces
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read September 2019 — Whether it is Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas County, transportation issues seem...
Tackling Affordable Housing in the Bay
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2019 —  Growth in the Tampa Bay region has been twofold, with a ...
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Brian Kornfeld, President and Co-Founder, Synapse
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2019 — The growth of Tampa Bay’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is a testament to...
Buccaneers Hope Offseason Moves Score Touchdown
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2019 —  There is perhaps nothing more synonymous with Tampa Bay than its...
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Hala Sandridge, Shareholder and Tampa Co-Office Head, Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2019 — Demand in most job sectors ebbs and flows with the economy....
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Mayor Sandra Bradbury, City of Pinellas Park
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2019 — The unprecedented economic growth the Tampa Bay MSA, including Pinellas County,...
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David Gwynn, District Seven Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read July 2019 — Challenges with transportation, traffic and transit options are not new issues...
No Stopping Tampa Tourism Rocket
Max Crampton-Thomas 2 minute read July 2019 — Quite often when the city of Tampa Bay is mentioned it is...
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George Cretekos, Mayor, City of Clearwater
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read JULY 2019 — For the second year in a row, Tripadvisor awarded Clearwater  the...
MacDill Air Force Base flying high as a premier Tampa Bay economic driver
2 minute read July 2019 —When describing the major economic drivers in the Tampa Bay region, the typical response will...
Invest: Tampa Bay Launched with Resounding Success!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2019 Tampa Bay’s diverse and strong economy is highlighted at the first release of Invest: Tampa...

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What the Future Holds for Orlando Healthcare Organizations
By: Brendan Meagher  2 min read November 2020 — After a tumultuous year for many healthcare organizations, things are starting...
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Opportunity and challenges abound for Tampa Bay’s office market
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2020 — The rapid exodus of people from office settings into work from...
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Bruce Ford, President – East Region, Transwestern
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — Atlanta is consistently known as a transportation hub in the Southeast....
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Atlanta Technical College receives boost for technical training, job placement
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — Bank of America and Atlanta Technical College have partnered on a...