“Florida has always been a great place to live—beaches, entertainment, sports—you can't beat it. Couple this with fast growth in biomedical and healthcare and you have the best place for work and play!”
Situated on Harbour Island, our Tampa office has a panoramic view of the downtown skyline and the lively waterfront entertainment district. Ranked high on cities ratings lists for lifestyle amenities, Tampa is a truly livable city that offers something for everyone.
World class beaches, golfing, boating, fishing, and events like the Gasparilla Pirate Fest benefit from an unparalleled year-round climate, and Tampa has the largest performing arts center in the southeast, the largest science museum in the south, professional and collegiate sports, and an expanding cultural arts district downtown. Located at the crossroads of I-75, I-275 and I-4, Tampa has easy access to Orlando's theme parks, the Gulf of Mexico, and the entire West Coast of Florida. The Tampa Bay area enjoys an average temperature of 73 degrees and holds a world record for the most consecutive days of sunshine - 768 to be exact.
Florida is ranked in the top ten among all states in four out of five categories important for economic growth and prosperity, according to the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2012 "Enterprising States" report. Tampa Bay is the western hub of Florida's high tech corridor with thriving industries in the medical sciences, pharmacology, and biotechnology. It is also the home of major academic institutions and over a hundred hospitals and medical clinics. These clients and facilities represent the core markets served across the state by the AEI's Tampa office.