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Named one of the 'Best Cities to Live' by Travel and Leisure and 'Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs' by Inc, St. Pete combines an unmatched quality of life with a thriving business climate and a budding talent pool, making it a dream spot for development.

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Choose St. Pete

St. Pete's renaissance is driven by thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, and passionate citizens. Visit the St. Pete EDC website to see why St. Pete is the right city, at the right time.

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Current Development Projects

An overview of the major projects that are happening in St. Pete right now, including documents, resources, and additional information on how to be involved.

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Development Opportunities

St. Pete is quickly becoming known as one of the most desirable places to start, relocate, or expand a business. Learn more about districts, opportunity zones, and CRAs.

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Real Estate Opportunities

St. Pete’s real estate market is alive with opportunities. View current FPS, NO I, and SO I for business engagement, published by the Real Estate and Property Management Department.

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St. Pete Data

St. Pete's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) provides a look at St. Pete by the numbers—view demographics, living costs, tax info, real estate, maps, and workforce cost factors.

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The Greenhouse

Provides education, resources, and assistance to help St. Pete small businesses start, grow, and thrive. 

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Workforce Training & Development

View the available workforce training and support programs offered to employers and employees in and around the St. Pete area, including those offered through private and public means.

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