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Economic and Workforce Development

St. Petersburg "The Sunshine City"

The Economic and Workforce Development Department fosters growth and development in St. Petersburg by working with its partners to provide services to help existing businesses grow and succeed and welcome new businesses to our community.  

St. Petersburg combines the amenities and variety that any top tier city offers, while providing a small-town neighborhood feel in an affordable setting. St. Petersburg continues to develop as one of the brightest spots in the Southeast, not only as a business location, but as a home for a talented workforce.


State of the Economy

Click the image to view presentation focused on economic drivers, competitiveness and prosperity indicators, as well as key development indicators for the next four years. Also, read the State of the Economy Review.


Development Report

Click the image to view the 2019 Shines Development Report highlighting statistics, completed, current, and future projects, and plan advancements.



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