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Spotlight on St. Pete: News Stories

St. Pete Pier: #2 for Best New Attraction
USA Today – December 2020

St. Pete Pier wins top AIA award
Business Observer – November 2020

Sun, water, youthful energy and artistic creativity make St. Petersburg a must-experience cruising destination
Power & Motoryacht – October 2020

The Fastest Growing Cities That Are Still Affordable For Homebuyers
LendEDU – September 2020

Florida Trend: Pinellas County
Florida Trend – September 2020

St. Pete Ranks 4th for 15 Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs
Inc. – August 2020

The Future is Bright in St. Pete
Good Grit – May 2020

St. Pete 2.0: This lively Florida city is having a renaissance — and it’s about to have a massive waterfront playground too
Chicago Tribune – February 2020

Florida Is About to Unveil the Biggest Waterfront Playground In the Southeast
Thrillist – February 2020

Things to do in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Washington Post – February 2020

St. Pete's New Pier Turns Page on the Past
ENRSoutheast – January 2020

The Best Places to Visit in Florida
Travel + Leisure – January 2020

The 25 Best American Cities to Live In if You Want to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
Travel + Leisure – January 2020


Miami’s PTM Partners Launches Third Opportunity Zone Project In St. Petersburg
Forbes – November 2019

St. Petersburg is 2019's 9th Best City for Veterans
Florida Trend/WalletHub – November 2019

Special Report – Revitalised Cities: Tampa and St Petersburg
Financial Times – September 2019

The 15 Most Affordable Cities to Launch a Startup
Clever – September 2019

The 3-Day Getaway: Last-Minute Labor Day Vacation Ideas – August 2019

5 Small Cities to Visit This Summer
Real Simple Magazine – August 2019

The best places to own a home – and pay less in taxes
CNBC – July 2019

25+ Memorable Stops On A Perfect West Coast Of Florida Road Trip
365 Atlanta Traveler – June 2019

Top Places for LGBTQ Folks to Live – June 2019

St. Pete featured in Pet-Friendly Road Trips Across the U.S.
USA Today – June 2019

St. Pete rocks the headquarters relocation business
Business Observer – May 2019

2019’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business
WalletHub – May 2019

Where to Spend a Long Weekend in the Southeast This Spring
Thrillist – April 2019

Under the Radar Places to Celebrate Pride This Year
Travel Pulse – April 2019

The top 10 cities to celebrate LGBT Pride
USA Today – April 2019

Forget Miami: Discover St. Pete On Florida's Under-the-Radar West Coast
Forbes – March 2019

Take a Tour of St. Petersburg's Amazing Public Art Murals
Travel Channel – February 2019

This Beloved Florida City Is the Backdrop to a New Hallmark Movie
Travel + Leisure – February 2019

Top 20 Most Engaged and Responsive Local Governments of 2018
SeeClickFix – February 2019

20 of the Top Places to Visit in the US in 2019
Trip Advisor – January 2019

Why You Really Need to Visit St. Petersburg, Florida
Southern Living – January 2019

10 Cheap Weekend Trips to Take When You Really Need a Getaway
The Oprah Magazine – January 2019


Make a stop in Grand Central (Florida, that is)
The Boston Globe – December 2018

Top Affordable Holiday Getaway Destination
The New York Times – November 2018

#33 for The Best Bike Cities in America – October 2018

St. Pete Ranks No. 1 in FL and 15 in U.S. for Parks System
ParkScore – July 2018

WalletHub Ranks City of St. Pete Among the Top 50 Best-Run Cities in the Nation, Best in Florida
WalletHub – July 2018

Small City, Big Fun
Cayman Airways Skies Magazine – July 2018

St. Pete lands in the top 50 best cities for soccer fans
Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 2018

St. Pete might just be the next great American regatta destination
Sailing World – June 2018

Global study shows economic growth in Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 2018

Florida Ranks 3rd for Fiscal Stability & 5th for Economy
U.S. News – May 2018

Once-sleepy St. Petersburg, Fla., awakens with vibrant arts and nightlife scenes
Washington Post – April 2018

10 of the World's Most Underrated Destinations
Travel Channel – April 2018

5 Great Cities for Millennial Homebuyers
Bankrate – March 2018

#1 – Best Cities for Women to Start a Business in 2018 – March 2018

The South’s Prettiest Cities 2018
Southern Living – March 2018

Best Markets for First-Time Homebuyers
Zillow – March 2018

America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2018
Forbes – February 2018

10 Best Places to Travel in the South in 2018
Southern & Living – January 2018

Best Foodie Dishes of 2018
Maxim – January 2018


The Country’s Best Beach is also a Secret Art Haven
Garden & Gun – November 2017

20 Best Places to Live on the Coast
Coastal Living – November 2017

Five Surprising Southern Food Towns
Garden & Gun – September 2017

15 Affordable Labor Day Weekend Getaways Under $50/Night
FlipKey – August 2017

9 Best Southern Vacations For The Summer
FlipKey – August 2017

2017’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities
WalletHub – August 2017

10 Florida Travel Stops That Aren't at Disney World
MSN – July 2017

2017’s Best- & Worst-Run Cities in America
WalletHub – July 2017

Best Towns in America
Outside – July 2017

Affordable Southern Summer Vacations in the City
TripAdvisor – May 2017

Best Cities for Young Professionals
Forbes – May 2017

America's Most Underrated Food Cities
Tasting Table – April 2017

Best Places to Live: St. Petersburg, Florida
Southern Living – April 2017

Best Mid-Sized Cities to Visit in 2017
RewardExpert – April 2017

Where To Invest In Housing In 2017
Forbes – March 2017

America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2017
Forbes – February 2017

Queerest Cities in America, 2017
Advocate – January 2017

How Strong Are Your City's Finances? 116 US Cities Ranked
The Fiscal Times – January 2017

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