St. Petersburg is one of the top high- tech employment centers in the nation, fueled by a young, skilled workforce. The community features a unique mix of sectors, like marine and life sciences, data analytics, financial services, and specialty manufacturing. The city’s land development regulations are designed to increase development intensity downtown, promote mixed-uses, and create multimodal transportation opportunities while preserving a high quality of place. Downtown St. Pete is home to a waterfront marina, USF, airport, the St. Pete Pier, restaurants and recreation areas.
Midtown offers industrial, residential, and commercial sites and is a priority for redevelopment. Tropicana Field offers a once-in-a-generation chance to create new opportunities for growth, economic development, and community enhancement.