Pinellas County Economic Development

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Pinellas County Economic Development

Florida

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PINELLAS COUNTY - THE IDEAL BUSINESS CLIMATE

Anchored by the urban markets of Clearwater and St. Petersburg, Pinellas has the second largest base of manufacturing employment in Florida. Fortune 500 technology manufacturers Jabil Circuit and Tech Data are headquartered here. Pinellas has diverse, yet symbiotic, industry clusters, including aviation/aerospace; defense/national security; medical technologies; business and financial services; and information technology. 

An extensive network of suppliers, service-providers and business associations support operations in these sectors. Relocating businesses can move to Pinellas and expect to begin growing immediately. Pinellas encourages innovation, and with industry giants Home Shopping Network (HSNi), Nielsen, ValPak and Catalina Marketing, it is rapidly becoming Florida’s hub for big data. Through relationships with major universities and high-tech institutes, Pinellas has become a center for research and development in marine science, electronic instruments, medical devices, sensors, nanotechnology and health care. The county is home to numerous business accelerators, like the Tampa Bay Innovation Center and Gazelle Lab, which are committed to nurturing and building new ventures. 

Notable Employers: Home Shopping Network (HSNi), Nielsen Media Research, Jabil Circuit, Raymond James Financial, Tech Data, Honeywell, Raytheon, Lockheed-Martin, ConMed Linvatec, TransAmerica and Bausch & Lomb.

We serve the following communities

Communities listed alphabetically

CommunityPopulation
Treasure Island6,864
Tarpon Springs25,608
South Pasadena5,079
Seminole18,958
St. Petersburg267,338
St. Pete Beach9,630
Safety Harbor17,849
Redington Shores2,330
Redington Beach1,499
Pinellas Park53,028
Oldsmar14,685
North Redington Beach1,507
Madeira Beach4,394
Largo85,214
Kenneth City5,072
Indian Shores1,486
Indian Rocks Beach4,285
Gulfport12,142
Dunedin36,672
Clearwater117,205
Belleair Shore114
Belleair Bluffs2,184
Belleair Beach1,613
Belleair4,152
County of Pinellas979,285

Contact Us

Dede Haggerty

Sr. Business Assistance Specialist