February 14, 2017

About Florida

About Florida

Site Selection

With a business-friendly tax climate, no personal income tax, world-class transportation infrastructure, access to global markets, a top-rated workforce, and a vacation-style quality of life, it is easy to see why Florida consistently ranks as a top business location. Visit our partner, Enterprise Florida, for everything you need to know about Florida business opportunities and success.

Florida’s industries

Florida’s business-friendly policies, competitive costs, talent pool, infrastructure, global market, and large market have created a robust economy that includes many established industries:

  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Defense and Homeland Security
  • Information Technology
  • Financial and Professional Services
  • Logistics and Distribution
  • Cleantech

Florida’s High Tech Corridor

A region bounded by Florida’s three top research universities and centered on Interstate-4, Florida’s High Tech Corridor nurtures and supports innovation clusters. This region encompasses all of Tampa Electric’s service territory and much of Peoples Gas’ areas making our companies uniquely positioned to support your high tech business. The ten sectors targeted for growth within Florida’s High Tech Corridor are:

  • Agritechnology
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Digital Media/Interactive Entertainment
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences/Medical Technologies
  • Microelectronics/Nanotechnology
  • Modeling, Simulation and Training

Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas have established close relationships with the major economic development corporations within Florida’s High Tech Corridor and the companies support the region’s growth. Contact TECO Energy for more information or visit the following Economic Development Corporation (EDC) websites:

Site Selection Tools

Finding the right location is critical for any new or expanding business. TECO Energy has partnered with the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and Enterprise Florida to offer site selection databases in our service territories for both electric and gas. Search among existing properties to find your next business home!


Properties in our Electric and Gas
Service Territory in Hillsborough County

Properties in our Gas Service territories
Throughout Florida