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Amazon’s new Pasco robotics facility has $150 million price tag
January 25, 2022
Tampa Bay Business Journal's new robotic sortation center in Pasco County represents a $150 million capital investment. The sortation facility, which first went public at the Pasco County Economic Development Council's annual luncheon on Jan. 20, will be 517,220 square feet in the 127-acre Eagle Industrial Park off of state road 52. It will employ 500 people. (Read Full Article)

Amazon to open robotic sortation facility in Pasco County, create hundreds of jobs
January 25, 2022
Tampa Bay Business Journal

E-commerce giant plans to bring one of its most sophisticated facilities to Pasco County. Seattle-based Amazon plans to build a 500,000-square-foot robotic sortation center off of State Road 52 that will create 500 jobs. The deal was announced Thursday at the Pasco County Economic Development Council's economic forecast luncheon in Wesley Chapel. (Read Full Article)


These are all the active economic development incentives in Tampa Bay
November 4, 2021
Tampa Bay Business Journal

Economic development incentives play a critical role in expanding and retaining businesses in the Tampa Bay area. The Tampa Bay Business Journal's annual economic development issue takes a deep dive into the business of recruiting companies to the area — and what it takes to cultivate an ecosystem where companies want to expand. (Read Full Article)

Dade City Hot Sauce Co. A Hit With People Who Like It Hot
September 26, 2021

It was already a hit at eateries in Dade City, Zephyrhills and Lutz, but now word of Rhino Smash Sauce Co.'s spicy hot concoctions is spreading throughout Tampa Bay. (Read Full Article)


Hardware company investing $7.5 million at business industrial park
September 14, 2021
Laker Lutz News

Harney Hardware, a logistics and distribution company, is setting up shop at ComPark 75, off Wesley Chapel Boulevard, according to a news release from the Pasco Economic Development Council Inc. The company is investing $7.5 million in a 45,000-square-foot facility. (Read Full Article)


Pasco’s ComPark 75 will be site for hardware company’s distribution center
September 10, 2021
Tampa Bay Times

Harney Hardware, a commercial door and bathroom hardware supplier, has announced its plan to invest $7.5 million in a new logistics and distribution facility at ComPark 75, located south of Wesley Chapel Boulevard near Interstate 75. (Read Full Article)


Report: Zephyrhills airport area seen as fertile ground for Pasco economic development
September 7, 2021
Tampa Bay Business Journal

A new regional study indicates creating an aviation cluster in Pasco County could result in 10,000 direct and indirect new jobs. (Read Full Article)


Pasco EDC Wins SEDC Best Of Show Award For Meet, Live, Work, And Play Video
September 7, 2021
The Free Press

The Pasco Economic Development Council has announced winning the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) Best of Show in large class award for the Pasco County: Meet, Live, Work, and Play on Florida’s Sports Coast video. (Read Full Article)

EDC looks to change gears by restoring relationship with county
August 27, 2021
Business Observer

Pasco Economic Development Council President and CEO Bill Cronin, for one, says one potential issue is whether state officials, through the Department of Economic Opportunity — Florida's EDC — will continue identifying Sarasota as a contact for economic development leads.  (Read Full Article)


Harney Hardware leaving Hillsborough County to build new facility in Wesley Chapel
August 24, 2021
Tampa Bay Business Journal

Harney Hardware is leaving Hillsborough County for Pasco County, where it plans to invest $7.5 million in a new facility. The Pasco Economic Development Council on Tuesday announced Harney Hardware's plans. (Read Full Article)

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