Tampa Bay has been deemed one of the most attractive metro areas in the country when it comes to corporate relocations and expansions. Site Selection ranked the area No. 4 for south Atlantic metros with the most corporate projects in 2017. It jumped one spot from last year, when it ranked No. 5.
The Atlanta metro area ranked No. 1 for south Atlantic states, followed by Washington, D.C., at No. 2 and Charlotte, N.C., coming in third.
Florida, which had 152 projects in 2017, ranked fourth for south Atlantic states. Georgia was No. 1 with 284 projects, North Carolina was second with 274 projects and Virginia was third with 164 projects.
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