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.Contact this reporter at [email protected] or (727) 892-2249. Follow @malenacarollo.