Why Other Corporations are Choosing Pasco and Tampa Bay

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Pasco County has emerged as the preferred destination for corporate shared services operations – a claim easily backed up by the Fortune 500, 100 and 50 companies in our area:

Largest Employers in Pasco CountyLargest Manufacturers in Pasco County
Pasco County School District
Pall Aeropower Corporation
HCA HealthcareMettler Toledo
Pasco County GovernmentZephyrhills Bottled Water Co.
State of FloridaPreferred Materials, Inc.
AdventHealth Wesley ChapelEncompass Health Corporation
Pasco County SheriffLeggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group
Morton Plant North BayPolaris Electrical Connectors
Florida Medical ClinicEdmonson Electric
Federal Government
TouchPoint Healthcare, Inc.
AdventHealth Dade City & ZephyrhillsGreat Bay Distributors

Key reasons to join us:

  • Access to talent – there are over 135,000 college students in our area in addition to our other workforce training and development programs.
  • Tampa International Airport – non-stop access to nearly 70 major North American cities, competitive fares, and within 30 minute drive time to Pasco.
  • Attitude toward business – the local governments and business leaders have a strong interest in supporting the growth of all businesses in the Tampa Bay area.
  • Competitive operating cost
    • Labor is typically 20-22% less in Pasco County, compared to New York City
    • Average asking rent for Class A buildings in New York City is 250%+ that of Pasco County



Contact Us | Office of Economic Growth
8731 Citizens Dr. Suite 350 | New Port Richey, FL 34654
David Engel Economic Growth Director | dengel@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x8274
Steve Smith Business Analyst | stsmith@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x8829