Accenture leader says tech’s universal language has overcome ‘sibling rivalry’ in Tampa-St. Pete

As technology moves into a post-digital era, the Tampa-St. Pete area is on pace to be ready, according to a top Tampa executive at information technology consultancy Accenture.

The local tech community is more cohesive than it was a few years ago and high-profile projects, such as Water Street Tampa, are helping attract investor interest, said Stuart Brown, southeast managing director leading Accenture’s operations business.

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Remembering St. Petersburg Beach’s famous house of wax

When Rob Stambaugh was a boy, his job was to sweep up the family business every night, once the last customer had departed and the buzzing, backlit sign out front was turned off.

In the early 1960s, Stambaugh’s father Ted was the general manager of the London Wax Museum, one of the first tourist attractions on St. Petersburg Beach.

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SPC president shares plan to drive economic prosperity, meet workforce needs

Dr. Tonjua Williams, president of St. Petersburg College, is not one to sit idly by while she sees serious holes in Pinellas County’s workforce readiness.

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Under pressure: Competing forces of historic preservation, density, and sea level rise on Central Avenue

As sea levels rise, so too will the already-heated debate between St. Pete’s historic preservation interests and the push for more dense development.

If the experts are right, and sea levels rise as expected over the next 50 years, the corridors of the cities that sit highest above sea level will come under increasing pressure. Those same areas already house some of the most concentrated clusters of current and potential historic landmarks in St. Petersburg.

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Art, business and the business of art: Carrie Jadus

There’s a story Carrie Jadus tells just about every time she’s tasked to talk in front of a group of people. Five years into her career as an electrical engineer, she was sitting in her car, eating her lunch, in the Honeywell parking lot. She was 30 years old...

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The Shuffle

Kishani Noori


The Hustle

Atlas Home + Body

Tony Loeffler and Michael Griffin know fashion. They recently opened Atlas Body + Home, a men's lifestyle boutique in the EDGE district.

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St. Pete X

Episode 56: Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

Reflections on American Life: Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King talks criminal justice, long-forgotten history and the craft of non-fiction

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Mark Sforzini
St. Petersburg Opera Company

Focus: Design

Developer Larry Feldman draws on real estate to tackle an American epidemic

Surveys showing loneliness is at a peak in the United States are shaping plans for Riverwalk Place, a luxury condominium project in downtown Tampa.

The 53-story project is being designed with restaurants, outdoor space and other amenities to bring people together, said Larry Feldman, president and CEO of Feldman Equities.

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PitchLyst: Startup Report #014 - Fruutfull

InformedDNA has signed an agreement with TT Capital Partners, NovaQuest Capital Management and Frist Cressey Ventures to make meaningful growth capital investments into the company.

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