US Federal Contractor Registration is moving to 9400 4th Street N., next to its current location. The company, which helps businesses win government contracts, also plan on nearly doubling its staff, from 43 to over 80 by the end of the year.
WellCare Health Plans said its WellCare of Florida subsidiary has surpassed 1 million members in Florida. Growth primarily is a result of WellCare expanding Medicaid services the state through Medicaid managed care and children’s medical services.
A staple of Sundial, Locale Market, was closed Thursday night and Friday due to "high priority" health department violations. FarmTable Cucina was also inspected Thursday, but met health department standards and remains open.
The $3.1 million appropriated for flight simulator training at MacDill Air Force Base could be impacted by President Trump’s emergency declaration, said Rep. Kathy Castor. The Tampa democrat said it’s part of the $3.6 billion Trump plans to use to build a wall on the southern border.
29th Street Capital bought Calais Park Lofts Apartments, a 261-unit multifamily community in St. Petersburg. The real estate investment firm did not disclose a purchase price. It’s 29th Street Capital’s first area acquisition.
Bloomin’ Brands reported $107.1 million in net income for 2018, a 5.7 percent gain over 2017. Revenue was $4.1 billion, down 2.3 percent from 2017, which had one extra week in the fiscal year. Bloomin’ in Tampa is the parent of Outback Steakhouse and other casual dining chains.
Lester Holt, anchor of NBC Nightly News, will join The Poynter institute's MediaWise project as its first MediaWise Ambassador. The project is designed to to teach teenagers how to sort fact from fiction online, according to Poynter, a St. Petersburg-based nonprofit focused on excellence in journalism.
Tech Data Corp. (Nasdaq: TECD) in Clearwater has put together a portfolio of end-to-end cloud solutions. The company's "Cloud Solutions Factory" features a host of click-to-run solutions, a news release said. Early partners include Microsoft and Amazon Web Services, among others.