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Area Profile : Tampa, Florida

North Carolina - see Mid Atlantic region

Louisiana - see South Central region

Kentucky - see Great Lakes east region

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Scroll down to the selective regional directory of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee economic development contacts and professional service providers or other resources at the state, metro, city, county, regional and local levels.  They perform investment promotion and project support services to attract corporate investment projects and jobs.  Services may include site selection assistance, market research, and incentives for new, expanded, or relocated offices, factories, R&D, distribution and other operations.  See also : Other regional economic development directories and other resources for strategic investment planning as highlighted below.  See also regional maps for the Mid-Atlantic or South Central regions. 
Area Profiles and Area Surveys (.pdf Survey form) are executive summary presentations about business locations.  These may include maps, links to commercial real estate listings of available industrial and office sites and buildings, investment project news, information about existing businesses in the area, labor market information, and investment incentives.  Such content makes it easy to search for relevant locations, as shown by our Area Search service. We can also highlight recent project announcements, advertising, and promotional events as well as independent consultant research reports about communities or industry clusters.  Our "Professional Site Selection Tour" service at organizes business location research work and Area Reports through consultant "familiarization tours", and our "Meeting Point" work pre-schedules B2B introductory meetings at events.
February 27, 2007 : Congratulations to the Tupelo, Mississippi region (Blue Springs) for winning the Toyota "Wellspring" project - a new North American automotive assembly plant that will manufacture the Toyota Highlander model starting in 2010.  This $1.3 billion project to produce 150,000 vehicles per year is expected to employ 2000 people directly, plus any related suppliers or other companies which may be attracted to the region by this major development. For more information about the Toyota project in Mississippi:


Media room set up for the Toyota Wellspring project in Tupelo

Tupelo Community Development Foundation

Mississippi Development Authority 

Mississippi state government website :

August 29, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina devastated Gulf of Mexico coastal areas from Louisiana across Mississippi and Alabama to the northwest Florida panhandle, particularly with storm surge flooding near the coast and torrential rains not only in the immediate area, but also in areas farther north along rivers which drain through the region.

  Information about Katrina and other US hurricanes.


Although news coverage has concentrated on the most dramatic scenes in some of the major cities such as New Orleans, Biloxi, Gulfport, and Mobile, this is a catastrophic natural disaster across a widespread area on a scale rarely seen in the last century.

To contribute to disaster relief organizations working in the region :

As with the tsunami and earthquake disasters in Asia, reconstruction of these communities will take a long time after the initial emergency response work.  Business support of the local economic development organizations will be welcome as the recovery effort moves forward.

Congratulations to the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, one of four winners of the 2003 Economic Development Leadership and Accomplishment Award of CoreNet Global Learning, which we sponsored and presented at the CoreNet Global Summit in Atlanta on October 14 ,2003.
Please contact us if you may be interested in expanding your business into the US Southeast region.  We are independent advisors - not a government agency or investment promotion agency. The "Seek Advice" section outlines topics which may be helpful to us as background to support your project plans in confidence through our experience and extensive contacts.

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Organization Scope Contacts Website and other resources Survey Profile
Southern Economic Development Council Regional association No No
Florida  maps of SC, GA, FL GDI : Bruce

Florida EDO Directory

Florida service providers

Projects-FL announcements

Companies - FL

Survey Profile
Enterprise Florida State No No
Central Florida


Greater Tampa Scope


GDI : Bruce

Website and other resources Survey Profile
Tampa Bay Partnership Region 33607 No No
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce - Committee of One Hundred

Metro 33602



Bea Bare


2003 CoreNet Global Learning : Economic Development Leadership & Accomplishment Award



familiarization, networking activities





Area Profile example


Netpark Tampa Bay Developer 33610 No No
City of St. Petersburg City No No
Sumter County Economic Development Council County 33585 No No
Pinellas County Economic Development County 33762 No No
Young-Rainey STAR Center 33777 No No
Manatee Chamber of Commerce County 34205 No No
Sarasota County Committee for Economic Development County 34236 No No
City of North Port City 34287 No No
Economic Development Commission of Hernando County Inc. County 34609 No No
Pasco Economic Development Council County 34639 No No


GDI : Bruce

Website and other resources Survey Profile
Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast Region 32780

Roberta M. Horne


Interview No
Metro Orlando EDC

Metro 32801 No No


City of Palm Bay City 32905 No No
City of Cocoa City 32922 No No
Indian River County Chamber of Commerce County 32960 No No
City of Lakeland City 33801     No No
City of Lake Wales City 33859 No No
Highlands County EDC/IDA County 33870 No No
Florida's Heartland REDI Region 33871  formerly?

No No
Marion County Economic Development Council, Ocala County 34474 No No
Okeechobee County Development Authority County 34972 No No
Central Florida FTZ 218 FTZ 34982 No No
St. Lucie County Economic Development Council County 34988 No No
Northeast Florida



GDI : Bruce

Website and other resources Survey Profile
Columbia County Chamber, Lake City County 32025 No No
Baker County Development Commission County 32063 No No
Clay County Development Authority and Economic Development Council County 32073 No No
St. Augustine & St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce County 32084 No No
Bradford County Development Authority County 32091 No No
Nassau County Economic Development Board Inc. County 32097 No No
Enterprise Flagler, Inc. County 32137 No No
Putnam County Chamber of Commerce County 32178 No No
Jacksonville Regional Dev Partnership - Cornerstone Region 32202 No No
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Metro 32202 No No
Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Metro 32602 Below No
Gainesville Council for Economic Outreach Metro 32602

J. Brent Christensen

352-334-7100 Interview No
Southern Florida



GDI : Bruce

Website and other resources Survey Profile
Miami - The Beacon Council

Metro 33130 No No


Hollywood Business Council City 33020 No No
Pembroke Pines Economic Development Local 33026 No No
The Broward Alliance County 33301 No No
Port Everglades FTZ 25, Broward County FTZ No No
Pompano Economic Group Local No No
Business Development Board of Palm Beach County County 33401 No No
Perrine-Cutler Ridge Council Local No No
Vision Council, Homestead Local No No
Lee County Economic Development Office

County 33901 No No


City of Cape Coral City 33915 No No
Charlotte County Economic Development Council County 33948 No No
Hendry County Economic Development Council County 33975 No No
Economic Development Council of Collier County County 34104

No No
Northwest Florida



GDI : Bruce

Website and other resources Survey Profile
Tallahassee Area Chamber of Commerce - Florida's Capital Region Metro 32302 No No
Madison County Chamber of Commerce County 32340 No No
Jefferson County Community Development Corp. County 32344 No No
Perry/Taylor County Development Authority County 32347 No No
Bay County Economic Development Alliance County 32402 No No
The St. Joe Company Developer 32407 No No
Opportunity Florida, Chipley Region 32428 No No
Walton County Economic Development Council County 32433 No No
Jackson County Development Council Inc. County 32447 No No
Gulf Power Company Utility 32520 No No
Okaloosa County Economic Development Council, Ft. Walton Beach County 32549 No No
Florida's Great Northwest Region 32550 No No
Team Santa Rosa Economic Development Council County 32570 No No
Pensacola Bay Area Chamber Metro 32591

No No
Pensacola Dept of Econ Dev Metro No No
Scope;   maps of AL, MS, TN, GA


GDI : Bruce

Alabama EDO Directory

Alabama service providers

Projects-AL announcements

Survey Profile
Alabama Dev Office


State 36130 No No
Economic Development Partnership of Alabama State 35209 No No
Cullman Economic Development Agency Local 35055

Peggy S. Smith

256-739-1891 Interview No
Birmingham Community Development Department City 35203 No No
Alabama Gas Corp utility 35203 No No
Alabama Power utility 35203 No No
Walker County Economic & Industrial Development Authority County 35502 No No
North Alabama Industrial Development Association Region 35602

Jason Wright

(256)353-9450 No No
Shoals Economic Development Authority Local 35631 No No
Huntsville / Madison County Chamber of Commerce Metro 35801

Ethan Hadley


Interview No
Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Metro 36101 No No
Alabama Municipal Electric Authority utility 36104 No No
Southeast Alabama Regional Development Commission Region 36302 No No
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce Metro 36652 No No
South Carolina

maps of SC, GA, FL


GDI : Bruce

South Carolina EDO Directory

South Carolina service providers

Projects-SC announcements

Survey Profile
South Carolina Dept of Commerce State 29202 - now obsolete

No No
Orangeburg County Development Commission County 29116

803-536-3333 Interview No
Sumter County Development Board County 29150 No No
Central Carolina Economic Development Alliance Region 29201 No No
Palmetto Econ Dev Corporation utility 29201 No No
South Carolina Economic Development Association State 29202 No No
Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce Metro 29304 No No
Spartanburg County Economic Development Corp. County 29304 No No
Duke Power regional utility 29334

James C. Rogers


Interview No
Charleston Regional Dev Alliance regional No No
South Carolina World Trade Center, Charleston WTC 29403 No No
Myrtle Beach Partners EDC Metro 29526 No No
Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce Metro 29601 No No
Upstate Alliance SC (Greenville) Region 29607

Mike Panasko

864-283-2306 No No
Aiken County Economic Development Partnership County 29802  No No
Santee Cooper Power local utility No No


maps of AL, MS, TN, GA


GDI : Bruce

Tennessee EDO Directory

Tennessee service providers


Projects-TN announcements


Real estate listings

Survey Profile
Tennessee Dept of Economic & Community Development State


Property listings

No No
Tennessee Chambers of Commerce Chambers No No
Clarksville - Montgomery County Economic Development Council County 37040 No No
Williamson County Economic Development Council County 37067 No No
Hendersonville Industrial Dev. Board Local 37075 No No
Forward Sumner Economic Council

TEL 615-822-7610


County 37077






JECDB - Joint Economic and Community Development Board of Wilson County County 37087 No No
Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce (Murfreesboro) County 37129 No No
Nashville Area Chamber Metro 37201

Property listings

No No
Middle Tennessee Industrial Dev Assn (Nashville) Region 37212 No No
Marion County Partnership for Economic Development (Jasper) County 37347 No No
Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Metro 37402 No No
Southeast Industrial Development Assn. (Chattanooga) Region 37405  or No No
Johnson City Washington County Economic Dev Board County 37605 No No
Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce Metro 37662 No No
Newport - Cocke County Economic Development Comm. County 37821 No No
Tellico Reservoir Development Agency Local 37885 No No
Tennessee Valley Authority (Knoxville) Region 37902 No No
Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership Metro 37902

No No
East Tennessee Economic Development Agency Region 37932

No No
Tennessee's Resource Valley Region 37933 No No
Memphis Chamber Metro 38103 No No
Port of Memphis Port 38106 No No
Maury Alliance County 38401 No No
South Central Tennessee Development District Region 38402 No No
Pulaski - Giles County Economic Development Commission County 38478 No No
Northeast Tennessee Valley Regional Industrial Development Assn. Region No No
West Tennessee Industrial Assn Region None - by request No No


maps of AL, MS, TN, GA


GDI : Bruce

Mississippi EDO Directory

Mississippi service providers


Projects-MS announcements


Survey Profile
Mississippi Development Authority State 39205 


New and Expanded Facilities

No No
Mississippi Power state utility 39502 No No
Community Development Foundation (Tupelo) County 38802 No No
The Alliance (Corinth) 38834     No No
Grenada County Chamber of Comm. County 38902 No No
Madison County Economic Development Authority (Canton MS) County 39046

Tim Coursey

601-859-1990 No No
Natchez -Adams County EDA County 39121 No No
Entergy Corp. Utility 39201 No No
Greater Jackson Alliance, Jackson MS Metro 39207 601-948-3111 No No
East Mississippi Business Dev. Corp. Region 39302 No No
East Central Mississippi Economic Council Region No No
Area Development Partnership (Hattiesburg) Region 39401 No No
Economic Dev. Authority of Jones County County 39440 No No
Mississippi Gulf Coast Alliance Region 39502 No No
Harrison County Dev Commission (above) County 39502 No No
Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber County 39602 No No
Pike County Economic Dev. County 39649 No No
Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway Dev Authority Region, Port 39703 No No
North Mississippi Industrial Dev Assn Region 39773 No No


    maps of AL, MS, TN, GA and maps of SC, GA, FL

Georgia EDO Directory

Georgia service providers

Projects-GA announcements

Survey Profile
Georgia Dept of Industry State 30303 No No
Georgia Power state utility 30303 GDI : Bruce No No
Georgia Center for Site Selection - Georgia Electric Membership Corp. state utility 30303

No No
MEAG Power - Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia - Location Georgia utility 30328 No No
Cherokee County Development Auth. county 30114 No No
Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber county 30040 No No
Conyers - Rockdale Partners for Tomorrow local 30094 No No
Carroll County Chamber of Comm. County 30117 No No
Cartersville - Bartow County Chamber County 30120 No No
Douglas County Development Auth. County 30133 No No
Fayette County Development Auth. County 30214 No No
Henry County Development Auth. County 30253 No No
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Metro 30301 No No
Atlanta Development Authority City 30303 No No
City of College Park City 30337 No No
Clayton County Chamber of Comm. County 30354 No No
Toombs County Development Auth. County 30474 No No
Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce County 30501 No No
Athens Area Chamber of Commerce City 30601 No No
Cordele - Crisp Industrial Development Council County 31010 No No
Dublin - Laurens County Chamber & Development Auth. County 31040 No No
Macon Economic Development Commission City 31202

Patrick Topping


Interview No
Liberty County Development Authority County 31313

Ronald Tolley


2005 project - Target

No No
Savannah Economic Development Authority City 31405 No No
Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority County 31521

Nathan Sparks

912-265-6629 No No
Camden County Joint Dev. Authority County 31548 No No
Meriwether County Development Auth. County 31830 No No
Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce local 31902 No No
Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority County 31603 No No
Explanation of column headings above
  •  Organizations are generally sorted in postal code order so that locations which are geographically close to each other will usually (not always) be grouped together.  This is a selective directory, even though the state directory is more comprehensive than the very selective one we will maintain at the regional level to highlight the organizations which support our work or are found to be of frequent interest for the convenience of the executives and business advisors we serve.
  •  Scope : is the area served by the organization, and postal code.  We may include thumbnail maps which expand to show information about participating areas, or link directly to good maps or GIS research tools on the organization's website.
  •  Contacts : relationship leader at GDI Solutions for maintaining information about contacts in this area.  If there is a working relationship through our various GUIDE services, we also list the key organization contact, phone, and optional e-mail.
  •  Website and other resources : Aside from the main website link, we may include other direct links to highlight special features of expected interest to executives, especially if they might not be readily noticed by just visiting the website.  A good example of this is when relevant content is actually maintained somewhere else, such as a regional website rather than the local one, so that one would otherwise need to know to follow the available links between the websites.
The default for all other columns is "No" unless the organization supports our work.
  •  Survey : areas which have responded to our GUIDE Network Survey, with a link to their response for convenience if published (optional) and highlighted at the top.  This is often useful as an executive summary at the "long list" stage of location selection.
  •  Profile : participates in our GUIDE Area Profile service (also highlighted at the top of the page).  This involves a closer working relationship to maintain more timely and detailed knowledge of the area throughout the year, and also involves a more detailed executive summary on the website, with many relevant links.  If there are significant incentives in the area, we may also link to a GUIDE Incentives Profile.
All area representatives are encouraged to reply to the free GUIDE Network Survey, which consists of very basic questions to help maintain timely knowledge about many areas for referral purposes.  Area representatives : see how to participate.  Current service pricing is listed on the Order Form (Adobe Acrobat .PDF file).  Refer also to any special offers.  Please help us to help you by supporting our work.

Executives who use this service are encouraged to respond to our free Executive Survey, which helps us to continuously improve.

The presence, absence, or position of any organization on these lists, or their position on the lists, does not imply any endorsement or opinion about their services, nor by them about our own.

The selections are simply intended to be helpful to executives who may be unaware of such contacts, or how to reach their websites quickly.  Please contact us directly for relevant introductions or any additional contacts, market knowledge, and research which we don't publish.

Contact information for relationship leaders at GDI Solutions:

We develop and maintain working relationships among participating area representatives - economic development organizations - and professional service providers as well as senior corporate executives who are responsible for the planning of major projects such as new, relocated, expanded or consolidated offices, factories, distribution centers or other operations.

Name e-mail Phone Fax
Bruce Donnelly 847-304-4655  (Chicago) 847-304-5375
This directory selectively highlights participating economic development organizations and professional service provider contacts in the US Southeast region by including more relevant links to useful content than just the local website.  We maintain more comprehensive state directories for economic development organizations in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and Mississippi in this region, as well as directories for other NAFTA and global regions.  The directory may also identify other contacts of potential interest to executives and business advisors on a selective basis, as in the case of the following initial examples.  We work together with EDO's to share timely knowledge about the benefits of their areas as we serve potential investors and advisors who are responsible for business location or site selection decisions for foreign direct investment (FDI) or capital investment projects such as new factories or offices, expansion projects, business relocation, and consolidation of operations as in post-merger integration situations.  Related services support global B2B technology partnering
Other Regional Information Resources :  
The following additional sources of information are included here for ease of reference. Have you found other good sources, or local contacts for economic development and investment support?  Please let us know so that we may share them with others.
Business news - magazines, newspapers, online news or sponsored media Website - see also Research sources for article searches in general
Business news media for Alabama  
Business news media for Florida  
Business Florida (Florida Trend) magazine - official publication of Florida Enterprise and The Florida Economic Development Council
Business news media for Georgia  
Atlanta Business Chronicle  
Business news media for Mississippi  
Business news media for South Carolina  
Business news media for Tennessee  
The Tennessean
Business Tennessee Magazine - Business TN
Business Trend - Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, promotional magazine
Nashville Business Journal
Nashville Post
Memphis Business Journal
Business and Industry Associations - Regional Note - Chambers of Commerce are in the above list of regional contacts
Southern Economic Development Council
Business and Industry Associations in Alabama See the Alabama directory for Chambers of Commerce
Business and Industry Associations in Florida See the Florida directory for Chambers of Commerce
Florida Economic Development Council
Business and Industry Associations in Georgia See the Georgia directory for Chambers of Commerce
Business and Industry Associations in South Carolina See the South Carolina directory for Chambers of Commerce
Business and Industry Associations in Mississippi See the Mississippi directory for Chambers of Commerce
Business and Industry Associations in Tennessee See the Tennessee directory for Chambers of Commerce
Tennessee Biotechnology Association
Chattanooga Technology Council
Memphis Technology Council
Nashville Technology Council
East Tennessee Technology Council
Northeast Tennessee Technology Council
Tennessee Bankers Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Other Sources Website
Southern Automotive Corridor - a publication of Southern Business & Development magazine with a focus on automotive industry locations and economic development in the southern US; based in Alabama
Ferguson Development Network - consultant with regional contacts among economic development agencies, chambers of commerce
The following links are to separate state directories of economic development organizations, which may be more comprehensive than the selective regional directory above.  At this time, they are almost identical to the above, but this will change over time as the state directories grow and the above lists become more selective.
Florida Tennessee South Carolina Alabama Georgia Mississippi Other regions
Corporate Real Estate Firms

This section will be used  for convenience to highlight major corporate real estate firms with operations in the region.

See also the global CRE list, which can be used to find local offices of firms which may not be highlighted below.

We may also provide selective major property listings for the region, with links to the real estate firms and agents involved.

for North Carolina, see Mid Atlantic Region

for Kentucky, see Great Lakes Region

Search global commercial real estate firms
NAI Corporate Service Group
Cushman & Wakefield
CB Richard Ellis
Insignia / ESG
Jones Lang LaSalle
Trammell Crow Company
Regus - furnished, staffed, and equipped offices on short-term leases, plus meeting rooms, videoconferencing, and temporary (daily) space which may be useful to project teams needing a place to operate in an area during planning or startup work   for list of offices in over 300 locations worldwide
Oncor International - Carter & Associates (Tampa, Orlando)
Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc.

Colliers International - Colliers Arnold (Tampa, Orlando), Colliers Dickinson (Jacksonville)   
Grubb & Ellis Knight Frank - Phoenix Realty (Jacksonville)    
NAI Realvest Partners (Orlando)
Business Florida publishes a "Top 25" list of CRE brokerage firms by total $ volume and square feet sold in Florida, but does not differentiate them by specialty.  It may therefore include firms specialized in retail shopping developments, multi-unit housing, etc.
South Carolina  
Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Services - Wallace and  Wallace (Knoxville TN)
Grubb & Ellis Centennial (Nashville TN)   property listings
Hollingsworth Companies (Clinton, TN) - develops business parks in NC, TN, AL, VA
Horrell Company, Nashville TN - industrial, office and retail in middle TN counties
Hunter Properties, Inc. (Chattanooga, TN) - commercial real estate services in northern GA and AL as well as Chattanooga TN
NAI Mathews Partners (Nashville TN)   property listings
Business Location Consultants, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design, and Construction

This section will be used to highlight major firms within the region, as well as global firms with significant experience in the region.

See also the selective global lists of location consultants and project management services.

H+M Company, Inc. - See Survey response and Service Profile
  •  Facility location, incentive negotiations, design, construction, and equipment installation as an integrated service from early project planning to completion
  •  42 years experience in designing and building manufacturing, process and distribution projects throughout the US.


David Fite, Chairman   TEL:  731-664-6300

e-mail : refer to their website

McCallum / Sweeney Consulting - independent location consultants, based in Georgia
Moran, Stahl & Boyer - independent location consultants, based in Georgia
Belz Enterprises - Memphis, TN developer of industrial parks and facilities in Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.  Warehouse and distribution facilities
BWSC - Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon, Inc. - engineers, architects, planners with offices in Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis, Chattanooga, Oak Ridge and Tri-Cities TN as well as in Alabama, Ohio and Georgia - site evaluations, facility design, development strategies
T.W. Frierson Contractor, Inc. - Nashville TN - general construction, design build, and construction management services for industrial facilities, distribution centers, offices
Executive relocation services see also : Human Resources section
Oxxford Relocation Center, Inc. - relocation services, based in Georgia
Tax and Legal Consultants

This section will be used to highlight major firms within the region, as well as global firms with significant experience in the region.

See also the selective global lists of tax advisors and international legal advisors.

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. (EBG) - international trade & investment
GV Financial Advisors - personal financial / tax planning and compliance services for foreign executives assigned to US operations
BusinessFlorida publishes "Top 25" lists of law firms and accounting firms in the state by staffing and number of offices, but does not differentiate their professional specialties
Banks, Project Finance, and Venture Capital   
This section will be used to highlight regional contacts relevant to direct investment projects.
BusinessFlorida publishes a "Top 25" list of bank holding companies in the state by total Florida deposits and number of offices, but does not differentiate their services.
Nashville Capital Network - local support group for early stage or "angel" financing, education


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