228Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Brandon, FL, 813-892-0809

228 Lithia Pinecrest Road
Brandon, Florida 33511

GROWTH, INFRASTRUCTURE, BUSINESS CLIMATE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Brandon is part of one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country, and is surrounded by major roads and interstate highways. From the center of Brandon you are just minutes away from Interstate Highways I-75, I-275, and I-4, as well as the Leroy Selmon Expressway. This roadway is currently being double-decked to provide an upper-level high-speed, nonstop connection between Brandon and the City of Tampa. Interstate I-275 provides easy access to Tampa-St. Petersburg International Airport, as well as to the Gulf beaches via the Howard Frankland bridge across Tampa Bay. Also close by is US Highway 301, a major north–south artery paralleling I-75.

According to the Florida Governor’s office, Florida leads the United States in job creation, with Tampa/Hillsborough County at the forefront. Hillsborough County has about 740,000 employed people, and planners report that number will increase to 922,000 by 2015.

Tampa Bay’s Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) comprised of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties, ranks 3rd among all U.S. metro areas for low business costs, according to a KPMG 2004 study. Among more than 300 U.S. urban areas, the regional cost of living remains about 6 percent lower than the average.

Florida’s tax environment is designed for growth. Florida has no personal income tax and ranks No. 2 among states in a Tax Foundation study of business-friendly tax climates.

Some demographics from the Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the US Census Bureau:

Hillsborough County population growth:
2002 population: 1,044,821
2006 projected population: 1,152,893
Growth rate: 10%
Even with rapid growth, county unemployment rates remain very low.
2004 4Q unemployment was 3.6%, well below state and national levels.

For the “US Census Bureau Census Trend 1970 to 2000 Summary Report” showing income growth and distribution, click here: census.xls

Hillsborough County Total Effective Buying Income in $000:
2002: $20,714,939
2006 projected: $28,241,789
Growth rate: 36%

For more detailed information on income, click here to see the 2000 Income Summary Report for Hillsborough County: household income data.xls

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