Business incubator planned near downtown St. Petersburg

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Author: Charlie Frago
Publisher: Tampa Bay Times
Date: June 19, 2014

A nonprofit organization that nurtures technology startups has gained initial city approval to build a business incubator south of downtown.

The Tampa Bay Innovation Center can now start raising money to build a 40,000-square-foot center to house medical and marine science entrepreneurs on the city-owned 2.5-acre site at Fourth Street and 11th Avenue S.

The $9 million project will deliver on the city’s promise to stimulate the tech sector, council member Darden Rice said. Read more here.