Tampa metro area tops the nation for women-owned businesses


    The Tampa metropolitan area, which includes St. Petersburg and Clearwater, is the top-ranked market for women-owned businesses, according to a report released this week by Business.org.

    The area has one of the most saturated women-owned business climates in the nation. The ranking shows the Tampa area is an inclusive and diverse metro where all can succeed, a metric many large companies value in a region, according to NRI, a national corporate relocation company.