Although Tampa is popular for the warm coastal breezes and attractions, there are many other advantages of moving here.
As the population in the area rapidly expands from the influx of people who discovered its beauty, the Tampa real estate market definitely still has a lot to grow.
For business, economy and other employment opportunities, Tampa has been attracting quite a number of entrepreneurs each year.
With more businesses coming in, they stimulate even more businesses to open in the Tampa Bay market.
Some of the large companies that have found their place in the area include Outback Steakhouse Inc, Times Publishing, TECO Energy Inc, Home Shopping Network, Hooters and many others.
Local universities such as the University of South Florida and University of Tampa are armed with extensive research facilities, and Tampa Bay provides the fifth largest high-tech labor force in the country.
On the other hand, the adventurous and fun-loving will definitely enjoy Tampa's proximity to Orlando, Florida's central spot for fun and entertainment where Universal Studios, Island of Adventure, Sea World and Disney World, offer first-hand, breathtaking experiences for their visitors.
Tampa also has a year-round tropical climate, and with beaches just a few minutes away, this means that you can expand your swimwear clothing after you found the place to call your own in one of the Tampa homes.
Florida's Suncoast, as implied by its name, brings with it gentle breezes all throughout the rest of the year.
Other outdoor activities that residents can enjoy include strolling or jogging along the sidewalks lined with huge trees, golfing on lush green landscapes, boating and skiing in one of the waterfront communities, going on an adventure through the nature trail, heading off to a shopping spree, and dining or eating out with friends.
Popular destinations like the MOSI - Museum of Science and Industry, with its own IMAX theatre that never fails to fascinate all kinds of audiences, both adults and the children.
The community's love for nature is also reflected through the Florida Aquarium which shows nature under the waters, while Lowry Park Zoo, although small, is one of the country's most visited places.
Other museums include several art and photography and traveling exhibits.
For local happenings that foster a strong community bond, there are also famous local events such as the Strawberry Festival, Guavaween, Florida State Fair and the anticipated Gasparilla Festival and Parade.