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Central Florida "Super Region"

Posted: March 28, 2010 Filed under: Uncategorized

This article in First Monday Magazine discusses the future of the Central Florida economy. The article provides an interesting perspective based on facts about the current gross domestic product that are not widely appreciated outside the business communities of the Tampa and Orlando regions. For example, the article states, “Currently, the Tampa Bay Region has the 19th largest gross domestic product in the United States. The Central Florida Region is right behind, ranking 20th. Combined, the 13-county ‘super region’ has the 10th-largest economy in the United States, with the potential to be a major global economic competitor. Many forecasts, in fact, suggest that by the year 2050 Tampa Bay and Central Florida will become a single economic region and Florida’s dominant economic driver.”

Admitted: Florida, Kansas, New Mexico (inactive)