<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/7077372/caterpillar-dealer*100xx2667-2667-667-0.jpg">Caterpillar Inc. is bringing hundreds of six-figure jobs to Arizona.

The Peoria, Illinois-based mining and construction equipment manufacturer will open a regional headquarters in downtown Tucson and hire 600 for the new facility, reports The Arizona Daily Star.

Caterpillar will bring the jobs over the next five years, relocating many of them from around the world. Those jobs will include positions in executive management, engineering, product development and support positions. They are expected…<div>
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Caterpillar bringing regional headquarters, hundreds of jobs to Arizona

Caterpillar Inc. is bringing hundreds of six-figure jobs to Arizona. The Peoria, Illinois-based mining and construction equipment manufacturer will open a regional headquarters in downtown Tucson and hire 600 for the new facility, reports The Arizona Daily Star. Caterpillar will bring the jobs over the next five years, relocating many of them from around the […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/7064202/shutterstock242899834*100xx3868-3868-442-0.jpg">Tampa and St. Petersburg get average marks from a new report from WalletHub ranking the 150 largest metros for their startup opportunities.

WalletHub compared 16 metrics including five-year survival rate, office space affordability and educational of the local workforce.

Tampa ranked overall at No. 55, with a "business environment" rank of No. 94, "access to resources" rank of No. 78 and a "costs" rank of 45.

St. Petersburg ranked overall at No. 102, with a "business environment" rank of No. 115,…<div>
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Where Tampa, St. Pete rank when it comes to starting a business

Tampa and St. Petersburg get average marks from a new report from WalletHub ranking the 150 largest metros for their startup opportunities. WalletHub compared 16 metrics including five-year survival rate, office space affordability and educational of the local workforce. Tampa ranked overall at No. 55, with a “business environment” rank of No. 94, “access to […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/4606401/telecommunications*100xx2800-2800-488-0.jpg">Frontier Communications Corp.’s entry into Florida and two other states was “very successful,” according to the top executive of the telecommunications provider.

There were bumps, conceded Daniel McCarthy, Frontier’s president and CEO, but they have been resolved, he said in a conference call with analysts.

Frontier (NASDAQ: FTR) bought Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) wireline operations providing service to residential, commercial and wholesale customers in Florida, California and…<div>
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Here’s what Frontier’s CEO says about the company’s entrance into Tampa Bay

Frontier Communications Corp.’s entry into Florida and two other states was “very successful,” according to the top executive of the telecommunications provider. There were bumps, conceded Daniel McCarthy, Frontier’s president and CEO, but they have been resolved, he said in a conference call with analysts. Frontier (NASDAQ: FTR) bought Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) wireline […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/6864292/closed-sign-2*100xx1417-1417-354-0.jpg">Four local food establishments were temporarily closed last week thanks to roach activity.

An emergency closure is not a disciplinary action, but rather an action taken to mitigate conditions that pose an elevated risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public or the establishment's employees. The licensee is closed until the conditions are corrected.

The following were closed, according to a Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation emergency closure report:

#1 Wok at 36115…<div>
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Taco Bus, Chinese buffet and more eateries closed last week in Tampa Bay

Four local food establishments were temporarily closed last week thanks to roach activity. An emergency closure is not a disciplinary action, but rather an action taken to mitigate conditions that pose an elevated risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public or the establishment’s employees. The licensee is closed until the conditions are […]

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