About Economic and Urban Development
Economic and Urban Development is responsible for
coordinating and directing citywide redevelopment initiatives,
community planning and marketing redevelopment opportunities to the
private sector using professional staff and consulting resources.
The department is dedicated to maximizing the quality, pace and
beneficial economic impact of Tampa's key strategic
The purpose of the Economic Opportunity Department is to take actions that generate sustained and widespread private market reaction which improves the quality of life of affected communities, thereby making them more attractive, safe, convenient, and environmentally healthy, and economically strong.