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About The Area

Why Choose a Home in Greater Tampa Bay?

Discover the Treasure of the Gulf of Mexico

Real Estate:

  • 20+ Miles of Powdersoft Sand
  • The lowest beachfront real estate prices of any major metropolitan area in the country.
  • More than 120 miles of residential waterfront properties – arguably the most extensive of any metro location in the S.


  • Extensive Highway system – Beaches located just 5 – 30 minutes from the U.S. interstate highway system
  • 2 International Airports offering non-stop flights to more than 100 cities – including non-stops to every major Eastern and Midwestern city in the U.S. and many out west including LA, Phoenix &
  • Four Major Cruise Lines Travel from Tampa Bay to destinations throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Culture and Entertainment:

  • Five major performing arts centers, dozens of museums, 25+ county and state parks
  • Three distinct metropolitan downtown areas offering unique and robust cultural experiences
  • Countless festivals and annual specialty events
  • Three Major Sports Franchises


  • A Major “Top 50” research university
  • Many high performing Magnate Education Schools throughout the Bay Area
  • Several of the highest rated Pre-K – grade 12 private prep schools in the Southeast


  • 4 Major Adult Teaching Hospitals
  • Major Children’s Research/Teaching Hospital operated by Johns Hopkins
  • More than 20 tertiary care hospitals including 4 Trauma Centers


  • More than 100 Private and Public Golf Courses in the area
  • 23 Championship Caliber Courses including the world renowned Innisbrook Copperhead Course and TPC of Tampa Bay
  • 7 championship courses within a ten minute drive from the beach.

Cost of Living:

The best purchasing power of any waterfront metro area in the U.S. 38% more purchasing power than New York City.  43% more purchasing power than San Francisco.

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