Tampa’s Uptown Innovation Quarter is centered around the main campus of the University of South Florida and one of the southeast’s most innovative medical research districts, which includes Moffitt Cancer Center, AdventHealth Tampa, and the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital
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Tampa’s Uptown Innovation Quarter

Home to the fastest growing public university in the U.S. and one of the largest medical research districts in the southeast.


Uptown’s emerging mixed-use innovation community

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We connect businesses with the workforce & training they need to succeed & grow.


Where diverse industry clusters of technology, health care, education and entertainment coexist.

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Uptown is an informal name for the area of north Tampa, Temple Terrace, and Hillsborough County generally within the bounds of Interstate 275, Interstate 75, Bearss Avenue, and Busch Boulevard.


Uptown’s emerging mixed-use innovation community formally know as University Mall. RD Management began purchasing and assembling segments of the property in December, 2014. RD Property Management, LLC, specializes in the retail sector. RD Management has over 18 million square feet of neighborhood and community shopping centers throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. 

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Soaring City supports employers and residents by helping to equip workers with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in the job sectors and industries that will help Uptown Tampa’s economy thrive.


The origin of Soaring City can be traced to the establishment of the Tampa Innovation Alliance in 2011. In the decade-plus since, Soaring City has developed and fostered collaboration with a vast network of partners through it’s Executive Board, Advisory Board, and Community Engagement Committee.