There are three industry categories that hold potential for job creation (and sometimes quality of life enhancements) that have two-fold qualities of being a part of regional and local growth industries and having unique business attributes for Pasco. The following categories support the Pasco County Economic Development Strategic Plan.
I. Leading Edge Development – This sector harnesses the intellectual and creative capacity of the County to research and then develop new ideas and technologies into the marketplace. This category encompasses concepts such as technology-led development, high-level entrepreneurial activity, and high tech development. Subsectors include:
II. Transportation Centers – This industry recognizes the need by large companies to locate transportation distribution centers as a cost-effective means to transport goods from producer to consumer. Subsectors include:
III. Sustainable Resources – This sector not only recognizes the opportunity to create jobs through the restoration of brownfields or grayfields, but also the longer-term opportunity to create industry on land that may be located near rural, conservation or environmental preservation areas. Developing the sustainable resources sector can also include activities to restore and preserve the environment. Subsectors include: