What We Do
The Young – Rainey Science Technology and Research (STAR) Center, encompasses 1,085,296 square feet of manufacturing and office space, strategically located on the western anchor of Florida’s High-Tech Corridor. Transformed from a former secure Department of Energy facility, this 96-acre industrial complex now houses businesses such as Raytheon Company, Constellation Technology Corporation, Altorr Corporation, Epsilon Systems Solutions, Janus Research, Mikros Systems Corporation, Primus Technologies, General Electric, Forensic Technology, Inc., Hit Promotional Products, Ion Labs, and Cousin Corporation of America, among many others. These leading companies have a combined workforce of nearly 1,500 employees interacting synergistically in areas that include research and development, laboratory services, advanced manufacturing, technology and professional services.
The STAR Center has partnered to support the region’s business accelerator for technology and manufacturing, the Tampa Bay Innovation Center (formerly STAR TEC).