What We Do
The Young – Rainey Science Technology and Research (STAR) Center, encompasses 1,065,245 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, BAE Systems, Epsilon Systems Solutions, Janus Research Group, Mikros Systems Corporation, Spartronics, Cummings Aerospace, Forensic Technology, Inc., Hit Promotional Products and Ion Labs. These leading companies have a combined workforce of nearly 1,800 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).