A strategic location with easy access to Tampa's major highways means the Water office space is convenient for the international airport, the city's downtown area, plus the wider potential markets of central Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. The office space benefits from its close proximity to the Veterans Expressway, plus it has ample parking facilities and a range of nearby off-site amenities. Tampa has a diverse and expanding economy and has become the economic hub for the region. Significant local employers are Hillsborough County Government and two major military bases: MacDill AFB and the Clearwater Coast Guard Station. Tampa is home to the University of South Florida and its advanced medical and simulation center. Health, hi-tech, bio-tech, business, finance, data and marine/environment industries continue to be key growth areas.