Florida has recently attracted some of Wall Street and Silicon Valley’s biggest names like Keith Rabois, Elliot Management and Goldman Sachs.
“For years, even though people would talk about moving, it really wasn’t cool among the wealthy to move to Florida. It was like, OK, you couldn’t hack it in New York, so you go to Florida,” said Robert Frank, CNBC’s wealth reporter. “Now you’re that chump who stayed in New York.”
Reports of Florida slowly morphing into a legitimate tech and financial hub started well before the coronavirus pandemic. In 2018, Florida solidified its place in the big leagues