Tru Simulation + Training

Tru Simulation at Suncoast Crossings

By the end of 2018, Tru Simulation has 199 employees and the Training Center revenue and sales have nearly doubled since their initial estimate (3 years ago) to $24 million!  In addition, Tru Simulation has been a fantastic partner in career placement for students finishing their AmSkills and CareerSource training and job placement programs.
Tru's property appraiser's assessed value has increased more than 73% since the expansion.

In 2016, the projected economic benefits of Tru Simulation expanding was direct employment of 161 new employees, bringing a cumulative annual wage of $18.5 million, and $30 million in annual sales.  In addition, the induced effects of the project were estimated at 321 additional jobs in Pasco County. Combined, all of these jobs would generate an average of $47.7 million annually in Gross County Product (GCP).

  1. Project Summary
  2. Project Progress

Tru Simulation + Training constructed a 30,000 square foot addition to their existing property located on Northpointe Parkway near the intersection of State Road 54 and the Suncoast Expressway.

In January of 2017, Pasco County Board approved an Economic Incentive Agreement with Tru Simulation which included incentives for creating 100 new jobs at 115% of the Pasco County Average Annual Wage ($34,385 in 2016) and an optional loan payment for building expansion; however, Tru Simulation did not make a request to utilize the optional loan payment.

Pasco EDC Logo16506 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 101
Lutz, FL 33558
888-60-PASCO

Contact Us | Office of Economic Growth
8731 Citizens Dr. Suite 350 | New Port Richey, FL 34654
David Engel Economic Growth Director | dengel@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x8274
Steve Smith Business Analyst | stsmith@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x8829
Shelby Roberts | 
Project Coordinator II | sroberts@pascocountyfl.net | 727-815-7092 x7848