Zippy Shell Expands to Fast Growing Tampa Market
Zippy Shell Incorporated is proud to announce the sale of Hillsborough and Pasco Counties in Tampa, Florida. Tampa Bay Storage and Moving, LLC, owned by Luigi Del Basso, is slated to open in the Spring of 2017.
Tampa is one of the fastest growing areas in Florida and is ranked #43 by U.S. News & World Report in the top 100 places to live in the USA. Additionally, Tampa ranks as the fifth most popular American city, based on where people want to live, according to a Pew Research Center study.According to Del Basso, "Zippy Shell is positioned perfectly to take advantage of the rapidly changing trends in both moving and storage. I was impressed at how the Zippy Shell model can disrupt large industries that were ripe for change. In my opinion, the Tampa market has the ideal consumer base that is demanding these services."
"The Tampa market has been on our list of target markets to open a Zippy Shell operation, said Rick Del Sontro, President of Zippy Shell Incorporated. "Luigi is a successful entrepreneur who we know can build the brand rapidly and successfully. This is one of our top destination markets for the moving part of our business".
Del Basso was the Founder and CEO of Servebase Computers Ltd in the UK. Del Basso led the development and operations of this omnichannel payment solutions company. After selling the company in 2011, Del Basso moved to Florida where he settled in the Tampa area.
"I have been looking for the right business opportunity for a few years now. Over the past 9 months, I have researched not only Zippy Shell but the moving and storage markets", said Del Basso. I am so impressed with the team at Zippy Shell and I am convinced that the Tampa market is an ideal one to take advantage of the services that Zippy Shell provides."
Del Sontro added, "The fact that we are attracting successful entrepreneurs like Luigi is a testament to the growth and success of our brand. We are excited to get Zippy Shell open for business in the Tampa market. The face of the storage and moving industries are changing and Zippy Shell is front and center with that change."