Walmart Opens its First Training Academy in Palatka

:: 1 February 2017 ::

Walmart opened its first training academy in Palatka on Tuesday. Walmart’s academies are dedicated facilities located in, or adjacent to, a Walmart Supercenter. At the academy, supervisors and department managers receive two weeks of hands-on training that combines both the classroom and the sales floor. ...read more

Wall Street Is Hiring ... in Florida

:: 25 January 2017 ::

The nearshoring strategy is aligned with President Trump’s push to keep jobs in the U.S. ...read more

Economic Development Flourishes in Northeast Florida

:: 23 January 2017 ::

Northeast Florida had a year of outstanding growth and activity in 2016 with economic project announcements that will create nearly 3,000 jobs and $641 million in new capital investment. ...read more

Formativ Health Announces 500 New Jobs to JAX

:: 17 January 2017 ::

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Formativ Health today announced the company will lease 65,000 square feet of office space and hire up to 500 employees for a new Patient Access Services Center. ...read more

Jacksonville tech grew, matured in 2016

:: 20 December 2016 ::

Jacksonville's tech industry showed that it was much more than just One Spark, with the success of several First Coast companies reaching for the next level. ...read more

Volusia-Flagler economy is among nation’s most improved local economy in the nation

:: 16 December 2016 ::

On the heels of Manpower's forecast earlier this week that Volusia County will lead the country in percentage of employers adding jobs next quarter comes another glowing national report. ...read more

St. Johns County Commission approves economic development incentives for new Burkhardt headquarters

:: 28 November 2016 ::

St. Johns County commissioners unanimously approved drafting an agreement in economic development incentives to Burkhardt Distributing Company ...read more

Local owner plans to move HVAC company to St. Johns County

:: 28 November 2016 ::

MAS HVAC looking to add more than 20 high-wage jobs ...read more

Clay EDC and City of Jacksonville Awarded Defense Reinvestment Grants

:: 7 October 2016 ::

Governor Rick Scott announced that 10 counties were awarded $2,221,136 through Florida’s Defense Infrastructure and Reinvestment Grant Programs under the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. ...read more

Embry-Riddle Among Nation’s Best Colleges in Undergraduate Engineering

:: 26 September 2016 ::

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s undergraduate engineering programs have once again ranked highly in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges guidebook, an annual ranking of nearly 1,800 accredited four-year schools in the United States. ...read more