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

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

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

Florida Institute Funds Keystone Heights-based Auxadyne

:: 15 August 2016 ::

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Auxadyne, a Keystone Heights-based company with technology developed at Florida State University. The Institute supports new company creation based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps for companies spinning out of Florida-based universities and research institutions. ...read more

Clay County is an “A” School District

:: 23 February 2016 ::

The Florida Department of Education released school district grades this morning. The grades confirmed that Clay County is an “A” school district. This is the first year grades have been based on the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA). Clay showed a high level of proficiency on the new assessment resulting in the designation as an “A” district. ...read more

Region Participating in Global Cities Initiative

:: 20 February 2015 ::

A five-year joint project of Brookings & JP Morgan Chase to help increase U.S. exports and expand economies ...read more

4 Keys to Choosing a Business-Friendly Manufacturing Site

:: 17 February 2015 ::

Lake Ray, president of First Coast Manufacturers Association, provides insight to Inbound Logistics magazine readers in an article titled “How to Choose a Business-Friendly Site” ...read more

Clay County Poised for Growth in Global Marketplace

:: 9 February 2015 ::

Key leaders build strategic vision to market Clay County for economic growth ...read more

Push is On to Make Jacksonville’s Workforce Better Educated

:: 1 December 2014 ::

The Jacksonville business community and educators will spend about half a million dollars over the next 2 1/2 years to boost the number of certificate and college degree holders in the area. Only about 36 percent of Northeast Florida's working age population have a two- or four-year degree, ranking the area 72nd among large cities. ...read more