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

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

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

Volkswagen Selects JAXPORT as Southeastern U.S. Port

:: 12 February 2015 ::

JAXPORT chosen over ports in Brunswick, Tampa and Cape Canaveral. Company officials cite experience and proximity as key decision factors. ...read more

Largest Container Ship Arrives at JAXPORT

:: 13 January 2015 ::

The 1,036-foot long MOL Competence is a vessel of the Tokyo-based Mitsui O.S.K. Lines ...read more

Jacksonville a Top Ten U.S. City for Logistics Infrastructure

:: 6 November 2014 ::

Global Trade Magazine recently announced that Jacksonville is one of the top cities in the U.S. for logistics infrastructure ...read more

Forbes Names Palm Coast “One of the Top 10 Best Small Places for Business and Careers”

:: 13 August 2014 ::

Palm Coast is home to many mid-size businesses with the largest corporation, Palm Coast Data, being one of the community’s largest employers. Palm Coast is home to several attractions such as Belle Terre Park, Bird of Paradise Nature Reserve, Heroes Park and Waterfront Park among others. The town’s extensive canal system and Intracoastal Waterway allows for year-round boating and supports a thriving ecosystem of wildlife. ...read more

Chase-JAXUSA Partnership Survey Reveals Northeast Floridians Are Optimistic about Local Economy

:: 25 July 2014 ::

Two-thirds believe local economy is stable or getting better; Sixty-three percent believe local job market is steady or improving. A majority of Northeast Floridians believe that their local economy is healthier than the national economy, according to the 2014 Chase-JAXUSA Partnership Pulse of the Consumer Survey released today. ...read more

The 10 Best Cities For Finding Employment Right Now

:: 13 May 2014 ::

As the employment picture perks up in some major metropolitan areas, job seekers might be tempted to limit their search to those cities. But as it turns out, the places with the healthiest employment numbers aren’t always the best areas for finding a job. ...read more

Jacksonville Ranked as the Best City in the Country to Start a Business

:: 11 March 2014 ::

Jacksonville has topped yet another good list to be on. WalletHub.com, a personal finance social network, has ranked Jacksonville as the best place in the country to start a business. WalletHub ranked the 150 largest cities in the United States on a variety of issues. Jacksonville came out on top, it said, because of the area’s strong record of successful young companies, low corporate tax rates, employee availability and accessible financing. ...read more