What’s next after LignoTech?

:: 16 May 2017 ::

With the construction of the LignoTech Florida LLC facility well underway in Fernandina Beach, Nassau County can soon expect a number of new, permanent jobs as a result of the economic venture. ...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

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

Nassau Crossing Industrial Park Receives Data Center Site Certification

:: 13 May 2015 ::

The Nassau Crossing Industrial Park was selected into the Florida Power & Light Company’s (FPL) Data Center Site Qualification Program ...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

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

Millennial Boomtowns: Where the Generation is Clustering (It’s Not Downtown)

:: 4 August 2014 ::

Much has been written about the supposed preference of millennials to live in hip urban settings where cars are not necessary. Surveys of best cities for millennials invariably feature places like New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Boston, cities that often are also favorites of the authors. ...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