Wal-Mart Distribution Center

:: 1 September 2012 ::

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer planned on building a $40 million food distribution center in the Southern U. S. Wal-Mart worked with JAXUSA to secure land in Baker County for the project. The 880,000-square-foot facility opened in 2002. ...read more

2G Cenergy

:: 1 April 2012 ::

German-based 2G Cenergy Power Systems announced in 2012 that it is locating its first U.S. manufacturing operation in St. Augustine, creating 125 jobs with an average salary of $50,000. ...read more

Bi-Lo Holdings

:: 1 March 2012 ::

In 2012, JAXUSA worked alongside BI-LO (after the company acquired Winn-Dixie) to assist with an incentives package to move their headquarters to Jacksonville. Jacksonville had been home to the Fortune 500 company and community philanthropist Winn-Dixie since 1945. ...read more


:: 1 January 2012 ::

Availity LLC, a Jacksonville-based Web portal was created by HUM-e-FL Inc and Navigy in 2001. The two companies created the Web portal as a way for physicians and other health care providers to access benefits information for members in both companies' health plans. ...read more


:: 3 October 2011 ::

Medtronic Xomed, a manufacturer of surgical solutions,was looking to expand its surgical technologies headquarters. Medtronic was deciding between either Jacksonville or its Texas facility for expansion. ...read more

St. Johns Ship Building

:: 1 October 2007 ::

St. Johns Ship Building, a full service marine facility, emerged after Steven Ganoe and business partner Michael Grandonico purchased and renamed an existing shipbuilding and repair facility in Palatka, Florida. ...read more


:: 30 January 2002 ::

EverBank Financial Corp., one of the nation’s largest privately-held bank holding companies, has had a presence in Jacksonville since 2002. EverBank has its roots in a mortgage service provider called Alliance Mortgage Co., which grew through acquisitions of a community bank and an online bank to become one of the largest financial institutions in market share deposits in the Jacksonville metropolitan area. ...read more