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Northeast Florida offers more than sunshine and relaxation. Our competitive business climate, entrepreneurial spirit, and young, highly skilled talent base are just a few reasons why so many companies have already chosen to locate a regional, national or global headquarters here.

4 Fortune 1000

3 Fortune 500

80+ National/Divisional HQ

Jacksonville continues to rank as one of the best places for business and careers, and was recently named the #2 best city for young professionals by Forbes.

Our region has a rich and diverse economy and low cost of living that allows businesses to thrive. We focus on long-term growth that’s driven by the region’s strategic plan called Elevate Northeast Florida. This collaborative plan has helped improve our regional economy and develop a talent base that will be in future demand.

The Jacksonville region is a place of unlimited opportunities, fueled by possibilities. What are you waiting for?

Cathy Chambers

SVP, Strategy & Business Development

(904) 366-6667

JAX #5

Fastest-Growing City in America

by Forbes

JAX #7

Best City for Job Seekers

by Money

JAX #2

Hot Spot Where Americans are Moving


“For more than 30 years, we’ve called Jacksonville home to our worldwide headquarters for its wealth of highly skilled talent. From graduates of the area’s colleges and universities to the large population of military veterans, this city has a workforce that advanced manufacturing companies desire. Plus, Jacksonville is an ideal place for work/life balance – with its miles of beautiful beaches, historical areas, picturesque parks, art museums and more.”

Peter Menziuso

President, North America - Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

Recent Success Stories

Amazon, an eCommerce retailer, announced plans for a more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Jacksonville.

Bi-Lo Holdings (Southeastern Grocers)

In 2012, JAXUSA worked alongside Bi-Lo (after the company acquired Winn-Dixie and now doing business as Southeastern Grocers) to assist with an incentives package to move their headquarters to Jacksonville.

KLS Martin

The KLS Martin Group, a global leader in high-quality, innovative surgical technology, is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing company, in Jacksonville. The company will focus on 3D printing, create at least 25 new jobs and invest more than $5 million with the potential for future growth.