Success Stories


Posted on January 4, 2017

Amazon, an eCommerce retailer, announced it will invest in a second product fulfillment center. The second operation will be a one million sq. ft. facility at Alliance Florida at Cecil Commerce Center.


Posted on November 11, 2016

UPS, a global logistics solutions company, is planning to invest in its 500,000 sq. ft. Jacksonville facility. The company will invest $196 million in facility upgrades and land and real estate improvements and create 10 new jobs in Northwest Jacksonville.

Burkhardt Distributing Company

Posted on October 17, 2016

Burkhardt Distributing Company, a beer distribution company, plans to build an $11 million, 113,000-square-foot office/warehouse in St. Johns County to serve as its headquarters and distribution center.


Posted on July 27, 2016, an eCommerce retailer, announced plans for a more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Jacksonville.

Mercedes-Benz USA

Posted on July 5, 2016

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), a division of Daimler AG, will be relocating an engineering services division from New Jersey to Jacksonville. The company is adding the engineering services division to its Quality Evaluation Center (QEC) in Jacksonville.

City Facilities Management

Posted on March 24, 2016

City Refrigeration Holdings, a global leader in facilities management, announced it will establish its North American headquarters in Jacksonville.

Calavo Growers

Posted on August 27, 2015

Calavo Growers, an international avocado processing company, has officially announced it has chosen Green Cove Springs for its new distribution center.


Posted on August 1, 2015

Anheuser-Busch, a producer and distributor of InBev products, announced the creation of 75 jobs following an expansion of its aluminum bottle manufacturing lines at Metal Container Corporation.

Volkswagen Group of America

Posted on February 12, 2015

The Volkswagen Group of America announces JAXPORT as its Southeastern U.S. Port

Greencore Group

Posted on January 1, 2014

Greencore Group, an Ireland-based food manufacturing company, announced an expansion project that will add more than 250 new jobs to the Jacksonville region. This outstanding company serves customers including Starbucks, Trader Joes, Publix and Winn-Dixie. Greencore is located at the Tradeport near JIA and will be investing an additional $10 million in its infrastructure. This is the first of several projects associated with the city’s economic development mission to London with the Jaguars.