News & Insights

The Jacksonville region is constantly growing and changing. Check back here regularly for the latest developments in Northeast Florida.

Jacksonville Naval Air Station Named Best Among Large Navy Bases Worldwide

Posted on December 12, 2011

The recognition comes from Navy Installations Command, in charge of the service’s 72 bases in the United States and around the world. The “Best in…Read More

Forbes Ranks Jacksonville #6 On The List Of The Best Cities For Technology Jobs

Posted on November 22, 2011

Take, for example, Seattle. Out of the 51 largest metro areas in the U.S., the Valley’s longtime tech rival has emerged as our No. 1…Read More

Foreign Companies Considering Move To Jacksonville

Posted on October 31, 2011

MCSM Services is just one of several foreign business eyeing Jacksonville as a possible location to establish an office or expand their business, said Michael…Read More

Bloomberg Business Week Ranks Jacksonville #26 on its “America’s 50 Best Cities” List

Posted on September 22, 2011

With assistance from Bloomberg Rankings, evaluated 100 of the country’s largest cities based on 16 criteria, which include: the number of restaurants, bars, and…Read More

Jacksonville Ranks 14th in ‘Cities of the Future’ Ranking

Posted on August 4, 2011

To determine the next boom towns in the U.S., with the help of Mark Schill at the Praxis Strategy Group, we took the 52 largest…Read More

Workforce, Incentives, Location Make Putnam Prime

Posted on June 24, 2011

Georgia-Pacific acquired the mill, which was founded in 1947 by Hudson Pulp and Paper, in 1979, when Hudson was making products such as Kraft paper…Read More

Aviation Industry Growing in Jacksonville, Despite Lack of Trained Workers

Posted on May 17, 2011

Now, Kaman is poised to add a third building to its Jacksonville operations as it ramps up production. Kaman Aerospace employs about 450 in Jacksonville,…Read More

Chief Executive Names Best and Worst States for Business

Posted on May 16, 2011

While the Lone Star State may not be perfect—many leaders would like to see improvements in its education system—it is Periclean Athens compared to California…Read More

Florida Leads the Nation in Potential Job Growth

Posted on May 16, 2011

Florida gets a boost in the rankings by tourism and hospitality industries, a natural for a state that attracts more than any other on the…Read More

Jacksonville International Airport to Become JetBlue Airways’ 31st Cargo Station

Posted on February 2, 2011

In an effort to grow their cargo network, JetBlue chose JAX due to the frequency of travel to New York's John F. Kennedy International (JFK)…Read More