News & Insights

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

Advanced Disposal Selects Northeast Florida As Company Headquarters

Posted on December 17, 2012

With the consolidation of Interstate Waste Services and Veolia ES Solid Waste into Advanced Disposal, the company more than tripled in size in regards to…Read More

Northeast Florida Region In Position As A Transportation And Logistics Gateway

Posted on December 12, 2012

JAXUSA Partnership President Jerry Mallot moderated the panel.  The panelists included JAXPORT Chief Operating Officer Chris Kauffmann, Port of Fernandina Director Val Schwec, Dr. Fran…Read More

Flagler County Department of Economic Opportunity Announces New Agricultural Processing Plant

Posted on August 11, 2012

Flagler County Commission Chair Barbara Revels, who also serves as Chair of the Flagler County’s Economic Opportunity Advisory Council, announced this week that WP Rawl…Read More

Leaders In Northeast FL And JAXUSA Partnership Recognized By Florida Economic Development Council

Posted on July 12, 2012

Johnson was presented with the 2012 Volunteer of the Year Award for the Northeast Florida region for her contributions to economic development and accomplishments as…Read More

JAXUSA Supports Creation of Hundreds of Jobs in Region and $117M in Capital Investment in Six Months

Posted on July 3, 2012

The latest announcement includes Citibank adding 400 new jobs at its campus in South Jacksonville.  These jobs range from back office services to underwriting. Citibank’s…Read More

Forbes Ranks Jacksonville #3 On “Happiest Cities For College Grads” List

Posted on May 21, 2012

There’s plenty of great advice out there for new college grads (see: ‘Don’t Go To Law School,’ ‘Move To Asia,’ And 28 Other Pearls Of…Read More

THE PLAYERS Brings Big Business To Northeast Florida

Posted on May 8, 2012

“THE PLAYERS is a vital part of our community and the place to be for business,” said Mike Hartley, owner of Hartley Press and co-chair…Read More

Community Leaders Break Ground On Medtronic’s New Facility

Posted on April 9, 2012

The facility will help accommodate the 175 new high-wage jobs the company is creating and further enhance the strong economic profile of the city. “Medtronic’s…Read More

State, City Leaders Welcome Headquarters Of Combined BI-LO And Winn-Dixie

Posted on March 12, 2012

BI-LO and Winn Dixie announced that Jacksonville will serve as the location for its combined company headquarters, resulting in approximately 900 jobs retained, 100 new…Read More

Jacksonville’s IT Industry Is On The Rise

Posted on February 24, 2012

Today, iMethods employs 75 people and anticipates growing to 100 this year. The firm has recruited people from as far away as California for IT…Read More