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

JAXUSA Partnership Honors Region’s Intl. Business Leaders at Quarterly Luncheon 2013

Posted on December 4, 2013

Every year, JAXUSA Partnership presents the International awards to recognize the companies and individuals that are positively impacting the international growth in Northeast Florida. The winners…Read More

The Jacksonville Region: America’s Growing Aviation Hub

Posted on December 2, 2013

Jacksonville is the center of the developing aviation corridor that runs for North Carolina to Cape Canaveral. Also known as the “America’s Logistics Center,” Northeast…Read More

The Vision Care Institute®, LLC Achieves 100,000 Participants; Demonstrates Worldwide Impact

Posted on November 20, 2013

Currently there are 125 million people around the world who wear contact lenses, a 56% increase from 80 million in 2000.  THE VISION CARE INSTITUTE®…Read More

OptumRx Planning 300-Job Call Center in Flagler Center

Posted on November 18, 2013

The square footage is 47,853 square feet. The City also is reviewing a permit application for temporary training space at Flagler Center for OptumRx. UnitedHealth…Read More

Manufacturing Intelligence: Make Your Best Move

Posted on November 4, 2013

“The explosion of data from manufacturing systems and customers is being used to drive more efficiency and more revenue. Just having more data makes people…Read More

New Mobile App Connects Commuters to River Ferry

Posted on October 22, 2013

“Technology provides a great opportunity to improve the quality of service for Jacksonville residents,” said Mayor Alvin Brown. “This mobile application builds upon the momentum…Read More

JAXUSA Partnership Announces Manufacturing Sector Thriving in Northeast Florida

Posted on October 15, 2013

With Class A industrial park facilities, three rail lines and ample outbound trucking, Northeast Florida is one of the most sought-after manufacturing locations in the…Read More

Deutsche Bank Trades Subways for Surfboards

Posted on October 9, 2013

Mr. Drexler, who is in his 40s, is part of a new breed of investment bankers and traders who are working hundreds of miles from…Read More

Jacksonville’s Economy Surges in Latest Ranking

Posted on September 18, 2013

The other major Florida cities join Jacksonville in the top five most-improved metros: Tampa-St. Petersburg, up 80 places (from No. 100 to No. 20) Orlando,…Read More

Alorica Inc. Adding More Jobs in Putnam County

Posted on September 10, 2013

The Palatka Daily News cites Alorica’s Director marketing and Communication, Danel Kuhlmann, in their story that the quality workforce that the company has found and…Read More