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

Jacksonville tech grew, matured in 2016

Posted on December 20, 2016

The year kicked off with’s acquisition of Yodle, a digital marketing company. The acquisition, a plan by Web to continue diversifying its offerings and…Read More

Volusia-Flagler economy is among nation’s most improved local economy in the nation

Posted on December 16, 2016

The Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach area, which includes Flagler County, has the most improved local economy in the nation, at least among large metro areas, according…Read More

Local owner plans to move HVAC company to St. Johns County

Posted on November 28, 2016

Source: The St. Augustine Record In a move that could bring a few dozen high-paying jobs to St. Johns County and a lot of satisfaction…Read More

St. Johns County Commission approves economic development incentives for new Burkhardt headquarters

Posted on November 28, 2016

Source: The St. Augustine Record St. Johns County commissioners unanimously approved drafting an agreement earlier this month awarding $426,141 in economic development incentives to Burkhardt…Read More

Clay EDC and City of Jacksonville Awarded Defense Reinvestment Grants

Posted on October 7, 2016

The funding will support community projects at Florida military installations that will diversify the local economy, provide support for local infrastructure projects and strengthen Florida’s…Read More

Embry-Riddle Among Nation’s Best Colleges in Undergraduate Engineering

Posted on September 26, 2016

Written by Mary Van Buren, U.S. News In the category of Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs at Schools Whose Highest Degree is a Bachelor’s or Master’s,…Read More

Florida Institute Funds Keystone Heights-based Auxadyne

Posted on August 15, 2016

Auxadyne is commercializing Xylafoam, a revolutionary auxetic polyurethane foam technology with initial applications in the athletic equipment and medical device markets, for products such as…Read More

KLS Martin Group Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

Posted on July 20, 2016

Source: Executive Office of the Governor Governor Rick Scott announces KLS Martin Group, a global leader in innovative surgical technology, is establishing its first U.S.…Read More

Coastal Cloud Receives JAXUSA Partnership Industry Leader Award

Posted on June 15, 2016

The JAXUSA Partnership Industry Leader award is presented to a company each quarter that has shown outstanding growth and community involvement. The award winner is…Read More

Partnership to Revolutionize the Treatment of Cancer

Posted on June 14, 2016

Baptist Health, the largest health care system in Northeast Florida, partnered with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to create Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center…Read More