News & Insights

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

Best City for Start-Ups? Jacksonville Ranks High on Inc. List

Posted on December 19, 2018

Jacksonville is becoming a haven for entrepreneurs and startups, but do not just take our word for it. Inc.’s 50 Best Places in America for…Read More

JAXUSA 2018 International Awards Announced

Posted on December 17, 2018

(l to r: Aundra Wallace, JAXUSA Partnership President; Nelson Bradshaw, BBVA Compass North Florida Market CEO and International Awards sponsor; Eric Green, JAXPORT CEO and recipient of…Read More

Jacksonville Named A Top Tech Talent Hotspot

Posted on December 10, 2018

A recent report by Forrester Research named Jacksonville as one of 15 U.S. tech talent hotspots. Jacksonville ranked in the top 5 high-growth talent markets…Read More

Jacksonville Selected as Site for Wayfair Distribution Center

Posted on December 3, 2018

Wayfair Inc., one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home, has chosen Jacksonville for a new 1 million-square-foot warehouse and distribution center. Dubbed…Read More

Gioia Sails Expands in Palm Coast

Posted on November 27, 2018

Canvas-sailing products manufacturer Gioia Sails South celebrated their ribbon cutting at their new Palm Coast-based facility in Flagler County, a sign of their tremendous growth…Read More

JAXPORT #1 in Cargo Shipping in Florida

Posted on November 19, 2018

With more than 1.27 million cargo container units moved in the 2017-18 fiscal year, JAXPORT has become Florida’s busiest port authority.  This represents a 23-percent…Read More

Mayo Clinic Selects CEO To Focus on Research and Education

Posted on November 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville has announced its next leader. Kent Thielen, currently the chair of Mayo Clinic’s Midwest Department of Radiology, will serve as the next…Read More

Jacksonville’s UK Delegation Anticipates Dividends in Job Creation

Posted on October 30, 2018

While the outcome of the Jacksonville Jaguars London game may not have ended on a positive note, Jacksonville city officials, business leaders and staff from…Read More

JAX’s Smart Region Plan Draws Attention from California Tech Company

Posted on October 25, 2018

Jacksonville’s plan to develop the country’s first Smart Region is getting attention from companies from around the world interested in being in the middle of…Read More

As FIS Turns 50, CEO Talks History, Future of JAX-Based FinTech Leader

Posted on October 17, 2018

Jacksonville-based Fidelity National Information Systems (NYSE: FIS) is celebrating its 50th year in business. The financial technology company, founded in Little Rock, Ark., brought in…Read More