News & Insights

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

Gov. Scott Announces GE Oil & Gas to Create at Least 500 Jobs in Jacksonville

Posted on September 26, 2014

Governor Scott said, “The new GE Oil & Gas facility in Jacksonville will bring at least 500 jobs, giving even more Florida families the opportunity…Read More

Forbes Names Palm Coast “One of the Top 10 Best Small Places for Business and Careers”

Posted on August 13, 2014

We consider 12 metrics relating to job growth (1-year, 5-year and projected 3-year), costs (business and living), income growth over the past five years, educational…Read More

Millennial Boomtowns: Where the Generation is Clustering (It’s Not Downtown)

Posted on August 4, 2014

Yet there has been precious little support for such assertions. I asked demographer Wendell Cox to do a precise, up-to-date analysis of where this huge…Read More

Chase-JAXUSA Partnership Survey Reveals Northeast Floridians Are Optimistic about Local Economy

Posted on July 25, 2014

The survey reveals that two-thirds of Northeast Floridians believe their local economy is stable or getting better, while 53 percent believe the same of the…Read More

Jacksonville is One of the Happiest Metropolitan Areas in the U.S.

Posted on July 23, 2014

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Harvard University found that happiness in cities is greater when a city is growing—and one thing that…Read More

Frontier Airlines Adds More Direct Flights

Posted on May 14, 2014

Beginning Aug. 19, the ultra-low cost airline will offer nonstop flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, N.C., Orlando, Fla. Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Tampa, Fla. Service to Chicago-O’Hare, Cincinnati, Detroit,…Read More

The 10 Best Cities For Finding Employment Right Now

Posted on May 13, 2014

Why? There may be little diversity in the industries hiring; the cost of living can be high; and the required skill sets can be too…Read More

Building Boom Brings Jobs To Jacksonville

Posted on April 30, 2014

Rhema Thompson, WJCT News Just off Beach Boulevard, east of Kernan Boulevard, a row of shiny, new Mediterranean-style homes teem with dozens of potential residents.…Read More

Jacksonville in Top 10 of Cities Attracting College Grads

Posted on April 28, 2014

The list of brain gainers is led by New Orleans and San Antonio, each of which saw a 20.3 percent jump.  Urban studies Professor Joel…Read More

JAXUSA: How Deals Are Done

Posted on April 8, 2014

Right out of gate, one of the consultants stated that the primary trend among his clients was consolidation, a big word in Jacksonville. “How do…Read More