News & Insights

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

Project Announcements Add To Region’s Growth

Posted on September 2, 2015

A recent Florida Times-Union article outlines recent company expansions and economic development wins that have occurred within our region, helping to further add to the…Read More

Jacksonville Ranks In Top 30 For Leading Economic Location

Posted on August 26, 2015

Area Development recently published a Leading Locations study based on economic and workforce data for 373 MSAs to determine which ones had the soundest economic…Read More

International Financial Services Company Selects Jacksonville For Expansion

Posted on August 17, 2015

  Australian investment bank Macquarie Group will open an office in downtown Jacksonville, creating 123 accounting, tax and financial management jobs over the next two…Read More

Health Care Collaborations Strengthen Area’s Medical Industry

Posted on August 12, 2015

Northeast Florida has a world-class health care system and is known for its collaboration within the life sciences industry by working together to develop innovative…Read More

Global Headquarters for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Expands for Second Time

Posted on July 21, 2015

Vistakon, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care and the world’s leading innovator and manufacturer of disposable contact lenses, recently expanded its operations in…Read More

Florida’s Top Economic Developers Honored at Annual Conference

Posted on July 20, 2015

The Florida Economic Development Council, host to the 2015 Florida Economic Development Conference presented by Florida Power & Light Company and being held this week…Read More

GE Selects Jacksonville As A Smart City

Posted on July 17, 2015

As outlined in the article, General Electric chose Jacksonville as one of two test cities for a pilot program that will use connected LED lighting to…Read More

JAXUSA Delegates Represent Region at Largest Aviation Show

Posted on July 9, 2015

A local delegation, including Jacksonville Aviation Authority CEO Steve Grossman, JAX Chamber Chair-elect Audrey Moran, Haskell SVP of Manufacturing and Technology Paul Raudenbush, Haskell Director…Read More

Earn Up: Key Initiative to Raise Area’s Educational Attainment Level

Posted on June 26, 2015

Key factors that site selectors look for in bringing jobs to a region include a good location, competitive incentives, and increasingly, the right workforce.  While…Read More

How Universities Are Developing The Workforce Of The Future

Posted on June 19, 2015

The new leaders of Florida’s two largest universities recently shared how their universities are meeting the employer demand for talent. University of Florida President Kent…Read More