News & Insights

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

Financial Talent Pool Reaffirms Macquarie’s Decision on Jacksonville

Posted on October 7, 2019

Jacksonville’s reputation as an international banking and financial powerhouse is growing as more companies seek the area’s lower cost of living compared to traditional markets…Read More

Manufacturing Month Highlights Partnerships for Area K-12 Students

Posted on October 3, 2019

Interest from advanced manufacturing companies remains high in the Jacksonville region with recent expansion and relocation announcements from such companies as Pella, Ecoco, Comarco Products…Read More

Major Fintech Directives Announced in Jacksonville

Posted on September 16, 2019

Coming off the heels of the nearly 500 fintech jobs announced last month in Jacksonville, Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference in the city…Read More

JAXPORT Voted #1 Port In Nation for Customer Satisfaction

Posted on September 13, 2019

As Florida’s largest container port by volume and the nation’s #2 vehicle-handling port, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is a significant logistical asset to the…Read More

Area Colleges, Universities are Meeting Workforce Business Needs

Posted on August 30, 2019

There are many reasons businesses consider Northeast Florida for a headquarters, facility or expansion. There’s the business-friendly tax environment and municipal government, the port, logistics…Read More

Two New Fintech Projects Totaling Nearly 500 Jobs Announced for Jacksonville

Posted on August 28, 2019

At the Enterprise Florida board of directors meeting held in Jacksonville this morning, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced two Jacksonville fintech projects with nearly 500…Read More

Mayo Clinic Florida Opens Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange for Health Care Entrepreneurs

Posted on August 22, 2019

  Biotech startups and entrepreneurs can look no further than Jacksonville with the grand opening of the Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange this morning. Located in…Read More

Regional Opportunity Zones Offer Abundance of Economic Benefits

Posted on August 19, 2019

Designed to spur economic development and job creation, Opportunity Zones are valuable investment tools for private investors as they provide tax incentives on new development…Read More

JinkoSolar Featured on National Podcast, “The Project”

Posted on August 14, 2019

Earlier this year, Florida was identified by The Solar Foundation as an emerging leader in solar energy and jobs, adding more than 1,700 new jobs…Read More

Being Smarter on Transportation Technologies and Strategies

Posted on August 8, 2019

Smart sensor technology, autonomous vehicles, operational intelligence software development and a regional data exchange represent some of the innovation advancing efforts to make Jacksonville and…Read More