News & Insights

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

Putnam County Lays Groundwork for New Business

Posted on May 10, 2023

Rural Florida provides incomparable assets from more urban and suburban counties for business success. Putnam County, located in the southwest corner of the Jacksonville region,…Read More

Florida Rises to the Top of Business Friendliness in CEO Survey (Again)

Posted on May 2, 2023

For the second year in a row, the Sunshine State has been ranked second best state in the nation for business, according to Chief Executive’s…Read More

Northeast Florida Fosters Innovation with Jacksonville Venture Competition

Posted on April 13, 2023

The Jacksonville region has been a center of innovation for life sciences, financial services, transportation and logistics and advanced manufacturing for decades. That innovative spirit…Read More

BAE Systems Breaks Ground on Ship Repair Facility in Jacksonville

Posted on April 11, 2023

This morning, BAE Systems broke ground on a modern shiplift and land-level repair complex at the company’s Jacksonville shipyard, investing $200 million into the facility.…Read More

Jacksonville is a Launching Point in the Transportation and Logistics Industry

Posted on March 31, 2023

As “America’s Logistics Center,” Jacksonville is on the worldwide stage as the preeminent destination for transportation and logistics companies across the globe. In the past…Read More

Danone North America Announces Expansion at Jacksonville Manufacturing Facility

Posted on February 23, 2023

Danone North America, a leading food and beverage company, announced it will invest up to $65 million over the next two years at the company’s…Read More

City of Jacksonville and University of Florida Partnership Will Bring New Graduate Campus

Posted on February 7, 2023

Today, University of Florida (UF) and the city of Jacksonville pledged their commitment to explore creating a new graduate campus in downtown Jacksonville focused on…Read More

New Funding to Make JAXPORT More Accessible to Post-Panamax Ships

Posted on February 2, 2023

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is continuing to make moves for the future and modern era of shipping that will generate more logistics industry growth…Read More

Jacksonville University to Open Northeast Florida’s First Four-Year Medical School

Posted on December 20, 2022

Jacksonville University (JU) announced plans to open Northeast Florida’s first four-year medical school by 2026 in partnership with the country’s largest medical school, Lake Erie…Read More

2022 Job Growth Grant Fund Awards in Northeast Florida to Spur Economic Strength

Posted on December 9, 2022

Over the last five months, two major projects in the Jacksonville region have been granted a combined $9.5 million from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Job…Read More