News & Insights

Jacksonville MSA Growing at a Faster Rate than United States

Posted on May 23, 2019

According to recently released U.S. Census Reports, in 2018, Jacksonville’s metro population grew 2 percent over the previous year, which made it the 6th fastest…Read More

JAXUSA Partnership Names Anna Lebesch VP, Talent Development

Posted on May 10, 2019

Longtime higher education and workforce development executive will lead talent recruitment and development for seven-county region Anna Lebesch, Ed.D., will join JAXUSA Partnership next month…Read More

VyStar’s Downtown Campus Marks New Era for City’s Largest Credit Union

Posted on February 19, 2019

VyStar Credit Union, the $8.7 billion-asset credit union, is shaping the community it calls home. Soon, its name will be emblazoned on two iconic buildings…Read More

Employment, Job Training Top Florida’s Economic Development Priorities

Posted on January 30, 2019

The Florida Chamber Foundation is predicting that the state will create 150,000 jobs in 2019 and more than 5 million people will move here by…Read More

Florida Grant Funding to Benefit Crawford Diamond Industrial Site

Posted on January 8, 2019

In one of his last acts as sitting governor, Governor Rick Scott announced $5 million in grant funding for the Town of Callahan from the…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

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

Elevate Northeast Florida Report Released

Posted on September 18, 2018

JAXUSA Partnership hosted more than 100 government, business and community leaders at a luncheon today to present the results of the  research process for the…Read More

Aundra Wallace Named President of JAXUSA Partnership

Posted on August 7, 2018

Aundra Wallace will be the next president of JAXUSA Partnership, the economic development arm of JAX Chamber. For the past five years, Wallace has served…Read More