News & Insights

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

Growth in Jacksonville’s FTZ No. 64 Benefits More Businesses with International Ties

Posted on August 5, 2019

By John Freeman Tariffs represent a hot topic in America’s business community, and many are wondering if Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) status can positively impact the…Read More

Regional Projects Win 2019 Area Development Silver Shovel Awards

Posted on July 29, 2019

Each year, Area Development magazine recognizes states for their achievements in attracting high-value investment projects that will create a significant number of new jobs regarding…Read More

Region’s Top-Rated School Districts Receive High Scores

Posted on July 25, 2019

Developing the workforce of the future is essential to growth and long-term prosperity. Quality schools, learning facilities and talent development are integral components in our…Read More

Emtec, a PA-Based IT Firm, to Move HQ to Jacksonville

Posted on July 19, 2019

Pennsylvania-based Emtec Inc. will move its corporate headquarters to Jacksonville on Sept. 1, said Emtec Managing Director Doug Goodall. Through the move, Emtec expects to…Read More

Winning on Business Recruitment

Posted on July 16, 2019

Positive momentum in the recruitment of worldwide businesses is occurring in Jacksonville. More and more companies are discovering our region’s distinguishing strengths and assets that…Read More

Financial Nearshoring Proves Successful in Jacksonville Region

Posted on June 28, 2019

More than 20 major banks, insurance and investment services firms on Forbes’ Global 500 list have a presence in the Jacksonville region. In addition, several…Read More

Second-Stage Entrepreneurs Prosper in Jacksonville

Posted on June 19, 2019

It is with good reason that Jacksonville was named a top city to start a business by Inc. Magazine. Our seven-county region offers a rich…Read More

Assets and Talent Make Jacksonville Ideal Destination for Aviation and Aerospace

Posted on June 12, 2019

By Aaron Bowman Half a century ago, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon and astronaut Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant…Read More

Jacksonville Continues LNG Lead With New Facility Opening

Posted on May 31, 2019

The use of LNG (liquefied natural gas) is of growing importance to the logistics industry and Jacksonville continues to lead in developments related to LNG…Read More

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