News & Insights

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

Jacksonville: The Next Silicon Valley for Entrepreneurs

Posted on March 26, 2014

Jacksonville is “hot for startups” according to a recent CNNMoney article and its reputation is growing as a city where entrepreneurs’ dreams can become reality. Early-stage businesses…Read More

Jacksonville Ranked as the Best City in the Country to Start a Business

Posted on March 11, 2014

The area had the second-highest five-year success rate for businesses in the country, it found. “Jacksonville’s high ranking as a entrepreneurial destination mirrors expectations for…Read More

What communities are saying about Florida’s Governor’s Cup recognition…

Posted on March 4, 2014

Ira Anderson, Lakeland Economic Development Council Chairman and Partner with Crow Horwath LLP “This recognition of Florida’s economic development is well-deserved. Over the last few…Read More

Governor Scott announces first-ever Governor’s Cup top 10 ranking for Florida

Posted on March 4, 2014

Governor Scott said, “It is great news that Florida is ranked for the first time ever among the top states for the number of projects…Read More

10 Reasons Jacksonville’s Awesome

Posted on March 3, 2014

Dude, you can't go to one of Miami's sweetest strip clubs every weekend, and even The Wizarding World of Harry Potter gets old, so you're probably gonna need…Read More

CNN Money: Jacksonville Is Hot For Startups

Posted on February 21, 2014

CNN Money “Jacksonville's a hidden jewel for entrepreneurs,” said Theodore Carter, executive director of the city's Office of Economic Development. “We have a young ecosystem…Read More

Jacksonville Economic Development Efforts Fly the Friendly Skies

Posted on February 19, 2014

Chambers said the biggest benefit is the fact that it's a third party endorsement of what many in Jacksonville, including JAXUSA Partnership, have been working…Read More

Time to Get Some Swagger when Selling Jacksonville

Posted on January 29, 2014

Bowman provided the members with JAXUSA Partnership's list of the “top selling points for the region,” which consists of the five-county metropolitan area, plus Flagler…Read More

Rayonier Reports Separation Plans, Strong Quarterly Results

Posted on January 27, 2014

Shares jumped in early trading; as of Friday, the stock was down 24% over the past 12 months. The as-yet-unnamed performance fibers company recorded revenue of…Read More

Jacksonville in Actionville: Job Creation Doubles, Capital Investment Triples in 2013

Posted on January 14, 2014

We're so proud of JAXUSA and the results that followed the 2012 Innovate Northeast Florida Strategy that our team developed for the region. Their remarkable results are…Read More