October 27, 2021

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Transformational Times

Take a good look around Jacksonville and the rest of Northeast Florida. Close your eyes and commit those images to memory. When you open them again, you may not recognize what you see. The seven counties of Northeast Florida (profiled below) are embarking on a transformational period, with a number of projects that are changing the face of the region. These include mixed-use communities and economic development initiatives that will change how residents live, work and play.

  • Baker County
    Baker County offers the advantages of a small-town atmosphere and big-city convenience
  • Clay County
    Low labor costs and top-rated schools make Clay county an attractive business destination.
  • Duval County
    Development projects bringing more jobs to all parts of Jacksonville.
  • Flagler County
    Flagler’s infrastructure ready to accommodate innovative advanced manufacturing.
  • Nassau County
    Nassau County: Where tourism and industry intersect with great results.
  • Putnam County
    Logistics infrastructures are key components of Putnam County’s success.
  • St. Johns County
    Sustainable, smart development characterizes St. Johns County’s growth.

  Amenities, Workforce, Industries, Contacts and More

 Downtown Jacksonville

The region's transformation starts with a journey through downtown Jacksonville on the St. Johns River. Two massive projects on both sides of the river are altering the landscape. Go to story.

 Easy Living

A wide variety of entertainment and lifestyle options appeal to residents and visitors alike. But the best part may be finding “it's easier here.” Go to story.

 Talent & Workforce

Northeast Florida provides a younger demographic for prospective employers, with training opportunities throughout the region. Go to story.

 America's Logistics Center

Unique logistics assets make Northeast Florida ripe for business expansion and growth. Go to story.

 Health Care & Life Sciences

A wide range of facilities and a growing biotechnology industry support cutting-edge medical products and services. Go to story.

 Military Presence

The military provides an important training ground for businesses in Northeast Florida and has spawned a growing aerospace industry. Go to story.

 Florida's Banking Center

Jacksonville is historically Florida's banking capital, and Northeast Florida continues to be a center of financial activity. Go to story.

 Companies to Know

Northeast Florida is home to three Fortune 500 companies, four Fortune 1,000 companies and several other industry leaders. Go to story.

 People to Know

Jacksonville can feel like a small town, but it’s really a big place with a wide range of businesses and organizations in Northeast Florida. Here are some people you’ll want to get to know. Go to story.


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