13 February Maple Street Biscuit Co. Moving Headquarters to Clay February 13, 2018 By Laura Pavlus Expansions and Relocations economic development, corporate headquarters 0 Maple Street Biscuit Company Moving Corporate Office Out of Downtown - full article here - By Mark Basch Maple Street Biscuit Co. is moving its corporate office from Downtown Jacksonville to a site in Orange Park (Clay County) that will be more convenient for employees and visitors, co-founder Scott Moore said. The location on Corporate Way off of Wells Road is more centrally located for the 15 employees who work in the main office, Moore said. The company also wanted a site with easier parking than in Downtown, not only for the employees but also for visitors to the office, he said. Maple Street's office is on the top floor of the Level Office co-work and office suites building at 25 N. Market St. Moore started Maple Street with partner Gus Evans with a single restaurant in San Marco in 2012. In a little more than five years, it has expanded to 20 locations, including several restaurants in Tennessee. “It’s been an interesting journey,” Moore said. The company will soon be opening additional Florida locations in Seminole and St. Petersburg, he said. Maple Street’s employees should be completing the move to the Clay County office within 45 days, Moore said. Related Calavo Growers, Inc. is Moving to Clay County Calavo Growers has signed a lease for a 208,000 square foot distribution center in Green Cove Springs, FL, formerly Food Lion distribution. The new facility has a large refrigerated storage space with railroad tracks that run through the building. Calavo has committed to create 262 jobs within the first five years of tenancy which will significantly impact the local economy and surrounding region. Clay County Schools One Point Away from "A" District Letter Grade The Clay County School District was one point away from being named an “A” District in recent scores released last week by the Florida Department of Education for the 2016-2017 school year. Clay Commission Discussing Rebranding County Image The Clay County Commission this month is expected to consider recommendations to showcase the county’s natural, historic and recreational resources as well as its communities to best attract tourism, new businesses and residents. Clay looks to build economy on growing health care industry The growing health care industry in Clay County is key to its future economic development although manufacturing and distribution also have major roles to play, say officials helping county leaders chart a course for attracting and retaining sustainable businesses offering residents solid, well-paying jobs. Clay EDC Board of Directors Support One-Cent Sales Tax At the June 14, 2016 Board of County Commissioners meeting, Clay EDC President, Bill Garrison, read a resolution by the Clay EDC Board of Directors announcing their support of the one-cent sales tax extension. Clay Officials Tackle Tallahassee Government officials from each major community joined members of the Clay County Chamber and County Commission to advocate for local needs to state lawmakers and inform those from outside Clay County what the area has to offer. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.