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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

Companies Continue to See the Cost Savings and Advantages of Moving Jobs to Jacksonville

Companies Continue to See the Cost Savings and Advantages of Moving Jobs to Jacksonville

“We can have a hard time attracting people to New England because of the cost of living, tax rates and weather,” he said. “But Jacksonville is very attractive for all three. It has a good labor pool, and we want to hire professional people and pay good wages.”
Clay EDC Awarded $89K as Gov. Scott Announces More Than $2.2M for Florida Defense Communities

Clay EDC Awarded $89K as Gov. Scott Announces More Than $2.2M for Florida Defense Communities

The Clay County Economic Development Corporation received an $89,000 Defense Reinvestment Grant to aggressively strengthen and diversify the non-defense economy while promoting the area’s military training operations at the Camp Blanding JTC and NAS Jacksonville.
Jacksonville's Office Market Benefited from a Strengthening Economy as Job Creation Continued

Jacksonville's Office Market Benefited from a Strengthening Economy as Job Creation Continued

"With a growing population and a strengthening economy, both national and local businesses look to Jacksonville as a top-tier market for operations," said Colliers, which represented Gramercy Woods in the Aetna transaction.
Jacksonville's Tech Coast Conference Planted a Stake in the Ground

Jacksonville's Tech Coast Conference Planted a Stake in the Ground

While organizers of the Tech Coast Conference were thrilled that about 800 people attended the event Aug. 17 in Jacksonville, they’re assessing the real impact the conference had on the local technology industry beyond the numbers and say it’s basically planted a stake in the ground.