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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

Jax Council Passes Major Economic Incentive Packages for Downtown, Industrial Development

Jax Council Passes Major Economic Incentive Packages for Downtown, Industrial Development

Four major economic development projects passed final legislative hurdle at Tuesday's City Council meeting. Two of those - Project Glass and Project Empire - could be the deciding factor in whether two companies decide to open distribution centers in west Jacksonville. The other two - the Jones Brothers Furniture Building and an eight-story apartment complex planned on the Southbank - could bring dozens of new residents downtown.
Solar Farm Set for South of the City of Green Cove Springs

Solar Farm Set for South of the City of Green Cove Springs

A 425 acre Magnolia Springs Solar Energy Center is proposed for south of Green Cove Springs. Florida Power and Light has purchased the large parcel of land near Leno Road and Haller Airpark. Construction of the project will produce 200 to 300 local jobs for the 7 to 9 months construction period.

St. Vincent's Plans $23M Expansion

MIDDLEBURG – A $23 million expansion plan is in the works for St. Vincent’s Medical Center Clay County. The expansion, which is expected to take 18 months to complete, will add 30 new patient rooms, eight intensive care beds and an additional cardiac procedure room. The project is currently in the initial planning stages and does not have an exact start date yet. The expansion also includes a catheterization lab for specific heart procedures.
New Route Starts Service from Jacksonville International Airport

New Route Starts Service from Jacksonville International Airport

Allegiant began flights to Louisville, Kentucky Friday and will begin flights to Norfolk Virginia June 14 with introductory rates as low as $54 one way. With the new routes, announced in April, Allegiant (Nasdaq: ALGT) will offer flights to eight destinations from Jacksonville. The two seasonal routes are expected to draw 6,000 visitors to the area each year.
Sentry One Acquires Pragmatic Works Software

Sentry One Acquires Pragmatic Works Software

SentryOne announced the acquisition of Pragmatic Works Software (PWS) the Jacksonville, FL based leader in solutions for developing, testing, documenting, and monitoring the Microsoft Data Platform. The addition of the PWS product suite gives SentryOne the most robust and comprehensive offering available for the Microsoft data professional, both on premises and in the cloud.