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Growing Pains Good Problem for Clay County

Growing Pains Good Problem for Clay County

Northeast Florida is one of the fastest growing regions in the entire country. The seven counties that make up the Northeast Florida region have a combined population of 1,624,000. The City of Jacksonville is the 12th most populated city in the United States, just a few thousand people fewer than No. 11, Austin, Texas.
Amazon Confirms 2nd Jacksonville Fulfillment Center and 1K Additional Full-Time Jobs

Amazon Confirms 2nd Jacksonville Fulfillment Center and 1K Additional Full-Time Jobs

Amazon announced plans to open a second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida today (Jan. 4, 2017). The facility will add more than 1,000 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. In the Sunshine State, Amazon currently employs more than 4,000 full-time employees.
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.”
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.