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Local businesses paint the picture for Jacksonville in 2022

Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read January 2022 — As more people descend on Jacksonville to live and work, businesses are taking stock of the...
McGuireWoods Jacksonville
Spotlight On: Sara Holladay, Office Managing Partner – Jacksonville, McGuireWoods
2 min read January 2022 — The Jacksonville area legal market is seeing a shift in demand toward risk management. Technology is also taking on...
Crucial Care CEO
Spotlight On: Michael Shumer, CEO, Crucial Care
2 min read January 2022 — Michael Shumer, CEO of Crucial Care, spoke to Invest: about the trends and challenges...
Bank of England Mortgage
Spotlight On: Quinton Harris, VP – Northeast Florida, Bank of England Mortgage
2 min read December 2021 — Bank of England Mortgage offers the strengths of a strong capital base, a solid...
Jacksonville economy
As Florida’s economy grows, Jacksonville is ready for its time in the sun
Writer: Joshua Andino 3 min read December 2021— Florida’s real estate market has surged in the wake of the COVID-19...
The Fiorentino Group
Spotlight On: Marty Fiorentino, President, The Fiorentino Group
2 min read December 2021 — Despite still reeling from the effects of the pandemic, Jacksonville is primed for long-term...
Hospitality sees substantial recovery with tech adoption
Writer: Sara Warden  2 min read December 2021 — During the height of the pandemic, the need and reliance on...
Memorial Hospital Jacksonville president
Spotlight On: Bradley Talbert, President & CEO, Memorial Hospital Jacksonville
2 min read December 2021 — HCA Florida Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville strives to set itself apart from other health...
Jacksonville Housing Authority Dwayne Alexander
Spotlight On: Dwayne Alexander, President & CEO, Jacksonville Housing Authority
2 min read December 2021 — Jacksonville Housing Authority provides safe, clean, affordable housing and effective social services to low-...
education
Education by the dollar
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read December 2021 — Gov. Ron DeSantis has begun work on the education budget for...
Seaside Bank and Trust David Davis
Spotlight On: David Davis, President – North Florida, Seaside Bank and Trust
2 min read December 2021 — For seven of the last eight years, United Community Bank, Seaside Bank and Trust’s...
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Spotlight On: Henry Brown, CEO, Miller Electric Company
2 min read November 2021 — The biggest challenge most companies have today is the labor shortage, which is a...
Thanksgiving in Jacksonville
Dinner … Then What?
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read November 2021 — The holidays are officially upon us. As we make final decisions...
University of North Florida Pamela Chally
Spotlight On: Pamela Chally, Interim President, University of North Florida
2 min read November 2021 — Interim President Pamela Chally at the University of North Florida stated in an interview...
St. Johns County Hunter Conrad
Spotlight On: Hunter Conrad, County Administrator, St. Johns County
2 min read November 2021 — St. Johns County is the second-fastest growing county in the state of Florida and...
No Place Like Home
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read November 2021 — Everyone wants a decent place to live for a decent price....
Ameris Bank Brian Parks
Spotlight On: Brian Parks, Regional President, Ameris Bank
2 min read November 2021 — Brian Parks, regional president of Ameris Bank, spoke to Invest: about the opportunities for...
Jacksonville Downtown Investment Authority Lori Boyer
Spotlight On: Lori Boyer, CEO, Jacksonville Downtown Investment Authority
2 min read October 2021 — The Jacksonville Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) was created to revitalize Jacksonville’s urban core, helping...
halloween events in jacksonville
In Jacksonville, it’s trick or treat all week long
2 min read October 2021 — From beers and potions to tricks and treats, scary sounds and even dogs in...
Visit Jacksonville
Spotlight On: Michael Corrigan, President & CEO, Visit Jacksonville
2 min read October 2021 — Michael Corrigan, president and CEO of Visit Jacksonville, remains optimistic about the city’s tourism...
Nassau County Chamber of Commerce
Spotlight On: Regina Duncan, President, Nassau County Chamber of Commerce
2 min read October 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, President of the Nassau Chamber of Commerce, Regina Duncan,...
Cybersecurity climbs to the top of the agenda in Jacksonville
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read October 2021— With the world becoming increasingly reliant on technology and online transactions seeing...
Brian Wolfburg, President and CEO, VyStar Credit Union
Spotlight On: Brian Wolfburg, President & CEO, VyStar Credit Union
2 min read October 2021 — VyStar is a not-for-profit, member-owned credit union that offers a spectrum of banking products...
John Hirabayashi Community First Credit Union Of Florida
Spotlight On: John Hirabayashi, President & CEO, Community First Credit Union Of Florida
2 min read October 2021 — Community First Credit Union of Florida has been serving the needs of Northeast Florida...
Jacksonville downtown
Downtown Jacksonville is on the cusp of a major transformation
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read September 2021— As more people continue to relocate to Jacksonville, public and private investment in...
Franklin Street
Spotlight On: Laura Gonzales, Regional Managing Director – Jacksonville, Franklin Street
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, Laura Gonzales, regional managing director of...
Gil Langley
Spotlight On: Gil Langley, President & CEO, Amelia Island Tourist Development Council
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 — In an interview with Invest: Gil Langley, president and CEO of...
housing market Jacksonville
Lack of available inventory is creating a price escalation crisis
Writer: Cameron Saunders 2 min read September 2021 — Over the last 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a...
Mike Ellis
Spotlight On: Mike Ellis, President & Owner, Madden Advisory Services
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 — During the last year, the democratization of investing jumped ahead a few...
Chris Draughon
Spotlight On: Chris Draughon, Director of Financial Planning, First Coast Wealth Advisors
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 —  First Coast Wealth Advisors is a fiduciary financial planner serving Jacksonville...
jacsonville tech sector
Jacksonville peaks and silicon valleys
Writer: Brittany Pressner 2 min read August 2021 — It appears that Jacksonville is where the tech vibe is. The...
Jaxport plays to strengths amid pandemic challenges
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read August 2021— In 2Q20 e-commerce sales soared, accounting for about 16% of all sales...
Invest: Jacksonville 2022 to showcase the First Coast’s growing and diversifying economy
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read July 2021— Known for its white, sandy beaches, miles and miles of shoreline, and...

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Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read January 2022 —  While 2020 brought circumstances that no one could have foreseen and...
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Spotlight On: Charles Friederichs, CEO, Central Minnesota Credit Union
2 min read January 2022 — Central Minnesota Credit Union is unique in its emphasis on commercial transactions and has...
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Spotlight On: Clark Goodman, Charlotte Office Managing Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
2 min read January 2022 — Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP is a transatlantic law firm serving corporate, individual, and...