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Funding for JaxPort deepening project due within a year

October 11th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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Jacksonville’s Financial News & Daily Record reported in September that container cargo through JaxPort could triple by 2035 and nearly 14,000 new jobs could be created, providing a possible regional economic impact of more than $850 million per year if …

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Leadership Jacksonville Announces New Leadership Summit Participants

May 9th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Leadership Jacksonville, an organization that develops youth and adult leaders in Northeast Florida, welcomed 16 participants to its 2014New Leadership Summit, a two-day program held at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island. Attendees included CEOs and other executives who are new or relatively new to Northeast Florida.

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May is Florida World Trade Month

May 3rd, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Have you heard about the statewide effort to highlight the importance of international trade as a powerful driver of economic growth in Florida? May is Florida World Trade Month, a campaign supported by the JAX Chamber, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA), Enterprise Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, and numerous others to raise awareness of Florida’s critical role in the global economy. To learn more, visit www.floridaworldtrademonth.com

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St. Johns County Import Companies to Benefit From New Designation

November 10th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

There is good news for St. Johns County-based companies that import materials or goods from foreign countries. The county will be added to Northeast Florida’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), first established in 1980. The FTZ, based at the Jacksonville Port Authority, is the first of Florida’s 20 FTZs to receive enhanced status to expand more quickly and easily under a new U.S. Department of Commerce program.

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Herschel Vinyard Presents at NAIOP of Northeast Florida’s Quarterly Luncheon

November 4th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Herschel Vinyard presented a compelling narrative about his vision for the Department of Environmental Protection at today’s NAIOP of Northeast Florida luncheon at the Omni in downtown Jacksonville.

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