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JAA’s Economic Impact and Developments at Cecil Commerce Center

March 31st, 2010 · Leave a Comment

The ULI North Florida’s Monthly Members Breakfast Series featured the Jacksonville Aviation Authority’s (JAA) executive director Steve Grossman.

Steve got the group up-to-speed on the economic impact JAA has on Northeast Florida’s growth and development with a focus on Cecil Commerce Center.

Here are some interesting facts:

  • Currently there are 3,000 employees at Cecil Commerce Center and the goal is to have 6,000 in 5 years and 10,000 in 10 years
  • Cecil Commerce Center is designated as the 8th commercial space port in the U.S.
  • It is the only commercial space port on the East coast
  • It is the only commercial space port with a potential for tourism
  • Cecil Commerce Center is one of the most successful military base conversions and has great potential
  • All of the buildings are currently leased
  • There is plenty of land for development
  • One of the main goals for Cecil Commerce Center is to become one of the prime economic engines for Jacksonville
  • Cecil Commerce Center’s advantage is the airfield
  • Jacksonville has great aviation assets with four airports that don’t compete but compliment one another: Jacksonville International Airport; Cecil Field is an industry airport; Craig Municipal Airport is a business airport; and Herlong Airport is a recreational airport.

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