| Florida Times-Union
It’s unexpected but job growth continues in our region this year even during the pandemic. It’s incredible to watch the interest from companies in a variety of job sectors investing in Jacksonville.
We’ve already added more than 2,400 jobs and more than $850 million in capital investment in 2020. More than 67 percent of those expansions have been added since the economic shutdown caused by COVID.
These jobs run the gamut — from high-end health care jobs to the latest Amazon expansion. These jobs help place food on the table for all of our community.
There’s opportunity for everyone in Jacksonville.
We focus our efforts on projects we know we can compete for and win. The region’s five target industries are advanced manufacturing, financial services, health and biomedical, advanced transportation and logistics and IT and innovation.
Jacksonville has expanded in each of these