By Daniel Davis
JAX Chamber President and CEO
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.
Read more in this column from JAX Chamber President and CEO Daniel Davis that appeared in The Florida Times-Union on September 20, 2020.