Category Archives: Blueprint for Prosperity-Jacksonville

Large manufacturing presence in Jacksonville, Florida

Production increases at a major manufacturing facility Henry Luke 7/21/2107   Advertisements

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America’s most Suburbanized Cities

From 1983-2014 I had the opportunity  to provide strategic planning or visioning facilitation to 8 cities/regions in the top 30 in this list. #1 Charlotte, #3 Raleigh, #4 Orlando, #6 Jacksonville, #15 Virginia Beach-Norfolk, #16 Atlanta, #19 Memphis & #27 … Continue reading

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Top 20 of 52 BEST MSA’s for minorities 2000–2013 Rank & Score

Top 20 of 52 BEST MSA’s FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS Atlanta, GA 1 /87.0 Raleigh, NC 2 /84.6 Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV 3/83.2 Baltimore, MD 4 /74.5 Charlotte, NC-SC 4 /74.5 Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC 6 / 72.6 Orlando, FL 7 / 71.6 Miami, FL … Continue reading

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The Magicians of Main Street by Chris Mead

Chris Mead has written a good book describing how Chambers of commerce across the nation shaped the United States from colonial times to the present. As a strategic planning consultant for more than 6o cities, regions and states I have … Continue reading

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Jerry Mallot has been a rainmaker for big deals in Northeast Florida for two decades

Wednesday, December 31, 11:42 AM EST By Karen Brune Mathis, Managing Editor http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=544609 Saft America President Tom Alcide, running one of Jacksonville’s newest international manufacturing plants, had a question about power and dealing with JEA. He called the one guy … Continue reading

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Incentives aren’t the only key to recruiting companies

Jacksonville Daily Record Incentives aren’t the only key to recruiting companies Tuesday, December 9, 10:27 AM EST http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=544462 By Kevin Hogencamp, Contributing Writer While incentives helped Jacksonville economic developers lure GE Oil & Gas to Northeast Florida this year, other … Continue reading

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Florida’s inland ports of call

The Global State Florida’s inland ports of call Jason Garcia | 11/26/2014 Moving freight swiftly and accurately is the heart of logistics. Deciding what seaport to use typically comes down to cost — what’s the least expensive way to ship … Continue reading

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