Tina Meskel Named 2019 Overall Small Business Leader of the Year

(Lt to Rt): Tina Meskel, Kristy Alexander, Heather Borders, Sheila Lusis, Dr. Lauren Cost) Tina Meskel, founder, president and principal engineer of Meskel and Associates Engineering (MAE), was named the Overall 2019 JAX Chamber Small Business Leader of the Year. Meskel, a licensed professional engineer in Florida and Georgia, has more than 25 years experience in geotechnical engineering consulting and subsurface … Continue reading Tina Meskel Named 2019 Overall Small Business Leader of the Year

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Wayfair Coming to Jacksonville

Wayfair's plans to build a 1 million-square-foot distribution center at Cecil Commerce Center are moving along swiftly. The online furniture retailer was given the go-ahead on Jan 30th 2019 to begin foundation work on the facility. The foundation work is valued at $1,630,262, according to the permit. The Conlan Company is the general contractor on … Continue reading Wayfair Coming to Jacksonville

2018 was a great year for Jacksonville’s logistic industry

Jacksonville logistics companies and city transportation agencies boasted record metrics in 2018. The First Coast saw more air passengers, cruise passengers and cargo containers than any year in its history, while local logistics behemoths accrued record-busting earnings. But a year of operational overhauls, tariff pressures, disaster recovery, tax benefits and more offered tailwinds the industry … Continue reading 2018 was a great year for Jacksonville’s logistic industry

New details revealed on Jacksonville’s innovation corridor

City agencies are refining their vision to transform Bay Street into an "innovation corridor." Members of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization and consulting companies laid out their plans for the corridor at a Jax Tech gathering Nov. 16. The plan for the 3.2-mile corridor was first revealed in an application … Continue reading New details revealed on Jacksonville’s innovation corridor

Jaxport’s strategy for deepening and growth.

The past five years have been busy ones for the Jacksonville Port Authority, seeing it install larger cranes, improve navigability at Mile Point and build an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility, among other developments. Now, as the authority begins work on its next five-year strategic plan, it could be embarking on a transformational course for the … Continue reading Jaxport’s strategy for deepening and growth.