Volswagen Chooses JAXPort As Southeast Import Hub

VW has chosen JAXPort as its import point for an annual 100,000 VWs, Audis, and Bentleys made in Europe and Mexico and will also export Passats and a large SUV fromits Chattanooga, TN plant.  That will create about 100 local full-time jobs here.  JAX beat out Brunswick, Tampa and Cape Canaveral for the 5-year contract and will further establish JAXPort as the #2 port on the East Coast in terms of vehicle shipments, behind Baltimore.  Richard Webner of the Florida Times-Union has the story.

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30 years' in commercial real estate investment sales, banking, mortgage banking, and valuation. Trained and schooled in Atlanta, and now heading the Investment Sales Team in the Colliers Jacksonville office.

Posted on February 13, 2015, in Jobs/JAX Economy, Port/Infrastructure, The Florida Times-Union and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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