Signs that Jacksonville Economy is Strong
National Report: Small Business Humming in Jacksonville
The article references the Kauffman Main Street Entrepreneurship Index, which ranked Jacksonville #29 (out of the 40 top metros for small business growth). Jacksonville was right behind Austin, TX, and just ahead of Charlotte, NC.
Colleen Michele Jones with the Jacksonville Business Journal covered the story.
Jacksonville Housing Market Continues to Post Strong Numbers
In November, median sales price rose to $164,650, and compared to last November, housing stats improved across the board. Pending sales are up from 1,662 to 2,029; The average number of days a listing stayed on the market fell to 81 from 83, and new listings increased by 67 to 2,424.
Derek Gilliam with the Jacksonville Business Journal covered the story.