Project Omega- Ernst & Young Expanding in NEFLA
The firm that was privately seeking $3.29M in incentives from the city and state and was code named “Project Omega” has finally been identified- Ernst & Young, a London HQ’d accounting and financial services firm is expanding in Jacksonville. The city is committing to a $450,000 incentive and the state is contributing $2.84M, in exchange for Ernst & Young’s commitment to create 450 jobs. Jobs will be in the IT and financial services sectors, with average paid wages of $49,000+. It is unknown where Ernst & Young will locate their offices; right now, the company has a presence in the Wells Fargo Center downtown.