The Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO) exists to serve the needs of existing businesses and to attract new investment. Professional staff stand ready to provide value-added services, resources, and assistance to serve the needs of businesses looking to expand, relocate, or start-up in Jacksonville.

Created by the voters of Jacksonville in 1995, JEDCO is a Type B economic development corporation. The first chair of the board was Senator Robert L. Nichols. JEDCO is led by a seven-member Board of Directors appointed by the Jacksonville City Council.

To advance economic development in Jacksonville through the attraction and retention of businesses, thereby enhancing quality of life.

JEDCO Mission Statement

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