Two code-named projects that would create a total of 600 jobs in Jacksonville are seeking city incentives.
The Mayor’s Budget Review Committee voted 6-0 on April 28 to submit legislation for the projects.
Project Academy is a manufacturing company that is negotiating a deal Downtown on land that includes the Maxwell House coffee plant.
Project Skateboard is an existing IT software company that wants to expand its Jacksonville presence.
Each seeks a rebate from the city and state through the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program and Academy wants an unspecified Recapture Enhanced Value grant.
The committee’s approval allows the city Office of Economic Development to introduce resolutions to City Council at its May 12 meeting to execute an economic development agreement. The office and