Ranked #14 on Forbes’ list of Best Places for Business and Careers, Jacksonville offers its businesses a talented labor pool and a business-friendly environment. Entrepreneur notes the city’s “untapped potential,” ranking it twelfth on its list of Best Cities in America to Start a Small Business. The publication also notes that of its top 15 cities, Jacksonville has the second-lowest cost of living.
Jacksonville businesses enjoy Florida’s attractive tax policies and local support through the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center. Many also receive a share of the $3.2 billion that tourists spend in the city each year.
Jacksonville’s climate is just right for new businesses, so now’s the time to get started. FranNet’s local experts have a deep understanding of business in Jacksonville and in Florida, and they’re here to help you choose a business that will make the most of all Jacksonville has to offer.