Careful city planning creates the best environment for new businesses to develop and thrive. NAIOP Northeast Florida is a gathering of commercial real estate leaders offering expertise and guidance in the areas of development, growth, and regulation. A resource for all Jacksonville entrepreneurs and residents, NAIOP provides the opportunities for community members to meet and discuss plans that will ensure Jacksonville continues growing for years to come.

Jacksonville Real Estate & Business Resources

Jacksonville Business Journal
The Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ) features the week’s top stories, popular features from the print edition, latest business news from the area, and more. You can also find out how to become a regular JBJ subscriber and receive information about how to become a Business Journal advertiser. You’ll be able to access 39 American City Business Journals newspapers, as well as other American City sites with more information for the busy businessperson.

JAXUSA Partnership
The Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy organization and exists to serve the needs of its members. To do this, the Jax Chamber has adopted the vision that Northeast Florida is the best place to live, work, and play, and a mission to drive quality economic growth in Northeast Florida.

Daily Record
Since 1912, the Daily Record publishes news, profiles, and articles of interest for Jacksonville’s urban core business, financial, and legal communities.

City of Jacksonville – Office of Economic Development
The mission of the Office of Economic Development is to develop and execute policies that result in sustainable job growth, rising personal incomes, and a broader tax base throughout Northeast Florida.

Jacksonville International Airport
JIA is the major airport serving Northeast Florida.

The Jacksonville Port Authority
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is an international trade seaport located in Northeast Florida. Cargo and cruise business at Jacksonville’s seaport supports 65,000 jobs across the region and generates a total of $19 billion in annual economic impact. JAXPORT has multiple cargo terminals capable of handling container, automobile, bulk, breakbulk, and refrigerated cargoes. The port also supports cruise passenger and local ferry service.

Downtown Investment Authority
The Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) was created to revitalize Jacksonville’s urban core by utilizing Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) resources to spur economic development.

Downtown Vision
Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI) is the Downtown Improvement District (DID) for Downtown Jacksonville. DVI is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 organization whose mission is to build and maintain a healthy and vibrant Downtown community and to promote Downtown as an exciting place to live, work, play, and visit.

Enterprise Florida
Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI) is a public-private partnership serving as Florida’s primary organization devoted to statewide economic development. EFI’s mission is to diversify Florida’s economy and create better-paying jobs for its citizens by supporting, attracting, and helping to create businesses in innovative, high-growth industries.

NAIOP of Florida
NAIOP of Florida is the state organization that includes five chapters: NAIOP Northeast Florida, NAIOP of Central Florida, NAIOP of Northwest Florida, NAIOP of Tampa Bay and NAIOP of South Florida.

National Real Estate & Business Resources

NAIOP Corporate
NAIOP is a national association with 18,000 members and an extensive network of 54 chapters that represent the interests of developers and owners of industrial, office, and related commercial real estate throughout the United States and Canada. NAIOP provides communication, networking, and business opportunities for all real estate related professionals; provides a forum for continuing education; and promotes effective public policy, through its grassroots network, to create, protect, and enhance property values.

Commercial Real Estate Guide – City Feet
A glossary of commercial real estate terms.

CoStar is the number-one provider of information, marketing, and analytic’s services for commercial real estate professionals in the United States.

CCIM provides the best commercial and investment real estate education and services, which afford a unique competitive advantage and create recognition of the designation as the hallmark of competency.

LoopNet is a leading commercial real estate information services provider offering a suite of products and services tailored to the national and local needs of the commercial investments industry.

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