Getting to know North East Florida

jacksonville debt collection attorneysI must tell you my readers, that this exercise of walking through Florida excites me all over again about the huge possibilities, and how vibrant our state is.  With all growth, there are setbacks, and with those setbacks, debt.  A portion of that debt is significant enough that debt collection attorneys need to be called in.  That’s our part of the business, making sure you get paid, especially when things go wrong.  However, do not let the need for debt collection attorneys deter you from a full understanding of just how economically and socially exciting Florida is to do business in.




Today we look at Northeast Florida.  If you are following along day by day, then you can appreciate their cold snap, it 33 degrees there, yes Florida does occasionally freeze, and even gets snow!  To our friends in Jacksonville, Stay Warm.    Jacksonville is home to 6 of the Fortune 1000 companies.   (No one else in the state can say that).  more than 80 other world class companies call Jacksonville home with either National or regional offices located there.  In addition to Jacksonville, North East Florida also boasts the country’s oldest city, St. Augustine, as well s Ponte Vedra Palm Coast and Palm Coast. has ranks Jacksonville #1 on the “2014 Best Cities to Start A Business” and Forbes ranks Jacksonville #4 as the city to find a job right now.


Major industries in this exciting hub are Business and Professional Services, Financial and Healthcare.  The area has the countries 3rd largest military population, and we all know how exemplary our military are as leaders and workers as the transition back to civilian life.


The key industries in Central Florida sounds like yet another repeat of the finest industry that Florida has to offer.  We are not just beaches anymore.


Aviation/Aerospace & Defense

  • Industry heavy weights like Northrop Grumman are working on a 368,000 sq ft “Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine.
  • Defenshield will e consolidating its syracuse and Washington operations in St. Augustine.
  • Aveo Engineering is growing at the Flagler County Airport in PalmCoast.


Financial & Business Services


  • Bank of America holds its regional headquarters in Jacksonville.
  • Navy Federal Credit Union is a strong presence with 9 branches and plans to open 3 more.
  • Adecco Group, an Zurich international staffing firm is relocating its North American HQ to Jacksonville.
  • TBD partners a technology solutions provider is relocating their HQ and expanding in Flagler county.



  • 2 new facilities have opened at he Baptist Clay Medical Campus in Fleming Island.
  • St Vincents plans to grow another 250 beds
  • The Mayo Clinic no less has opened a huge primary care center in Jacksonville.
  • Pharmacy benefits company OptumRX has a huge new service center in Jacksonville where they handle over 3/4 million calls a month and growing.
  • Amerihealth Caritas opened in June, they offer medicaid managed care plans in 5 states.


Logistics and Distribution

  • Always Inter-Modal Freight in Florida.. we move product!
  • North East Florida has 2 deep water ports.  l  New projects  are on the books for deepening JaxPort, the country’s biggest vehicle exporting port.
  • Two commercial airports are in the area.
  • CSX, Norfolk Souther and Rail America operate in North East Florida and can server over over 45 million customers within an 8 hour radius.
  • The area boasts 3 interstate highways, I-95, I-295 and I-10, with I-75 a scant 60 miles away.
  • The bustling hub of economic activity and growth in the greater Jacksonville area clearly send the message, Florida is not just about beaches anymore.  We are a vibrant growing and significant economic force.  North East Florida, Greater Jacksonville, clearly shows the future and promise of our great state.


With all growth, there is the need for people to help clean up the debt, and keep the wheels of commerce running.   Marcadis Singer, PA are debt collectors, among the largest in Florida, and we are active Jacksonville Debt Collection Attorneys, as well as St. Augustine, and all of the cities and towns that make up the North East Region.


When it’s time to get paid, it is time to call Marcadis Singer, PA.

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