• 28%

    Labor cost savings than region
  • 77%

    Commute out of county for work
  • 216K

    Population
  • 2ND

    Highest median household income in region

One of the fastest growing counties in Florida is being fueled by the construction of the First Coast Expressway.

The Florida Dept. of Transportation has committed $1.9B to construct the First Coast Expressway. When complete, the expressway will connect I-10 in Duval County to I-95 in St. Johns County, passing directly through the heart of Clay County. The project includes a new 4-lane Shands bridge with a 65' height restriction. Seven new interchanges are being constructed in Clay County and driving tremendous development activity.

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  • Notice of Public Meetings

    The Clay Florida Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors holds a regularly scheduled meeting on the second Thursday of every other month. Meetings for 2021 will occur Feb. 11, April 8, June 10, Aug. 12, Oct. 14, and Dec. 9. All meetings are at 8:30 AM and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. The June 10, 2021 Board of Directors meeting will be held via Zoom web conferencing. The Performance Committee will hold regularly meetings at 9AM on May 27, July 29, Sept. 30, and Nov. 25 via Zoom. Please e-mail Lpavlus@ChooseClay.com for access information to any meeting. There will be an Executive Session to discuss compensation on April 20 at 2:30PM.

  • Public Reporting Documents

    A copy of the Application for Determination of Exempt Status (Form 1023), Determination Letter from the IRS, and Form 990 for the most recent three years (excluding Schedule B of donors) can be made available by written request to: Clay County Economic Development Corporation, 1845 Town Center Blvd., Suite 110B, Fleming Island, FL 32003. The fee for hard copies is 20 cents per page, plus postage, payable in advance.