Economic Development

Economic Development is the number one priority of our Board of County Commissioners.

St. Johns County


World Golf Village Public Involvement Comment Solicitation Meetings – St. Johns County staff requests verbal comments about the World Golf Village project. The comments provided, along with other research conducted, will be used to develop a report to the Board of County Commissioners. Meetings will take place at the County Administration Building Auditorium on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:30pm and Thursday, September 28, 2023, 9:00am - 11:00am. Meetings can be viewed live or replayed online on GTVWorld Golf Village Public Involvement

St. Johns County Seeks Community Input on World Golf Village – St. Johns County announced that the public has an opportunity to provide their input on the properties being vacated by the World Golf Foundation (WGF), which include the World Golf Hall of Fame, IMAX Theater, PGA Tour Productions facility, as well as various parking lots and other property amenities. The public can visit to learn more and to provide input on potential future uses of the properties. SJC Seeks Community Input on World Golf Village - Press Release | WGV Public Involvement Website

St. Johns County, in northeast Florida, is a highly-desirable, amenity-rich location of choice for starting, relocating, or expanding your business. Bordered by the scenic Atlantic Ocean and St. Johns River, St. Johns County embraces its historic heritage and uniquely diverse communities such as the City of St. Augustine — the Nation's Oldest City; St. Augustine Beach, Ponte Vedra, and Hastings — the Potato Capital of Florida; which have attracted visitors for centuries. Capitalizing on its global appeal, St. Johns County is poised for economic growth through its strategic location, favorable climate, local economic development incentives, and outstanding community services.

For more information about current economic conditions and trends in St. Johns County, view the Economic Indicator Reports webpage.

Why Choose St. Johns County

St. Johns County offers businesses and residents alike:

  • Top-ranked Florida Public School System
  • Lowest Overall Tax Structure in Northeast Florida
  • Florida's Healthiest County
  • Comprehensive Transportation Network
  • Highly Educated Workforce
  • Growing Population
  • Expanding Regional Airport
  • Beautiful Natural Amenities
  • Partnership with the Business Community
  • Unwavering Commitment to Economic Development
Our Business-Friendly Environment

Economic development is the number one priority of our Board of County Commissioners. The Board shares a unified commitment to attract new business development, to expand and diversify the tax base, and to create jobs for our local residents.

St. Johns County Economic Development Office is the designated primary partner with Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development organization. Our office provides assistance to businesses interested in locating and expanding into the County including site selection, incentive negotiation and other due-diligence requests. We are here to help with any questions that you might have for starting, relocating, or expanding your business.

Coordinated efforts through the County, the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and other resource partners bring a team approach to positioning St. Johns County as a highly-desirable location of choice for business expansion and relocation.


Contact the Department of Economic Development