Allegis Group has selected Jacksonville for an upcoming expansion and plans to add up to 500 jobs locally. The Jacksonville City Council approves an economic development agreement for the global talent solutions company to grow in the city.
The global talent solutions company is headquartered in Maryland with more than 500 locations around the world. Allegis Group’s network of specialized companies provides a range of talent solutions, attracting and retaining the best talent to advance any organization’s goals.
“My administration is committed to ensuring that Jacksonville is not only business-friendly, but also talent-friendly,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “Allegis Group will create jobs in our community and be a valuable resource to connect talent with opportunities throughout the region. I want to thank the City Council, JAXUSA Partnership, and Allegis Group for their hard work in making this announcement possible.”
“Since Allegis Group’s founding, we have been passionate about creating opportunity – for our clients, our candidates and for our teams. We are grateful for our partnership with the city of Jacksonville and for the opportunity to advance our company’s core purpose,” said Andy Hilger, President of Allegis Group.
The economic development agreement with the city would allow the company to receive $1,500 for each job created, up to a maximum of $750,000, under the city’s Target Industry Employment Grant program.
“Every company in every industry knows finding the right talent is critical for success – especially in today’s economy,” JAXUSA Partnership President Aundra Wallace said. “Having a global leader in talent solutions choose Jacksonville for a large-scale expansion is a huge win for our community and we look forward to working with Allegis Group as the company grows here.”
About Allegis Group
As the global leader in talent solutions, Allegis Group connects great people to great opportunities. With $14.5 billion in revenues and 500+ locations around the world, our network of companies provides a full suite of complementary talent solutions to solve nearly every workforce challenge. Learn more at AllegisGroup.com.
About the City of Jacksonville
The City of Jacksonville is the largest city by land mass in the continental United States, serving approximately 850,000 residents. Located in Duval County, City of Jacksonville leadership includes the mayor and a 19-member City Council. To learn more about the City of Jacksonville, visit COJ.net.
About JAXUSA Partnership
JAXUSA Partnership, a division of JAX Chamber, is Jacksonville’s regional economic development organization. JAXUSA Partnership recruits new companies and expands existing business to increase high-wage job growth, private capital investment and a highly skilled talent presence in Northeast Florida. The organization works with economic development partners in Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns Counties; the independent authorities of JAXPORT, JAA, JEA and JTA; CareerSource Northeast Florida; and private sector investors in its mission to be a catalyst for regional economic growth.