Gov. DeSantis To Make ‘Major Announcement’ Friday At Fidelity National Information Services

Nov 1, 2019

Gov. Ron DeSantis will make what his office calls a major announcement Friday at the Fidelity National Information Services Inc. headquarters in Jacksonville.

FIS fits the profile of code-named Sharp, described as an international financial technology services firm. Sharp has pledged to create 500 jobs in Jacksonville and build a 300,000-square-foot office building and parking structure for a $145 million corporate headquarters.

Sharp and government officials are finalizing a $29.9 million city and state-backed incentive package for the project.

According to a media advisory Thursday afternoon, DeSantis will be joined by FIS Chairman, President and CEO Gary Norcross at the 1 p.m. event at 601 Riverside Drive.

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Executive Director Ken Lawson and Enterprise Florida Inc. President and CEO Jamal Sowell will also attend.

Read the whole story from the Jacksonville Daily Record.