Synergy Technologies LLC, which was code-named project Skateboard, will add 300 jobs to its Jacksonville operation, according to an Aug. 4 JAXUSA Partnership news release.
WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record reported the Coral Springs-based global professional services firm opened its 70-seat Offsite Development Center in March 2019 in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Jacksonville Branch building at 800 Water St.
Synergy Chief Strategy Officer James Higbe said in an interview Aug. 4 that another 70-seat office space in the building is part of the expansion but details are not final. Founded in 2006, Synergy designs and develops software for the health care, transportation and financial services companies.
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State officials and Jacksonville City Council approved a combined $1.8 million in incentives for Synergy from Florida’s Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund Program.
“We’re excited to grow here in my hometown and be a part of the technology and innovation boom taking off here,” Higbe said in the release. “Jacksonville is becoming a hotbed for tech talent and this is the right place for us to invest.”
Synergy agreed to retain 100 jobs in Jacksonville and expand its local workforce by 300 jobs at an average annual salary of $74,300, according to the development agreement approved May 26 by Council.
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