INNOVATE



METRICS: INNOVATE LOCALLY

“Innovate Locally.” Engineering, IT and health services jobs are specialties of downtown Jackson. Manufacturing technologies and entrepreneurial interests round out the opportunities for innovation within and among the anchors. Downtown has the potential to attract new technology-based firms and young adults with creative ideas. The Anchor Initiative will work with the City, Enterprise Group and Chamber of Commerce to promote downtown Jackson for new technology-based firms or the expansion of existing operations.

 

2015

2016

2017

TOTAL

* New technology based jobs downtown

10

20

20

50

   New or expanding firms downtown

1

2

2

5