Incentive program may bring job growth in Gainesville
City Commissioners are urging big businesses to take advantage of new programs to boost jobs in Gainesville. The commission approved two incentive programs that will relocate high-tech companies to Community Redevelopment Areas. Gainesville City Commissioner Jeanna Mastrodicasa says despite competition by surrounding communities, these tools will set us apart.
She says these two programs will provide financial incentives for companies to move to our area, creating high wage jobs for Gainesville residents.
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