ADG served partnered with the Ryan Companies to assist them with identifying qualified small businesses in the development of the new JEA headquarters. JEA’s new headquarters project will provide the utility with updated facilities to serve its customers and the community. It will be located in Downtown Jacksonville’s central business district for customer convenience and to support area economic development. The site is just east of the Duval County Courthouse lawn and near other city government buildings. The headquarters will also enable JEA to attract and retain an engaged workforce.
The Ryan Companies are committed to awarding 20% of the budget to local small businesses in the region as part of their diversity and inclusion initiative. ADG played a significant role in identifying local qualified subcontractors to participate on the project through subcontractor outreach efforts. Our efforts included serving as a liaison for the Ryan Companies and the subcontractors, recruiting, coordinating meetings, and seminars.