Realtors, Builders Wield Political Clout

The Yes for Jacksonville campaign to pay down the city’s pension debt with a half-cent sales tax extension got much-needed support from Northeast Florida’s real estate and building industries.

Legislative advocacy and supporting political campaigns are major missions of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors and Northeast Florida Builders Association.

Both organizations have government affairs directors on staff and protocols in place, including a committee review process, before endorsements are made or other advocacy is undertaken…read more