Economic Development! What does this phrase mean to you? Definitions seem to vary depending on your interest. To Main Street, it’s about the downtown area; to the Convention & Visitors Bureau, it’s about heads in beds; to the Chamber of Commerce, it’s about retail and service businesses; to healthcare, it’s about new patients in our hospital and residents in our assisted living facilities; to higher education, it’s about increased student enrollment; to the Small Business Development Center, it’s about start-up businesses and entrepreneurship. To the Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation, it’s all of the above, plus retention, expansion and recruitment efforts.