BBF / North Florida
Our members consist of the leading
business brokers, attorneys, accountants and lenders in North Florida.
To become a member of this association
the member company must demonstrate their knowledge in business brokerage and must adhere to a strict code of ethics. All brokers and agents that are members are licensed by the state of Florida. You can feel confident in dealing with any of our member professionals.
Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and the county seat of Duval County
. Since 1968, Jacksonville has been the largest city in land area in the contiguous; this resulted from the consolidation of the city and county government, along with a corresponding expansion of the city limits to include almost the entire county.
As of the 2006 census estimate, the city proper had an estimated population of 794,555 with a metropolitan population of more than 1.3 million. Jacksonville is the third most populated city on the East Coast, after New York City and Philadelphia. Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state.
About 25 miles (40 km) south of the Georgia border, Jacksonville is in the First Coast region of northeast Florida and is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River. The settlement that became Jacksonville was founded in 1791 as Cowford, because of its location at a narrow point in the river across which cattle were once driven.
The city was renamed in 1822 for Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of the Florida Territory and eventual seventh President of the United States.