Business

Wondering About ‘E-Town’ On State Road 9B? Here’s What’s Happening There

Feb 23, 2018
Daily Record

David Weekley Homes, the first builder to stake a claim for development at E-Town in South Jacksonville, bought property in the emerging mixed-use community off Florida 9B, the Daily Record reports.

Modern Cities

Ryan Peterson has submitted plans to open Tabula Rasa Brewing along the shoreline of McCoys Creek, joining Engine 15 Brewing in the resurgent Rail Yard District.

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The Jacksonville-based parent company behind Winn-Dixie and Harveys may file for bankruptcy as soon as March, according to Bloomberg.

Jacksonville Investor Buys Former Jerome Brown Barbecue Sauce Plant

Feb 12, 2018
Daily Record

A foreclosed Northwest  Jacksonville barbecue sauce plant building could be producing hummus, the Daily Record reports.

Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is starting three non-stop destinations from the Jacksonville International airport with introductory prices as low as $39

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Amazon is facing a new competitor in Jacksonville’s online retail space.

Home Depot Is Hiring Hundreds In Jacksonville

Jan 23, 2018
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Home Depot is preparing for spring, the company’s busiest selling season, by hiring 325 associates in Jacksonville.

Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

Jacksonville Italian restaurant Il Desco closed its doors Monday.

Florida's Jobless Rate Inches Up

Jan 22, 2018
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Florida’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly from November to December, as the estimated number of people out of work grew by 5,000 from the state’s workforce of 10.1 million.

empty field
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Several downtown Jacksonville development projects got a preliminary green light last week.

In this Business Brief, Bill Delaney of Modern Cities tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo the list of proposed new additions includes a commodity that’s in short supply downtown:  parking spaces.

Michelle Corum / WJCT News

Long-awaited plans to build a new convention center in downtown Jacksonville could finally be moving ahead.

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Daily’s Place amphitheater will be turned into “Idea City,” according to One Spark organizers.

Pratt Guys store exterior
Bonnie Zerr / WJCT

Pratt Guys is looking to hire 13 new people at its job fair on Sunday, Jan.21, at the company’s headquarters.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

There were more layoffs Thursday at The Florida Times-Union.


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Jacksonville’s Brooklyn neighborhood is on track to get more restaurants and retail. Brooklyn Place is a 12,500 square foot development that’s currently undergoing planning and the approval process.


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