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Business Brief: New Convention Center Likely Years Away From Breaking Ground

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Iguana Investments via the Jacksonville Jaguars
A rendering released by Iguana Investments show s a riverfront hotel swimming pool where Metropolitan Park is now.

The town’s been abuzz over plans unveiled this week by Shad Khan’s company, Iguana Investments. 

The Jaguars’ owner wants to build a convention center across from the stadium on the St. Johns River.

But as Jacksonville Daily Record reporter David Cawton tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo, any convention center in downtown Jacksonville is likely years away from even breaking ground, with several competing bids submitted and several challenges ahead for the project.