Timothy Gibbons

Editor in chief - Jacksonville Business Journal

Timothy is editor in chief of the Jacksonville Business Journal.

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After outraged business owners and Riverside residents spoke out against a proposed bill that would alter the process of applying for a mixed-use development in the Jacksonville neighborhood, the City Council member who introduced it is looking to quell concerns with a substitute bill.

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It's taken almost two years and several name changes to get to this point, but The District developers Peter Rummell and Michael Munz are close to final site plan approval on their proposed mixed-use project on Jacksonville’s Southbank.

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A long-vacant building on King Street across the street from The Garage is showing some new signs of life.

Bearded Buffalo Brewing Company, the newest creation from Scott McAlister, is looking to open in the first quarter of 2017. 

Part of Jacksonville's technology ecosystem has been shut down, with 40 workers being laid off.

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Jacksonville-based EverBank Financial Corp. might soon have a new owner.

The local bank said it is in advanced negotiations during an exclusive period that ends Aug. 8. It would not identify the financial institution it is talking with, but an analyst with Raymond James & Associates told the Business Journal that TD Bank is the most likely suitor. 

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Jacksonville’s newest brewery is gearing up for its debut later this month.

Wicked Barley is finishing up work on its taproom and production facility this week ahead of its grand opening.

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The developer behind a major project on the Southbank has unveiled a master plan for the site.

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One of Jacksonville’s favorite eateries has big plans for expansion.


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A highly anticipated downtown restaurant won’t be opening as quickly as was hoped.

Work on the Cowford Chophouse has stalled after the owner of the project replaced the general contractor.

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A local ship repair company has gotten a Navy contract, a major win for the company.



A Jacksonville-based barbecue restaurant chain is looking to open up in the Springfield neighborhood.


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One of the busiest weeks in business networking kicks off this week with The Players Championship.


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Plans for a new shopping center in Jacksonville Beach are moving forward after the city signed off on them.


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A major retailer is shutting down one of its handful of locations on the First Coast.

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One of Jacksonville’s oldest retail centers is on the market.

Gateway Town Center is up for sale, with an asking price of $12 million.