Business Brief: Why Investors Are Eyeing Downtown Jacksonville

Jan 25, 2016

The Elks building, with retail and office space, recently sold for $4.5 million.
Credit John Burr

The historic Elks building in downtown Jacksonville just sold for 4.5 million dollars.

In this week’s "Business Brief," WJCT analyst John Burr tells News Director Jessica Palombo why investors are starting to take notice of the city’s urban core.

And if you have a question about downtown development, send it in an email to It could become part of the conversation on our upcoming "Community Thread: Downtown Developing" TV show, which tapes Feb. 11 and airs Feb. 18 on WJCT Public Television.

And you can register to be part of our studio audience.