Some 8,200 new multifamily units are under construction in the Jacksonville metro area. Despite all the construction, Jacksonville’s vacancy rate is projected to remain below 5% through 2019. The occupancy rate is currently at a record high of 96.5%

Gov. DeSantis Says Florida Is Better Prepared For A Recession

Aug 20, 2019

As state economists warn that the economy is slowing, Gov. Ron DeSantis believes Florida is better positioned for a recession than it was a decade ago.

Town & Country Shopping Center In Arlington Sold To JWB Real Estate Companies

Aug 19, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record and Google

Arlington’s first retail plaza sold Thursday to JWB Real Estate Companies LLC, which paid almost $5.08 million for the Town & Country Shopping Center at northeast University Boulevard and Arlington Expressway.

HandyQuip (left) and Sardaka/Wikimedia Commons (right)

For those with disabilities, travel can seem out of reach.

Vacant Unity Plaza Retail Space At 220 Riverside Is Sold

Aug 19, 2019
2018 file photo of Unity Plaza at 220 Riverside.
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

The vacant Unity Plaza retail space at 220 Riverside is under new ownership.

A tenant is coming to Southside that pledges to hire 300 employees by year-end 2021.

Jacksonville Daily Record

A Jacksonville organic and natural grocery store chain will be closing its doors for good after more than 20 years.

JAXPORT Says Job Growth Shows Port Is On Right Track With Expansion

Aug 6, 2019

The ships calling on Jacksonville's port are delivering more jobs to Northeast Florida, according to a report given Monday to the Jacksonville Port Authority board.

DIA Committee Recommends Vestcor Plan for LaVilla Townhome Development

Aug 6, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

A proposal by Vestcor Companies Inc. to develop eight city-owned parcels in LaVilla was scored as the top choice by a Downtown Investment Authority committee.

Land Sold To Build Jax Beach SpringHill Suites Next To Pier

Aug 5, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The proposed SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel is a step closer to development along the Jacksonville Beach oceanfront.

Abukar Adan / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry on Thursday released a plan for the development of Lot J, which includes a high-rise apartment building, a boutique hotel, office space and 13,000 parking spaces. 

The Cordish Companies / Via Jacksonville Jaguars

The push to develop Lot J next to TIAA Bank Field has taken another step forward.

This Year's Back-To-School Fla. Tax Holiday Expanded To Include Computers

Jul 30, 2019
Maurizio Pesce / Wikimedia Commons

Florida’s retail industry is gearing up for this year’s back-to-school sales tax “holiday” on clothes, classroom supplies and computer equipment, with the state offering the tax break for five days starting Friday.

Will Dickey / The Florida Times-Union

If you’re looking for something new to try when visitors come to town, here’s an idea: An Amazon tour.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

A new study points to Jacksonville's appeal among millennial military veterans and service members.