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Brewz Gets Zoning Exception To Open At Fomer Dahlia's Pour House

Jun 24, 2019
The former Dahlia's Pour House
Jacksonville Daily Record

The Jacksonville Planning Commission on Thursday approved a zoning exception to allow Brewz at 2695 Post St. to serve beer and wine for on- and off-premise consumption.

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Grand Rapids, Mich. will be added to the list of cities with nonstop service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) starting in October.

Vestcor Faces Competition As Johnson Commons Offers Competing LaVilla Plan

Jun 18, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Downtown workforce housing developer Vestcor Companies has competition for the purchase and development rights of eight city-owned parcels in LaVilla.

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President Donald Trump’s escalating use of tariffs — and threats of more — is starting to hit home in Jacksonville.

Tariffs are taxes on imported goods.

Chase Properties / Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Developer Mike Balanky said he hopes to break ground by mid-2020 on Kings Avenue Station, a building he proposes in the Downtown Southbank area that could range from six to 40 stories.

Deutsche Bank Plans More Job Cuts That Could Affect Its Jacksonville Offices

May 30, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Deutsche Bank’s CEO last week said more job cuts are coming at the struggling Germany-based bank and based on his comments at the company’s annual meeting.

Townhomes And Single-Family Lots In Review For Northwest Jacksonville

May 28, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

A single-family and townhome development in Northwest Jacksonville is in city review.

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If you’ve lived in Jacksonville for more than a few years and feel like it’s more crowded, you’re right.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Rural Southwest Jacksonville residents concerned about the proposed Trails development that could bring 5,000 homes to the area told city staff Monday why they opposed the project.

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Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain founded in the 1960s as a place where women in need of career-wear "could find fashion at a value," is closing all its stores.

Business Brief: Vestcor Wants To Build 70 Townhomes In LaVilla

May 17, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

A Jacksonville-based developer hopes to continue its investment in the northwest Downtown neighborhood of LaVilla with plans to build 70 townhomes for sale.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Downtown’s historic Sweet Pete’s building at 400 N. Hogan St. is for sale.

Councilwoman Lori Boyer Selected To Lead Jacksonville's Downtown Investment Authority

May 16, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Jacksonville City Council member Lori Boyer was selected Wednesday as the Downtown Investment Authority’s next CEO.

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A subsidiary of Gatehouse Media, which owns The Florida Times-Union and St. Augustine Record, has filed a letter with Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity announcing plans to shut down its press at The Daytona Beach News-Journal.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Duck Donuts franchise owner Craig Hutchings said his group will open the first restaurant, which sells made-to-order doughnuts, this summer in the Shoppes at Bartram Park and hire about 30 people.

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