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Lucky's Market

Publix Super Markets Inc. confirmed late Jan. 27 that it intends to buy the Lucky’s Market lease in Neptune Beach, raising the possibility that it will bring its GreenWise Market concept to Duval County.

BILL BORTZFIELD / WJCT NEWS

Demolition of the raised expressway that runs along Metropolitan Park to the Hart Bridge is expected to get underway soon.

Lucky's Market
Lucky's Market

Lucky’s Market has filed for a voluntarily Chapter 11 Bankruptcy reorganization with a plan that would see it emerging with just seven stores.

Lynne Sladky / Associated Press

The unemployment rate in Florida dropped to 3.0 % in December, the lowest mark since the current estimating process started in 1976, according to numbers released by the state Department of Economic Opportunity.

Business Brief: DIA Gives The District Developers 90-Day Financing Extension

Jan 24, 2020
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The Downtown Investment Authority is giving developers of The District on Downtown’s Southbank a 90-day extension to obtain financing.

Ginny Myrick Sees ‘Vibrant Future’ For Jacksonville's Cathedral District

Jan 24, 2020
Ginny Myrick
Jacksonville Daily Record

Ginny Myrick was president of her government relations firm when a priest at St. John’s Cathedral, where Myrick has been a member for 35 years, asked for help.

Jaguars Already Planning Lot J's Phase II; Total Investment Could Hit $700 Million

Jan 24, 2020
Lot J rendering
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE / VIA JACKSONVILLE DAILY RECORD

Negotiators for Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan and the city have not drafted a final deal for his $450 million to $500 million Lot J development, but team leadership already is looking ahead to a possible Phase II.

Team Owner Ken Babby at Podium with Mayor Lenny Curry and others in team clubhouse
Sky Lebron / WJCT News

When Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Owner and CEO Ken Babby took the podium Wednesday morning to make a franchise announcement, he made one thing immediately clear.

Jacksonville Daily Record

VyStar Credit Union expects to install signs on its 100 W. Bay St. building Downtown during March and start moving employees into the seven-story structure.

TIAA Bank Field
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

A proposal is once again in play to eliminate an untouched pool of state money set aside in 2014 to help build and renovate professional sports stadiums, including Jacksonville’s TIAA Bank Field.

Kanine Social Expanding To Add Boarding, Veterinary Services

Jan 21, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record

With the addition of boarding and veterinary services to the Kanine Social dog bar, owners Dustin Fries and Daniel Moffatt say their facility is a “one-stop shop” that they believe is the only one of its kind in the country.

Pictured: Native Sun Kitchen & Market shelves
Native Sun Kitchen & Market's Facebook page

The supermarket landscape at the Beaches is changing with word that Native Sun will be reopening its former Jacksonville Beach location, while Lucky’s Market is giving up on its Neptune Beach store.

Gov. Ron DeSantis
Gov. Ron DeSantis' office

California-based Made In Space is moving its headquarters to Jacksonville.

DIA CEO Discusses Plan To Spur More Downtown Jacksonville Restaurants

Jan 17, 2020
Pictured: Downtown workers take to the streets during lunchtime.
Jacksonville Daily Record

Downtown Investment Authority CEO Lori Boyer’s proposal to create a dense restaurant and retail district Downtown is part of a larger plan.

3 Firms Bid To Tear Down Hart Bridge Ramp Next To Metropolitan Park

Jan 16, 2020
Jacksonville Daily Record

WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record reports three firms have bid from $25.8 million to $32.1 million to demolish part of the elevated Hart Bridge Expressway and construct new ramp connections:

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