Downtown Jacksonville

Ruby Beach Brewing Moving To Downtown Jacksonville

Feb 12, 2020
Rendering of exterior of Ruby Brewing
Ruby Brewing Co.

Ruby Beach Brewing announced Feb. 11 it would relocate from Jacksonville Beach to Downtown Jacksonville after its Jacksonville Beach building was sold in January, making way for redevelopment.

Jacksonville City Council Approves 1-Year E-scooter, E-bicycle Pilot For Downtown

Feb 12, 2020
Green scooters lined up on an urban street
Jacksonville Daily Record

City Council approved a one-year pilot program on Tuesday that will bring e-scooters and e-bicycles Downtown.

DIA Unveils Proposals To Develop The Ford On Bay

Feb 5, 2020
Spandrel Development Partners / Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Two companies vying to develop the former Duval County Courthouse and City Hall site, now branded The Ford on Bay, delivered their public pitches Feb. 4.


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

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

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.

2 Companies Bid To Redevelop Former Court House, City Hall Annex Sites

Jan 23, 2020
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Two companies have submitted bids to redevelop the former Duval County Courthouse and City Hall site, now branded The Ford on Bay.

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.

Bill Would Allow E-Scooter/E-Bike Businesses In Downtown Jacksonville

Jan 17, 2020
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Electric bicycles and scooters could soon give Downtown pedestrians a quicker way to move on the Northbank.

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:


South Carolina-based Hargray, which bought Dark Fiber Systems in Jacksonville earlier this year, is expanding its fiber-based connectivity offerings in the River City, bringing more high-speed television,  internet, and video conferencing service options to commercial businesses and some multi-family residential areas.

Downtown Vision

Approximately 40,000 programmable LED lights have been installed along Laura Street in Downtown Jacksonville.

The holiday season kicks off in Downtown Jacksonville Wednesday night with a variety of activities.

City of Jacksonville

The city isn’t letting the demolition of The Jacksonville Landing interrupt its Downtown holiday traditions.