Downtown Jacksonville

Business Brief: DIA CEO Wants Master-Planned Development For First Baptist Property

Oct 17, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Downtown Investment Authority CEO Lori Boyer says a master-planned redevelopment could be the best option for First Baptist Church officials as they plan to sell 12.17 acres of its Downtown campus.

Jacksonville City Hall

Jacksonville’s Charter Revision Commission will hold a public town hall Thursday, October 17, to ask what changes residents want in their city’s governance.

First Baptist Church Jacksonville

First Baptist Church Jacksonville made headlines last month when the church put about 90% of its downtown properties on the market.

Downtown Investment Authority

Craig Gibbs is the new chairman at Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority (DIA).

Developer Plans To Turn Downtown Jax Office Building Into Apartments, Grocery

Oct 9, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Another Downtown Jacksonville office building is slated for redevelopment.

VyStar Will Build Downtown Parking Garage Near Laura Street Trio

Sep 19, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

The Downtown Investment Authority voted Wednesday to partially terminate a lease agreement between Barnett Tower LLC and the city to construct a parking garage at the southwest corner of Main and Forsyth streets.

Business Brief: Former Downtown Courthouse, City Hall Sites Branded 'The Ford On Bay'

Sep 13, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Proposed terms for developing the former Duval County Courthouse and City Hall properties released Thursday by the Downtown Investment Authority give detailed requirements on the amount of retail space expected at the site.

Melissa Ross / WJCT News

Event planners take note: That grassy field in Downtown Jacksonville where the old Duval County Courthouse and City Hall Annex used to be is now available for your next big event.

Fencing Goes Up Around Jacksonville Landing In Preparation For Demolition

Aug 8, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

The demolition of The Jacksonville Landing took another step forward Thursday as workers put up fencing around the shopping center.

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.

Florida Times-Union file photo

A longtime Jacksonville tradition has ended - at least for now.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

VyStar Credit Union plans to take down the SunTrust name this month and put up its signs in August on the 23-story Downtown tower it bought almost a year ago.

Jacksonville Jazz Festival

This year’s Jacksonville Jazz Festival poster pays tribute to the city’s legendary reputation as the “Harlem of the South” in LaVilla's heyday.

Jacksonville Daily Record

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