Lot J

Business Brief: Jax Might Use Hotel Bed Tax To Fund Part Of Lot J Deal

Aug 2, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Terms of the city’s proposed agreement with Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan to develop Lot J released Thursday include a $233.3 million package of incentives.

City of Jacksonville / Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry’s office has released the terms of a proposed deal between the city and Jacksonville I-C Parcel One Holding Company, LLC, a joint venture between Gecko Investments, LLC (an affiliate of the Jacksonville Jaguars) and The Cordish Companies.

The Cordish Companies / Via Jacksonville Jaguars

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

Business Brief: JEA Spent Millions To Keep Headquarters Operating

Mar 8, 2019
exterior of JEA building
Jacksonville Daily Record

Jacksonville’s public utility spent more than $8 million the past 10 years to keep its aging Downtown headquarters campus functional.

Jaguars

As a part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Congress established a new community development program now known as Opportunity Zones to drive long-term private sector investment into low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.

Iguana Investments via the Jacksonville Jaguars

The town’s been abuzz over plans unveiled this week by Shad Khan’s company, Iguana Investments. 

Our Friday First Coast Connect Media Roundtable featured WJCT contributor Fred Matthews, Jacksonville Business Journal editor Tim Gibbons, Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth and WJCT reporter Ryan Benk.

Issues discussed included:

Friday on First Coast Connect  our weekly Media Roundtable featured Florida Times-Union Reporter Dan Scanlan, WJCT Business Analyst John Burr, Folio Weekly Editor Claire Goforth and Beaches Leader Columnist Jon McGowan (01:06).

And a living musical legend is coming to the Florida Theatre next week. Melissa interviews the great Johnny Mathis (46:00).