Sports Complex

City's Planned $65.5 Million Loan To Lot J Project Could Take 50 Years To Repay

Oct 7, 2020
This rendering illustrates a portion of the proposed Lot J Live! entertainment complex.
Jacksonville Jaguars / Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The city’s proposed $218 million incentives package for the Jacksonville Jaguars and its project partners to develop Lot J includes a $65.5 million, interest-free loan that would be repaid after 50 years.

Bill Withdrawn To Reimburse Federal Grant Money For Metropolitan Park

Aug 18, 2020
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

City Council’s Finance Committee voted unanimously Aug. 18 to withdraw Ordinance 2020-0555.

GA Developer Seeks DDR Approval For Apartment, Retail, Restaurant Project

Mar 6, 2020
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

A Georgia developer seeks conceptual design approval for The Doro apartment, retail and restaurant community from the Downtown Development Review Board.

City Council Approves Land Option For Armada Soccer Stadium

Jan 29, 2020
Armada soccer stadium rendering
Jacksonville Armada

The City Council unanimously approved a land option agreement for a lot north of the Fairgrounds in a move that could set the stage for a new stadium for Jacksonville Armada soccer.

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.

Jacksonville Daily Record

A Valdosta, Georgia-based developer intends to buy and demolish the George Doro Fixture Co. property next to Intuition Ale Works in the Sports Complex for redevelopment as apartments, retail space and a rooftop bar.

Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

Downtown Investment Authority CEO Aundra Wallace said building a new convention center, hotel and parking garage on the site of the old county courthouse and city hall annex should spark more entertainment development projects all the way to the sports complex.