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  1. Earth Fare, PetSmart to open in Mandarin South Shopping CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Financial News & Daily Record

    Plans filed with permit applications show Earth Fare and PetSmart will open at the 11700 San Jose Blvd. retail plaza. Earth Fare spokesman Mark Malinowski said Thursday the Asheville, N.C.-based company was 'very excited to continue our growth in Jacksonville' and would share more details later about its new location.

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  2. Four-day convention at Hyatt is all about BarbieRead the original story

    Friday | Financial News & Daily Record

    At least that would be the opinion of more than 800 people attending the 2016 National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. Barbie debuted in March 1959 at the New York Toy Fair.

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  3. DVI report: 2015 was 'a really good year for Downtown'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Omni Jacksonville General Manager Burnell Goldman received Downtown and Jacksonville souvenirs Wednesday from his colleagues on the Downtown Vision Inc. board of directors. Goldman is leaving Saturday to take over as general manager of the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, R.I. From Mayor Lenny Curry's declaration that Downtown is 'thriving' to details of business development to statistics on urban core businesses, workers and residents, Downtown Vision Inc.'s 2015 report recaps last year as one of growth and improvement.

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  4. City notes: Pok mon Go tournament at UNF on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    'The game is a great opportunity to bring game players from the greater Jacksonville area to enjoy our safe and beautiful campus,' said Sherif Elfayoumy, computing school director, in a news release. All levels of Pokemon trainers and members are invited to find more than 40 Pokestops around the central area of UNF's campus.

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  5. Hines preps for mixed-use development near St. Johns Town CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Houston-based Hines, a global real estate company, intends to develop a mixed-use project at southwest Butler Boulevard and Interstate 295. It also is talking with the city about a 306-unit apartment community in the center of the property.

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  6. FSCJ's 'farm to fork' restaurant Downtown will feature healthy food, local focusRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Serving fresh food in the genre of farm to fork, Florida State College at Jacksonville expects to open its Downtown cafe the first week of January. There should be no fried or junk food, 'and I'm standing by that,' Bioteau said.

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  7. Long-term Downtown parklet debuts Sept. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Financial News & Daily Record

    On Friday, Sept. 16, Jacksonville will join about 200 cities around the world to celebrate PARK Day, when metered parking spaces will be converted into temporary public amenities.

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  8. 50 years ago: Grand jury investigation of city purchasing continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Financial News & Daily Record

    It is now the Jacksonville Port Authority's Talleyrand Marine Terminal, but Jacksonville's original international ocean freight facility was the Talleyrand Docks and Terminals, above. The first contract for a major upgrade of the port was awarded this week in 1966.

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  9. JTA, nonprofit partner on produce market at Downtown bus stationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Many years ago, people bought food from vendors who pushed carts laden with fresh fruits and vegetables along streets in neighborhoods. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority and a local nonprofit have taken that idea and added a twist to establish a fresh produce market at the Rosa Parks Transit Station Downtown.

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  10. Humana leaving Downtown for SouthsideRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Humana is leaving its Downtown SunTrust Tower offices in August for two Southside locations. More than 120 employees will make the move.

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  11. Gate unveils 1,600-acre Durbin Park development, including Bass Pro ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Northern St. Johns County is on track to get its Bass Pro Shops and 1,600 acres of stores, housing, hotels, offices and entertainment in one of the largest developments in Northeast Florida. Jacksonville-based Gate Petroleum Co.

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  12. Ameris to open in 121 Atlantic PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The bank said Monday it would open this fall on the first floor at 121 Atlantic Place at 121 W. Forsyth St. That's just a few doors from its existing location at 100 N. Laura St., at Laura and Forsyth streets. Market President Kendall Spencer said in a news release the location is 'steps away' from its current branch, which Ameris assumed upon its acquisition of The Jacksonville Bank.

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  13. Ameris opening Northbank branch at 121 Atlantic PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Ameris Bank will move its Downtown branch a few doors down from 100 N. Laura St. to 121 W. Forsyth St., above. The building, called 121 Atlantic Place, was built as the headquarters for Atlantic National Bank.

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  14. Ameris Bank to pilot 'universal branches' DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Ameris Bank President Andy Cheney, left, is joined by Ameris Bank Chairman Daniel B. Jeter, JAX Chamber President Daniel Davis and city Community Affairs Director Charles Moreland, among city and bank executives, to cut the ceremonial ribbon Tuesday to welcome the bank's executive offices to Riverplace Tower. Executives walked guests through the Southbank space Tuesday on the lobby floor of Riverplace Tower during an event to celebrate the bank's move of its executive offices to the 28-story building.

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  15. City Notes: FSCJ wants help for life-size art exhibit on campusRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Florida State College at Jacksonville is seeking faculty, staff, students and members of the public to be part of the #ColorMeFSCJ art exhibit. The goal is to transform a life-size coloring page into a 'collaborative masterpiece' that will be used to welcome students during the fall term.

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  16. UF Health, Orange Park Medical Center continue battle over trauma center proposalRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    In another chapter in a long-running battle, a Jacksonville hospital is challenging a decision by the Florida Department of Health to allow a hospital in Orange Park to open a trauma center. The challenge, filed by UF Health Jacksonville, was sent Wednesday to the state Division of Administrative Hearings, according to documents posted online Thursday.

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  17. CenterState Bank to establish local HQ DowntownRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    CenterState Bank of Florida announced Thursday it will establish its Jacksonville headquarters on the top floor of the 100 North Laura building, where it also will open a lobby branch. 'We believe in Downtown Jacksonville and CenterState is committed to participating in Downtown revitalization and competing with the major players in our industry who are here,' said Gil Pomar, executive vice president and regional president, in a statement.

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  18. NEFBA endorses Curry's proposed sales-tax extension for pension debt, donates $10,000 to help effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Mayor Lenny Curry's proposal to extend a half-cent sales tax to pay down the city's $2.8 billion in pension liabilities received its first major endorsement Wednesday night. The Northeast Florida Builders Association officially backed the plan and donated $10,000 to the Yes for Jacksonville campaign.

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  19. Jeweler leaving Downtown after 82 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jody Bennett, who bought Knott & Co. Jewelers a year ago, and store associate Joyce Hamilton, the mother-in-law of the longtime owner's son.

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  20. Wawa sharing area plans during two sessions todayRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The Pennsylvania-based gas station-convenience store chain initially intends to open at least a half-dozen stores in Duval and Clay counties and also expand into St. Johns. Three sites confirmed in public records are at Beach Boulevard and Central Parkway and at Gate and Town Center parkways in Jacksonville, and at Blanding Boulevard and Filmore Street in Clay County.

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