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  1. Intuition Ale Works near sports complex could open in early 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    Auld & White Contractors LLC applied for a permit to renovate almost 20,000 square feet of the 929 E. Bay St. building into a craft brewery and taproom at a cost of $3.5 million. Intuition founder Ben Davis said Thursday it looks like the business will be in operation and open for retail sales in early 2016.

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  2. Citizens Property Insurance build-out Downtown is $4MRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Downtown's EverBank Center is preparing for a $4.1 million renovation of five floors for the first phase of the Citizens Property Insurance Corp. lease. It's a big project expected to total almost $49.1 million and bring at least 1,000 jobs to the urban core.

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  3. Load King 'store in a truck' continues to growRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jacksonville-based Load King Manufacturing Co. is a privately held company that has operated quietly for 43 years in West Jacksonville, near Downtown.

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  4. New DVI executive director finds Jacksonville 'more life a city' than beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Financial News & Daily Record

    That was the duality Jake Gordon talked about Friday morning over a cup of coffee at Chamblin's Uptown Bookstore & Cafe. He was making those observations two blocks from the offices of Downtown Vision Inc., where he went to work as executive director for the first time this morning.

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  5. Palencia developer finds new project in areaRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Financial News & Daily Record

    But international real estate firm Hines expects to develop property in Northeast Florida long after the last lot in Palencia is delivered. The company has started construction on Markland, a 345-home community on International Golf Parkway just east of the Interstate 95 interchange.

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  6. Akel's Deli leasing Bank of America lobby cafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Two Downtown towers, one on the Northbank and one on the Southbank, are slated for $4 million in renovations -- and food. On the Northbank, Akel's Delicatessen leased the long-closed cafe in the Bank of America Tower at Laura and Forsyth streets.

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  7. 50 years ago: Audit of city treasury balances to the pennyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The annual cash audit of the city Treasurer's Office, including unannounced spot checks on cash balances, showed the books balanced to the penny. 'The cash verification, which completed the audit of your office which was made over a period of eight months, disclosed that all moneys collected and received were properly accounted for through the use of numbered receipts and machine validation,' the report stated.

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  8. Local vendors win shelf space at Winn-Dixie storesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    On April 7, the one-man coffee roasting company stopped by his neighborhood Winn-Dixie around noontime to pick up some sour cream for dinner. Bags of his Pura Bean Coffee Company blends were being stocked on a shelf of a major U.S. grocery chain, after more than a year of testing, roasting, tasting and marketing.

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  9. Cathedral Terrace Apartments in Downtown undergoing $27M renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The project is part of the $35.5 million Renew Jax partnership between the city and LISC Jacksonville to improve low-income housing. Other funding sources include $4 million in loans from the Florida Housing Finance Corp., mortgage revenue bonds and private tax credit financing.

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  10. Slower boats keep manatees saferRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Robert Holmquist of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office's Marine Unit often catches boaters going too fast around the Downtown skyline section of the St. Johns River. 'It's confusing here,' he said as he powered his vessel beneath the Hart Bridge.

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  11. Cologix applies for $6.6M upgradeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    As part of a $20 million investment in Jacksonville, the Cologix data center company is preparing to launch a $6.6 million power upgrade to its Southside facility along Spring Park Road. 'It reflects that Jacksonville is experiencing a growth in its importance on the overall map of the Internet,' said Graham Williams, COO of Denver-based Cologix.

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  12. City Notes: Ford talks transportation careers to studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jacksonville Transportation Authority CEO Nathaniel Ford, above, talked to more than 60 college students who attended the Conference of Minority Officials Jacksonville Chapter event Downtown. The students came from Edward Waters College, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville University and the University of North Florida for the networking event with representatives from JTA and the Jacksonville Port Authority.

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  13. Law firms standing tall at Bank of America TowerRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    As Downtown supporters yearn for more investment in the core city, they can look to law firms to invest in renovations in the city's tallest building - the Bank of America Tower. One major firm, Holland & Knight, is wrapping up a $2.2 million renovation, not including technological upgrades, while Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is preparing to start a $500,000 build-out that likely will end up higher when furnishings and other interior work is included.

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  14. Experience means different things to candidates in council Districts 7 and 8Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    They were surrounded by the ladies in the pink jackets, members of the Gamma Rho Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. For Reggie Gaffney, George Spencer, Katrina Brown and Pat Lockett-Felder, it was picture time.

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  15. 3 groups, 3 visions for Shipyards redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The 30-day net the Downtown Investment Authority cast to bring in proposals for redeveloping the Shipyards site brought in three possibilities. Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan's interest in the riverfront property led to the DIA issuing the proposal.

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  16. More improvements planned for this year's Players ChampionshipRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Matt Rapp, executive director of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass, thinks the annual event provides a great experience for fans. 'We love coming up with new ideas for something to make it better,' Rapp said Wednesday during a Media Day news conference for this year's Players Championship, which begins May 7. 'It's supposed to be ten times faster' than the old system, Rapp said.

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  17. City notes: Jacksonville Jaguars preseason opponents setRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The season doesn't start for months, but the Jacksonville Jaguars now know who they're playing in the preseason. The team will square off against the Pittsburgh Steelers at home before heading on the road to face the New York Giants.

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  18. Attorney becomes judge as Michael Cavendish volunteers as One Spark arts category jurorRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    A bike spray-painted green, adorned with fake flowers. It was intriguing enough to cause the One Spark juror to head toward the booth.

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  19. Bar Bulletin: Law Day 2015 is a celebration of Magna CartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    For this year's Law Day theme, the American Bar Association and Bar associations across the country are celebrating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. At this point, some of you are already reaching to turn the page or have ink imprinted on the side of your face.

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  20. DVI hires Jacob Gordon; decision made outside public meeting violates Sunshine LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Downtown Vision Inc.'s board of directors announced Thursday its new executive director is Jacob Gordon, who has led a similar agency in New Jersey for eight years. DVI board Chair Debbie Buckland said Thursday night that after a properly noticed meeting last week had been adjourned, members of the search committee evaluated the four finalists and Gordon came out on top.

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