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  1. M.A. Mortenson wins $1.5 million renovation for AllstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    The M.A. Mortenson Co. is doing a $1.5 million renovation in an Allstate Insurance Co.

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  2. State funding cuts leave Northeast Florida health care providers reelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Business Journal

    While Thursday's Supreme Court ruling was a victory for those with subsidized coverage under the Affordable Care Act, agencies that provide care for the uninsured "working poor" in Florida are reeling from recent cuts to state funding. Earlier this week, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed dozens of line items in the 2015-16 state budget, including $9.5 million slated to go to the Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.

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  3. This transportation project is a big win for Jacksonville's logistics industry - and its driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Business Journal

    Construction will begin in July on the Florida Department of Transportation's $45 million extension of the First Coast Expressway from I-10 to Beaver Street, or U.S. 90. The result will reduced congestion at the interchanges of I-10 at Chaffee Road and at U.S. 301, a move that will significantly ease the access of trucks to distribution centers for Publix , Winn-Dixie and other businesses, said Gina Busscher FDOT District 2 public information director. The extension originally wasn't going to happen, she said, but it was included in a handful of projects Gov. Rick Scott wanted to see advanced.

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  4. Batson-Cook doing $1.7 million renovation at Baptist Outpatient CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Business Journal

    The contractor pulled a building permit for the project at 1235 San Marco Blvd. June 18. It involves renovating the second floor of the center's east wing for medical oncology service. It is the second phase of construction on the second floor.

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  5. Indian movie filming in Jacksonville sign of increased activity - and $1 million economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Business Journal

    A Bollywood movie is the latest project be filmed on location in the River City. And there are dozens more on the way.

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  6. Pele's Wood Fire to reopen this fall as Il DescoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Business Journal

    The Riverside restaurant Pele's Wood Fire is getting a new name - Il Desco - and it will reopen in September. Il Desco is an Italian phrase meaning "the dinner table," according to a news release, and the idea is to focus on recreating the dining experience people have with friends and family around the dinner table.

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  7. Southside Sheraton purchased for nearly $16M, with $4M investment plannedRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Business Journal

    The Sheraton at the St. Johns Town Center has been bought by the Peachtree Hotel Group, a hospitality management and investment organization based out of Atlanta. The 159-room hotel, which includes conference centers, a fitness room and restaurants, will undergo a complete makeover, said Jatin Desai , Peachtree's chief investment officer.

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  8. Bahri Construction to do a $3 million build-out for Sleep CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Business Journal

    Bahri Construction Inc. has pulled a building permit for a $3 million build-out for a Sleep City store in Tinseltown. The bedding and furniture store at 9726 Touchton Road will have 15,000 square feet.

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  9. Jacksonville clinic owner charged with insurance fraud, racketeeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Business Journal

    The Florida Department of Financial Services has arrested Sandy Morales , owner of Jacksonville's Gate Parkway Diagnostic Center, on charges of organizing a complex personal injury protection insurance scam that resulted in the fraudulent filing of more than $100,000 in claims for injuries in accidents that did not occur. Authorities allege Morales was at the center of a racketeering ring connected with 18 arrests tied to this fraud network that have been made since September 2012.

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  10. Summit Contracting building $38.7 student housing in Columbia, SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Business Journal

    The Station at Five Points on 2025 Gervais St. will have 218 units in one building, the Jacksonville contractor said in a news release. It expects to complete construction by Aug. 1, 2016.

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  11. Pediatric ICU launches in Clay CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Business Journal

    Orange Park Medical Center in Clay County continues its expansion into child-centered care with the opening of a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, providing additional care options for patients in the pediatric inpatient unit and pediatric emergency room. Located on the hospital's second floor, the PICU includes four private ICU beds for severely sick and injured children ages newborn to 17. The pediatric inpatient unit is on the same floor with eight private pediatric inpatient beds and both are staffed 24 hours a day with specially trained physicians and nurses, The footprint of Orange Park Medical Center's children's services will expand further in August 2015 with the opening of the free-standing Park West ER in West Jacksonville.

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  12. Five Below enters Florida market with two Jacksonville openings, third on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Business Journal

    Five Below, the bargain retailer business that appeals to teenagers with little pocket money, is entering the Florida market today with nine stores, including two Jacksonville locations. The Philadelphia-based specialty value retailer gained success by offering products priced at $5 and below.

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  13. Big changes coming to Arlington infrastructure, with JTA planning to do some heavy liftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Business Journal

    The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is hoping to contribute more than $50 million of investment to the Northwest corridor of Jacksonville, an area considered seriously underdeveloped. In its application for a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recover, or TIGER, grant, the JTA laid out plans for its Multi-Modal Transportation Opportunity Corridors project, which includes significant overhauls to the Arlington neighborhood especially.

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  14. Khan's Jaguars will help relaunch Edgewood BakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Business Journal

    Edgewood Bakery, a long-running business in Murray Hill, is throwing itself a party to mark the bakery's reopening under new ownership and management. And while you won't see Shad Khan behind the counter, on hand for Saturday's celebration will be Jacksonville Jaguars players and team mascot Jaxson De Ville - fitting since Edgewood Bakery is an investment of Jags owner Khan.

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  15. Winn-Dixie, trying to lure in Whole Foods shoppers, seeks local Tampa products to stock its shelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Business Journal

    Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. is calling on Central Florida suppliers of everything from groceries to beauty items to help stock its shelves with local items. The grocer will hold pitch sessions at the store at 13508 Florida Ave. in Tampa from July 15-17.

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  16. Khan says no payments made on Barnett loan, but Atkins still optimistic about the Laura Street TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Business Journal

    The owner of the Barnett Bank building never made any payments on the two loans issued by Shad Khan 's Stache Investments Corp. and now needs to pay back more than $3.9 million, Stache says in a foreclosure lawsuit filed in May. In March 2013, Barnett Towers LLC - a company managed by developer Steve Atkins - got a $3 million loan from Stache , with a second loan of $165,764 issued just over a year later. Atkins used the money to buy the historic building, as well as the nearby Laura Street Trio.

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  17. a Groundwork Jax prioritizes "easy wins" from "heavy lifting"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Business Journal

    Plans for a recreational trail connecting an unused stretch of CSX railway with the Hogans Creek area have languished for years now. Public meetings have not produced action, city budgets have not generated funding, and that has prompted skepticism - not entirely misplaced - from some in the community, according to Dawn Emerick , CEO of the grassroots group Groundwork Jacksonville.

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  18. Shaun Thurston's mural on Forsyth Street will soon be blacked out. Here's why.Read the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Business Journal

    In an effort to preserve the vacant buildings at 801 and 805 W. Forsyth St., owner Chris Hionides has requested permission to mothball them - which, according to city regulation, requires the windows to be blacked out. Thurston's crystal-themed artwork on those buildings is one of several of his murals adorning various businesses in Jacksonville, including Chamblin's and The Blind Rabbit.

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  19. Gilbane pulls $19 million permit for Vistakon Phase 7 expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Business Journal

    The Gilbane Building Co. pulled a permit yesterday for $19 million of work on Vistakon's Phase 7 expansion on Jacksonville's Southside.

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  20. Jacksonville gets $400,000 to deal with contaminated sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Business Journal

    The City of Jacksonville has been awarded $400,000 in grants by the Environmental Protection Agency to identify potential contaminated properties. The funds include a $200,000 hazardous substances grant and a $200,000 petroleum grant that will be used to assess up to 18 sites.

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