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  1. For Jacksonville entrepreneurs, this fast-growing franchise was music to their earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Business Journal

    It was the movie "School of Rock" that made Jacksonville Beach couple Wayne and Sue Chattaway believe they could run a music school that made learning an instrument look like the coolest thing in the world. In the 2003 film, actor Jack Black plays a wild-eyed music teacher whose passion for hard rock inspires his students to not only learn to love music but form a jam band rivaling the likes of stadium rockers AC/DC.

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  2. Dana B. Kenyon Co. building $10.5 million Duval Ford dealership on WestsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Business Journal

    The Dana B. Kenyon Co. is building a $10.5 million auto dealership for Duval Ford on Jacksonville's Westside.

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  3. a Deutsche Bank looking for $5.5 million in expansion to add 475 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Business Journal

    As it plans to expand its Jacksonville office, Deutsche Bank is asking the city and state for nearly $5.5 million in financial incentives. According to a project summary filed today with the city's Office of Economic Development, the banking giant headquartered in Germany plans to add 475 new full-time jobs to its Jacksonville campus by the end of 2017, each with an average salary of $64,356, plus benefits.

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  4. Auld & White doing $3.85 million renovations for EverBank in Downtown JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Business Journal

    Auld & White Constructors LLC pulled six building permits yesterday for $3.85 million of tenant improvements for EverBank at the EverBank Center in Downtown Jacksonville. The work at 301 W. Bay St. involves improvements to the 15th, 16th and 17th floors - 32,914 square feet each - plus renovation of core areas on each floor: mechanical, electrical, equipment rooms, elevator, lobby and restrooms.

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  5. As this local coffee shop 'bootstraps' its way to success, going brick-and-mortar is just step oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Business Journal

    Last year, Will Morgan walked away from a full-time job to launch Vagabond Coffee Co. with a 1967 caravan, brewing supplies and not much else.

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  6. C. & R. General Contractors to build Daily's gas station in San MarcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Business Journal

    C. & R. General Contractors Inc. will build a new Daily's gas station for First Coast Energy LLP in San Marco.

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  7. Conlan Co. building $7.1 million front office for GE plant in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Business Journal

    The Conlan Co. is building a $7.1 million front office for the GE Oil & Gas manufacturing plant at Cecil Commerce Center.

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  8. a Veteran banking allies team up to launch Jacksonville wealth management firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Business Journal

    Two longtime associates in the banking and investment industry have partnered to form the first Jacksonville office of Salvus Wealth Management. Bob Joel and Mary "Biggs" Knauer , along with a third partner, New Jersey-based Chuck Woolston, recently launched the boutique investment management firm, which has two offices in New Jersey.

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  9. FSCJ looks to expand in DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Business Journal

    Florida State College at Jacksonville is looking to expand its footprint in Downtown - and have a hand in its revitalization in the process, according to the Florida Times-Union. The state college, which has its main campus Downtown, is seeking to add student housing, a cafe and a Center for Civic Engagement within walking distance.

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  10. The thinking behind Ameris Bank's decision to move its headquarters to a Downtown Jacksonville towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Business Journal

    Ameris Bank's move into the Riverplace Tower later this year is part of the Georgia-based institution's strategic plan to increase its visibility in the Jacksonville market. Ameris will begin occupying a suite on the 26th floor of the Downtown building by January 2016 and install marquee signage at the top of the office tower around the same time.

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  11. How do you make a music venue a bellwether for Downtown? These...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Business Journal

    If you need any evidence that younger business owners are moving into Downtown, pay a visit to Downtown's 1904 Music Hall. The live music venue, launched in 2012 by Jacksonville residents with a musical background, is experiencing some amount of success with its business model, which brings together talent from both the area and out of town, as well as serving beer and wine.

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  12. Native Sun sets opening date for Jacksonville Beach locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Business Journal

    The grocery store chain, which has two locations in Jacksonville already - on San Jose Blvd. and Baymeadows Rd. - will open its Beaches location on Sept. 4. The chain's president said that Jacksonville Beach is a good fit for Native Sun's brand, which is health and lifestyle-focused.

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

    Jun 26, 2015 | 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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  15. This transportation project is a big win for Jacksonville's logistics industry - and its driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | 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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  16. Batson-Cook doing $1.7 million renovation at Baptist Outpatient CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | 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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  17. Indian movie filming in Jacksonville sign of increased activity - and $1 million economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | 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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  18. Pele's Wood Fire to reopen this fall as Il DescoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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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  19. Southside Sheraton purchased for nearly $16M, with $4M investment plannedRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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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  20. Bahri Construction to do a $3 million build-out for Sleep CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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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