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

    Yesterday | 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. Jacksonville public works manager finalist for PSC spotRead the original story

    Yesterday | Financial News & Daily Record

    A project manager for Jacksonville's Department of Public Works is among eight candidates for a spot on the Florida Public Service Commission. A nominating council selected Jeffrey S. Foster and seven others from a list of 11 applicants to replace longtime utility regulator Lisa Edgar, who will leave the PSC at the end of the year.

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  3. Plans confirm Earth Fare at Mandarin SouthRead the original story

    Thursday | Financial News & Daily Record

    Plans filed with permit applications show Earth Fare and PetSmart will open at the 11700 San Jose Blvd. neighborhood retail plaza. Earth Fare spokesman Mark Malinowski said today 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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  4. Seven years of recruiting finally landed Amazon.com dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Financial News & Daily Record

    Armed with a 4-inch-thick, three-ring binder of information and ownership of 155 acres of entitled North Jacksonville property ready for sale, landowner Steve Leggett met with representatives looking for a deal. Amazon.com said Wednesday it would open a fulfillment center in North Jacksonville, which JAXUSA Partnership expects will be completed for the 2017 holiday season.

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  5. Chamber sees possibility for additional Amazon.com presence in JacksonvilleRead the original story

    Thursday | Financial News & Daily Record

    'We are continuing to encourage them to do other things. They do other centers for large projects, so our work with them is not finished,' said JAXUSA Partnership President Jerry Mallot, who leads the economic-development division of the JAX Chamber.

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

    Thursday | 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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  7. Amazon.com jobs will have "tremendous effect' in area with double-digit unemployment rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Financial News & Daily Record

    Amazon.com will generate more than 1,500 full-time jobs in an area where double-digit unemployment has created a need for opportunities and income. 'Those jobs are going where the region needs them most,' said Candace Moody, vice president of communications for CareerSource Northeast Florida.

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  8. New Moultrie Square Publix opens ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The 48,500-square-foot store closed in November and was demolished. An almost 54,000-square-foot Publix was built in its place.

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  9. New rules make it easier to issue citations in animal cruelty casesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    It's now easier for the city to crack down on pet owners who don't properly take care of their animals. City Council on Tuesday put more teeth into city law by allowing animal control officers to issue citations more simply.

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  10. City considers partnership with North Florida Land Trust to preserve Spanish American War fortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The Spanish-American War artillery battery fort on St. Johns Bluff in Arlington is the focus of a preservation effort that's a proposed partnership between the city and North Florida Land Trust. A small plot of land in Arlington with local military history that goes back nearly 120 years is slated for preservation through a joint effort of the city and the North Florida Land Trust.

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  11. Virginia group buys Stein Mart site for $24MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Virginia-based Lingerfelt CommonWealth Realty Partners LLC bought the Stein Mart building Monday, adding a second Downtown Southbank high-rise to its Jacksonville portfolio. It also manages 2.1 million square feet of suburban space as well as some ancillary properties, boosting its Jacksonville presence to at least 2.7 million square feet of office and flex space.

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  12. Nonprofit news: Bank of America grant funds STEM camps for Communities In Schools studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded Communities In Schools of Jacksonville a $16,250 grant for the nonprofit's summer STEM camps. The annual camps give high school students the opportunity to improve their skills in STEM - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - and explore career paths with local businesses specializing in those industries, including Medtronic, Eagle View Windows and the St. Johns Riverkeeper.

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  13. 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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  14. Deutsche Bank plans $5M upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Global financial-services giant Deutsche Bank anticipates at least a $5 million investment in the Southside business park it leases. The remodeling and relocation unite the Germany-based bank's Jacksonville operations along Gate Parkway, bringing the almost 1,800 full-time employees closer together for efficiency and expansion.

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  15. Stein Mart building Downtown sells for almost $24MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jacksonville-based Stein Mart Inc. occupies more than half of the 10-story, 197,000-square-foot building at 1200 Riverplace Blvd. on the Southbank. Upon the sale, it was 93 percent occupied by about 20 tenants, including the Marks Gray law firm.

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  16. Amazon.com could make center official any dayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Since March 24, the Seattle-based global e-commerce retailer announced it would open 14 fulfillment centers in six states, creating more than 13,000 jobs and needing almost 11.6 million square feet of distribution space. With the property transferred, taxpayer incentives approved and site clearing underway, all that remains is for Amazon.com to say it will open a center and create 1,500 jobs by year-end 2019 in North Jacksonville.

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  17. Land sold for expected Amazon.com center, setting stage for 1,500 jobs in North JacksonvilleRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    A developer paid $15 million Thursday for 155 acres in North Jacksonville, setting the stage for what is expected to be an Amazon.com e-commerce fulfillment center, one of the largest single-user economic development projects in the city's history. Land seller Steve Leggett confirmed the sale but declined to say if it was for an Amazon.com fulfillment center.

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  18. 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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  19. Hillwood plans for large spec buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Hillwood Investment Properties is taking steps to build a large warehouse near the Saft America plant at AllianceFlorida at Cecil Commerce Center. Plans show a 407,435-square-foot warehouse on 35.43 acres along New World Avenue, east of Saft and the FedEx Ground Package System Inc. distribution center.

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  20. Retiring NAS Jacksonville commanding officer to join Hanania Automotive as HR directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Capt. Howard Wanamaker, commanding officer of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, will join Hanania Automotive Group after his retirement Aug. 18 to become director of the human resource department. Hanania founder Jack Hanania said Thursday that Wanamaker will become the HR director for the group's more than 500 employees.

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