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  1. 50 years ago: Sheraton Jacksonville to join Gulf Life Center on SouthbankRead the original story

    44 min ago | Financial News & Daily Record

    A 300-room hotel to be known as the Sheraton Jacksonville would be the next phase of development in the Gulf Life Center on a three-acre tract on the south bank of the St. Johns River near the Main Street Bridge. Plans for the hotel were announced by M.S. Niehaus, president of Gulf Life Insurance Co., and Ernest Henderson III, president of Sheraton Corp. of America.

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  2. Two new restaurants coming to The Elbow in DowntownRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Financial News & Daily Record

    He was the cook at the former Northstar the Pizza Bar at 119 E. Bay St. When he found out the business was for sale, he called on a couple of partners and bought it with a vision for some extensive changes. 'The only thing that will be the same is the furniture,' said Richcreek, who has renamed the establishment Bay Street Bar & Grill.

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  3. City Rescue Mission needs help renovating six homes for recovering addictsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Howard White figured it wouldn't take much in repairs to make the early 20th century house livable. A remodeled bathroom and kitchen, a new HVAC system, updates to the electric and plumbing.

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  4. Jacksonville Landing offering nontraditional leasing as future is being discussedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Financial News & Daily Record

    With the city and owners of the venue working with design firms on a new vision for the Jacksonville Landing, major changes might be on the horizon for Downtown venue. Many involved agree that's great, but what do you do in the meantime if you're running a shopping center that has just about as many empty spaces as it does tenants? Lowe said new tenants are not being required to sign the usual five-year contract with a five-year option.

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  5. Two Arlington Expressway buildings sell for $2.25MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Those properties are assessed for 2015 tax purposes at $2.88 million. Property Appraiser records list the market value at $6.5 million.

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  6. Question of how to pay for $500 million to $700 million channel dredging remains unansweredRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The questions associated with the potential economic and environmental impacts of deepening Jacksonville's shipping channel have different responses depending on who's answering them. While the concept for the project has been approved by the federal government, no funds have been appropriated on the federal, state or local levels for dredging.

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  7. The story behind how helicopter tours helped sell the dream of St. Johns Town CenterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Financial News & Daily Record

    When Jacksonville native Paisley Boney IV was selling retailers on the opportunity to lease space on more than 200 undeveloped acres in the middle of Jacksonville, he took to the skies. There, in a helicopter, Boney would show off the many rooftops and road networks in Northeast Florida where shoppers lived that would support the vision he and developer Ben Carter were selling.

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  8. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office chief: 'I can't say at this point in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Jacksonville police no longer believe William Ebron Jr.'s report that 21-month-old Lonzie Barton went missing after a carjacking. "Honestly, I don't know what happened to Lonzie," Chief Tom Hackney said Saturday morning.

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  9. McKesson Medical-Surgical to close Westside distribution centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Financial News & Daily Record

    McKesson Medical-Surgical will close its Westside Industrial Park distribution center at the end of September and consolidate the functions into its Chicago-area operation. McKesson Medical-Surgical leases a 168,500-square-foot center in the business park.

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  10. Deutsche Bank seeks $5.5M in incentives to add 475 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Financial News & Daily Record

    While no site was revealed, Deutsche Bank is asking for city and state incentives of almost $5.5 million to add 475 jobs in 'multiple, to be determined locations' in Duval County. The new financial jobs would boost the company's Jacksonville payroll to 2,124 employees by the end of 2017.

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  11. Interline Brands sale to Home Depot nets $500M profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Three years after buying Interline Brands Inc. for $1.1 billion, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and P2 Capital Partners are selling the Jacksonville-based company for a half-billion-dollar profit. The Home Depot Inc. announced an agreement Wednesday morning to buy Interline from the two private equity firms for $1.625 billion in cash.

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  12. Episcopal School of Jacksonville launches $18M capital campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    You won't miss the Episcopal School of Jacksonville anymore as you press the pedal along Atlantic Boulevard if the independent institution's $18 million capital campaign is successful. The school is preparing for major upgrades, including its road-front visibility along Atlantic Boulevard near the ramp to the Hart Bridge.

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  13. Dan Jones & Associates merges with Watson RealtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Founded in 1970, Dan Jones & Associates is one of the leading real estate and property management firms in Jacksonville, responsible today for about 800 rental properties and 22 homeowners' associations in Northeast Florida. Wendell Davis was elected president of Dan Jones as of July 1 and former president Gene Jones moved into the vice president position.

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  14. Sweet Pete's investor Marcus Lemonis says he would yield to FSCJ's plans, but wants to hear moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Florida State College at Jacksonville leadership likes the idea of turning one particular Downtown building into a culinary enterprise and civic engagement center. The 502 N. Hogan St. building would be an attractive complement to student housing the school would like to pursue across the street.

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  15. 50 years ago: FBI agent kills knife-wielding attacker in Downtown parking lotRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Financial News & Daily Record

    An FBI agent shot and killed a man in a parking lot Downtown when the man attacked the agent with a knife as he attempted to arrest him. Johnnie Lee Davis, 59, was fatally wounded by FBI agent Donald Myers Jr. as Davis swung wildly with a long pocket knife, cutting Myers' trouser leg.

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  16. Pro bono spotlight: Law firms needed to staff Veterans Intake DayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The Veterans Legal Collaborative is a project of Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid's Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership, Three Rivers Legal Services, the Veterans Administration Clinic and the Wounded Warrior Project. The goal is to provide civil legal services for low-income veterans in our community.

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  17. Shopping Center to replace Golden Corral on Beach BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Financial News & Daily Record

    After the closed Golden Corral comes down along Beach Boulevard near the Regal theaters, a shopping center will go up in its place. Owner John Cothran plans to build a 15,100-square-foot multitenant retail center that should open in early 2016.

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  18. Should Jacksonville raise parking rates for first time in nearly three decades?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Financial News & Daily Record

    While the cost to park a vehicle in a metered space Downtown can sometimes be a contentious issue, a survey reveals Jacksonville's fee of 50 cents per hour is among the lowest of major cities in the country. While it wasn't presented as a proposal, or even a suggestion, Shad cites a survey published in 2013 by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency that compared hourly metered rates in 46 cities.

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  19. Sub-Zero consolidating SE distribution in JacksonvilleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Sub-Zero Group Inc., which makes luxury kitchen appliances, will consolidate its Atlanta and Orlando distribution functions in North Jacksonville. Sub-Zero and its Wolf Appliance Co.

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  20. Nonprofit news: Community Health Outreach honors local astronaut Norman ThagardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Financial News & Daily Record

    From left, Duval County Property Appraiser Jerry Holland, City Council member Bill Gulliford, former astronaut Dr. Norm Thagard and council members Doyle Carter, Jim Love and Sam Newby. Community Health Outreach commemorated the 20th anniversary of former NASA astronaut and Jacksonville resident Dr. Norman Thagard's return to Earth from the Russian Mir 18 mission.

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