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The Aldi at 15324 Max Leggett Parkway in North Jacksonville. | Jacksonville Daily Record
July 11, 2024

Aldi is starting to convert Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores

A Harveys supermarket in Edgewood Square will be the first in the area to be converted to the Aldi brand.…

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Grand Ocean will be an office and retail project in the Beaches Town Center at 42 E. Coast Drive in Atlantic Beach, north of Coop 303 restaurant. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 28, 2024

ATP Tour moving headquarters to Atlantic Beach

The governing body of men’s professional tennis is downsizing with a move from Ponte Vedra Beach.…

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The former Offshore Power Systems buildings are part of a 16.2-acre site along the south side of the Arlington Expressway that a developer wants to convert into apartments. | Karen Brune Mathis, Jacksonville Daily Record
June 21, 2024

Arlington office buildings could become apartments

A developer wants to transform the former FBI headquarters, two office buildings and neighboring property in Arlington into 779 apartments.…

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Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is planned for 10601 San Jose Blvd. in the Mandarin Landing shopping center. | Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
June 20, 2024

Permit issued for Cooper’s Hawk in Mandarin

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant will have inside and patio dining, bars and a retail area.…

Featured image for “Fresh-Mex & Co. signs lease in St. Johns County”
Fresh-Mex & Co. plans a second location in the Shoppes of St. Johns Parkway at northwest St. Johns Parkway and County Road 210 in St. Johns County. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 17, 2024

Fresh-Mex & Co. signs lease in St. Johns County

The Tex-Mex Cantina was founded in 2017 in the Southpoint area before moving to St. Johns Town Center.…

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Pour Taproom and Pizza Jeans restaurant are planned in the VyStar Credit Union garage Downtown at 61 N. Laura St. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 13, 2024

Pizza and self-serve beer on tap for Downtown Jacksonville

The city is reviewing a building permit for Pour Taproom and Pizza Jeans in the VyStar Credit Union garage at…

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June 10, 2024

EverBank moving branch from Brooklyn to Ortega

The city of Jacksonville issued a permit last week for EverBank to build out its new branch at 4211 San…

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Culver’s specializes in ButterBurgers — burgers on buttered, toasted buns — and frozen custard. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 4, 2024

Culver’s proposes restaurant in North Jacksonville

The Wisconsin-based chain has submitted plans for a location at northeast Max Leggett Parkway and Hyatt Road.…

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Publix is expanding or renovating around Northeast Florida. | Jacksonville Daily Record
May 31, 2024

What’s Publix up to in Northeast Florida?

Publix Super Markets is expanding and renovating around Jacksonville. Here’s what’s in the works.…

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The entrance to Regency Square Mall at 9501 Arlington Expressway. | Karen Brune Mathis, Jacksonville Daily Record
May 30, 2024

Bulk of Regency Square Mall could be demolished

The mall’s prospective buyer, Blackwater Development LLC, may replace major parts of the mall with housing, entertainment and retail.…

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is leasing space inside the Florida Blue Riverside Office Complex at 532 Riverside Ave. in Brooklyn. | Jacksonville Daily Record
May 28, 2024

$5 million permit issued for Sheriff’s Office in Brooklyn

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is leasing almost 60,000 square feet of space for its Homeland Security Division in the Riverside…

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The Wells Fargo sign will come down from the top of the tower now called 1 Independent. | Jacksonville Daily Record
May 21, 2024

No more name in lights for Wells Fargo Center

The Wells Fargo sign Downtown will not be lighted again. The bank no longer carries signage rights to the building.…

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Plans show a Boss menswear shop at St. Johns Town Center. | Jacksonville Daily Record
May 20, 2024

Hugo Boss appears headed to Jacksonville

The city is reviewing a permit for a Hugo Boss store at St. Johns Town Center, in the space now…

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Louis Vuitton is expanding into the former space of Lovesac beanbag and sofa maker. Lovesac moved across the Nordstrom plaza to make space for the Louis Vuitton expansion. | Karen Brune Mathis, Jacksonville Daily Record
May 17, 2024

The latest renovations at St. Johns Town Center

Louis Vuitton, Swarovski and Maggiano’s Little Italy all are expanding or rejuvenating their properties.…

Featured image for “Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls coming to Durbin Park”
Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls plans to open in The Pavilion at Durbin Park.
May 13, 2024

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls coming to Durbin Park

The Maryland-based chain intends to open in the St. Johns County shopping center along Race Track Road and State Road…

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This Pinstripes restaurant and bowling venue is in Orlando. | Pinstripes
May 3, 2024

Pinstripes and Putshack may come to Town Center

The two national operators would offer bowling, tech-infused miniature golf, and food and drink.…

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More than 100 firefighters battle a fire Jan. 29, 2024, at the $65 million Rise Doro apartments. | Dan Scanlan, Jacksonville Today
April 30, 2024

Rise plans to start rebuilding Doro apartments this summer

The CEO of Rise: A Real Estate Company said the goal is to start construction about Aug. 1 with an…

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Wells Fargo Center at 1 Independent Drive W. was built in 1975. | Jacksonville Daily Record
April 30, 2024

Wells Fargo Center is now called 1 Independent

New owners are talking with two financial institutions about the name atop the building.…

Featured image for “Cooper’s Hawk applies for permit in Mandarin”
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is planned for 10601 San Jose Blvd. in the Mandarin Landing shopping center. | Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
April 29, 2024

Cooper’s Hawk applies for permit in Mandarin

Cooper’s Hawk opened its first Northeast Florida restaurant at The Markets at Town Center.…

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Wells Fargo Center in Downtown Jacksonville. | Jacksonville Daily Record
April 25, 2024

Wells Fargo Center sold to New York company

The tower, one of Jacksonville’s signature buildings, was sold with two parking garages for a combined $46.35 million.…

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Cars line up for gas at Costco Wholesale in Fairfax, Virginia.
April 19, 2024

Costco wants to add fuel pumps at Town Center store

The members-only club is proposing 12 fuel pumps with 24 fueling stations at 4901 Gate Parkway.…

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April 19, 2024

Publix redoing stores around Jacksonville

Publix Super Markets Inc. regularly renovates and rebuilds its stores. Here are two projects in the works in Jacksonville.…

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From left, Ricky Caplan, Becky Burleigh, Fred Taylor and Tim Tebow are part of the group that aims to bring women's and men's professional soccer to Northeast Florida. Sporting Club Jacksonville announced the plans in December 2023. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
April 18, 2024

Soccer group considers Sears site at Regency for stadium

Sporting Club Jacksonville wants to acquire the closed Sears property for a new professional soccer operation.…

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IDEA Public Schools is renovating the former VyStar Credit Union headquarters at 4949 Blanding Blvd. into the charter elementary school. | Jacksonville Daily Record
April 16, 2024

Former VyStar headquarters will become charter school

IDEA Public Schools says the elementary school will open in August 2025, the third IDEA school in Jacksonville.…