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The Jaguars are proposing a $1.4 billion renovation of EverBank Stadium. | Jacksonville Jaguars
2 days ago

Public hearing scheduled on stadium renovation

The hearing will take place Monday as a debate continues over the community benefits segment of the stadium agreement.…

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June 12, 2024

THE JAXSON | How the Jaguars stadium deal could support Historic Eastside revitalization

Here’s how the stadium deal’s community benefits agreement could provide tangible benefit to its adjacent urban core neighborhood.…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars are proposing a $1.4 billion renovation of EveryBank Stadium. | Jacksonville Jaguars
June 10, 2024

Second workshop set on stadium renovation

The agenda will include the community benefits portion of the agreement, which would funnel $300 million into the community.…

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Jacksonville Council President Ron Salem listens to a presentation about the Jaguars' stadium rebuild during a City Council workshop Wednesday, June 5, 2024. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
June 5, 2024

No meaningful objections arise as City Council considers stadium deal

In its first workshop to discuss a proposed stadium agreement, the Jacksonville City Council on Wednesday seemed poised to approve…

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The JAX Chamber is supporting the renovation of EverBank Stadium into "the Stadium of the Future." City of Jacksonville
June 4, 2024

OPINION | A city of tokenism, except for the Jaguars

Jacksonville is a low-tax town that skimps on major priorities. Except for the Jaguars.…

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Jacksonville's chief negotiator on the Jaguar's Stadium of the Future deal Mike Weinstein, right, explains how a proposed stadium rebuild is expected to work to a community gathering at Mandarin High School recently while Mayor Donna Deegan, left, and Jag's President Mark Lamping, center, look on. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
June 4, 2024

How the city wants to pay for the ‘Stadium of the Future’

The city plans to pay for its $625 million construction portion by redirecting revenue from a half-penny sales tax, passed…

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Jaguars owner Shad Khan and Jacksonville Mayor Donna Deegan celebrated the opening of the Miller Electric Center in July of 2023. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
June 3, 2024

OPINION | The art of the deal: Donna Deegan’s stadium triumph

Part of the reason the stadium deal sold itself locally is that Jacksonville leadership tethers so much importance to being…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars released this concept for what they call "the Stadium of the Future." | Jacksonville Jaguars
June 3, 2024

Public hearing set on Jaguars stadium deal

Under a new timeline, legislation would be introduced June 11, followed by a public hearing June 17 and a vote…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed renovating EverBank Stadium into the "Stadium of the Future."
May 28, 2024

Public supports stadium plan if community needs are funded

Fifty-six percent of people in a University of North Florida poll supported renovation of EverBank Stadium if the deal includes…

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May 22, 2024

Stadium operating costs: Current vs. proposed

An analysis of current cost sharing on day-to-day stadium operations, versus those proposed under a new deal between the Jacksonville…

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The JAX Chamber is supporting the renovation of EverBank Stadium into "the Stadium of the Future." City of Jacksonville
May 17, 2024

JAX Chamber voices support for Jaguars stadium agreement

The chamber will lobby City Council members to approve what it calls “an incredibly important deal for the future of…

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Michael Wright listens to a community conversation about the $1.4 billion proposal from the City of Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Jaguars to renovate EverBank Stadium on Thursday, May 16, 2024. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 16, 2024

Northside ‘huddle’ draws cautious optimism about ‘Stadium of the Future’

A community investment promise is helping sell the Stadium of the Future proposal, while Northside activists vow to oppose it.…

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Philip Ayles speaks in support of the stadium deal at a Mandarin community huddle on May 15, 2024. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
May 15, 2024

Cheers, skepticism at first ‘community huddle’ on Jags stadium renovation

A little over 150 people gathered at Mandarin High School to participate in the the first “community huddle” on the…

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A renovated EverBank Stadium could open in 2028. | City of Jacksonville
May 15, 2024

More details about the Jaguars’ stadium agreement

A presentation from the city illustrates the high points of a $1.4 billion deal to renovate EverBank Stadium.…

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Jacksonville City Council President Ron Salem listens as Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping pitches a proposed new agreement for leasing the city's municipal stadium. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 14, 2024

Mayor, Jags unveil ‘Stadium of the Future’ proposal

Mayor Donna Deegan, the city’s chief negotiator and the Jags’ president pitched the plan to rehabilitate and renovate the municipal…

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The city of Jacksonville has reached an agreement with the Jaguars to renovate EverBank Stadium. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
May 10, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Does Jacksonville get its money’s worth on EverBank Stadium?

With a new Jaguars deal pending, a Jacksonville Today reader asks about the city’s return on investment for the stadium.…

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Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping outlines the proposed renovation of EverBank Stadium during a "community huddle" on June 12, 2023. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 9, 2024

Here’s the schedule of ‘community huddles’ on stadium deal

The city of Jacksonville has scheduled five public meetings to explain a long-awaited agreement with the Jacksonville Jaguars to renovate…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed the team and city share the cost of renovating EverBank Stadium. | Jacksonville Jaguars
May 8, 2024

Jaguars stadium deal to be revealed Tuesday

A long-awaited agreement on the Jaguars’ “Stadium of the Future” is ready to go to the City Council for review.…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars want to renovate EverBank Stadium into "the Stadium of the Future." | Jacksonville Jaguars
April 24, 2024

Stadium deal could be ready by mid-May

City Council President Ron Salem says a series of public meeting then will be held to gather input on the…

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TRUE Commission Chair Keshan Chambliss, left, listens as Commissioner Daniel Henry speaks on his concerns about procurement-contract training at a meeting of the commission on April 4, 2024. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
April 10, 2024

At dawn of huge stadium deal, Jax commission sees ‘pattern’ of lax contract oversight

Commissioners want to know how to help the city tackle what they view as repeated shortcomings in enforcing contracts.…

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An illustration shows the Jacksonville Jaguars' proposed "Stadium of the Future." | Jacksonville Jaguars
March 27, 2024

City Council approves $10 million for EverBank Stadium

The money will be used for preconstruction design and engineering services for the stadium’s proposed renovation.…

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This illustration shows conceptual plans for a renovated EveryBank Stadium.
December 14, 2023

Jags stadium negotiations: 15 moving pieces

Jacksonville hopes to reach a stadium agreement with the Jaguars by spring, but a lot of issues remain under study.…

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November 6, 2023

Jacksonville Jaguars inviting bids to work on the ‘Stadium of the Future’

In a big step toward the renovation of the 28-year-old EverBank Stadium, the Jacksonville Jaguars seek sealed bids for work…

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EverBank Stadium has served as the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars since their inaugural season in 1995. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
October 9, 2023

OPINION | Donna Deegan’s stadium conundrum

The mayor isn’t going to be able to make everyone happy. Will anyone be smiling at the end?…