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  1. Wespac Midstream pays $11.75M for LNG siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    Wespac Midstream plans to build a liquefied natural gas manufacturing plant on the site, pictured here, at 9225 Dames Point Road. California-based energy group Wespac Midstream LLC purchased 36 acres of industrial waterfront land near the Jacksonville Port Authority's Dames Point Marine Terminal for $11.75 million from CertainTeed Gypsum and Ceiling Manufacturing, according to a deed filed Thursday.

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  2. Who we are as a city, according to the CensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Journal

    That's slightly higher than the state average of 58.9 percent and the national average of 62.7 percent. Where are they working? Here's a breakdown by sector: Education and health care - 21.2% Professional services and sciences - 12.5% Retail trade - 12.2% Finance, insurance and real estate - 11.5% Arts, entertainment and food services - 10.2% Construction - 6.4% Transportation and warehousing - 6.2% Manufacturing - 5.3% Public administration services- 4.8% Other services - 4.9% Wholesale trade - 2.7% Information - 1.6% Agriculture, forestry mining - 0.4% Jacksonville is home to two military bases, Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport.

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  3. Local vendors pitch their products to fill Winn-Dixie shelvesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Business Journal

    Some of the areas most popular companies gathered at the Winn-Dixie off San Jose Blvd. on Tuesday to present their products in front of a panel of judges with hopes of being featured in the Jacksonville-area Winn-Dixie stores. Local suppliers US Culinary & Beverage LLC, Sweet Pete's Candy, Fresh Jax and Hyppo Gourmet popsicles were some of the 24 vendors invited to participate in the three-day event.

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  4. RedCoach expands Jacksonville service, moves stop locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Business Journal

    RedCoach, an Orlando-based luxury bus company, recently expanded its routes to include Jacksonville and Tallahassee.

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  5. RedCoach buses expands Jacksonville service, moves stop locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Business Journal

    RedCoach, an Orlando-based luxury bus company, recently expanded its routes to include Jacksonville and Tallahassee. Now, it's moved its stop from the airport to the more centrally-located 1003 Kings Ave. The expansion is part of its strategy to grow its Florida business, according to a press release.

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  6. Waterfront condo development planned for abandoned industrial space that sold for $9.4 millionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Business Journal

    A group affiliated with a long-time Jacksonville developer plans to turn the former Bellinger Shipyards property near the Intracoastal into a 590-unit condo development complete with marina. According to state records, Jacksonville Intracoastal is managed by Jeff Klotz , who is CEO of AmveStar Capital LLC. Klotz is also involved with a luxury condominium development in South Jacksonville Beach .

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  7. Walmart extends employee health coverage to Mayo Cancer centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Business Journal

    Not only is Walmart now offering in-store signups for Medicare and public exchange plans created under the Affordable Care Act for its customers, but the national retailer is also extending the healthcare options it offers its employees to include treatment at Mayo Clinic. Walmart announced today it will allow its associates or their family members enrolled in the company's health reimbursement account plans or health savings account plan diagnosed with breast, lung or colorectal cancer to be seen by any of the three campuses of the renowned institution, including that in Jacksonville.

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  8. Sweet Pete's - plus a bar and restaurant - to open Downtown next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Business Journal

    Sweet Pete's, the Jacksonville candy shop that went viral after appearing on CNBC's "The Profit," will open its doors at the Seminole Club by late November , joined by other businesses including a bar. The 23,000-square-foot space at 400 N. Hogan St. will feature three levels of new additions; including a Crumbs Bake Shop and Dessert Bar on the second floor , and a full-service restaurant and bar dubbed the Candy Apple on the first.

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  9. Second top leader plans to leave Mayo Clinic FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Business Journal

    Mayo Clinic Florida Chief Administrative Officer Bob Brigham will be leaving his post at the end of the year to take a position at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, a spokesperson with Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville has confirmed with the Business Journal. It is the second announcement in as many months of the impending departure of a member of the senior leadership team at the local campus of the research and treatment center based in Minneapolis.

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  10. How a Jacksonville inventor and Saudi prince are hoping to transform Arabic clothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Business Journal

    What do you do when you're the Prince of Saudi Arabia and want to talk business with a Jacksonville manufacturer who you can't get on the phone? That is how Prince Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Saud II struck a deal with Mark Shaw, the chief executive officer of UltraTech International, Inc. to bring traditional Arabian garb into the 21 st century. Incorporating Shaw 's patented Ultra-Ever Shield fabric treatment into the native robes and burquas worn by Saudi men and women in the dessert nation, the clothing will be stain-proof as well as sweat-resistant.

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  11. New Jacksonville craft brewer Wicked Barley Brewery to open waterfront locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Business Journal

    With Jacksonville being surrounded by water, the owners of the up-and-coming Wicked Barley Brewery wanted to create a bar that fit the area. "We're called the River City, and there's not a ton of stuff to get to by boat," said co-owner Phil Maple .

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  12. Pure Barre is coming to San MarcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Business Journal

    Pure Barre offers group fitness classes geared toward women and focused on strength and stretching exercises inspired by ballet, yoga and Pilates. Pure Barre will open inside the 3,050-square-foot space of the former Olive Boutique at 1988 San Marco Blvd. The owners of the Riverside location, Victoria Koster and Jenny Parker , signed a five-year lease for the building, which will open in January 2015.

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  13. Navy Federal Credit Union to open a branch at Brooklyn StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Business Journal

    Navy Federal Credit Union is constructing its latest Jacksonville branch in Brooklyn Station, the commercial complex in Riverside where a Fresh Market grocery store opened last week . Brooklyn Station, located within walking distance of upscale residential developments such as 220 Riverside and The Beacon, is expected to add other retailers to the shopping center at 150 Riverside Ave. over the next year, including Corner Bakery Cafe, Lucy's Boutique, Hair Cuttery, Zoe's Kitchen and Burrito Gallery.

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  14. CenterState Bank throws its hat into Laura Street Trio bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Business Journal

    CenterState Bank of Florida has signed a letter of intent to set up a branch on the ground floor of the Laura Street Trio. Gil Pomar , North Florida regional president for CenterState, confirmed to the Business Journal Friday that the bank, which operates three Jacksonville area branches, has been interested in establishing a Downtown presence for some time now.

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  15. Why GE Oil & Gas chose Jacksonville - and what it took to get them hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Business Journal

    Coming to Jacksonville was a clear choice for GE Oil & Gas, which is opening an advanced- manufacturing facility at Cecil Commerce Center. The decision to come to the First Coast came down to a matrix of qualifications that the manufacturer's new host city had to have.

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  16. GE Oil & Gas say Jacksonville was natural fit for factory locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Business Journal

    It's starting with two pressure valves, but leaders believe GE Oil & Gas could be the city's next big thing. GE Oil & Gas, a subsidiary of Fortune 100 company General Electric Co., will hire 500 employees at its manufacturing plant.

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  17. Four landlords to make pitch to Citizens for Jacksonville office space consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Business Journal

    Four of the six property vendors looking to bid on the lease for Citizens Property Insurance Corp. consolidated operations center will make presentations to the state insurance agency next month. The four companies competing to fill the company's 226,400 square-feet of office space are EverBank Center Downtown, the Prominence in Baymeadows, the Square Mall in Arlington and Three Oaks Plaza, according to a report in the Daily Record.

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  18. 121 Financial Credit Union at work on new Clay County branchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    Attending the groundbreaking for the 121 Financial Credit Union Middleburg branch were Clay County Chamber Ambassador Ernie Cohen, RS & H Project Manager Ted Pangan, 121 Senior Vice President Davis Johnston, 121 Board Chairman Eddie Clanton, 121 CEO William Braddock, 121 Board Member Bill Cauley, 121 Board Member Bob Gipson and Scherer Construction Project Manager Josh Dixon. 121 Financial Credit Union officials broke ground this week on construction of its new Middleburg branch, located at 1714 Blanding Blvd. at Branan Field Road.

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  19. Global Diamonds setting up shop near St. Johns Town CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    Global Diamonds is building out a 4,493-square-foot space in The Markets at Town Center, marking its entry into the Jacksonville market. On Wednesday, the city granted Global Diamonds a building permit Wednesday for a $495,000 tenant build-out of the space at 4870 Big Island Dr. The work will be done by ShayCore Enterprises inc.

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  20. Victoria Park Apartments bought for $26.2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Iowa-based property management firm BH Management Services purchased five Florida apartment complexes, including four in Jacksonville, as part of a $55 million investment. The largest transaction, Victoria Park Apartments, was purchased for $26.2 million, according to county records filed Tuesday, or about $5,038 per unit.

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