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  1. Bi-Lo Holdings hires Australian supermarket executive as new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Bi-Lo Holdings, the Jacksonville-based parent company of the Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo and Harveys supermarket chains, is bringing in an Australian supermarket executive as its new CEO. The company announced Thursday that Ian McLeod, former managing director of the Coles grocery chain in Australia, will become president and chief executive officer March 2. McLeod left his position at Coles in July to become group commercial director for Coles' parent company, Wesfarmers Group, a diversified Australian corporation.

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  2. Renovation of Seminole Club has drawn national attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Financial News & Daily Record

    After closing in 2004, the Seminole Club sat unused for a decade. The old restaurant became Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails, a French/Southern restaurant that partnered with Sweet Pete's.

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  3. Greenleaf Tower owners ready to capitalize on Downtown's momentumRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Financial News & Daily Record

    What do you do with an 88-year-old Downtown building with small floor plates but with views of the urban core from all sides of most of its 12 floors? Downtown's Greenleaf Tower, built in 1927 and longtime home to Jacobs Jewelers and Visit Jacksonville, will soon open to what owners hope is more business. It's a distinguished, well-recognized structure at 208 N. Laura St., across the street from the Laura Street Trio and the Barnett Bank Building and next to the former Snyder Memorial church.

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  4. Wyndham hotel, adjacent 10 acres under contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk and another 10.38 acres around it on the Southbank riverfront are under contract to a buyer, owners' representatives confirmed Tuesday. 'New capital and new investment will be coming with this transaction, which is going to very good for the hotel in the community,' said Richard Lillis, executive vice president of Colliers International in Miami and a hotel specialist.

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  5. Task force to focus on economic development in Northwest JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The latest effort to foster economic development in Northwest Jacksonville began Tuesday when the Community Wealth Building Initiative Task Force convened for the first time at City Hall. Created in November by Mayor Alvin Brown, the 15-member panel of includes representatives from the education, faith, finance, health care, nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.

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  6. City notes: Bishop campaign asks Lumb to apologize for supporter being kicked out of meetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Financial News & Daily Record

    During the meeting, Jesse Wilson - a Bill Bishop supporter and former Republican City Council candidate - was 'singled out and publicly ejected' from the event, according to a letter Bishop's campaign manager, Rob Storey, sent Robin Lumb, the Republican Party of Duval County chair. He was accused of 'clandestine reporting' for Folio Weekly, Storey went on to write.

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  7. Pattillo launching $6M spec buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Financial News & Daily Record

    In a sign of a firming economy, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate will start construction on a $6 million speculative 237,000-square-foot building in Westside Industrial Park. 'We hope to provide a home for a new business to town or expansion of an existing business,' said Peter Anderson, Pattillo vice president.

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  8. 50 years ago: Longshoremen's strike shuts down Jacksonville's portRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Activity was at a virtual standstill along Jacksonville's waterfront as a strike by the International Longshoremen's Association entered its second week. So were about 1,000 local members of the union, who joined 30,000 of their brethren from Maine to Texas who walked off the job in a dispute over crew sizes and wages.

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  9. Bar Bulletin: Shuffle up and HEAL for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The Young Lawyers Section of The Jacksonville Bar Association will hold its inaugural Charity Poker Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 19, at bestbet Jacksonville, 201 Monument Road. The fun begins at 5 p.m. with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

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  10. Mayor Alvin Brown pitches program to cut youth crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Those were among the crime prevention and intervention strategies Mayor Alvin Brown announced this morning at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast. The strategies announced Friday rely on working with faith leaders, nonprofits, businesses, parks, law enforcement and others to deter youth crime.

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  11. Neighborhood Market in West Beaches a $2.1M projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Transforming the former Food Lion in the West Beaches into a Walmart Neighborhood Market will be at least a $2.1 million renovation, records show. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which already has converted five former Food Lions in Northeast Florida, intends to open the market in July at the Village Shoppes at San Pablo.

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  12. Ed Burr wants to increase involvement of Civic Council membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Financial News & Daily Record

    New Jacksonville Civic Council Chairman Edward 'Ed' Burr wants to continue focusing on the city's pension issues, Downtown development and the health of UF Health Jacksonville. He also wants to increase the involvement of the group's 70 members, who are CEOs of the area's major businesses and organizations.

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  13. CSX close to reaching buyout goal; Ward feeling good about 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Two months after offering a voluntary buyout program to reduce 300 positions, CSX Corp. came pretty close to reaching that goal, Chairman and CEO Michael Ward said Wednesday. 'Two hundred and ninety-eight people elected to take that, all of which were very happy to take it because some of them were planning to retire anyway,' Ward said in an interview after the Jacksonville-based railroad company reported strong fourth-quarter earnings.

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  14. TerraWise taking net-zero energy homes mainstreamRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Net-zero energy - a concept so Jetsons it typically pops up only a single house at a time - is planned for a portion of homes in a new 200-lot Northside subdivision. TerraWise Homes, one of three builders in the soon-to-launch Cedarbrook neighborhood, will offer a net-zero energy option for every home it builds.

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  15. Jacksonville-based companies showing confidence to expandRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Michael Griffin grew up on the Westside, starting work at age 12 at Hall's Nursery and working there through high school. After he graduated in 1971, he worked at the A&P meat plant on 45th Street as an order selector until he joined PYA/Monarch, now US Foods, in 1973.

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  16. Zo s Kitchen, Uncle Maddio's planned in Bartram VillageRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Bartram Village should be up and open by September, featuring Zoes Kitchen, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint and Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches among the six restaurants planned at the Bartram area shopping center. Chase Bank, Roxy Nails and Great Clips also are planned at the center, said Leonard 'Buzzy' Grunthal III of Grunthal & Schueth Properties Inc. The city has approved a concurrency application for Bartram Village, a three-building, 25,425-square-foot retail center on 5.34 acres at 12710 Durbin Lake Drive.

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  17. City notes: Brotman and Hill new trustees for The Community FoundationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Dr. Soloman Brotman and Robert Hill Jr. have joined the board of trustees for The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida. 'Both of them bring a strong record of community service and leadership, and we welcome their addition to our current board as we work to strengthen philanthropy and build a better community for all of Northeast Florida,' said board Chair Bill Brinton.

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  18. Nonprofit news: Pet Paradise donates 2,300 pounds and $1,000 to Jacksonville Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Diana Fox, community relations director for the Jacksonville Humane Society, accepts a check from Carter Simpson of Pet Paradise. The business raised more than $1,000 and donated 2,300 pounds of food to the humane society.

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  19. Sheriff's race tops $1M mark in contributions; Lenny Curry pulls within $75,000 of Mayor Alvin BrownRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Financial News & Daily Record

    The race to become Jacksonville's next sheriff hit a milestone in December, with the seven candidates in the running eclipsing the $1 million mark in total fundraising. Retired Jacksonville Sheriff's Office director Jimmy Holderfield still leads the pack with $237,318 in contributions after collecting $19,597 in December.

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  20. Almost $2M build-out planned at Jessie Ball duPont CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Danis filed a building-permit application with the city for $1.92 million of interior work at the 122 Ocean St. structure. Those plans show work toward the tenant occupancy as well as training rooms, conference rooms, kitchens, a community room, retail space and the 148-seat lecture hall.

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