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Revitalizing Downtown isn’t about a single project or a single development – but it is our desire that the Shipyards – and our surrounding community investments – will be a catalyst for future growth in and around our urban district.

Join in with your support and follow along to key updates as they unfold:

Nov 02, 2021

Guest Column: Forget about ‘tax fairness’ – Four Season deal is good for Jax

Florida Times-Union

Congratulations to the Jaguars and the Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) for coming to terms on…

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Oct 21, 2021

Jaguars president on development: ‘We’re in a very good place’

Jacksonville Daily Record

Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping says the team and the city’s alignment on Downtown development…

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Oct 15, 2021

Times-Union redevelopment, two Shad Khan projects move ahead

Jacksonville Business Journal

That project will include a five-star hotel with at least 170 rooms; at least 23…

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Downtown in the news

Stay informed of the Downtown plays as they unfold:

Nov 30, 2021

Jacksonville’s hotels recovering faster than rest of Florida

Jacksonville Daily Record

Local occupancy year-to-date is nearly 10% ahead of the other market destinations.

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Nov 24, 2021

Old Florida Times-Union property gets $29M redevelopment deal from city of Jacksonville

Florida Times-Union

The riverfront land where The Florida Times-Union published its newspaper for decades will turn the…

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Nov 24, 2021

City Council approves $31.59 million incentives deal for One Riverside

Jacksonville Daily Record

Fuqua Development Group plans to buy the former Florida-Times Union property in January for a…

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Community in the news

Dec 06, 2021

My Cause My Cleats 2021 | Trevor Lawrence

Jaguars News

The car ride from Long Branch Elementary School, where Trentiss Harris learns, to TIAA Bank…

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Dec 06, 2021

My Cause My Cleats 2021 | Lerentee McCray

Jaguars News

A stone’s throw from the Jacksonville Jaguars’ stadium sits a small neighborhood with a huge…

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Dec 06, 2021

Jacksonville Jaguars punter Logan Cooke and wife fund water well in Kenya

ESPN

When Logan Cooke first saw the photo, he was stunned.

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