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Authentic Jacksonville: The Hardwick at Ford on Bay

Authentic Jacksonville: The Hardwick at Ford on Bay

The proposed project for the Hardwick at Ford on Bay is moving on to the next stage of its process. In January of this year, the Downtown Investment Authority (DIA) voted to award the project to Atlanta-based developer Carter and in May approved the project’s terms and conditions. The Jacksonville Office of General Counsel is […]

Newly formed committee to evaluate inventory, buildings for future use

Newly formed committee to evaluate inventory, buildings for future use

For many years, some buildings downtown have laid dormant and often dilapidated, yet some are considered to have historic value.  A new City Council Special Committee says it wants to find out if they should be saved, or if they’re worthy of a wrecking ball. The Special Committee on Downtown Development was charged with improving […]

Boyer’s next chapter – heading DIA?

Once her final term on Jacksonville’s City Council ends in July, District 5 Councilwoman Lori Boyer said she is interested in serving the City in another capacity – as CEO of the Downtown Investment Authority (DIA). “I have expressed an interest,” said Boyer, who represents the Southbank as well as San Marco, St. Nicholas and […]