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City Council Approves Jaguars Performance Center

City Council Approves Jaguars Performance Center

The Jacksonville City Council has unanimously given its approval to the Jacksonville Jaguars’ plan to build a new $120 million football performance center. The city will pay $60 million of the cost. The Jaguars will cover the rest, including any cost overruns. The 127,087 square foot facility will include one indoor and two outdoor practice […]

Riverfront Parks endorses duPont Fund’s conceptual Esplanade Plan

Riverfront Parks endorses duPont Fund’s conceptual Esplanade Plan

Riverfront Parks Now (RPN) endorses Jessie Ball duPont Fund’s recently unveiled Esplanade Plan for the publicly owned Shipyards and Metropolitan Park lands. “We’re encouraging the community rally behind this public space plan and the corresponding social, cultural and urban planning principles,” said Nancy Powell, chair of the RPN Steering Committee. “The Esplanade Plan aligns with […]

Khan, Jaguars plan for riverfront gets green light from DIA

Khan, Jaguars plan for riverfront gets green light from DIA

Jacksonville Downtown Investment Authority gave unanimous approval July 7 to a $114 million incentive package with Jaguar owner Shad Khan for his plan to revitalize the former Kids Kampus parcel on the St. Johns River. Khan’s development company, Iguana Investments is looking to build a $321 million development across from TIAA Bank Field. The proposal […]