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Waterfront Executive Residence on Market, $850k Business Opportunities: How to Decide on a Franchise Not-So-Secret Rules of Business Etiquette Are Franchise Opportunities Really Less Risky Than Business Startups? Top CEOs: Myths about Hiring “A” Players Business Distilled
 

Waterfront Executive Residence on Market, $850k

Judy Hicks, Re/Max realtor is representing the home located at 850 Shipwatch Drive East. “Bring your boat!” she says and enjoy navigating to the ocean from this 6 bedroom, 4 bath home with all the space you need. Featuring both formal and informal living areas with the owners suite, office and 2 bedrooms downstairs. Upstairs,… Read More »

Business Opportunities: How to Decide on a Franchise

By Marshall Reddy For the prospective small business owner, franchises are a great avenue to consider. There are many benefits to owning a franchise and thousands of people purchase franchises each year. In fact, the Franchise Times, a leading franchise news source, reported that nearly 12,000 franchise units are sold per year. In general, franchises… Read More »

Not-So-Secret Rules of Business Etiquette

Have you ever heard, “Don’t place your elbows on the table…it isn’t polite,” only to be left wondering, “Why is this such a bad thing?” There are a myriad of small actions that we’ve taken in business meetings, networking events, and other professional gatherings, that shaped the outcomes of those meetings in ways that we… Read More »

Are Franchise Opportunities Really Less Risky Than Business Startups?

By Marshall Reddy So you’ve decided to become your own boss…now what? There are two basic paths to business ownership that most people embark on. Choosing the right path is not so much a matter of risk as it is a matter of your personal best fit. Whether or not you decide to explore franchise… Read More »

Top CEOs: Myths about Hiring “A” Players

Every great, profitable company has the same thing in common. The concept is so simple yet so elusive. Top CEOs understand  “A” players attract other “A” players, and that “B” players attract “C” players. We asked Laura Sabo, facilitator with Renaissance Executive Forums in Jacksonville, Florida, to share with us some real-world tips. Here are… Read More »

Business Distilled

A Fight for Legal Rights and the Pursuit of Local Quality at St. Augustine Distillery By Ryan Winter One of Northeast Florida’s top tour stops invites locals and visitors alike to taste the passion and history  that culminate in world-class spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Imagine the crisp smells of juniper, cassia bark, and citrus… Read More »

Made In Space to Keynote One Spark Creator Innovation Day

10 March 2016

One Spark today announced its Creator Innovation Day agenda, which includes keynote speakers from Made In Space, an address from Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and a series of Northeast Florida leaders in business and technology. Creator Innovation Day is Thursday, April 7 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and open to the public. It’s the… Read More »

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Community First Credit Union Invests $1.7 million in Upgrades to Arlington Branch

10 March 2016

Community First Credit Union, a full-service credit union based in Jacksonville with membership open to anyone who lives on the First Coast, announces it will undertake one of its most ambitious branch redesigns in its history with the renovation of its existing Arlington Branch at 7676 Merrill Road. The branch was originally built in the… Read More »

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Naugle Funeral Home & Cremation Services Expands with Riverside Location

07 March 2016

Naugle Funeral Home & Cremation Services,  Jacksonville’s oldest funeral home serving four generations, recently opened a second location in historic Riverside, at 808 Margaret Street, to serve the Riverside, Avondale and Ortega neighborhoods. “We’re excited to continue our family’s nearly 100-year tradition of providing personal, individualized attention. We look forward to serving the community at… Read More »

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GE Aviation and United Way partner for Community Days

07 March 2016

GE Aviation of Jacksonville and United Way of Northeast Florida joined forces this week to celebrate GE Community Days Tuesday, March 1, and Thursday, March 3. More than 150 volunteers participated in 14 different projects across Northeast Florida designed to promote goodwill and improve local campuses. “GE Aviation has long demonstrated commitment to our community… Read More »

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New Website FanZoos Creates the Ultimate, Interactive Experience for Sports Fans

04 March 2016

Sports enthusiasts can soon rejoice over a new website that aims to revolutionize the way sports content is received and how fans connect around the latest news and developments in the sports world. Known as FanZoos, the site will be unveiled during an official launch event on Thursday, March 24th at the Beaver Street Enterprise… Read More »

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Edgewood Bakery Sold to Local Restaurateur

01 March 2016

Edgewood Bakery has been sold by Stache Investments to local restaurateur John Valentino, who will convert the property into a second location for his successful French Pantry brand. Valentino has been at the forefront of the Jacksonville restaurant scene with ownership of Burrito Gallery, Mellow Mushroom, Uptown Market and French Pantry.  Valentino purchased the original… Read More »

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Jimerson & Cobb Welcomes New Associate Attorney

29 February 2016

Jimerson & Cobb, P.A., is pleased to announce the addition of new associate attorney, Adam B. Edgecombe, to its business litigation practice. “Adam brings with him a wealth of background expertise and experience that adds a new layer to the support we can offer our clients,” said Charles Jimerson, managing partner of Jimerson & Cobb.… Read More »

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Suns add four staff to new front office for 2016

19 February 2016

While the first baseball players have begun reporting to Spring Training, the Jacksonville Suns are continuing preparation for their first season under new ownership. The club recently added four new members to the front office staff, which is preparing for Opening Day April 7 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The latest additions to the… Read More »

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Impact Player: David Miller

16 February 2016

Each issue of Advantage features an “Impact Player” from United Way of Northeast Florida, as a means to highlight the contributions that local volunteers make to our community. As the Lead Investor of United Way’s social innovation project, Upstream, Brightway Insurance Chairman David Miller is driving groundbreaking approaches to long-standing community challenges. A collaborative effort… Read More »

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Stellar to Break Ground on $5M Tom Bush BMW Dealership

16 February 2016

Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, will begin construction on a $5-million Tom Bush BMW dealership this month. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Feb. 17. This project begins just as Stellar wraps up another project for Tom Bush, its new state-of-the-art collision center. Stellar will convert… Read More »

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