Big talk by Jags owner is unrelated to reality

Big talk by Jags owner is unrelated to reality

Comments by Jaguars owner Shad Khan the other day were worthy of note. First was the notion that nothing has been done downtown for 50 years. “This has been like a 50-year objective in Jacksonville to do something downtown,” Khan allegedly told local reporters. “I’ve...
Closing a grocery does not constitute a crisis

Closing a grocery does not constitute a crisis

How much longer will city officials continue to throw money at a problem they can’t fix? For years, untold millions of dollars have been poured into the Northwest Quadrant of Jacksonville, in a vain attempt to stimulate economic activity. It has had about the same...
Many eyes are looking at the JEA sale proposal

Many eyes are looking at the JEA sale proposal

Are other options being ignored as the JEA Sale Red Ball Express roars down the tracks? One wonders. An interesting bit of intel picked up by Eye this week: A few local experts on finance – investment banker types – are for their own amusement examining the city’s...