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Entries from August 2015

Florida’s Largest Home Show Set for Labor Day Weekend in Tampa

August 31st, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Florida's largest Home Show is set for Labor Day Weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. The 20th Annual Labor Day Home Show is a showcase of more than 900 exhibits of the newest home products and services.

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Report: Florida job creation slowed in July

August 30th, 2015 · Leave a Comment


Florida added 13,700 private sector jobs in July, the weakest monthly performance so far this year, according to a recent report, per an Aug. 12 article by the Tampa Bay Times.

The article states that an estimate from payroll-processing …

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Survey shows Jacksonville is in Top 50 for convention, meeting visitors

August 29th, 2015 · Leave a Comment


As reported in a recent Florida Times-Union article, Jacksonville is ranked No. 47 in a listing of the top 50 cities in the United States to host business meetings and conventions.

“It signifies that Jacksonville is being seen by more

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Metrostudy Market Update Headlines September Sales and Marketing Council Meeting

August 28th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Plan now to attend the Northeast Florida Builder Association (NEFBA) Sales and Marketing Council Breakfast meeting on Friday, Sept. 11 at the University of North Florida to hear the Metrostudy Market Update by Anthony Crocco. The breakfast meeting will begin at 8 a.m. at the UNF Herbert Center at 12000 Alumni Drive.

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Clay Builders Charity Golf Tournament Sept. 11

August 27th, 2015 · Leave a Comment


Join the Clay Builders Council for its 28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, Sept. 11, at the Orange Park Country Club.

Lunch and range begins at 11:30 a.m. and the tournament will begin at 12:30 p.m.  The cost is …

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Northeast Florida Builders Association Gala–Save the Date–Friday, November 13

August 26th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

The Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA) has announced the date for the 2016 Gala. It will be held on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Donates $61,438 to Dreams Come True

August 25th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

The real estate professionals at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty are well known for helping make the dream of homeownership come true. The company also donated a record $61,438 over the last two years for Dreams Come True, the First Coast’s only locally based nonprofit organization dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of children with life-threatening illnesses.

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Clay County Market Success – Demand Outpacing Supply in Key Areas

August 25th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

With popular communities including Fleming Island and Orange Park, Clay County has become one of the top destinations for homebuyers in Northeast Florida.

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The John Gorrie a condominium homeowners say, “Nothing compared”

August 24th, 2015 · Leave a Comment

John Gorrie School -- Gordon's Castle

The John Gorrie a condominium

“Riverside has always been home,” said Jacksonville transplants and homeowners at The John Gorrie a condominium, Dr. Lawanda Ravoira and Steven Tatsak, USN, Retired.

Residents of Jacksonville since 1991, Ravoira relocated from Virginia and Tatsak …

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Jacksonville International Airport to Receive $19 Million Upgrade

August 23rd, 2015 · Leave a Comment


As recently published in Florida Trend, the Jacksonville International Airport will soon begin an upgrade of six new computed tomography X-ray machines, worth $19 million. The new machines will be capable of screening bags that have been dropped off …

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