October 2010

Found 7 blog entries for October 2010.

Frank Nothaft, vice president and chief economist

4.4% increase in single family home production

"Meanwhile, the housing construction market is showing some signs of promise. New construction on one-family homes rose 4.4 percent in September to the strongest pace since May. In addition, homebuilder confidence rose in October to the strongest level since June, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index."

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It was an offer we couldn't pass up. Round Table Realty has taken its first listing in the Riverside historical market. The properties at 2237 and 2365 Riverside Drive are taking a new approach by being offered as residential as opposed to commercial. Our team is very excited at the opportunity to find the right buyer for these two amazing homes. More details to come as soon as the listing goes live.

-DC

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Riverside-Avondale one of the years 10 great neighborhoods

Citing Riverside-Avondale’s historic residential properties and abundant parks, the American Planning Associationriverside2_600 named the area one of the year’s 10 great neighborhoods.

“We’re looking for outcomes: This is what can happen with good planning,” association spokesman Denny Johnson said. “It was pretty easy to see this was an outstanding neighborhood. It had a lot of the quality and characteristics that make it worthy of the designation.”

The neighborhood, which the city has named a historic district, features a mix of architecture, including the Prairie Style rarely seen in this part of the country.

One of the most densely populated neighborhoods in the city also contains a diversity of

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Riverside-Avondale one of the years 10 great neighborhoods

Citing Riverside-Avondale’s historic residential properties and abundant parks, the American Planning Associationriverside2_600 named the area one of the year’s 10 great neighborhoods.

“We’re looking for outcomes: This is what can happen with good planning,” association spokesman Denny Johnson said. “It was pretty easy to see this was an outstanding neighborhood. It had a lot of the quality and characteristics that make it worthy of the designation.”

The neighborhood, which the city has named a historic district, features a mix of architecture, including the Prairie Style rarely seen in this part of the country.

One of the most densely populated neighborhoods in the city also contains a diversity of

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Jacksonville's Southside Gets 2 More Restaurants

The St. John's Town Center gets Suite & Libretto's

Jacksonville, FL - The Town Center, already home to a plethora of restaurants spanning from Firehouse Subs todish_cantina_laredo Maggiano's adds two more restaurants to its offerings.

http://jacksonville.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/stories/2010/10/04/daily43.html

Two more new restaurant brands will open their first Northeast Florida locations at the Markets at Town Center, bringing more than 100 jobs to the area.

Suite, a tapas lounge and night club, will open late in the fourth quarter and Libretto’s Italian Kitchen and Pizzeria is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2011.

Both restaurants will be located on Big Island Drive, according to a representative

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The Riverwalk gets closer to Naval museumuss_charles_f_adams_ddg-2_600

USS Charles Adams to be a part of the Jacksonville downtown skyline

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The next naval warship to make its home on the first coast may be one that doesn't head out to battle actually.

Jacksonville's finance committee unanimously approved an ordinance to provide support to bring the USS Charles F. Adams downtown as a floating museum.

The ship, a guided missile destroyer commissioned in 1960, called Mayport home for years leading up to its retirement in 1992.

The Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (JHNSA) wants to bring the ship to the Southbank to call the nearby Acosta Bridge its home.

The JHNSA wants a 10-year commitment for the berthing space and needs a submerged lands

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Oh Spurline Rd. Open House

Jacksonville, FL - Just one day prior to the Open house & Cupcakes event at the Spurline Dr. townhome my seller and Isuper-mario-cupcakes_500 receive a contingent offer. IT's right in the strikezone and even though we have a long way to go on the calendar it would just figure that this would put it's shine on tomorrow's open house.

Already a contingent offer.... Contingent on simply one person's approval after viewing tomorrow... Cancel the open house? Heck No! There will be cupcakes there and I, for one, am not going to cancel on cupcakes!

So who's coming to get some cupcakes and information on the community's surrounding?! I certainly cant eat all of them myself.

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