Amazon Services Inc. is the long-held-secret negotiator for an intermodal center on the northwest side of the airport, City Attorney Tim McCausland announced this morning during a City Commission study session. More
The team behind the Yard on Mass food truck park and taproom broke ground this afternoon in a brief ceremony. The venue at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Parker Street is expected to open this fall. Supported in part by the Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency, Yard on Mass joins neighbors like Haus 820 as part of the city’s efforts to revitalize the neighborhood’s commercial strip.
Lakeland’s MidFlorida Credit Union has announced plans to merge with Ocala’s Community Bank & Trust of Florida and the Florida assets of First American Bank of Iowa by the end of the year. The MidFlorida-Community merger would create a combined entity with $4 billion in assets and $3 billion in loans, with 1,100 employees and 63 full-service branches, according to a news release.
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Broadway Real Estate Services brought its top executives, a lawyer, architect and a court reporter to an advisory board’s meeting today to make a simple request: Hear from us before recommending who should have a shot at developing the Oak Street parking lot just north of Broadway’s NoBay complex.
The show of force was prompted by a recommendation that the city negotiate with Tampa-based Catalyst Asset Management Inc., the only other company that responded to a request for qualifications for developing the site comprising a full downtown block. More
A Lakeland financial technology company is seeking $60,000 in state, county and city incentives to stay here, expand its operation and hire 20 new employees at an average salary of $51,309. The company, whose name isn’t being disclosed by economic development officials, says it is also looking at two overseas sites, Tampa Bay Business Journal reports.
We’re reposting this article since the work starts Wednesday: Kentucky Avenue will close between Orange Street and Lemon Street starting May 1 for construction of the five-story Heritage Plaza parking garage, the city of Lakeland has announced. The closure is expected to last until the end of 2019. More
As Dan Signor sipped on a latte and talked about his plans to open a hip new music venue in Dixieland, it was easy to get caught up in his enthusiasm.
The rock ‘n roll musician has entertained in Florida for years, but now he’s setting up a permanent location in Lakeland called Union Hall at 1023 S. Florida Ave., formerly the site of Truly Nolan. More
Lakeland’s two biggest architectural firms didn’t consider themselves rivals because they had different specialties; so when the Lunz Group and WMB-ROI merged recently, it was looked at as a pooling of resources into a company with a footprint across the I-4 corridor.