11 June Lucky's Market Opens New Store in OakLeaf Station June 11, 2018 By Laura Pavlus News Retail, OakLeaf, New Business 0 Jacksonville Business Journal - June 8, 2018 - by Dahlia Ghabour - read article here Lucky's Market Identifies Second Jacksonville Location Lucky's Market, which opened its first Jacksonville store in December 2016, is set to open a second location, with a store in OakLeaf Station up and running by the end of the year. The new Lucky's Market will enter a 30,000-square-foot spot in OakLeaf at 8380 Merchants Way, according to a spokesman from landlord Sleiman Enterprises. The closest Lucky's now open are the Neptune Beach location at 580 Atlantic Blvd. and one in Gainesville at 1459 NW 23rd Ave. The Colorado-based grocer is backed by Kroger Co. and has 13 stores in Florida. In the next three years, Lucky's has plans to open 40 more stores. Earlier this week, one opened in St. Petersburg, and another in Sarasota will soon follow. If the company does end up with more than 50 stores, it will have more in Florida than Whole Foods, with 28 spots, though much smaller than Publix at more than 800. Related Jacksonville's Office Market Benefited from a Strengthening Economy as Job Creation Continued "With a growing population and a strengthening economy, both national and local businesses look to Jacksonville as a top-tier market for operations," said Colliers, which represented Gramercy Woods in the Aetna transaction. NE Florida Industrial/Office Markets Strong in First Half of '17 Jacksonville's commercial real estate statistics show that both industrial and office properties have produced significant net absorption and strong leasing activity in the first six months of 2017, according to data maintained by Cushman & Wakefield. Just south of Jacksonville, Clay County continues to offer a selection of properties with tremendous cost savings and a readily available talent pipeline. Kid Market Teaches Students Entrepreneurial Skills The market is a project that spans months, teaches students about finances and allows students the chance to open and operate a business. And it’s not just simple finances either. Students learn about supply and demand, interest rates, loans and profit and loss. It all begins by developing a full-blown business plan, including a business name and logo. Jacksonville MSA Has Second Strongest Job Growth of Large Markets Northern Florida is having a bit of a moment. The two strongest jobs markets in the nation, among markets with at least 1 million people, are Orlando and Jacksonville. Q&A: BofA market president positive on Jax region The Business Journal spoke with Greg Smith, the market president of Bank of America, about the state of the banking sector in northeast Florida and how digital banking has impacted the industry. Orange Park Medical Center Opens Level II Trauma Center Orange Park Medical Center opened its long-sought trauma center after receiving provisional status from the Florida Department of Health. For now, it’s the second trauma center serving the Northeast Florida region of Clay, Duval, Nassau, Baker and St. Johns counties. UF Health Jacksonville has a Level I trauma center serving the region. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.