- November 28, 2017
D.S. Ware Homes announced it has been chosen as one of the residential homebuilders for Wildlight, a new town being developed in Nassau County by a subsidiary of Rayonier Inc.
D.S. Ware will build homes in Wildlight’s Village Center neighborhood and plans to break ground this summer on its model homes.
It will work closely with Wildlight on construction plans to fit the community’s architectural guidelines — the Wildlight Pattern Book.
In addition to homes and neighborhoods, the first phase of Wildlight will include the Village Center, with planned retail stores and restaurants, Wildlight Elementary School, office space, recreational parks, and biking and walking trails.
Wildlight also has a high-speed fiber network.
Wildlight is being created by Rayonier subsidiary Raydient Places + Properties 20 miles north of Jacksonville at northeast Interstate 95 and Florida A1A.
The plan is designed for about 1,000 homes across 260 acres. There also will be nearly 350 acres of permanently preserved open space.
Business: Brightway adds 3 new out-of-state agencies
Jacksonville-based Brightway Insurance announced three new agencies:
Chip Vance opened Brightway, The Chip Vance Agency in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. It is the first in Alabama.
Man Phung opened Brightway, The Phung Agency in Fishers, Indiana. It is the first in Indiana.
Jim Anderson opened Brightway, The Jim Anderson Agency in Tucson, Arizona.
Tote Maritime bought 350 high-tech smart refrigerated containers to service the Puerto Rico trade route.
The new refrigerated containers are scheduled to arrive in Jacksonville this summer. They will be equipped with Carrier’s PrimeLine machinery, the latest cooling technology available for refrigerated equipment.
Jacksonville-based Tote Maritime said it was among the shipping industry’s pioneers to use machine-to-machine or M2M telematics technology to remotely monitor and control conditions of refrigerated perishables during transport.
Skinner Bros. Realty buys land for retail development
Skinner Bros. Realty bought 1.2 acres next to Moultrie Square, a shopping center it owns in St. Augustine, for a retail development.
Jacksonville-based Skinner Bros. paid $415,000 for the property in a purchase from Bedlam SDI Management Co. LLC.
The land is next to and south of the Publix Super Markets Inc.-anchored Moultrie Square center at U.S. 1 and Wildwood Drive in St. Augustine.
Mike Ruble joined the U.S. Trust Jacksonville office as a Private Client Advisor. He previously worked at U.S. Trust and rejoins after working at BB&T as a Senior Wealth Advisor. He also previously worked with SouthTrust Asset Management Co. and Barnett Banks Trust Co.
Three pediatricians with the University of Florida College of Medicine — Jacksonville were honored by the Northeast Florida Pediatric Society.