DIA CEO pick would work to make money comfortable investing in Downtown Jacksonville

Aundra Wallace wants to be clear: If he becomes CEO of the Downtown Investment Authority, there won’t be a sudden explosion of development and construction in the urban core.

“I don’t want to set any expectations that there’s going to be cranes and projects coming out of the ground,” Wallace said in a phone interview Friday. “We’ve gotta lay the groundwork for that. If we get one or two projects coming out of the ground that first year, we’ve overachieved.”

Wallace, 45, was unanimously…

Spurring development on Lancaster Ave.

The People’s Emergency Center on May 21 purchased sections of an iconic, Victorian-era property called Hawthorne Hall in West Philadelphia to serve as a catalyst of a broader redevelopment plan for lower Lancaster Avenue.

In the context of rising real estate prices in the neighborhoods comprising lower Lancaster Ave., such as West Powelton, the community development nonprofit’s plan strives for inclusive economic development informed by interviews and focus groups with local residents, according…

Jorge Pierson Named CSHQA Stockholder

CSHQA announced that Jorge A. Pierson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been elected an Associate Stockholder with the company. Pierson has been with the firm since 2008 and has 31 … CONTINUE READING

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Howard S. Wright Accomplishes Major Milestone at WestWorld As 6 Massive Steel Roof Trusses are Erected

  Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, successfully installed six, 280-foot steel double roof trusses at the North Hall addition of the Tony Nelsson Equestrian Center expansion project at … CONTINUE READING

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