2015 News and Announcements
St. Johns County Snapshot
St. Johns Closer to Landing Bass Pro Shops
Financial News & Daily Record, February 5, 2015. Bass Pro Shops, the only announced anchor for a proposed northern St. Johns County development along Interstate 95, should find it easier to reel in the site. On Tuesday, the St. Johns County Commission approved the Durbin Urban Services Area, which encompasses 1,624 acres east and west of I-95, south of Race Track Road. Bass Pro Shops.
More Than 1,600 Acres in St. Johns County Designated for Future Development
St. Augustine Record, February 3, 2015. St. Johns County voted in favor of several changes for 1,624 acres in the northwest, which officials see as a key opportunity for commercial development. County commissioners voted unanimously in favor of four Durbin Creek National LLC items related to the land south of Race Track Road, which stretches east and west of Interstate 95. 1600+ Acres Designated for Future Development.
County Unemployment Numbers for St. Johns County Released
St. Augustine Record, January 23, 2015. Florida's unemployment rate continued to fall in December, and the rate in St. Johns County followed the trend as well. In a report released Friday morning by the U.S. Department of Labor, Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was reported as 5.6 percent for December, a decline of 0.2 of a percentage point from the previous month. County Unemployment Numbers.
ViaAir Says it Will Continue its Service Between St. Augustine and Charlotte Through 2015
St. Augustine Record, January 23, 2015. Following a successful run of "seasonal" service, ViaAir announced Friday that it will continue offering commercial airline service between Charlotte, N.C., and St. Augustine. The airline sent out a release detailing its commitment to flying to/from the Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine. ViaAir Will Continue Service.
Famous Toastery Restaurants Will Soon Pop Up In North Florida
St. Augustine Record, January 16, 2015. There's going to be a new choice for breakfast in St. Augustine, but diners will need something to hold them over for a while until it gets here. The Famous Toastery restaurant chain, which serves only breakfast and lunch, is in the process of opening a handful of stores in North Florida, and St. Augustine is on the list. Famous Toastery Restaurant.