From Private Sector
Three projects have gotten approval from the Architectural Review Board. The PNJ estimated total investment from private sector for these projects to be $60 million:
Studer Apartments: $50 million mixed-used apartment building to be located at Jefferson and Romana Streets at the former site of the Pensacola News Journal.
Main Street Holiday Inn Express:Five-story Holiday Inn Express & Suites to be built at 101 E Main St.
Wine World building: 20,000 sq. ft of restaurants, retail and condominium space to be built in the Privateer Alley part of Aragon across from Veterans Park. Project cost $7-$8 million.
From Non-profit Sector:
The city honored the 40-plus of Escambia County’s 2015 Special Olympics athletes that competed at the 2015 Special Olympics Summer Florida Games in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
From Mayor’s Office:
City of Pensacola has reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract with our AFSCME collective bargaining unit, representing the City’s general employees. It will be voted on by the full union membership in early September. If ratified, the contract will then be presented to the City Council for final approval. The mayor’s office did not release details of the agreement.
The city’s tree crew received kudos from someone named Mark.