Posted in Escambia County

MacQueen asks ‘not be saddled with version 2.0 of the existing civic center for decades to come’

In an email sent on the eve of last Thursday’s commission meeting, hotelier Julian MacQueen reminded the Escambia Board of the County Commissioners his concerns…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Studer has buyer for ECUA land

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Quint Studer said that Studer Properties has an offer on the former ECUA Main Street Sewage Plant site. “We’ve got a…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Patel ready to deliver ‘do or die’ pitch for arena and downtown development

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Pensacola businessman Jay Patel plans to pitch a plan Thursday to the Escambia County Commission to create a public-private partnership for…

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Posted in Business

Patel to reveal sports arena plans next month

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Pensacola hotelier and developer Jay Patel is seeking private and public investors to build a new sports complex. He told Inweekly…

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Posted in Politics

Patels make big campaign contributions

Jay and Nash Patel and their wives made big campaign contributions to State Rep. Clay Ford ($1,000), State Rep. Dave Murzin ($2000) and Escambia County…

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Posted in Politics

Car plant spokesman has tax problems, too

The News Journal reports today that the backers of the proposed electric car plant in Century have tax problems. Jay and Nash Patel’s LHS Pensacola…

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