By David Chapman and Karen Mathis, Staff Writers | The Financial News & Daily Record
Project Rex is the kind of project North Jacksonville desperately craves.
It’s an area close to some of the highest pockets of unemployment in the city. It also offers room to grow for industrial, retail and residential prospects.
In exchange for more than $18 million of incentives, Project Rex’s 1,500 jobs and $200 million private investment for a fulfillment center — with specifications like those of Amazon.com Inc. — would be good for any part of town. But North Jacksonville might need it more than other areas like Southside or Downtown.
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