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Volusia Business News: Land company leads the way

By Cecil G. Brumley Hometown News As the Volusia County economy, and average temperatures, heat up, the company that continues to stay in the middle of it is Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. The company has bought in a ton of development simply in selling the thousands…

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Mosaic development adds to surge of growth along LPGA Boulevard

DAYTONA BEACH — Another big piece is being added to the white hot development puzzle already taking shape just west of Interstate 95. On Saturday, ICI Homes will hold a grand opening event to celebrate the completion of five model homes at its planned 1,200-home…

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Consolidated-Tomoka sells office buildings in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH — Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co., once one of the city’s largest private land owners, continues to pare down its real estate holdings locally. The Daytona Beach-based company on March 26 completed its sale of four office buildings along or near Williamson Boulevard to a…

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Daytona airport on track to top 2017′s 20-year passenger high

DAYTONA BEACH — After seeing a slight decline to start the new year, Daytona Beach International Airport once again saw passenger traffic rise in February. The Volusia County-run airport counted 56,684 passengers arrive and/or depart via its gates, a 2.4 percent increase over the 55,338…

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Daytona Buc-ee’s mega convenience store to start construction by summer

‘Texas-sized’ 120-pump gas station and convenience store would be largest in Florida DAYTONA BEACH — A planned Texas-sized gas station/convenience store here is a big step closer to becoming a reality. The Daytona Beach City Commission last week unanimously approved a rezone request to allow…

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Real-life Margaritaville wows parrothead retirees

DAYTONA BEACH — Near the corner of Latitude Drive and Margaritaville Avenue, 72-year-old Jack Conroy explained why he wouldn’t mind spending the rest of his years surrounded by all things Jimmy Buffett. “It’d be a good lifestyle,” he said, following a sign that pointed “This…

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Bike Week visitors find plenty new to see in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH – Flip-flops had competition from biker boots and leather jackets this week at the LandShark Bar & Grill, as Bike Week visitors discovered one of the success stories among recent development projects aimed at revitalizing business on the beachside. “I think it’s great,”…

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Adopting a laid-back attitude at Latitude Margaritaville

For Don and Susan Veatch, Margaritaville is more than just a state of mind. Acting like “Parrotheads” — the chilled out, Hawaiian-shirt-wearing fan nation equivalent to Deadheads — the couple, 62 and 60, respectively, had camped out so they could be first in line for…

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Road to recovery? Amid vacancies, A1A successes sprout

New businesses, including Hard Rock, Landshark, hope to spark growth along A1A DAYTONA BEACH — It was a tad chilly for morning margaritas on the Atlantic Ocean side of State Road A1A. But that was the drink of choice in late January as area leaders…

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