Home Builders Face Challenges — Lumber Costs, Supply Shortages

Lumber prices have skyrocketed, up 180% since last spring. Cost of building materials is number one challenge facing single-family home builders in 2021.

Florida Continues To Be Popular Lifestyle Choice

Moving companies U-Haul and United Van Lines provide a glimpse of the top places people moved to (and left). Many continue to choose Florida living.

NFLT’s Efforts To Save Land From Development

North Florida Land Trust’s “Amelia Forever” Initiative Learn about the North Florida Land Trust’s mission to acquire and preserve more land, both on and near Amelia Island, and elsewhere around northeast Florida. Watch the short, two-and-a-half-minute “Amelia Forever” video below by the NFLT about land parcels that have been saved in recent times. According to […]

Right Whale Calf Fatally Wounded By Boat, Aerial Search Locates Mom

The severe challenges faced by North Atlantic right whales, a critically-endangered species, was brought front and center in northeast Florida this week.

St. Marys’ New Cumberland Island Ferry Dock Nearing Completion

Construction of a National Park Service mainland dock used for boarding ferry passengers heading to Cumberland Island, GA is nearly finished being built.

Florida Residential Real Estate Market News

The housing market has been hot like a Florida summer. Favoring home sellers, buyers are sweating in the heat of competition for low supply of single-family homes.

Observe Feathered Friends During Great Backyard Bird Count

Help contribute data about bird sightings. It takes as little as 15 minutes to count just one day during the event.

Road Trip Or Staycation? Amelia Island, A Sweetheart Escape

Fernandina’s bed & breakfast innkeepers are ready to offer the best of Southern hospitality. Feel the welcoming warmth as soon as you cross the threshold of their doorways.