One Liners Polk: BBX Logistics and more

►  Dr. Sanna Siddiqui, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Florida Polytechnic University, has been awarded a prestigious CAREER award of $536,110 by the National Science Foundation.

Alain Douge has been named the new principal of Lakeland Senior High School, effective this summer when current Principal Arthur Martinez retires.

Amonie Jo’s International Coffee & Delights opened at 401 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland. 

Facing an unexpected storm of public criticism and a potential lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority disabled the facial recognition capabilities on its new security cameras.

Lakeland received a gift of 379.11 acres of prime park land, valued at $12.9 million, making it the biggest single land donation in city history. 

BBX Logistics Properties and FRP Development Corp. announced the formation of a joint venture to develop BBX Park at Lakeland,  at 8255 State Road 33 N, consisting of approximately 213,500 square feet of state-of-the-art logistic facilities, on 22.5 acres. 

Andrea Dockery of RE/MAX Experts, in Lakeland, was named the 2023 Broker/Owner of the Year Single Franchise in the United States at the annual RE/MAX R4 Convention, in Las Vegas.

The Five Points Roundabout, just north of Lake Beulah, has opened,increasing access between much of south Lakeland and areas west of downtown, including Bonnet Springs Park.

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