The developer that submitted the sole proposal for Bristol's downtown revitalization remains a mystery.
Florida's secretary of state lists dozens of "Heritage Financial" firms in the Sunshine State, but the only ones I could find for Jacksonville all seemed to be related to Ronald Legrand, listed as president. His address is listed as 5490 Greenland Rd., Jacksonville.
Here, for example, is a listing for Heritage Financial Group, Inc. of Jacksonville, with Legrand listed as the president.
Well, it appears that Legrand is this guy. Here's his MySpace page. Here's another website that says it's copyrighted by Heritage Financial, Ltd.
Legrand claims he's the "the nation's leading expert on making fast cash with quick turn real estate."
Is Legrand connected to the Heritage Financial Group that is seeking Bristol's business? I don't know.
The Los Angeles-based scout that pulled the plan together, Jaime Parker, wouldn't talk about Heritage Financial Group except to say that it's not selling mobile homes.
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